ChefTalk.com - Professional Chefs - Recent Changeshttp://www.cheftalk.com/livefeed.rssTrack the most recent changes to the cheftalk.com community with this feedenHuddler 0.1Sat, 29 Aug 2015 23:33:32 +0000Advice for Food Service in an Art Galleryhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/87044/advice-for-food-service-in-an-art-gallery "I was wondering if anybody here has had any experience with running a permanent..."threadFri, 28 Aug 2015 11:13:15 +0000AllanMcPhersonFri, 28 Aug 2015 11:13:15 +0000#1261789What's the standard % for bonus? http://www.cheftalk.com/t/87042/whats-the-standard-for-bonus "For both labor cost and food cost?"threadFri, 28 Aug 2015 05:01:14 +0000ShootooFri, 28 Aug 2015 05:01:14 +0000#1261768These #$%^* Pants!!!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/87024/these-pants "I wear black "chef pants" and im always pulling them up! Does anybody  have a solution??  "threadWed, 26 Aug 2015 19:16:12 +0000theculinarykidWed, 26 Aug 2015 19:16:12 +0000#1261437Anyone have any culinary books they recommend ?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/87013/anyone-have-any-culinary-books-they-recommend "   "threadWed, 26 Aug 2015 03:52:35 +0000freddy12712Wed, 26 Aug 2015 03:52:35 +0000#1261247Euro Plastic Storage Containershttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/87006/euro-plastic-storage-containers "Does anyone know if these are available anywhere in the states?  Preferably the SF Bay..."threadTue, 25 Aug 2015 23:32:08 +0000sfbeerchefTue, 25 Aug 2015 23:32:08 +0000#1261176Hair protocol in the kitchenhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86982/hair-protocol-in-the-kitchen "A hat in the kitchen is a must in my opinion. What happens when you hire a person and..."threadMon, 24 Aug 2015 21:14:56 +0000Taylor FrostMon, 24 Aug 2015 21:14:56 +0000#1260791Should i study more?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/86964/should-i-study-more "Hello everyone! I have a diploma in hospitality and commerical cookery, and am..."threadSat, 22 Aug 2015 19:48:17 +0000Aamir HashmiSat, 22 Aug 2015 19:48:17 +0000#1260075Escolarhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86961/escolar "I'm curious, has Escolar returned to your area. It seems to be everywhere I go. It is..."threadSat, 22 Aug 2015 14:49:05 +0000paniniSat, 22 Aug 2015 14:49:05 +0000#1259981Trappedhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86936/trapped "Help.  I seriously need some advice or input, as I've been stuck in a bad situation for..."threadThu, 20 Aug 2015 02:32:45 +0000Taylor FrostThu, 20 Aug 2015 02:32:45 +0000#1259353Gravy/poutine saucehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86929/gravy-poutine-sauce "Hello,   I am a red seal chef with many years experience in a hotel. I had everything..."threadWed, 19 Aug 2015 01:20:42 +0000aza1981Wed, 19 Aug 2015 01:20:42 +0000#1259084New toyshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86926/new-toys "While the family is away Ive been taking it easy, but today i got some new toys. Brand..."threadTue, 18 Aug 2015 19:38:36 +0000LagomTue, 18 Aug 2015 19:38:36 +0000#1258976Amusing Garde Mangerhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86925/amusing-garde-manger "My wife and kids are in Playa Ingles Grand Canary. The food is ok and this was on..."threadTue, 18 Aug 2015 19:34:56 +0000LagomTue, 18 Aug 2015 19:34:56 +0000#1258968Wanting To Be The Boss So Soon?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/86921/wanting-to-be-the-boss-so-soon "I'm puzzled by two of our male cooks.  One graduated from culinary school a semester..."threadTue, 18 Aug 2015 15:10:39 +0000EtherialTue, 18 Aug 2015 15:10:39 +0000#1258883bechamel breakinghttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86909/bechamel-breaking "Hello Chefs!   I am looking for feedback and tips for successful dishes containing..."threadMon, 17 Aug 2015 17:17:28 +0000Chezj023Mon, 17 Aug 2015 17:17:28 +0000#12585937 million turkeys put down from avian fluhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86893/7-million-turkeys-put-down-from-avian-flu "We had to have our thanksgiving orders in by yesterday because our purveyors said the..."threadSun, 16 Aug 2015 00:51:40 +0000alaminuteSun, 16 Aug 2015 00:51:40 +0000#1258237Quick promotehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86892/quick-promote "I just get proposed from my head chef to be junior sous chef I work on kitchen 1 year..."threadSat, 15 Aug 2015 23:17:01 +0000leader chefSat, 15 Aug 2015 23:17:01 +0000#1258225Did you ever work outside your native country ? http://www.cheftalk.com/t/86889/did-you-ever-work-outside-your-native-country "All over Europe it was very important and still is today  for any cook to spend some..."threadSat, 15 Aug 2015 17:40:12 +0000berndySat, 15 Aug 2015 17:40:12 +0000#1258155Want to be real chefhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86885/want-to-be-real-chef "Hi I'm oskar I'm from poland and I 19 years old I working like chef from 1 year , I..."threadSat, 15 Aug 2015 01:04:40 +0000leader chefSat, 15 Aug 2015 01:04:40 +0000#1257998Looking for some good pantry advice! Salads and desserts etchttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86882/looking-for-some-good-pantry-advice-salads-and-desserts-etc "Hey you! I just started working pantry for the first time. At my last job, they had me..."threadFri, 14 Aug 2015 21:28:36 +0000JamesAllenQuinnFri, 14 Aug 2015 21:28:36 +0000#1257970Butcheringhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86852/butchering "Hello Chefs and Foodlovers!!!    I have some questions about some cuts and their..."threadTue, 11 Aug 2015 16:44:50 +0000The GreekTue, 11 Aug 2015 16:44:50 +0000#1257179How long until garlic loses flavorhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86849/how-long-until-garlic-loses-flavor "We've started using a lot of garlic lately and I'd like to save some prep time if..."threadTue, 11 Aug 2015 01:59:55 +0000johnnyroastbeefTue, 11 Aug 2015 01:59:55 +0000#1257086Hypothetical Questionhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86847/hypothetical-question "Would any of you ever eat at an Italian restaurant named Sal Monella's? "threadMon, 10 Aug 2015 23:53:37 +0000ChefMannyDLMMon, 10 Aug 2015 23:53:37 +0000#1257052keeping quality ground beef for burgershttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86819/keeping-quality-ground-beef-for-burgers "Hi folks, I am looking for some advice on purchasing ground beef for burgers.  I am..."threadFri, 07 Aug 2015 15:20:13 +0000Dave SFri, 07 Aug 2015 15:20:13 +0000#1256438Squirrel cook offhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86786/squirrel-cook-off "I've been invited to the "world championship squirrel cook off" Anyone can bacon wrap..."threadTue, 04 Aug 2015 02:12:19 +0000cowboyTue, 04 Aug 2015 02:12:19 +0000#1255528Grilling steaks for banquethttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86778/grilling-steaks-for-banquet "Hello chefs! Have been asked by a client to grill 300 14oz strip steaks on 2 outdoor..."threadMon, 03 Aug 2015 11:36:13 +0000Chezj023Mon, 03 Aug 2015 11:36:13 +0000#1255337WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO GARDE MANGER, CHAUD FROID, ASPIChttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86767/what-ever-happened-to-garde-manger-chaud-froid-aspic "<a href="http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2015/07/valeriano-fatica-watermelon-dragon/" target="_blank">http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2015/07/valeriano-fatica-watermelon-dragon/</a> "threadSun, 02 Aug 2015 14:26:14 +0000paniniSun, 02 Aug 2015 14:26:14 +0000#1255145In Trouble For Doing Exactly What I Was Supposed To...http://www.cheftalk.com/t/86759/in-trouble-for-doing-exactly-what-i-was-supposed-to "On the days when I open the kitchen, the chef will have a list of prep and tasks for..."threadSat, 01 Aug 2015 16:37:35 +0000RedBeerd CantuSat, 01 Aug 2015 16:37:35 +0000#1255045Miyabi Kaizen kniveshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86742/miyabi-kaizen-knives "Hi!  Does anybody know if there is any special way to sharpen these knives due to the..."threadThu, 30 Jul 2015 19:22:35 +0000letsforkerThu, 30 Jul 2015 19:22:35 +0000#1254531Seeking advicehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86732/seeking-advice "I have been working in the kitchen for awhile now and am losing my motivation. I have..."threadWed, 29 Jul 2015 20:40:55 +0000twarn35Wed, 29 Jul 2015 20:40:55 +0000#1254399New Job Dilemmahttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86724/new-job-dilemma "6 months ago, I put my resume online to explore new kitchens. Nothing.   Last week, I..."threadWed, 29 Jul 2015 03:40:07 +0000RedBeerd CantuWed, 29 Jul 2015 03:40:07 +0000#1254263New 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 couple of menus this time they are mine.   Rip them 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#1247359