ChefTalk.com - Professional Food Service - Recent Changeshttp://www.cheftalk.com/livefeed.rssTrack the most recent changes to the cheftalk.com community with this feedenHuddler 0.1Mon, 27 Jun 2016 03:49:00 +0000interested in west indian/haitian guadeloupe etc cookinghttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/89848/interested-in-west-indian-haitian-guadeloupe-etc-cooking "Greetings,   I am not sure if this is the right place for this thread or not.  I am..."threadSun, 26 Jun 2016 15:37:36 +0000chalkdustSun, 26 Jun 2016 15:37:36 +0000#1339790FROM LINE COOK/PREP TO MANAGER FOH-HELP!!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/89843/from-line-cook-prep-to-manager-foh-help "Hello, I have been working as a prep cook/line cook for over a year now. The restaurant..."threadSat, 25 Jun 2016 02:44:43 +0000girlcookSat, 25 Jun 2016 02:44:43 +0000#1339559TRANSGENDER CHEFhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/89842/transgender-chef "Hi Chefs, My name is Josie and I am a preoperative transwoman who is just getting into..."threadSat, 25 Jun 2016 01:12:27 +0000ILOVETHEWEEDSSat, 25 Jun 2016 01:12:27 +0000#1339527Menu Softwarehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/89830/menu-software "Hi Everyone,   Anyone have a recommendation for a menu design program? Currently..."threadThu, 23 Jun 2016 18:22:12 +0000soussudioThu, 23 Jun 2016 18:22:12 +0000#1339220Job Offer need opinionshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/89828/job-offer-need-opinions "Hey guys so I'm a Sous Chef at an old fashioned fine dinning restaurant. We make..."threadThu, 23 Jun 2016 17:23:01 +0000jgraeff1Thu, 23 Jun 2016 17:23:01 +0000#1339197Negotiating Sous Chef Salaryhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/89814/negotiating-sous-chef-salary "Hello, soon I will have a formal interview for a sous chef position-- I was already..."threadTue, 21 Jun 2016 19:16:23 +0000freshbakedTue, 21 Jun 2016 19:16:23 +0000#1338825Ready to move down south? - Island dream job availablehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/89783/ready-to-move-down-south-island-dream-job-available "Are you ready to put your skills to the test in the Caribbean? Are you passionate about..."threadSat, 18 Jun 2016 15:22:30 +0000Paul69Sat, 18 Jun 2016 15:22:30 +0000#1338025Reminders of why we do ithttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/89775/reminders-of-why-we-do-it "Okay, obviously I am a chef because I haven't won the lottery yet.  But occasionally we..."threadFri, 17 Jun 2016 05:46:01 +0000PhaedrusFri, 17 Jun 2016 05:46:01 +0000#13376483 lazy managers/ No businesshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/89771/3-lazy-managers-no-business "Hey guys, I work in a restaurant chain as a cook / chef and they are constantly letting..."threadThu, 16 Jun 2016 21:42:25 +0000girlcookThu, 16 Jun 2016 21:42:25 +0000#1337544Pregnant chefhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/89760/pregnant-chef "Hi everyone!   I currently work in a small cafe kitchen with only 2 chefs (myself and..."threadThu, 16 Jun 2016 00:09:06 +0000intoyourarmsThu, 16 Jun 2016 00:09:06 +0000#1337376What Books are You Referencing?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/89735/what-books-are-you-referencing "I am looking for suggestions for professionally geared literature for pastry chef. As a..."threadMon, 13 Jun 2016 21:15:56 +0000linecook854Mon, 13 Jun 2016 21:15:56 +0000#1336749Spanish in the kitchen! Help!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/89728/spanish-in-the-kitchen-help "So I just started a new job a month ago. I had interned at a couple other kitchens but..."threadMon, 13 Jun 2016 00:37:30 +0000nikimouse311Mon, 13 Jun 2016 00:37:30 +0000#1336533Canapes that can be made the night beforehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/89696/canapes-that-can-be-made-the-night-before "Heya guys Im just trying to organise a party and Im wondering do any of ye have easy..."threadWed, 08 Jun 2016 13:35:12 +0000chefyabWed, 08 Jun 2016 13:35:12 +0000#1335615Catering First Wedding…Need Advice!