ChefTalk.com - Professional Chefs - Recent Changeshttp://www.cheftalk.com/livefeed.rssTrack the most recent changes to the cheftalk.com community with this feedenHuddler 0.1Sun, 26 Oct 2014 05:01:00 +0000Commercial rental property owners, chefs, restaurateurs: break on rent when opening?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82646/commercial-rental-property-owners-chefs-restaurateurs-break-on-rent-when-opening "So, I'm two days shy of paying my security deposit on a wee storefront in the..."threadSat, 25 Oct 2014 00:52:05 +0000Alisha NicoleSat, 25 Oct 2014 00:52:05 +0000#1176260Paying a one day warriorhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82634/paying-a-one-day-warrior "What's the best way to pay people that only work a one day trial shift? If I don't end..."threadFri, 24 Oct 2014 00:20:42 +0000oftenbemusedFri, 24 Oct 2014 00:20:42 +0000#1175999Labor Cost. http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82600/labor-cost "Hello All.    I am the chef at a hotel and conference center. The powers that be..."threadMon, 20 Oct 2014 20:53:42 +0000AshlirasMon, 20 Oct 2014 20:53:42 +0000#1174862advice from professional chefs to and aspiring chefhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82596/advice-from-professional-chefs-to-and-aspiring-chef "How do you get noticed as a young chef? I've been only cooking for about two years but..."threadMon, 20 Oct 2014 12:49:06 +0000joshThaCookMon, 20 Oct 2014 12:49:06 +0000#1174693Commis Advicehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82586/commis-advice "Hi there, I'm three months into my job as a commis at a french fine dining place. I..."threadSun, 19 Oct 2014 16:54:24 +0000myrdrallSun, 19 Oct 2014 16:54:24 +0000#1174374wood assist grillhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82577/wood-assist-grill "Does anyone have knowledge of wood assist grills in a commercial kitchen"threadSun, 19 Oct 2014 00:01:10 +0000ChefAl68Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:01:10 +0000#1174161Chef/ Owner Needed for Upcoming Restaurant in Augusta, GAhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82574/chef-owner-needed-for-upcoming-restaurant-in-augusta-ga "Hi Let's Make Money Together,   I'm interested in finding an experienced Chef that is..."threadSat, 18 Oct 2014 23:54:10 +0000Chef NeededSat, 18 Oct 2014 23:54:10 +0000#1174157wood assist grillhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82573/wood-assist-grill "Ok New here I never heard of a wood assist grill and new owner purchased one for.road..."threadSat, 18 Oct 2014 23:44:01 +0000ChefAl68Sat, 18 Oct 2014 23:44:01 +0000#1174154Line Cookinghttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82554/line-cooking "Hi, I'm a newby here. Recently I took a job as a line cook. Normally I do..."threadFri, 17 Oct 2014 18:45:48 +0000lovegadgetsFri, 17 Oct 2014 18:45:48 +0000#1173765Owners won't pay overtimehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82552/owners-wont-pay-overtime "The owners won't pay my overtime or that of the staff (BOH or FOH).  They instead have,..."threadFri, 17 Oct 2014 16:01:51 +0000Sherman452Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:01:51 +0000#1173728Ready or not here it comes http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82534/ready-or-not-here-it-comes "I am in my second semester of culinary arts for a two year degree. So basically...I am..."threadThu, 16 Oct 2014 00:41:45 +0000theculinarykidThu, 16 Oct 2014 00:41:45 +0000#1173259cooking for large group in short amount of timehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82532/cooking-for-large-group-in-short-amount-of-time "Hello- We cook a full meal for about 130 people at our local Ronald McDonald House..."threadWed, 15 Oct 2014 23:35:31 +0000karenpWed, 15 Oct 2014 23:35:31 +0000#1173242Learning In The Industryhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82530/learning-in-the-industry "Hello Everyone,    So I am new to this forum and excited to learn new ideas from..."threadWed, 15 Oct 2014 20:02:51 +0000NintendoSkaChefWed, 15 Oct 2014 20:02:51 +0000#1173215Do you need a degree to become a good chef?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82516/do-you-need-a-degree-to-become-a-good-chef "Hey guys just wondering if you need to go to college/ university to become a..."threadTue, 14 Oct 2014 13:48:04 +0000slowcookersguyTue, 14 Oct 2014 13:48:04 +0000#1172769Had to fire someone todayhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82492/had-to-fire-someone-today "I had to fire someone today.  