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, 02 Sep 2014 21:24:11 +0000I am embarrassed http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82010/i-am-embarrassed "Ok, So I may be posting in the wrong thread, but I really need a real chefs help from..."threadTue, 02 Sep 2014 21:24:11 +0000theculinarykidTue, 02 Sep 2014 21:24:11 +0000#1161281Everybody is a chef in now dayshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81999/everybody-is-a-chef-in-now-days "I think in now days with all the cookery programmes on everybody seems to think they..."threadMon, 01 Sep 2014 23:20:56 +0000ChrisBristolMon, 01 Sep 2014 23:20:56 +0000#1160962ServSafe recognized Nationally but not everyone ?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81983/servsafe-recognized-nationally-but-not-everyone "So this is about ServSafe  i wondering does anyone know why ServSafe the exam is the..."threadMon, 01 Sep 2014 00:55:03 +0000Thumper1279Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00:55:03 +0000#1160734Stepping away from the culinary industry....for good...BUT!!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81981/stepping-away-from-the-culinary-industry-for-good-but "Hi everyone! I'm new to this site, and I'm looking forward to hearing some feedback..."threadSun, 31 Aug 2014 22:06:17 +0000LaughingOctopusSun, 31 Aug 2014 22:06:17 +0000#1160715ACF Certificationshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81980/acf-certifications "So after many years of cooking I finally decided to go back to working in fine dining. ..."threadSun, 31 Aug 2014 22:00:26 +0000William KuchSun, 31 Aug 2014 22:00:26 +0000#1160712Back on the line again after years of being awayhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81966/back-on-the-line-again-after-years-of-being-away "Seeking some anecdotes, experiences, advice, cheerleading... It has been close to 15..."threadFri, 29 Aug 2014 19:10:48 +0000Sherman452Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:10:48 +0000#1160165Cupcake Confusionhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81963/cupcake-confusion "hello everyone, i own a pastry shop and my daily cupcake selling is approx 16-20..."threadFri, 29 Aug 2014 06:52:34 +0000lalmajidFri, 29 Aug 2014 06:52:34 +0000#1160054Well, this is a defining moment in my career and life. I just got a trail at The French Laundry in Napa Valley.http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81957/well-this-is-a-defining-moment-in-my-career-and-life-i-just-got-a-trail-at-the-french-laundry-in-napa-valley "I am FREAKING out. I will post a detailed blog about my trip and time at TFL. I'm..."threadThu, 28 Aug 2014 18:44:22 +0000miseThu, 28 Aug 2014 18:44:22 +0000#1159908Hot soking whole brisket, anyone know how?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81951/hot-soking-whole-brisket-anyone-know-how "We just brought a new smoker for our kitchen along with our new pacojet and were..."threadThu, 28 Aug 2014 03:05:08 +0000KLeveridgeThu, 28 Aug 2014 03:05:08 +0000#1159752Pacojet - Need recipes!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81950/pacojet-need-recipes "We just got a Pacojet, we have the Ice-creams and sorbets down packed but was wondering..."threadThu, 28 Aug 2014 02:59:44 +0000KLeveridgeThu, 28 Aug 2014 02:59:44 +0000#1159748Used food trailershttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81944/used-food-trailers "I'm from Charleston S.C. and am looking into starting my own food trailer. While doing..."threadWed, 27 Aug 2014 02:21:02 +0000sven kappelWed, 27 Aug 2014 02:21:02 +0000#1159517Sous Chefs: What are their Roles in your Kitchen?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81941/sous-chefs-what-are-their-roles-in-your-kitchen "I am on my second sous position and 3rd kitchen management position in my young cooking..."threadTue, 26 Aug 2014 22:47:12 +0000linecook854Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:47:12 +0000#1159464Seeking opinions about opening a placehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81928/seeking-opinions-about-opening-a-place "A business opportunity has come up to start a small restaurant (with possible catering..."threadMon, 25 Aug 2014 17:55:10 +0000Sherman452Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:55:10 +0000#1159001Pricing for Private Chefshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81925/pricing-for-private-chefs "How do private chefs price for a dinner party? Do you do per head and have a standard..."threadMon, 25 Aug 2014 12:16:59 +0000LoopyFolkesMon, 25 Aug 2014 12:16:59 +0000#1158937bread burgerhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81882/bread-burger "Can some one hekp me with one burger bread recipe"threadSun, 24 Aug 2014 00:12:16 +0000oopsSun, 24 Aug 2014 00:12:16 +0000#1158450Portion questionhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81878/portion-question "I have to feed 250 people, and "Pulled Pork" has been requested. I've made it quite a..."threadSat, 23 Aug 2014 12:49:13 +0000BayouByrnesSat, 23 Aug 2014 12:49:13 +0000#1158311New to fine dininghttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81874/new-to-fine-dining "Whats up everyone, most of my kitchen experience has been in casual super high volume..."threadFri, 22 Aug 2014 17:58:25 +0000DAH3205Fri, 22 Aug 2014 17:58:25 +0000#1158109Advice for high volume prep cook job interviewhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81855/advice-for-high-volume-prep-cook-job-interview "Hello all,   I was a prep cook at an Applebees which had me doing the prep for the..."threadThu, 21 Aug 2014 12:21:46 +0000kirayngThu, 21 Aug 2014 12:21:46 +0000#1157717aramark wanting to buy out sodexohttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81847/aramark-wanting-to-buy-out-sodexo "I have worked for sodexo for almost 8 years as a lead in EVS and aramark is trying to..."threadThu, 21 Aug 2014 01:59:12 +0000crystal91377Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:59:12 +0000#1157600Best TV cooking show?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81844/best-tv-cooking-show "Is there any better TV cooking show than Americas Test Kitchen? I don't want to sound..."threadWed, 20 Aug 2014 23:35:06 +0000David Swartz JrWed, 20 Aug 2014 23:35:06 +0000#1157567Chef 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#1150172