ChefTalk.com - Professional Chefs - Recent Changeshttp://www.cheftalk.com/livefeed.rssTrack the most recent changes to the cheftalk.com community with this feedenHuddler 0.1Wed, 20 Aug 2014 04:44:48 +0000Chef Contract Advicehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81820/chef-contract-advice "I'm a chef preparing to join the team of a restaurant that is projected to open in..."threadMon, 18 Aug 2014 20:54:21 +0000sharkwindowMon, 18 Aug 2014 20:54:21 +0000#1156752How to break into the Private Chef market?!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81805/how-to-break-into-the-private-chef-market "Hello everyone   I did some searches on private chef topics but all the posts were..."threadSun, 17 Aug 2014 03:31:30 +0000GabeCRSun, 17 Aug 2014 03:31:30 +0000#1156298Chefwear brand http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81798/chefwear-brand "I recently ordered a few items from Chefwear...and man, I was disappointed. I have..."threadSat, 16 Aug 2014 02:54:51 +0000SomedaySat, 16 Aug 2014 02:54:51 +0000#1156071Starting a Restaurant and need advice on sauces.http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81790/starting-a-restaurant-and-need-advice-on-sauces "Hey guys, I'm a restaurant in Taiwan and need some help with sauce prep and storage ...."threadFri, 15 Aug 2014 11:43:12 +0000vanity02Fri, 15 Aug 2014 11:43:12 +0000#1155901Mozo brand shoeshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81786/mozo-brand-shoes "I have been having trouble with water standing in my shoes when we squeegee the floors..."threadThu, 14 Aug 2014 23:16:31 +0000saramaThu, 14 Aug 2014 23:16:31 +0000#1155790Sous Chef Issuehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81772/sous-chef-issue "Anyone have advice on how to deal with a sous chef who tends to make me feel unwelcome..."threadTue, 12 Aug 2014 18:10:04 +0000chefkatTue, 12 Aug 2014 18:10:04 +0000#1155303Working with a New & Difficult Hirehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81765/working-with-a-new-difficult-hire "I wanted to reach out and get feedback on how to handle a situation with a new hire...."threadMon, 11 Aug 2014 17:27:35 +0000msveganchefMon, 11 Aug 2014 17:27:35 +0000#1155023any one wear timberland shoes?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81722/any-one-wear-timberland-shoes "i need a new pair of shoes, and I'm looking at these             but if you have..."threadThu, 07 Aug 2014 04:43:51 +0000avm221Thu, 07 Aug 2014 04:43:51 +0000#1153468pizza doughhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81715/pizza-dough "Hi guys, im just after some advice if anyone is able to help. we have installed a new..."threadWed, 06 Aug 2014 02:55:12 +0000lozzWed, 06 Aug 2014 02:55:12 +0000#1153243Infusing Fresh Truffles With Oilhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81686/infusing-fresh-truffles-with-oil "Hi There   I was wondering what is peoples preferred choice of oil when infusing..."threadMon, 04 Aug 2014 08:50:58 +0000Luke WearingMon, 04 Aug 2014 08:50:58 +0000#1152658Changing the menu to BBQ and cured meats.http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81678/changing-the-menu-to-bbq-and-cured-meats "I am the kitchen manager for a micro brewery and sandwich shop, we also make pizzas. We..."threadSun, 03 Aug 2014 18:22:58 +0000ChumSlamSun, 03 Aug 2014 18:22:58 +0000#1152504Keeping focus on slow nightshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81673/keeping-focus-on-slow-nights "I work at a CC, and i've noticed a trend with cooks. When we are busy (75+) which..."threadSun, 03 Aug 2014 04:50:24 +0000JamiesonSun, 03 Aug 2014 04:50:24 +0000#1152360Executive Sous Chef Salaryhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81671/executive-sous-chef-salary "I received a job offer for a Country Club as Executive Sous Chef. The Club has around..."threadSun, 03 Aug 2014 01:01:35 +0000galiano115Sun, 03 Aug 2014 01:01:35 +0000#1152323Curious about getting paid better wagehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81662/curious-about-getting-paid-better-wage "How the hell can you find an employer to pay a decent wage? Work we do is harder than..."threadFri, 01 Aug 2014 17:30:38 +0000Detroit73Fri, 01 Aug 2014 17:30:38 +0000#1152004New Uses For Alfredo Saucehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81661/new-uses-for-alfredo-sauce "Hi, folks.  