ChefTalk.com - Professional Chefs - Recent Changeshttp://www.cheftalk.com/livefeed.rssTrack the most recent changes to the cheftalk.com community with this feedenHuddler 0.1Fri, 24 Mar 2017 02:05:49 +0000Quick survey about food distributors http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91894/quick-survey-about-food-distributors "Long story short, want to help out my training class and put together some info for..."threadThu, 23 Mar 2017 23:05:52 +0000Mini ChefThu, 23 Mar 2017 23:05:52 +0000#1388965SalÓn de gourmetshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91874/sal-n-de-gourmets "Anyone going? Madrid April 24 thru 27 in. I'll be there from start to finish and then..."threadWed, 22 Mar 2017 13:44:59 +0000LagomWed, 22 Mar 2017 13:44:59 +0000#1388736seafood sausage helphttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91867/seafood-sausage-help "There was a local chef who once owned a fish market and clam shack who's claim to fame..."threadTue, 21 Mar 2017 04:16:02 +0000CapeCodChefTue, 21 Mar 2017 04:16:02 +0000#1388557What service hacks/tips have you acquired over the years?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91863/what-service-hacks-tips-have-you-acquired-over-the-years "Not sure if this has been covered already.. Over the course of a career we're..."threadMon, 20 Mar 2017 11:28:18 +0000RickiMon, 20 Mar 2017 11:28:18 +0000#1388439Seeking advicehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91854/seeking-advice "So I'm 5 months into my first line cook job after about 1.5 years of commis work. My..."threadSat, 18 Mar 2017 23:28:54 +0000slipp000Sat, 18 Mar 2017 23:28:54 +0000#1388189West Coast?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91847/west-coast "Hello Chefs, I'm a cook in Atlanta, Ga with 4 years experience. My resume is mostly..."threadFri, 17 Mar 2017 14:19:10 +0000combatcarlFri, 17 Mar 2017 14:19:10 +0000#1387974Private cooking classhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91841/private-cooking-class "Hi Everyone!  I am a new and upcoming chef/caterer in Chicago and I was requested to..."threadThu, 16 Mar 2017 17:31:17 +0000MelT26Thu, 16 Mar 2017 17:31:17 +0000#1387815Anyone here suffering from carpel tunnel syndrome ?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91840/anyone-here-suffering-from-carpel-tunnel-syndrome " My hands are constantly going numb, specifically when I am grasping, which is..."threadThu, 16 Mar 2017 15:15:00 +0000IceMan82Thu, 16 Mar 2017 15:15:00 +0000#1387801Wholesale or Retail Turtle Meat in New England?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91837/wholesale-or-retail-turtle-meat-in-new-england "Sorry for long shot thread, BUT... I have a hankering to offer an old school, Creole..."threadThu, 16 Mar 2017 00:00:23 +0000CapeCodChefThu, 16 Mar 2017 00:00:23 +0000#1387676Making new carrer move, but which one?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91815/making-new-carrer-move-but-which-one "Hey chefs I have been working as a student for 2.5 year and still got 1 year to go...."threadTue, 14 Mar 2017 08:32:18 +0000seb96Tue, 14 Mar 2017 08:32:18 +0000#1387314Growing your own herbs http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91802/growing-your-own-herbs "Alright Chefs! Does anyone grow their own herbs or veggies on site for their..."threadMon, 13 Mar 2017 01:32:09 +0000ChefJess606Mon, 13 Mar 2017 01:32:09 +0000#1387083Weird question...but how come women respond positively to word 'I am a Chef' ?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91766/weird-question-but-how-come-women-respond-positively-to-word-i-am-a-chef "for a long time i didnt tell lot of my friends that i have quit my corporate job and..."threadWed, 08 Mar 2017 10:59:47 +0000Chef BrahWed, 08 Mar 2017 10:59:47 +0000#1386344Sous Vide Eggs - Pickuphttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91765/sous-vide-eggs-pickup "Hey,   How is everybody picking up their sous vide eggs for service.   