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, 21 Dec 2014 03:55:47 +0000New to Nursing Home Food Servicehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83311/new-to-nursing-home-food-service "Hello,   I've done a search of the forums to see what there was about food service in..."threadThu, 18 Dec 2014 20:50:18 +0000bakingdudeThu, 18 Dec 2014 20:50:18 +0000#1191662How do you serve souffles in your restaurant?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/83308/how-do-you-serve-souffles-in-your-restaurant "My new boss wants to put souffles on the menu. Does any one have any advise? I dont..."threadThu, 18 Dec 2014 18:12:17 +0000TUCK N ROLLThu, 18 Dec 2014 18:12:17 +0000#1191631My work schedule and pay, are those too much?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/83305/my-work-schedule-and-pay-are-those-too-much " Hi, guys.    I have been working at one of restaurant in NYC for 6 months and I'm..."threadThu, 18 Dec 2014 04:39:34 +0000leeysjjThu, 18 Dec 2014 04:39:34 +0000#1191524Professional Chef Interview for Culinary School http://www.cheftalk.com/t/83300/professional-chef-interview-for-culinary-school "Good Afternoon,    I have been assigned the task of interviewing an Executive Chef ,..."threadWed, 17 Dec 2014 22:02:58 +0000UpandComingChefWed, 17 Dec 2014 22:02:58 +0000#1191396How the line and the kitchen call us back.http://www.cheftalk.com/t/83297/how-the-line-and-the-kitchen-call-us-back "I don't often post in this neck of the woods on ChefTalk. Although I have been out of..."threadWed, 17 Dec 2014 19:02:41 +0000NickoWed, 17 Dec 2014 19:02:41 +0000#1191327What is the workflow like for a restaurant serving pancakes?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/83292/what-is-the-workflow-like-for-a-restaurant-serving-pancakes "(By pancakes, I'm referring to American-style fluffy breakfast pancakes.)   Are..."threadWed, 17 Dec 2014 04:48:55 +0000createasaurusWed, 17 Dec 2014 04:48:55 +0000#1191201brunch ideashttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83289/brunch-ideas "Hello I need some new menu ideas for my brunch. It's just a brunch buffet and I have an..."threadWed, 17 Dec 2014 00:42:46 +0000chef hanzWed, 17 Dec 2014 00:42:46 +0000#1191149Chefs which is the best websites to learn the new trends in the F&B Industry?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/83279/chefs-which-is-the-best-websites-to-learn-the-new-trends-in-the-f-b-industry "Example new ways of presenting buffets, entrees e.t.c Humble thanks!!"threadTue, 16 Dec 2014 03:44:23 +0000ScotchBonnetTue, 16 Dec 2014 03:44:23 +0000#1190791I am serving an average of one hundred and twenty guest with only four staff....no reservationshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83276/i-am-serving-an-average-of-one-hundred-and-twenty-guest-with-only-four-staff-no-reservations "I feel like i am serving fast food. This is an all inclusive hotel that refuse to use..."threadTue, 16 Dec 2014 03:19:46 +0000ScotchBonnetTue, 16 Dec 2014 03:19:46 +0000#1190782How to make a nice quick stock?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/83269/how-to-make-a-nice-quick-stock "Hello Does anyone have any advice on making a nice quick stock probably a chicken or..."threadMon, 15 Dec 2014 16:36:12 +0000ChrisBristolMon, 15 Dec 2014 16:36:12 +0000#1190601Hot Holding Grilled Meatshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83255/hot-holding-grilled-meats "Hi All, We're in the process of opening up a chain of Burrito restaurants across South..."threadSun, 14 Dec 2014 10:37:09 +0000Dan DSun, 14 Dec 2014 10:37:09 +0000#1190303Hidden Menu ok?