Anybody got any ideas for simple dishes using Alfredo sauce either as an..."threadFri, 01 Aug 2014 16:01:36 +0000RaibeauxFri, 01 Aug 2014 16:01:36 +0000#1151962What's On Your Menu? - Topic: Scallops - August 2014http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81652/whats-on-your-menu-topic-scallops-august-2014 "In the very (very) early days of ChefTalk we had a cool feature that was actually..."threadFri, 01 Aug 2014 02:26:09 +0000NickoFri, 01 Aug 2014 02:26:09 +0000#1151797Advice on making my way back into the cooking industry...http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81645/advice-on-making-my-way-back-into-the-cooking-industry "Aside from being an active member on cheftalk i also used to be a line cook.  So i..."threadThu, 31 Jul 2014 18:34:47 +0000KaiqueKuisineThu, 31 Jul 2014 18:34:47 +0000#1151682Gas or Electric for baking breadhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81638/gas-or-electric-for-baking-bread "i have a gas oven at work for baking our bread, but just lately we are not getting the..."threadThu, 31 Jul 2014 12:40:02 +0000Rachael1989Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:40:02 +0000#1151585Looking for an Argenintina Chefhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81635/looking-for-an-argenintina-chef "Hello,   I have a location in the heart of Downtown Richmond and intend on opening an..."threadThu, 31 Jul 2014 06:40:03 +0000MaximoThu, 31 Jul 2014 06:40:03 +0000#1151549Difference between a CDP and Commis?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81633/difference-between-a-cdp-and-commis "Hi What is the main differences between what a commis would be expected to do and a..."threadThu, 31 Jul 2014 00:06:59 +0000ChrisBristolThu, 31 Jul 2014 00:06:59 +0000#1151507As a new Head Chef to London, where and how can I find the right kitchen staff?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81623/as-a-new-head-chef-to-london-where-and-how-can-i-find-the-right-kitchen-staff "Hi Chefs,     I've recently taken over a restaurant/ pub in East Dulwich and am..."threadWed, 30 Jul 2014 09:30:30 +0000imogenL2014Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:30:30 +0000#1151272my kitchen nightmarehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81609/my-kitchen-nightmare "Hi Everyone   New to the site and the business, looking for some tips on being a..."threadTue, 29 Jul 2014 03:30:49 +0000solwindsTue, 29 Jul 2014 03:30:49 +0000#1150963To leave my first line position, or not to leave....http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81604/to-leave-my-first-line-position-or-not-to-leave "Hey everyone, I'm in a bit of a bind. 6 months ago I landed my first spot cooking on..."threadMon, 28 Jul 2014 22:22:54 +0000WordMon, 28 Jul 2014 22:22:54 +0000#1150860Personal/Professional Culinary Pet Peeveshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81603/personal-professional-culinary-pet-peeves "Last night my wife and I bought some sockeye salmon from our local grocery store.  When..."threadMon, 28 Jul 2014 22:04:43 +0000ChefMannyDLMMon, 28 Jul 2014 22:04:43 +0000#1150849Owner will not hire GMhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81598/owner-will-not-hire-gm "We have been explaining to him for months why we need a GM. He has a friend doing part..."threadMon, 28 Jul 2014 17:03:12 +0000NOLApastrygirlMon, 28 Jul 2014 17:03:12 +0000#1150736Technical namehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81587/technical-name "Whats the technical name for an Onion base for a rissotto?"threadSun, 27 Jul 2014 23:32:27 +0000Ethan-thomasSun, 27 Jul 2014 23:32:27 +0000#1150410Would you allow a cook you've never met to prepare your food based solely on a written recipe?