Now the kitchen is mad at me. Trying to decide which..."threadSun, 12 Oct 2014 22:35:33 +0000Sherman452Sun, 12 Oct 2014 22:35:33 +0000#1172302Instagram http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82483/instagram "Anyone else into sharing specials you have done at work on Instagram follow me chefwit23"threadSun, 12 Oct 2014 00:09:12 +0000joel23Sun, 12 Oct 2014 00:09:12 +0000#1172048Returning to reality...http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82476/returning-to-reality "Just had a month off to go traveling, I'm in the last few days of the vacation and I'm..."threadSat, 11 Oct 2014 12:38:39 +0000humblecookSat, 11 Oct 2014 12:38:39 +0000#1171908 sw france position openhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82475/sw-france-position-open " so....   have finally found a job  that is not a half baked idea in someones..."threadSat, 11 Oct 2014 10:57:52 +0000Santona 1937Sat, 11 Oct 2014 10:57:52 +0000#1171890Hotdogshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82457/hotdogs "Does anyone know how to get the skin of a hotdog to 'snap'? When preparing hotdogs the..."threadFri, 10 Oct 2014 06:49:59 +0000amyvilleFri, 10 Oct 2014 06:49:59 +0000#1171508Smokershttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82456/smokers "Hi, i m from uruguay in south america. This is my first post, and its about..."threadFri, 10 Oct 2014 03:21:49 +0000alvarouruguayFri, 10 Oct 2014 03:21:49 +0000#1171484 Uses for candied bacon drippings?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82448/uses-for-candied-bacon-drippings "The Candied Bacon falls on the Pastry / Garde Manger Dept. at my kitchen, and I'm..."threadThu, 09 Oct 2014 12:12:42 +0000SandSquidThu, 09 Oct 2014 12:12:42 +0000#1171314Looking for opinions from someone who've done it.http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82445/looking-for-opinions-from-someone-whove-done-it "Hi, this is my first time posting here! I wanna go into culinary arts and travel around..."threadThu, 09 Oct 2014 01:08:01 +0000KaneThu, 09 Oct 2014 01:08:01 +0000#1171226The Road Homehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82442/the-road-home "Hello everyone!   I am a chef that was born abroad and have several backgrounds.  I..."threadWed, 08 Oct 2014 23:05:36 +0000LuvMyShunWed, 08 Oct 2014 23:05:36 +0000#1171182The trials of creating a new dishhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82437/the-trials-of-creating-a-new-dish "Hello fellow chefs, I am writing this topic to assist in relieving my current headache..."threadWed, 08 Oct 2014 02:33:27 +0000BrutuzrawkWed, 08 Oct 2014 02:33:27 +0000#1170908Culinary Career Confusionhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82436/culinary-career-confusion "I have been working for 10 years now and I have a passion for cooking. For the sake of..."threadWed, 08 Oct 2014 01:05:16 +0000markherm13Wed, 08 Oct 2014 01:05:16 +0000#1170897Sunday roast! http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82430/sunday-roast "Hi everybody I am new of this forum and I do apologise for my English...what is your..."threadTue, 07 Oct 2014 11:03:55 +0000roxpoTue, 07 Oct 2014 11:03:55 +0000#1170676Too soon to buy a new knife?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82425/too-soon-to-buy-a-new-knife "I just bought a new yoshihiro yanagi-ba a couple weeks ago which I love. I also have a..."threadTue, 07 Oct 2014 01:17:53 +0000alaminuteTue, 07 Oct 2014 01:17:53 +0000#1170531please help. don't know what to do with my lifehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82419/please-help-dont-know-what-to-do-with-my-life "I need any type of advice. I'm stuck at a crossroad. I've loved cooking since a little..."threadMon, 06 Oct 2014 15:06:21 +0000chefjackie89Mon, 06 Oct 2014 15:06:21 +0000#1170368How to cold smoke house made ricotta cheese in the convection oven?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82410/how-to-cold-smoke-house-made-ricotta-cheese-in-the-convection-oven "Hi all! Looking for some advice on the best way to cold smoke ricotta cheese.  I know..."threadSun, 05 Oct 2014 15:52:31 +0000foodslingerSun, 05 Oct 2014 15:52:31 +0000#1170226Need some advice guys with my new job.http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82406/need-some-advice-guys-with-my-new-job "So I signed on to be a lead cook/ sous chef at this new pan asian place (my specialty)...."threadSun, 05 Oct 2014 00:16:06 +0000YoungjediNYCSun, 05 Oct 2014 00:16:06 +0000#1170112What happened to taking pride in your work?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82396/what-happened-to-taking-pride-in-your-work "Hello all I'm writing this hoping to get the opinions of other professionals and long..."threadSat, 04 Oct 2014 17:27:10 +0000Jercooks845Sat, 04 Oct 2014 17:27:10 +0000#1170036Free chef/foodservice reading material?