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/83243/hidden-menu-ok "So here at the small dine in restaurant we have in the heart of the oil boom in North..."threadSat, 13 Dec 2014 01:44:01 +0000lao0Sat, 13 Dec 2014 01:44:01 +0000#1189920Sous Vide Cooking and Documentationhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83239/sous-vide-cooking-and-documentation "Hi, looking to start doing some sous vide cooking in my restaurant. Was just wondering..."threadFri, 12 Dec 2014 17:23:04 +0000pdeanoFri, 12 Dec 2014 17:23:04 +0000#1189731carbonated gelee http://www.cheftalk.com/t/83236/carbonated-gelee "molecular gastronomy is a relatively new interest of mine and I was wondering if it is..."threadFri, 12 Dec 2014 01:54:50 +0000Mark HernenFri, 12 Dec 2014 01:54:50 +0000#1189524So what did the rich people eat?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/83216/so-what-did-the-rich-people-eat "I do a lot of reading, and the thing we're all familiar with is how all the great..."threadWed, 10 Dec 2014 16:11:44 +0000ApprentichefWed, 10 Dec 2014 16:11:44 +0000#1189048Amuse ideas for an aspiring chefhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83215/amuse-ideas-for-an-aspiring-chef "I am just starting out in my first commercial kitchen and I need some ideas on what to..."threadWed, 10 Dec 2014 10:33:27 +0000Firestone808Wed, 10 Dec 2014 10:33:27 +0000#1188982Remembering Chef KC Mahttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83214/remembering-chef-kc-ma "<a href="http://articles.latimes.com/2012/nov/28/news/la-dd-local-chef-kc-ma-killed-in-accident-" target="_blank">http://articles.latimes.com/2012/nov/28/news/la-dd-local-chef-kc-ma-killed-in-accident-</a>..."threadWed, 10 Dec 2014 07:50:46 +0000PhaedrusWed, 10 Dec 2014 07:50:46 +0000#1188973Best/Worst Excuse For Calling Outhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83211/best-worst-excuse-for-calling-out "I was just wondering what some of the best/worst excuses you have received from your..."threadWed, 10 Dec 2014 02:50:04 +0000ChefMannyDLMWed, 10 Dec 2014 02:50:04 +0000#1188949Traveling With Kniveshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83210/traveling-with-knives "This Christmas I have the luxury of visiting my family in Mexico that I have not seen..."threadWed, 10 Dec 2014 02:22:14 +0000ChefMannyDLMWed, 10 Dec 2014 02:22:14 +0000#1188927Grainy cheese saucehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83209/grainy-cheese-sauce "Hey there. I recently made a large batch (about 15 gallons) of cheese sauce. When I..."threadWed, 10 Dec 2014 02:06:03 +0000ChefMannyDLMWed, 10 Dec 2014 02:06:03 +0000#1188914First position on linehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83202/first-position-on-line "Hi, I recently got a job working in a local gastropub, i have been doing prep early..."threadTue, 09 Dec 2014 17:57:07 +0000newbie12Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:57:07 +0000#1188766GI Bill for Le Cordon Bleu in Parishttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83184/gi-bill-for-le-cordon-bleu-in-paris "Has anyone used or know of someone who has the GI Bill for the "le Grand Diplome" at le..."threadSun, 07 Dec 2014 14:44:39 +0000KTRunningSun, 07 Dec 2014 14:44:39 +0000#1187952Stagiarehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83181/stagiare "I have a working interview for a line cooking position the day after tomorrow at a..."threadSun, 07 Dec 2014 06:40:51 +0000funkymunky125Sun, 07 Dec 2014 06:40:51 +0000#1187892Side dishes http://www.cheftalk.com/t/83176/side-dishes "How do you know what to serve as a side if you know your main dish? Example what would..."threadSat, 06 Dec 2014 23:40:32 +0000theculinarykidSat, 06 Dec 2014 23:40:32 +0000#1187835How long do you typically stage for?