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/89694/catering-first-wedding-need-advice "Hello Everyone,   I will be catering my first wedding (other than my own) in August..."threadTue, 07 Jun 2016 23:38:54 +0000lncarter82Tue, 07 Jun 2016 23:38:54 +0000#1335527How do you dispose of drinks and old ice in your restaurant?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/89686/how-do-you-dispose-of-drinks-and-old-ice-in-your-restaurant "How do you dispose of drinks and old ice in your restaurant? Do you throw them straight..."threadTue, 07 Jun 2016 01:47:43 +0000adlainewcookTue, 07 Jun 2016 01:47:43 +0000#1335319I am a chef and i hate to throwing the food just like nothinghttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/89678/i-am-a-chef-and-i-hate-to-throwing-the-food-just-like-nothing " Have been told to throw all this food (bento food around 40pax) I know for hygiene,..."threadMon, 06 Jun 2016 05:14:14 +0000avezMon, 06 Jun 2016 05:14:14 +0000#1335077Sfogliatellehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/89675/sfogliatelle "Any one good at making these? I have had trouble get the layers down. Tried using our..."threadSun, 05 Jun 2016 22:12:12 +0000D WhizSun, 05 Jun 2016 22:12:12 +0000#1335025Jumping into the Fire or nothttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/89669/jumping-into-the-fire-or-not "The thought of returning to the industry and starting my own place has been haunting my..."threadSun, 05 Jun 2016 03:58:33 +0000PlanethoffSun, 05 Jun 2016 03:58:33 +0000#1334903Blind leading the blindhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/89662/blind-leading-the-blind "Hello folks In my neck of the woods, the last ten years or so have demonstrated to me..."threadSat, 04 Jun 2016 04:57:59 +0000CronkerSat, 04 Jun 2016 04:57:59 +0000#1334659Mirror glazehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/89648/mirror-glaze "Does anyone know how they make those perfect round round thin rings that look like they..."threadThu, 02 Jun 2016 21:46:24 +0000D WhizThu, 02 Jun 2016 21:46:24 +0000#1334224What Should My Kitchen Manager Be Doing....http://www.cheftalk.com/t/89644/what-should-my-kitchen-manager-be-doing "I have an idea of what role I would like my Kitchen Manager to have. However, his role..."threadThu, 02 Jun 2016 06:18:14 +0000Cook1stThu, 02 Jun 2016 06:18:14 +0000#1334076Today, I FAILED.....the DOH Food Establishment Inspection. http://www.cheftalk.com/t/89643/today-i-failed-the-doh-food-establishment-inspection "So...last week I failed my DOH inspection...I knew they were coming and was..."threadThu, 02 Jun 2016 05:51:59 +0000Cook1stThu, 02 Jun 2016 05:51:59 +0000#1334074Cook Position, Puerto Rican Cuisine, San Antonio, TXhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/89641/cook-position-puerto-rican-cuisine-san-antonio-tx "If interested, PM me, and we can go through the info.   RedBeerd The Poor Gourmand"threadThu, 02 Jun 2016 02:00:47 +0000RedBeerd CantuThu, 02 Jun 2016 02:00:47 +0000#1334040Crazy People and Backstabbing in the kitchen....opinions??http://www.cheftalk.com/t/89640/crazy-people-and-backstabbing-in-the-kitchen-opinions "So this is not only a rant, but i also want opinions.    