I have..."threadWed, 08 Mar 2017 04:40:25 +0000peter1234Wed, 08 Mar 2017 04:40:25 +0000#1386313Thawing Meats Incorrectlyhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91738/thawing-meats-incorrectly "I have heard of restaurants thawing meats (poultry, lamb legs, etc) at room temperature..."threadSun, 05 Mar 2017 18:25:25 +0000MaxSSun, 05 Mar 2017 18:25:25 +0000#1385693Range Question, please.http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91733/range-question-please "It may seem strange, but in all these years I've never cooked on a gas range. Thinking..."threadSun, 05 Mar 2017 02:24:25 +0000RaibeauxSun, 05 Mar 2017 02:24:25 +0000#1385611Help! Fine Dining vs Hospital Chefshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91728/help-fine-dining-vs-hospital-chefs "Currently I'm working as a sous for a French fine dining scratch restaurant, I put in..."threadFri, 03 Mar 2017 23:34:46 +0000wHiTePnOiFri, 03 Mar 2017 23:34:46 +0000#1385475School me on Sous Vide:: Zero to Hero stylehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91721/school-me-on-sous-vide-zero-to-hero-style "So got hired on a new yacht and apparently the owners big on Sous Vide.  I've been..."threadFri, 03 Mar 2017 02:17:38 +0000hookedcookFri, 03 Mar 2017 02:17:38 +0000#1385326Need advice!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91705/need-advice "I recently lost one of my best employees due to threats by a young female kitchen staff..."threadWed, 01 Mar 2017 23:03:35 +0000kitchenwitch88Wed, 01 Mar 2017 23:03:35 +0000#1385017What should I charge as a recipe tester? http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91695/what-should-i-charge-as-a-recipe-tester "I got my first gig as a professional chef, that means I can post in this forum. Yay for..."threadTue, 28 Feb 2017 16:47:11 +0000SmokeydokeTue, 28 Feb 2017 16:47:11 +0000#1384664Hows the food scene in Canada? Vancouver?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91679/hows-the-food-scene-in-canada-vancouver "Considering looking into working in Vancouver, have some family friends there who said..."threadSun, 26 Feb 2017 10:04:22 +0000Chef BrahSun, 26 Feb 2017 10:04:22 +0000#1384201My taste buds is not good?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91677/my-taste-buds-is-not-good "Hello chefs I'm 20 years, working 2 years now as student in copenhagen. I daily work..."threadSun, 26 Feb 2017 03:37:46 +0000seb96Sun, 26 Feb 2017 03:37:46 +0000#1384157Electric of Gas Tilt Skillet Better? http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91628/electric-of-gas-tilt-skillet-better "Hey everyone!   I'm looking to buy a 40 Gallon tilt skillet to sauteed onions, cook..."threadMon, 20 Feb 2017 16:30:53 +0000jonfieldsMon, 20 Feb 2017 16:30:53 +0000#1383038Crab and lobster tankshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91627/crab-and-lobster-tanks "Am I able to put live tanks directly in my fridge on metro shelving to save on the cost..."threadMon, 20 Feb 2017 15:55:21 +0000thefatcowMon, 20 Feb 2017 15:55:21 +0000#1383030Anyone ever use a 140 quart Hobart mixer? Trying to decide on 80qt vs. 140qt - Thanks!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91614/anyone-ever-use-a-140-quart-hobart-mixer-trying-to-decide-on-80qt-vs-140qt-thanks "I'm trying to decide between the 80 quart and 140 quart mixer for making falafel. I'm..."threadSat, 18 Feb 2017 20:33:17 +0000jonfieldsSat, 18 Feb 2017 20:33:17 +0000#1382787expert opinions for my little place?