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81584/would-you-allow-a-cook-youve-never-met-to-prepare-your-food-based-solely-on-a-written-recipe "Hey, y'all... My staff and I make pre-packaged, grab-and-go health food for a company..."threadSun, 27 Jul 2014 20:50:24 +0000DaverDownSun, 27 Jul 2014 20:50:24 +0000#1150309Anyone working with bycatch?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81582/anyone-working-with-bycatch "Anyone working with bycatch? As daily specials? Do you have any purchasing concerns?..."threadSun, 27 Jul 2014 18:13:01 +0000Patricia McB2Sun, 27 Jul 2014 18:13:01 +0000#1150270Choosing right stone! Help!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81579/choosing-right-stone-help "Hello guys. I bought miyabi 6000 mct 9.5". Using japanese knife for the first time. ..."threadSun, 27 Jul 2014 11:29:08 +0000CookinCaliSun, 27 Jul 2014 11:29:08 +0000#1150208Some Good News!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81577/some-good-news "Just wanted to share with a group of my peers some good news.  I have recently been..."threadSun, 27 Jul 2014 07:18:56 +0000ChefMannyDLMSun, 27 Jul 2014 07:18:56 +0000#1150172Great restaurants around the Virginia/east coast area?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81572/great-restaurants-around-the-virginia-east-coast-area "Hey guys. So I just moved to the Virginia Beach area after living/working in Seattle my..."threadSat, 26 Jul 2014 14:06:00 +0000veronporterSat, 26 Jul 2014 14:06:00 +0000#1150029What on earth is going on with American chefs http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81567/what-on-earth-is-going-on-with-american-chefs "Hello there , I don't post often however I feel the need to ask this question . What is..."threadSat, 26 Jul 2014 01:35:52 +0000hamlrtSat, 26 Jul 2014 01:35:52 +0000#1149891Cell phones causing service times to increase in restaurantshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81546/cell-phones-causing-service-times-to-increase-in-restaurants "This restaurant analyzed tapes from 2004 and 2014 to see why they were receiving..."threadThu, 24 Jul 2014 12:17:17 +0000Matthew BaumanThu, 24 Jul 2014 12:17:17 +0000#1149530Aspiring chef looking for Advice from a chefhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81521/aspiring-chef-looking-for-advice-from-a-chef "I'm a culinary school graduate with about a year of experience on line, I currently..."threadTue, 22 Jul 2014 12:50:15 +0000joshThaCookTue, 22 Jul 2014 12:50:15 +0000#1148930Help with promotion http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81498/help-with-promotion "Hi im new to this and need some advice.Im currently a commis chef at a two rosette..."threadSun, 20 Jul 2014 18:42:26 +0000aledfoelSun, 20 Jul 2014 18:42:26 +0000#1148334Soles on my Birkenstocks always smell like Maytag cheesehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81492/soles-on-my-birkenstocks-always-smell-like-maytag-cheese "Hi everyone. I'm on my second pair of Birki Profis which are 4 years old. My first pair..."threadSun, 20 Jul 2014 06:07:46 +0000alexalexnycSun, 20 Jul 2014 06:07:46 +0000#1148220Injerahttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81481/injera "Just got going a new teff starter.. anybody have any input as to the best way to make..."threadFri, 18 Jul 2014 10:41:59 +0000lsochefFri, 18 Jul 2014 10:41:59 +0000#1147918ACF National Convention. Anyone going?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81478/acf-national-convention-anyone-going "Next week I'll be headed to the ACF national convention in Kansas City.  