As i have mentioned i am..."threadThu, 02 Jun 2016 00:16:58 +0000KaiqueKuisineThu, 02 Jun 2016 00:16:58 +0000#1334005Profesionals catered their own wedding....http://www.cheftalk.com/t/89607/profesionals-catered-their-own-wedding "Hey wonderfull world of chefs!!! Has any caterer catered their own wedding? Or anyone..."threadSun, 29 May 2016 11:53:52 +0000chefyabSun, 29 May 2016 11:53:52 +0000#1333020Tired of the same steaks...proteins in generalhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/89604/tired-of-the-same-steaks-proteins-in-general "OK, so I change my menu fairly often. I have a lot of leeway to do what I want, as long..."threadSun, 29 May 2016 04:04:27 +0000SomedaySun, 29 May 2016 04:04:27 +0000#1332981Was looking an opportunity to learn overseashttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/89598/was-looking-an-opportunity-to-learn-overseas "I looking for an oversea chef job like west country start from cook, i hope have a chef..."threadSat, 28 May 2016 16:38:33 +0000avezSat, 28 May 2016 16:38:33 +0000#1332922Senate votes to scrap programhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/89586/senate-votes-to-scrap-program "I know this has been covered many times but this is new.  The senate voted to stop the..."threadThu, 26 May 2016 14:26:23 +0000JimyraThu, 26 May 2016 14:26:23 +0000#1332448Line cook to FOH managerhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/89584/line-cook-to-foh-manager "Hello, I been working at a casual Mexican restaurant for over a year now. I dont want..."threadWed, 25 May 2016 22:33:53 +0000girlcookWed, 25 May 2016 22:33:53 +0000#1332331Too ambitious/bold for my clientelle? http://www.cheftalk.com/t/89568/too-ambitious-bold-for-my-clientelle "I'm changing my menu next week,and deeply want to put a hamachi crudo on the menu. I'm..."threadMon, 23 May 2016 18:38:11 +0000Chef TorrieMon, 23 May 2016 18:38:11 +0000#1331814Using frozen bread doughhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/89567/using-frozen-bread-dough "Hi, folks. For various reasons, in-house breading is out of the question for me.  Do..."threadMon, 23 May 2016 18:31:14 +0000RaibeauxMon, 23 May 2016 18:31:14 +0000#1331805Interview For Classhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/89566/interview-for-class "hello my name is Faith Taylor and I am a student at the Art Institute online. I need to..."threadMon, 23 May 2016 14:42:44 +0000TayTaylorMon, 23 May 2016 14:42:44 +0000#1331737The Devil's Meat...http://www.cheftalk.com/t/89557/the-devils-meat "Currently working as a cook in a Puerto Rican restaurant. Home cooking. Authentic...."threadSun, 22 May 2016 03:01:16 +0000RedBeerd CantuSun, 22 May 2016 03:01:16 +0000#1331574What standards do you hold your purveyors to?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/89555/what-standards-do-you-hold-your-purveyors-to "I'm pretty sure purveyors hate me. I KNOW that they love the restaurants money, but..."threadSat, 21 May 2016 16:15:24 +0000Chef TorrieSat, 21 May 2016 16:15:24 +0000#1331525The New Normal " How do we survive" In the new world!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/89554/the-new-normal-how-do-we-survive-in-the-new-world "The new $15 min wage law is going to push hundreds and thousands of restaurants to..."threadSat, 21 May 2016 16:01:42 +0000ChefBillyBSat, 21 May 2016 16:01:42 +0000#1331521Head Chef in the caribbeanhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/89552/head-chef-in-the-caribbean "Next course is searching for a new head chef!! If you are or know anyone who is capable..."threadSat, 21 May 2016 13:17:55 +0000meat manSat, 21 May 2016 13:17:55 +0000#1331507How do I warm up Buns for a restaurant?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/89539/how-do-i-warm-up-buns-for-a-restaurant "Should I use a regular food warmer or one that is also a Cooker? Would it warm up..."threadThu, 19 May 2016 15:12:15 +0000marioandpeacjThu, 19 May 2016 15:12:15 +0000#1331071European Style Margarine lmao!