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/83175/how-long-do-you-typically-stage-for "Hey, this is my first post here but I've always enjoyed reading the forums! I'm..."threadSat, 06 Dec 2014 20:55:35 +0000JamesAllenQuinnSat, 06 Dec 2014 20:55:35 +0000#1187818Working in NYChttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83174/working-in-nyc "Long story short,  i got offered a commis position in a 2* Michelin place, and have a..."threadSat, 06 Dec 2014 15:10:02 +0000Mini ChefSat, 06 Dec 2014 15:10:02 +0000#1187748Lang Smoker installed in a commercial kitchenhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83173/lang-smoker-installed-in-a-commercial-kitchen "With the proper ventilation system, does anyone see a problem with a smoker such as..."threadSat, 06 Dec 2014 13:04:46 +0000createasaurusSat, 06 Dec 2014 13:04:46 +0000#1187722Dinner guests.......The Weather Channel "Two Fat Guys" producer and directorhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83172/dinner-guests-the-weather-channel-two-fat-guys-producer-and-director "Yup...that's right.......you heard it hear first guys. Monday evening I am feeding the..."threadSat, 06 Dec 2014 11:35:13 +0000ChefrossSat, 06 Dec 2014 11:35:13 +0000#1187721Head chef position http://www.cheftalk.com/t/83150/head-chef-position "hi everyone, I have worked as a line cook and various other positions for some time..."threadThu, 04 Dec 2014 06:01:32 +0000lineageThu, 04 Dec 2014 06:01:32 +0000#1187039Dealing with new restaurant manger who is destroying the restaurant.http://www.cheftalk.com/t/83138/dealing-with-new-restaurant-manger-who-is-destroying-the-restaurant "Hi Guys,   A few months ago, I was rehired by a company I used to work for, they had..."threadWed, 03 Dec 2014 21:05:42 +0000mikefromzimWed, 03 Dec 2014 21:05:42 +0000#1186892Tater Tots Anyone?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/83137/tater-tots-anyone "Anyone doing anything special with this guilty pleasure junk food?     (I pondered..."threadWed, 03 Dec 2014 20:38:40 +0000CapeCodChefWed, 03 Dec 2014 20:38:40 +0000#1186884kitchen management resources http://www.cheftalk.com/t/83135/kitchen-management-resources "Hi, I've been a cook in the culinary industry for a while now. I'd like to educate..."threadWed, 03 Dec 2014 19:38:43 +0000steph001Wed, 03 Dec 2014 19:38:43 +0000#1186861Destination Restaurant-Pop Up concept - need adventurous creative inspirational chef of the future!!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/83113/destination-restaurant-pop-up-concept-need-adventurous-creative-inspirational-chef-of-the-future "Okay so I have relocated to this little tiny forgotten town in Eastern north Carolina..."threadTue, 02 Dec 2014 01:58:59 +0000LodgeArtsCenterTue, 02 Dec 2014 01:58:59 +0000#1186287RE: IDEAS PLEASE FOR CHINESE FUSION RECIPES?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/83106/re-ideas-please-for-chinese-fusion-recipes "I wish to introduce myself as am I am new to this website and forum. I am a British..."threadMon, 01 Dec 2014 16:01:14 +0000homecook2014Mon, 01 Dec 2014 16:01:14 +0000#1186122Travelling.http://www.cheftalk.com/t/83101/travelling "I know this industry requires all of us to work absurd hours, with minimal time off,..."threadMon, 01 Dec 2014 09:46:56 +0000YashiroMon, 01 Dec 2014 09:46:56 +0000#1186071Best city to develop my culinary careerhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83091/best-city-to-develop-my-culinary-career "Hi, I am Chef de partie looking to develop my career outside my country, I have a few..."threadSun, 30 Nov 2014 23:01:27 +0000DavidChefSun, 30 Nov 2014 23:01:27 +0000#1185925Employee mealshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83089/employee-meals " Sorry if this has been brought up before, I did not check back pages. Feeding the..."threadSun, 30 Nov 2014 19:47:34 +0000chef0069Sun, 30 Nov 2014 19:47:34 +0000#1185885Violence in the workplace.http://www.cheftalk.com/t/83086/violence-in-the-workplace "I think I know the answer to this question but I just want to verify: We have an..."threadSun, 30 Nov 2014 14:27:03 +0000markherm13Sun, 30 Nov 2014 14:27:03 +0000#1185838What is it about fast food?