Just wondering..."threadThu, 17 Jul 2014 23:52:40 +0000kuanThu, 17 Jul 2014 23:52:40 +0000#1147812strong line cook/sous chefhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81476/strong-line-cook-sous-chef "Looking for strong line cook/sous chef to work along side chef owner in 3.5 star ny..."threadThu, 17 Jul 2014 16:13:41 +0000cheftoddvThu, 17 Jul 2014 16:13:41 +0000#1147736 Hollandaise saucehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81474/hollandaise-sauce "Hello I just made a hollandaise sauce. The recipe I used is below. I made it twice..."threadThu, 17 Jul 2014 12:54:15 +0000ChrisBristolThu, 17 Jul 2014 12:54:15 +0000#1147682Advice on opening a restauranthttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81458/advice-on-opening-a-restaurant "Hi gang. I'm looking to ask any chef/patrons about opening a restaurant. I'm currently..."threadWed, 16 Jul 2014 02:28:52 +0000AlanhoganWed, 16 Jul 2014 02:28:52 +0000#1147242reheating individual portions of mac and cheesehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81457/reheating-individual-portions-of-mac-and-cheese "Hello,   I head up the kitchen in a small cafe attached to a artisan cheese dairy..."threadTue, 15 Jul 2014 22:01:27 +0000bakingdudeTue, 15 Jul 2014 22:01:27 +0000#1147189Recently moved from the line into management, seeking advice.http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81434/recently-moved-from-the-line-into-management-seeking-advice "I work in a high-volume brewpub in the heart of downtown. I worked the line for about 2..."threadMon, 14 Jul 2014 16:09:44 +0000RusstopherMon, 14 Jul 2014 16:09:44 +0000#1146772Looking to relocate to start fresh, Any suggestions?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81428/looking-to-relocate-to-start-fresh-any-suggestions "Hey Crew, So lets jump to it. I grew up in NY all my life (29 now) and honestly, I am..."threadSun, 13 Jul 2014 18:05:50 +0000YoungjediNYCSun, 13 Jul 2014 18:05:50 +0000#1146556Where can I find information about New Orleanshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81427/where-can-i-find-information-about-new-orleans "Hi everyone,                   I have some questions about New Orleans and I hope..."threadSun, 13 Jul 2014 16:08:16 +0000alexalexnycSun, 13 Jul 2014 16:08:16 +0000#1146519First job in the culinary field, any advice?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81426/first-job-in-the-culinary-field-any-advice "I've recently decided To switch careers. I've never worked in a kitchen and just landed..."threadSun, 13 Jul 2014 13:52:36 +0000cgomezSun, 13 Jul 2014 13:52:36 +0000#1146477BBQ restaurant question, How to schedule cooking etc... Any pro BBQ chefs on here?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81423/bbq-restaurant-question-how-to-schedule-cooking-etc-any-pro-bbq-chefs-on-here "I am a kitchen manager for a restaurant. We are switching over to an all meat and bbq..."threadSun, 13 Jul 2014 12:54:08 +0000ChumSlamSun, 13 Jul 2014 12:54:08 +0000#1146453Pop Up Restaurant http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81417/pop-up-restaurant "I'm moving to a new city at the end of the summer. I plan on hosting pop up dinners..."threadSat, 12 Jul 2014 17:09:04 +0000chefJeff808Sat, 12 Jul 2014 17:09:04 +0000#1146332Molecular *cherry picking sources* Gastronomyhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81414/molecular-cherry-picking-sources-gastronomy "Some of you may know the origins of so called "molecular gastronomy." Some REALLY smart..."threadSat, 12 Jul 2014 08:06:31 +0000DobzreSat, 12 Jul 2014 08:06:31 +0000#1146225can i work with my French chef diploma from Paris in Vancouver canadahttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81410/can-i-work-with-my-french-chef-diploma-from-paris-in-vancouver-canada "Hello I moved recently from Paris to Vancouver i'm a chef French cuisne trained,..."threadFri, 11 Jul 2014 22:38:56 +0000Chef ParisFri, 11 Jul 2014 22:38:56 +0000#1146125