ChefTalk.com - Professional Chefs - Recent Changeshttp://www.cheftalk.com/livefeed.rssTrack the most recent changes to the cheftalk.com community with this feedenHuddler 0.1Tue, 28 Jul 2015 03:20:16 +0000New Toyhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86708/new-toy "Hideo Kitaoka 240mm Kiritsuke in #1 carbon steel, single bevel. So far loving it,..."threadMon, 27 Jul 2015 22:30:28 +0000ThePeregrineMon, 27 Jul 2015 22:30:28 +0000#1253947Another menu to rate.http://www.cheftalk.com/t/86694/another-menu-to-rate "Hey guys  Another new menu this time its mine.   Rip it a new..."threadMon, 27 Jul 2015 15:28:31 +0000mgm0Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:28:31 +0000#1253804advice on starting my culinary careerhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86688/advice-on-starting-my-culinary-career "Moving this over here on advice by @rbrad. sorry if you've seen it already. I'm going..."threadSun, 26 Jul 2015 15:07:06 +0000jminorSun, 26 Jul 2015 15:07:06 +0000#1253587Inventory situationhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86672/inventory-situation "Here's the situation. I do the inventory. And there are wild swings in credits and..."threadFri, 24 Jul 2015 19:38:15 +0000mrGlacierFri, 24 Jul 2015 19:38:15 +0000#1253220Thinking of switching from deck to conveyor ovenhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86668/thinking-of-switching-from-deck-to-conveyor-oven "I previously posted this in equipment reviews, but think it is more appropriate..."threadFri, 24 Jul 2015 06:05:29 +0000greekexpressFri, 24 Jul 2015 06:05:29 +0000#1253063Micromanagement in kitchenshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86643/micromanagement-in-kitchens "When do feel that management becomes micro management in a kitchen? I think management..."threadTue, 21 Jul 2015 23:58:55 +0000ChrisBristolTue, 21 Jul 2015 23:58:55 +0000#1252360Personal Chef Serviceshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86624/personal-chef-services "hello everyone, Im trying to start a personal chef business and they are asking me for..."threadMon, 20 Jul 2015 21:58:32 +0000chefustratedMon, 20 Jul 2015 21:58:32 +0000#1251990Can someone tell me how this works?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/86615/can-someone-tell-me-how-this-works " I know it's for netting meats but how? "threadMon, 20 Jul 2015 13:08:32 +0000paniniMon, 20 Jul 2015 13:08:32 +0000#1251816An Honest Day's Wage For An Honest Day's Workhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86593/an-honest-days-wage-for-an-honest-days-work "I know a lot of you run your own kitchen and might even own your own place, so I was..."threadSat, 18 Jul 2015 15:38:49 +0000ChefMannyDLMSat, 18 Jul 2015 15:38:49 +0000#1251206Cracked gas hosehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86590/cracked-gas-hose "Hey guys, just getting to some cleaning after an insane 3 weeks of being slammed and I..."threadSat, 18 Jul 2015 13:24:28 +0000Taylor FrostSat, 18 Jul 2015 13:24:28 +0000#1251175is anyone a Chef/Partner? looking for advicehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86589/is-anyone-a-chef-partner-looking-for-advice "Hi everyone, I was wondering if anyone is a chef/partner.    I'm entering a..."threadFri, 17 Jul 2015 19:59:23 +0000Dave SFri, 17 Jul 2015 19:59:23 +0000#1251049A busy weekhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86543/a-busy-week "Today is the start of Gothia cup, the largest youth football( soccer to us yanks) in..."threadSun, 12 Jul 2015 07:54:45 +0000LagomSun, 12 Jul 2015 07:54:45 +0000#1249805Menu pricing software__http://www.cheftalk.com/t/86515/menu-pricing-software "Anyone have a favorite?   I need something that is not to complicated and faster then..."threadWed, 08 Jul 2015 19:17:21 +0000Ari9Wed, 08 Jul 2015 19:17:21 +0000#1249001Looking at Commercial Gas Grillshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86512/looking-at-commercial-gas-grills "Hello, all. Thinking about an addition, an outdoor gas grill.  Wondering if any of you..."threadWed, 08 Jul 2015 18:30:52 +0000RaibeauxWed, 08 Jul 2015 18:30:52 +0000#1248992Belly Up....http://www.cheftalk.com/t/86503/belly-up "Well....The news just came in. Just when things were starting to get good.The..."threadTue, 07 Jul 2015 17:06:37 +0000SouxChefTue, 07 Jul 2015 17:06:37 +0000#1248679What would you do??http://www.cheftalk.com/t/86488/what-would-you-do "I have officially just sold my business to my second in command that has been with me..."threadMon, 06 Jul 2015 18:40:35 +0000FablesableMon, 06 Jul 2015 18:40:35 +0000#1248416Hey guys gala dinner menu help.http://www.cheftalk.com/t/86467/hey-guys-gala-dinner-menu-help "Long story short, a friend sent me the menu for a gala dinner that is happening in..."threadSun, 05 Jul 2015 07:22:07 +0000mgm0Sun, 05 Jul 2015 07:22:07 +0000#1247993The