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/83081/what-is-it-about-fast-food "Over the last few years whenever you say fast food the first things that come to our..."threadSat, 29 Nov 2014 07:46:18 +0000mgm0Sat, 29 Nov 2014 07:46:18 +0000#1185620Crispy Capershttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83072/crispy-capers "I tried rinsing, drying well, and frying in an inch or so of hot oil, and just ended up..."threadFri, 28 Nov 2014 16:33:41 +0000chefbeckyFri, 28 Nov 2014 16:33:41 +0000#1185455Question about custom made kitchen toolshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83065/question-about-custom-made-kitchen-tools "Alright so fellow chefs i could use your advice about something...   I have a deep..."threadFri, 28 Nov 2014 04:38:01 +0000Mini ChefFri, 28 Nov 2014 04:38:01 +0000#1185352Any sites with a Black Friday sale on Knives?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/83063/any-sites-with-a-black-friday-sale-on-knives "I have a Tojiro DP 210mm Gyuto that works for every task but another knife (probably a..."threadFri, 28 Nov 2014 02:30:00 +0000westbigballinFri, 28 Nov 2014 02:30:00 +0000#1185331Sous Chef Tips and Advicehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83060/sous-chef-tips-and-advice "So I got my first Sous Chef job and I leave my old job as a lead line cook in about a..."threadFri, 28 Nov 2014 00:07:13 +0000SCincuboyFri, 28 Nov 2014 00:07:13 +0000#1185302What's your 'go to' app/site for allergy info?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/83059/whats-your-go-to-app-site-for-allergy-info "I get hit with special requests in the kitchen all the time... gluten-free, allergic to..."threadThu, 27 Nov 2014 23:45:59 +0000Jim BermanThu, 27 Nov 2014 23:45:59 +0000#1185301Crossroads advice. http://www.cheftalk.com/t/83043/crossroads-advice "I've been cooking for about 9-10 years. I'm fascinated with real from scratch cooking,..."threadThu, 27 Nov 2014 00:51:31 +0000Kiryan25Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:51:31 +0000#1185069Pre-portioning and freezing itemshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83042/pre-portioning-and-freezing-items "First off I should say that I am not a professional chef, I am a manager of a pub here..."threadThu, 27 Nov 2014 00:11:02 +0000FishambleThu, 27 Nov 2014 00:11:02 +0000#1185050Anyone get their chefs coat tailored? Especially thinner guys?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/83023/anyone-get-their-chefs-coat-tailored-especially-thinner-guys "I'm 5'9 160 lbs w/ an athletic/muscular build. Recently bought a chefs jacket as its..."threadTue, 25 Nov 2014 20:00:21 +0000westbigballinTue, 25 Nov 2014 20:00:21 +0000#1184806Starting an Intership in a professional kitchenhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/83001/starting-an-intership-in-a-professional-kitchen "Hi All   I am new to the forum and wanted to know any pointers for someone self..."threadMon, 24 Nov 2014 17:43:01 +0000ChefFeeMon, 24 Nov 2014 17:43:01 +0000#1184430First Gighttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82993/first-gig "Hey everyone!    So, I just got my first cdc job in a small 30 seat restaurant. The..."threadMon, 24 Nov 2014 04:41:38 +0000noodles25Mon, 24 Nov 2014 04:41:38 +0000#1184319Respected Chefshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/82978/respected-chefs "Hello Chefs I would like to appear for this esteemed exam and would like to make a..."threadSun, 23 Nov 2014 05:02:41 +0000Chef ASRSun, 23 Nov 2014 05:02:41 +0000#1184097