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91595/expert-opinions-for-my-little-place "Hello,   I have been reading through the comments here for a few years and have been..."threadThu, 16 Feb 2017 23:48:31 +0000whiskytangoThu, 16 Feb 2017 23:48:31 +0000#1382472Menu Suggestionshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91593/menu-suggestions "I manage the kitchen at a very unique place in the Minnesota suburbs. We are..."threadThu, 16 Feb 2017 20:53:13 +0000SharkTwainThu, 16 Feb 2017 20:53:13 +0000#1382442Why I feel pursuit of Michelin stars is a worthy pursuit - A discussionhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91582/why-i-feel-pursuit-of-michelin-stars-is-a-worthy-pursuit-a-discussion "I was watching the Marcus Wareing  bbc documentary on pursuit of perfection....and the..."threadThu, 16 Feb 2017 02:08:49 +0000Chef BrahThu, 16 Feb 2017 02:08:49 +0000#1382258ICC - LA vs NYChttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91565/icc-la-vs-nyc "i am thinking about saving some money and enrolling in ICC as their curriculum is best..."threadTue, 14 Feb 2017 08:33:14 +0000Chef BrahTue, 14 Feb 2017 08:33:14 +0000#1381911Pork Belly- valentines day menuhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91555/pork-belly-valentines-day-menu "I run a seafood concept and I have a few pork bellies in the freezer, im looking to do..."threadSun, 12 Feb 2017 18:13:02 +0000freshbakedSun, 12 Feb 2017 18:13:02 +0000#1381629My First Chef Gig!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91548/my-first-chef-gig "Hey ya'all,   So, I have been cooking for 19 years, and I have loved every moment of..."threadSat, 11 Feb 2017 15:18:10 +0000IceMan82Sat, 11 Feb 2017 15:18:10 +0000#1381439Are combi ovens worth the price & what do they do (compared to a regular oven)?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91539/are-combi-ovens-worth-the-price-what-do-they-do-compared-to-a-regular-oven "I'm setting up a new kitchen that is a meal delivery service so we make things in large..."threadFri, 10 Feb 2017 07:41:35 +0000jonfieldsFri, 10 Feb 2017 07:41:35 +0000#1381231Super nervous! Opening Restaurant on shoestring budget in 4 months, no deadline but expectation to open soon...http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91514/super-nervous-opening-restaurant-on-shoestring-budget-in-4-months-no-deadline-but-expectation-to-open-soon "I am opening a small golf course cafe and I am just about to open. I am licensed and..."threadMon, 06 Feb 2017 23:34:30 +0000Vic CardenasMon, 06 Feb 2017 23:34:30 +0000#1380541When friends invite a chef to a BBQ, house party, Bonfire, Kids Birthday Party, Superbowl Party?????http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91508/when-friends-invite-a-chef-to-a-bbq-house-party-bonfire-kids-birthday-party-superbowl-party "Be prepared to cook.  Tonight my buddys superbowl party.  He said he had everything..."threadMon, 06 Feb 2017 07:58:58 +0000hookedcookMon, 06 Feb 2017 07:58:58 +0000#1380356Floor Matshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91491/floor-mats "Has anyone out there done away with floor mats on the line completely? I have worked in..."threadFri, 03 Feb 2017 19:34:30 +0000friedparsleyFri, 03 Feb 2017 19:34:30 +0000#1379900what oil is the best for deep fryer?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91465/what-oil-is-the-best-for-deep-fryer "Hi. I live in Ukraine and mostly we use sunflower oil for deep fryer but it starts..."threadTue, 31 Jan 2017 10:01:39 +0000Alex KobbTue, 31 Jan 2017 10:01:39 +0000#1379246Defining Gluten for servicehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91460/defining-gluten-for-service "Hello ya'all,   I have been cooking for two decades, just now taking my first chef..."threadMon, 30 Jan 2017 19:19:26 +0000IceMan82Mon, 30 Jan 2017 19:19:26 +0000#1379144New Line Cook! Recipe Memory Tipshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91449/new-line-cook-recipe-memory-tips "Hey all,    I've recently joined a casual fine dining franchise with multiple..."threadSun, 29 Jan 2017 00:24:37 +0000NauticusSun, 29 Jan 2017 00:24:37 +0000#1378844Tonight's Dinnerhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91445/tonights-dinner "So, this is totally not about your restaurant, or your cooking to feed people and/or..."threadSat, 28 Jan 2017 20:38:45 +0000CronkerSat, 28 Jan 2017 20:38:45 +0000#1378832tastinghttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91442/tasting "I have a tasting for an Executive Chef job, should I create items that reflects my..."threadSat, 28 Jan 2017 12:27:23 +0000chefajsSat, 28 Jan 2017 12:27:23 +0000#1378752Pre-Cooking steaks for a house gathering?