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/89535/european-style-margarine-lmao "I've noticed this product creeping up more and more in restaurants, but know nothing..."threadThu, 19 May 2016 07:50:04 +0000CookCobaltThu, 19 May 2016 07:50:04 +0000#1331005What is your Favorite "Non- Kitchen tool to help you in the kitchen ." http://www.cheftalk.com/t/89534/what-is-your-favorite-non-kitchen-tool-to-help-you-in-the-kitchen "I know the title may be confusing, but for me it would be my phone...more importantly..."threadThu, 19 May 2016 02:56:29 +0000Cook1stThu, 19 May 2016 02:56:29 +0000#1330984Before | During | After Service: Checklist: "Should I add or Delete anything?"http://www.cheftalk.com/t/89533/before-during-after-service-checklist-should-i-add-or-delete-anything "This is for my Grill cook, I also made one for Support(Dish and Food Runner) , AM Prep..."threadThu, 19 May 2016 02:44:55 +0000Cook1stThu, 19 May 2016 02:44:55 +0000#1330982My "Rules of the Kitchen" --- would you add or delete anything before i laminate it?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/89532/my-rules-of-the-kitchen-would-you-add-or-delete-anything-before-i-laminate-it "Rules of The Kitchen   1.            If one station has more than 5 items(not..."threadThu, 19 May 2016 02:40:05 +0000Cook1stThu, 19 May 2016 02:40:05 +0000#1330981Babies and toddlers in higher end restaurantshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/89513/babies-and-toddlers-in-higher-end-restaurants "What are your thoughts? Should guests expect it to be all okay to bring along very..."threadMon, 16 May 2016 22:05:16 +0000CronkerMon, 16 May 2016 22:05:16 +0000#1330480What Tasks do Your Cooks, Food Runners, Support, AM Prep do during Downtime?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/89512/what-tasks-do-your-cooks-food-runners-support-am-prep-do-during-downtime "Ill be doing so light prep upstairs to come down because I forgot something and see 2..."threadMon, 16 May 2016 21:58:29 +0000Cook1stMon, 16 May 2016 21:58:29 +0000#1330467Benefits in the work place.http://www.cheftalk.com/t/89500/benefits-in-the-work-place "How many professional chefs out there get benefits like health insurance or dental or..."threadSun, 15 May 2016 04:27:11 +0000PyroDog ofFireSun, 15 May 2016 04:27:11 +0000#1330057Portable induction cooktop recommendations pleasehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/89494/portable-induction-cooktop-recommendations-please "Dear friends, I work as a pastry chef in a commercial hotel-like dining room. The..."threadSat, 14 May 2016 04:14:17 +0000kofadamSat, 14 May 2016 04:14:17 +0000#1329901Is this you?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/89490/is-this-you "I'll just leave this here.   "threadFri, 13 May 2016 17:37:34 +0000kuanFri, 13 May 2016 17:37:34 +0000#1329809Restaurant Cleaning and sanitizing chemicals?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/89485/restaurant-cleaning-and-sanitizing-chemicals "Hi!   Do you source your cleaning and sanitizing chemicals from different vendors or..."threadThu, 12 May 2016 20:08:03 +0000adlainewcookThu, 12 May 2016 20:08:03 +0000#1329678BOH vs FOHhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/89481/boh-vs-foh "In my experience, it's not uncommon for there to be a nasty divide between BOH and..."threadThu, 12 May 2016 08:33:55 +0000CronkerThu, 12 May 2016 08:33:55 +0000#1329594Any chefs in Japan? Foreigners working in japan?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/89469/any-chefs-in-japan-foreigners-working-in-japan "hello, Im an american chef in vail,co. I am traveling to tokyo on november 18 and was..."threadWed, 11 May 2016 05:26:47 +0000iampamWed, 11 May 2016 05:26:47 +0000#1329333What 3 questions would you ask a prep cook during an interview? http://www.cheftalk.com/t/89463/what-3-questions-would-you-ask-a-prep-cook-during-an-interview "Right now I need to hire a prep cook, line cook and a kitchen manager. Are there any..."threadTue, 10 May 2016 16:49:11 +0000Cook1stTue, 10 May 2016 16:49:11 +0000#1329220