food behind the showhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86454/the-food-behind-the-show "Last week, I had the opportunity to go backstage with Dega Catering and the Dave..."threadFri, 03 Jul 2015 23:34:24 +0000Jim BermanFri, 03 Jul 2015 23:34:24 +0000#1247691How to get back into the industry after 12 years of illness .http://www.cheftalk.com/t/86446/how-to-get-back-into-the-industry-after-12-years-of-illness "Hello all, I have been sick for 12 years and my illness has completely stabilized . I..."threadThu, 02 Jul 2015 16:57:22 +0000Remi LoveThu, 02 Jul 2015 16:57:22 +0000#1247417New Line Cook, Not Permitted on The Line by The Chefhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86444/new-line-cook-not-permitted-on-the-line-by-the-chef "I graduated from culinary school last May, and was hired a few months ago by a luxury..."threadThu, 02 Jul 2015 12:50:37 +0000EtherialThu, 02 Jul 2015 12:50:37 +0000#1247359Interesting and informative culinary books http://www.cheftalk.com/t/86429/interesting-and-informative-culinary-books "Hello my lovely kitchen family,         I am looking for a list of great books to..."threadWed, 01 Jul 2015 05:13:07 +0000gypsy0714Wed, 01 Jul 2015 05:13:07 +0000#1246990Battle of the Bosses!! http://www.cheftalk.com/t/86428/battle-of-the-bosses "Advice on DRUNK head chef....   First back story...So I am currently a culinary kid..."threadWed, 01 Jul 2015 04:37:53 +0000SouxChefWed, 01 Jul 2015 04:37:53 +0000#1246984Establishing a Standard for Rushes?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/86419/establishing-a-standard-for-rushes "Mediterranean restaurant seats 60.   During the week we open at 11am, with a lunch..."threadTue, 30 Jun 2015 20:59:06 +0000RedBeerd CantuTue, 30 Jun 2015 20:59:06 +0000#1246832Anyone with Vegas experience/knowledge?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/86417/anyone-with-vegas-experience-knowledge "Lately I've been interested in maybe going to Vegas as an alternative to working in..."threadTue, 30 Jun 2015 18:51:22 +0000veronporterTue, 30 Jun 2015 18:51:22 +0000#1246806Holding Broth without diluting it. I NEED HELP!!!!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/86415/holding-broth-without-diluting-it-i-need-help "Hello Pro Chef,   I need help and a better suggestion to do this for my restaurant...."threadTue, 30 Jun 2015 15:10:56 +0000SaltandPepperTue, 30 Jun 2015 15:10:56 +0000#1246766Taking over Banquets in a Hotelhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86406/taking-over-banquets-in-a-hotel "Hey everyone,   I've been a Sous Chef now for three years, mainly focusing on the..."threadMon, 29 Jun 2015 19:35:50 +0000NovaScotiaChefMon, 29 Jun 2015 19:35:50 +0000#1246501Pop up Restaurant advice pleasehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86390/pop-up-restaurant-advice-please "Short and simple, I'm tired of cooking other people's food. I'm ready to cook food I..."threadSun, 28 Jun 2015 23:44:33 +0000ChefTorres87Sun, 28 Jun 2015 23:44:33 +0000#1246319Spice company seeking Irish chefs/cookshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86351/spice-company-seeking-irish-chefs-cooks "Penzey's, a family owned spice company from Wisconsin, sent out an email asking for..."threadWed, 24 Jun 2015 07:47:52 +0000greyeaglemWed, 24 Jun 2015 07:47:52 +0000#1245278Reheating medium rare meatshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86314/reheating-medium-rare-meats "So I smoked tri tips for tomorrow, planning on serving it in 1/8"-1/4" slices with a..."threadSat, 20 Jun 2015 06:44:11 +0000Taylor FrostSat, 20 Jun 2015 06:44:11 +0000#1244260Has anyone ever worked in a care home? http://www.cheftalk.com/t/86299/has-anyone-ever-worked-in-a-care-home "Hi Has anyone ever worked in a care home? I have done a few shifts through a..."threadFri, 19 Jun 2015 00:03:21 +0000ChrisBristolFri, 19 Jun 2015 00:03:21 +0000#1243975dried fish ideashttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86292/dried-fish-ideas "A few months ago I caught about 15 pounds of fish that I didn't wind up using..."threadThu, 18 Jun 2015 16:43:51 +0000kingfarvitoThu, 18 Jun 2015 16:43:51 +0000#1243863New hireshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86291/new-hires "Recently we have hired 3 new line cooks. 