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91439/pre-cooking-steaks-for-a-house-gathering "Has anyone ever pre cooked steaks and later just reheat it in sauce?     i have..."threadFri, 27 Jan 2017 22:15:19 +0000Chef BrahFri, 27 Jan 2017 22:15:19 +0000#1378642Am I being selfish?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91437/am-i-being-selfish "I have worked in this bistro for about 8 months and beginning of January they gave me..."threadFri, 27 Jan 2017 11:38:49 +0000TazPFri, 27 Jan 2017 11:38:49 +0000#1378539Should I go to culinary school or nothttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91425/should-i-go-to-culinary-school-or-not "Hi culinary family,   I am a self taught chef based in New York and I am the owner of..."threadWed, 25 Jan 2017 06:58:58 +0000ChefQueenVWed, 25 Jan 2017 06:58:58 +0000#1378171Any of you guys featured on Diners, Drive ins and Dives?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91413/any-of-you-guys-featured-on-diners-drive-ins-and-dives "I sometimes watch Diners, drive ins and Dives on TV and was wandering did any of the..."threadSat, 21 Jan 2017 18:51:02 +0000frankie007Sat, 21 Jan 2017 18:51:02 +0000#1377517Gyro http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91397/gyro "I am in the process of co-opening (as chef) a small pizzaria in a medium sized city...."threadThu, 19 Jan 2017 04:34:28 +0000MaxSThu, 19 Jan 2017 04:34:28 +0000#1376996Restaurant for Leasehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91392/restaurant-for-lease "I'm trying to find a restaurant for lease in Miami, any idea?????   Thanks "threadWed, 18 Jan 2017 01:45:14 +0000callec513Wed, 18 Jan 2017 01:45:14 +0000#1376822Hi I am looking for advice what professional chefs and cooks tools?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91378/hi-i-am-looking-for-advice-what-professional-chefs-and-cooks-tools "Hi, I am looking for different chefs favorite tools and equipment. And why they use..."threadMon, 16 Jan 2017 12:17:22 +0000proktoolsMon, 16 Jan 2017 12:17:22 +0000#1376498pizza stone or fibrament hearth desk http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91361/pizza-stone-or-fibrament-hearth-desk "Hey guys!!! In your opinion what is better to cook a pizza on a hearth stone baking..."threadFri, 13 Jan 2017 20:59:23 +0000NellybellyFri, 13 Jan 2017 20:59:23 +0000#1376137Anyone have a good hack for making large quantities of roux?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91353/anyone-have-a-good-hack-for-making-large-quantities-of-roux "Hello all,   Does anyone have an effective technique to make large amounts of roux..."threadThu, 12 Jan 2017 12:55:28 +0000Southernfried36Thu, 12 Jan 2017 12:55:28 +0000#1375880New restaurant Purchasing equipmenthttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91351/new-restaurant-purchasing-equipment "Hi all,   I`m opening a new restaurant Pizza / fresh pasta concept, and while I have..."threadThu, 12 Jan 2017 03:23:36 +0000ErickL201Thu, 12 Jan 2017 03:23:36 +0000#1375851Batted Steak Diane for expensive cuts?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91341/batted-steak-diane-for-expensive-cuts "I was watching this Marcus Wareing video where he cooks steak diane by batting steak so..."threadWed, 11 Jan 2017 06:12:37 +0000Chef BrahWed, 11 Jan 2017 06:12:37 +0000#1375699