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82391/free-chef-foodservice-reading-material "I remember at this little cafe I worked at they would always get some kind of..."threadSat, 04 Oct 2014 11:44:23 +0000ChefDrewWatkinsSat, 04 Oct 2014 11:44:23 +0000#1169975certified Chef du Cuisine (Canada)http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82378/certified-chef-du-cuisine-canada "Good day all   I am brand new to this forum! hope to meet some great Chefs out..."threadFri, 03 Oct 2014 09:35:22 +0000Julius JeppeFri, 03 Oct 2014 09:35:22 +0000#1169712Servers blaming the Kitchen for a fall a waitress took.http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82367/servers-blaming-the-kitchen-for-a-fall-a-waitress-took "Here's the scenario and just the facts. Last night a server took a fall in the..."threadThu, 02 Oct 2014 12:07:14 +0000Sherman452Thu, 02 Oct 2014 12:07:14 +0000#1169481Creativityhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82355/creativity "Hey everyone,   I have a serious question and I would really like to get as much..."threadWed, 01 Oct 2014 04:48:58 +0000madewithnotepadWed, 01 Oct 2014 04:48:58 +0000#1169166Fast fresh pasta shapeshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82353/fast-fresh-pasta-shapes "I'm running the kitchen at an Italian restaurant at the moment, and I'm changing the..."threadWed, 01 Oct 2014 02:53:29 +0000abaff410Wed, 01 Oct 2014 02:53:29 +0000#1169136Should I get back into cooking to become a professionalhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82352/should-i-get-back-into-cooking-to-become-a-professional "So I previously worked in kitchens for about 18 years, 16 of those were in a city which..."threadWed, 01 Oct 2014 01:33:44 +0000mtbguyWed, 01 Oct 2014 01:33:44 +0000#1169102Correct Temperature For Curing Charcuterie?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82351/correct-temperature-for-curing-charcuterie "I have a question about the conditions for curing charcuterie. I know the general temp..."threadTue, 30 Sep 2014 22:03:22 +0000chefJeff808Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:03:22 +0000#1169057Oil Mixture Questionhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82345/oil-mixture-question "Morning,   I have taken a number of classes and watching chefs cook in a number of..."threadTue, 30 Sep 2014 14:25:45 +0000TheARGuyTue, 30 Sep 2014 14:25:45 +0000#1168953Is this just something that happens in kitchens?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82340/is-this-just-something-that-happens-in-kitchens "I have a few issues and I am not sure if this is just the way it is or if it doesn't..."threadMon, 29 Sep 2014 19:19:37 +0000ChrisBristolMon, 29 Sep 2014 19:19:37 +0000#1168614Unprofessional head chefhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82337/unprofessional-head-chef "I am currently a sous chef that believes in creating a professional and respectful work..."threadMon, 29 Sep 2014 18:17:08 +0000russellsiMon, 29 Sep 2014 18:17:08 +0000#1168596Hello.. I need help to Choose a course http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82334/hello-i-need-help-to-choose-a-course "Hello everyone! My name is betty I am not from the us but I almost sure I want to study..."threadMon, 29 Sep 2014 13:42:27 +0000betty6Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:42:27 +0000#1168524A question to chefshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82330/a-question-to-chefs "How do you guys feel about that quality control of restaurunts where the head chef is..."threadMon, 29 Sep 2014 08:06:52 +0000jhtessemaMon, 29 Sep 2014 08:06:52 +0000#1168452Agencies for Chefhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82316/agencies-for-chef "Is there a site of agents who can help you find jobs? For people in certain states or..."threadSat, 27 Sep 2014 22:46:44 +0000Andrew BushSat, 27 Sep 2014 22:46:44 +0000#1168060chef softwarehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82310/chef-software "Looking for chef software for private chef.  Looked at a few but don't have any..."threadSat, 27 Sep 2014 11:51:29 +0000SooziesSat, 27 Sep 2014 11:51:29 +0000#1167979Rant about standards.http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82308/rant-about-standards "How do you increase the standards of a restaurant from a lower level position."threadSat, 27 Sep 2014 06:42:43 +0000ChefTorres87Sat, 27 Sep 2014 06:42:43 +0000#1167931Anybody with Spaetzle in BULK experience?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82302/anybody-with-spaetzle-in-bulk-experience "I run a Pub & Biergarten in Florida and each October we switch over to a month's worth..."threadFri, 26 Sep 2014 15:32:50 +0000David Swartz JrFri, 26 Sep 2014 15:32:50 +0000#1167759China Experiencehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82301/china-experience "Hello everyone.   I am Manuel and I am not exactly new here but this is one of my..."threadFri, 26 Sep 2014 15:15:06 +0000mgm0Fri, 26 Sep 2014 15:15:06 +0000#1167746Labor costhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82287/labor-cost " I have owned my own quick casual 4000sf BBQ restaurant in CA for the past 10 yrs. The..."threadWed, 24 Sep 2014 21:50:04 +0000mhotlineWed, 24 Sep 2014 21:50:04 +0000#1167193The Chefs Jacket http://www.cheftalk.com/t/82285/the-chefs-jacket "I love the way black jackets look on chefs. Here at school we are not aloud to wear..."threadWed, 24 Sep 2014 15:39:18 +0000theculinarykidWed, 24 Sep 2014 15:39:18 +0000#1167139