2 former sous chefs and 1 new to the industry...."threadThu, 18 Jun 2015 15:43:33 +0000rwking198Thu, 18 Jun 2015 15:43:33 +0000#1243853Fun new game in the restaurant (for me)http://www.cheftalk.com/t/86278/fun-new-game-in-the-restaurant-for-me "I've discovered a fun new game. It's called "My (position) just quit, so cover her..."threadWed, 17 Jun 2015 12:09:12 +0000CSchleyWed, 17 Jun 2015 12:09:12 +0000#1243539To give or not to givehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86262/to-give-or-not-to-give "So I've had this cook who for the last 9 months of working for me has gone from..."threadTue, 16 Jun 2015 01:40:18 +0000frostythespiderTue, 16 Jun 2015 01:40:18 +0000#1243142employee boundarieshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86253/employee-boundaries "   Im a new cook, 22 years old, only been cooking for about 4 months. I work at a..."threadMon, 15 Jun 2015 16:45:50 +0000freddy12712Mon, 15 Jun 2015 16:45:50 +0000#1243052Addicted to the line http://www.cheftalk.com/t/86234/addicted-to-the-line "so , been around for a while now... even have my own place.. but I took a second job at..."threadSun, 14 Jun 2015 13:39:53 +0000akatSun, 14 Jun 2015 13:39:53 +0000#1242551thoughts on working with event coordinators & professionalism.http://www.cheftalk.com/t/86232/thoughts-on-working-with-event-coordinators-professionalism "Hello all,   I have a small bakery, am very much not a catering company, and have..."threadSun, 14 Jun 2015 06:27:53 +0000Alisha NicoleSun, 14 Jun 2015 06:27:53 +0000#1242386What is your definition of "local food"http://www.cheftalk.com/t/86231/what-is-your-definition-of-local-food "what is your opinion on what local food is? is it within 100 miles of you? 2-3 hours?..."threadSat, 13 Jun 2015 23:57:06 +0000jefflSat, 13 Jun 2015 23:57:06 +0000#1242344Nut Allergies...how to best deal with them?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/86230/nut-allergies-how-to-best-deal-with-them "The issue seems to be coming up more frequently, and I've taken a hard line stance that..."threadSat, 13 Jun 2015 23:08:50 +0000CapeCodChefSat, 13 Jun 2015 23:08:50 +0000#1242338Looking for Sources for Used Restaurant Equipment in NYChttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86214/looking-for-sources-for-used-restaurant-equipment-in-nyc "I'm helping a friend with a business proposal for a restaurant in Brooklyn. Any..."threadFri, 12 Jun 2015 07:56:32 +0000GregFri, 12 Jun 2015 07:56:32 +0000#1241695How do you get hard white and runny yoke?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/86206/how-do-you-get-hard-white-and-runny-yoke "One thing I find really interesting is that boiling the perfect egg is actually quite..."threadWed, 10 Jun 2015 23:41:40 +0000ChrisBristolWed, 10 Jun 2015 23:41:40 +0000#1241369talking to the new generation http://www.cheftalk.com/t/86192/talking-to-the-new-generation "... I`m finding it really hard to give instruction to allot of my younger cooks and..."threadTue, 09 Jun 2015 14:24:47 +0000akatTue, 09 Jun 2015 14:24:47 +0000#1240885Best way to keep baked potatoes for servicehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86188/best-way-to-keep-baked-potatoes-for-service "I have tried several different ways to keep baked potatos for service, warming drawer,..."threadTue, 09 Jun 2015 07:13:50 +0000RoccoTue, 09 Jun 2015 07:13:50 +0000#1240774Need advice from experienced chefshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86187/need-advice-from-experienced-chefs "Im a new cook and want to show more initiative in the kitchen but im not sure where to..."threadTue, 09 Jun 2015 05:47:27 +0000freddy12712Tue, 09 Jun 2015 05:47:27 +0000#1240768Retreathttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86180/retreat "Hi chefs, I am planning on taking my culinary team leaders out to a farm (veg ..."threadMon, 08 Jun 2015 20:12:36 +0000ChefPSMon, 08 Jun 2015 20:12:36 +0000#1240603Win a Jende Custom Leather Knife Rollhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86175/win-a-jende-custom-leather-knife-roll "Did you attend culinary school? Then take a little time and enter the  ​ for a chance..."threadMon, 08 Jun 2015 12:59:35 +0000NickoMon, 08 Jun 2015 12:59:35 +0000#1240492Do you peel your carrots ?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/86170/do-you-peel-your-carrots "My daughter seen me peeling carrots an told my that I was waisting my time I Know..."threadSun, 07 Jun 2015 22:05:18 +0000berndySun, 07 Jun 2015 22:05:18 +0000#1240132Walk-in refrigerator outside, problems in winter?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/86163/walk-in-refrigerator-outside-problems-in-winter "Do walk-in refrigerators work properly if installed outside (outside the kitchen door,..."threadSun, 07 Jun 2015 08:39:49 +0000createasaurusSun, 07 Jun 2015 08:39:49 +0000#1239949Thinking of doing tacos al pastor...what do you do with leftovers?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/86159/thinking-of-doing-tacos-al-pastor-what-do-you-do-with-leftovers "I am thinking of doing authentic tacos al pastor and wondered how the leftovers are..."threadSun, 07 Jun 2015 02:29:43 +0000daveugeniusSun, 07 Jun 2015 02:29:43 +0000#1239881Confithttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86149/confit "Con - Fit (of/with - fat/the fat of) great now that we got that out of the way lets..."threadSat, 06 Jun 2015 17:50:43 +0000BrutuzrawkSat, 06 Jun 2015 17:50:43 +0000#1239761