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, 03 Aug 2015 00:12:06 +0000are the terms sweep service, hand service the same in profesional catering service http://www.cheftalk.com/t/86768/are-the-terms-sweep-service-hand-service-the-same-in-profesional-catering-service "I have read about these forms of service used at banquet functions on the net.  Yet, I..."threadSun, 02 Aug 2015 14:54:58 +0000perfectionSun, 02 Aug 2015 14:54:58 +0000#1255163WHAT 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#1255045Brioche - Ingredient temperature questionhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86753/brioche-ingredient-temperature-question "Hi all -   It has been quite some time since I had to make Brioche.  The recipe I..."threadFri, 31 Jul 2015 17:23:01 +0000sweetchefnyFri, 31 Jul 2015 17:23:01 +0000#1254794Miyabi 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#1254531Relocating to Texas- College Station area (Texas A&M) looking for culinary positionhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86741/relocating-to-texas-college-station-area-texas-a-m-looking-for-culinary-position "Hi my name is Beverley, I am relocating in August to Brazos County, College Station in..."threadThu, 30 Jul 2015 17:59:23 +0000NewbeginningsThu, 30 Jul 2015 17:59:23 +0000#1254517Seeking 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#1253587Advice on starting a culinary careerhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86673/advice-on-starting-a-culinary-career "I'm going to start with some background; My name is James, 17 years of age, and ready..."threadFri, 24 Jul 2015 21:01:38 +0000jminorFri, 24 Jul 2015 21:01:38 +0000#1253233Inventory 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#1252360Montery and Carmel chef and sous chef jobshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86638/montery-and-carmel-chef-and-sous-chef-jobs "30 + years experienced chef who started out in LA then moved to So Fla for the past 20..."threadTue, 21 Jul 2015 21:12:22 +0000KitchenKartelTue, 21 Jul 2015 21:12:22 +0000#1252332Looking for Chef to teach me everything they know. http://www.cheftalk.com/t/86635/looking-for-chef-to-teach-me-everything-they-know "Hey all, I do not know if this is the write spot for posting for a job. Well anyways I..."threadTue, 21 Jul 2015 19:29:58 +0000jaywilliams413Tue, 21 Jul 2015 19:29:58 +0000#1252307jobhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86632/job "Hello everyone I'm from Atlanta GA I have a catering company and I'm looking for..."threadTue, 21 Jul 2015 16:45:59 +0000julie28Tue, 21 Jul 2015 16:45:59 +0000#1252271Personal 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#1251990Desserts from the 1960's ?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/86621/desserts-from-the-1960s "Have a party this week for 150 people and the theme is the 1960's, I need 10 to 15..."threadMon, 20 Jul 2015 19:40:23 +0000pjm333Mon, 20 Jul 2015 19:40:23 +0000#1251945Can 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#1251816Anyone in/around High Point, NChttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86612/anyone-in-around-high-point-nc "Want to get a start in a kitchen? PM me."threadMon, 20 Jul 2015 10:33:57 +0000laurenluluMon, 20 Jul 2015 10:33:57 +0000#1251702An 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#1251049Omcan product quality/refrigerated display case specificallyhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86552/omcan-product-quality-refrigerated-display-case-specifically "Hi...   As luck would (not) have it, I need to replace my walk in cooler box and that..."threadMon, 13 Jul 2015 01:31:22 +0000JCakesMon, 13 Jul 2015 01:31:22 +0000#1249958A 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#1249805Liquid Glucosehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86542/liquid-glucose "Just curious if anyone here incorporates liquid glucose into their pastry repertoire?..."threadSun, 12 Jul 2015 02:42:02 +0000linecook854Sun, 12 Jul 2015 02:42:02 +0000#1249758Kitchen space needed in Houston Texashttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86523/kitchen-space-needed-in-houston-texas "I am looking to rent kitchen space in Houston mostly for storing meats that i need to..."threadThu, 09 Jul 2015 13:09:55 +0000abender7588Thu, 09 Jul 2015 13:09:55 +0000#1249192Menu 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#1247691returning to the pastry/dessert industry after 12 years of illness .http://www.cheftalk.com/t/86447/returning-to-the-pastry-dessert-industry-after-12-years-of-illness "I was sick and unable to work for 12 years I am still on disability insurance so I can..."threadThu, 02 Jul 2015 19:18:34 +0000Remi LoveThu, 02 Jul 2015 19:18:34 +0000#1247437How 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#1247359Charity Event I am sponsoring.........................HELP!!!!!!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/86439/charity-event-i-am-sponsoring-help ". "threadWed, 01 Jul 2015 20:23:18 +0000ChefCorleysWed, 01 Jul 2015 20:23:18 +0000#1247176Croissant Classhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86438/croissant-class "Hi there, I was hoping to get some advice regarding setting up a croissant..."threadWed, 01 Jul 2015 19:56:48 +0000MonPetitFourWed, 01 Jul 2015 19:56:48 +0000#1247167Interesting and informative culinary books http://www.cheftalk.com/t/86429/interesting-and-informative-culinary-books "Hello my lovely kitchen family,         I am looking for a list of great books to..."threadWed, 01 Jul 2015 05:13:07 +0000gypsy0714Wed, 01 Jul 2015 05:13:07 +0000#1246990Battle of the Bosses!! http://www.cheftalk.com/t/86428/battle-of-the-bosses "Advice on DRUNK head chef....   First back story...So I am currently a culinary kid..."threadWed, 01 Jul 2015 04:37:53 +0000SouxChefWed, 01 Jul 2015 04:37:53 +0000#1246984Establishing a Standard for Rushes?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/86419/establishing-a-standard-for-rushes "Mediterranean restaurant seats 60.   During the week we open at 11am, with a lunch..."threadTue, 30 Jun 2015 20:59:06 +0000RedBeerd CantuTue, 30 Jun 2015 20:59:06 +0000#1246832Anyone with Vegas experience/knowledge?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/86417/anyone-with-vegas-experience-knowledge "Lately I've been interested in maybe going to Vegas as an alternative to working in..."threadTue, 30 Jun 2015 18:51:22 +0000veronporterTue, 30 Jun 2015 18:51:22 +0000#1246806Advise on getting a line cook or prep cook spothttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86416/advise-on-getting-a-line-cook-or-prep-cook-spot "It's not like im new to the industry, or anything. Ive worked at a middle of the road..."threadTue, 30 Jun 2015 17:09:33 +0000aa988Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:09:33 +0000#1246787Holding Broth without diluting it. I NEED HELP!!!!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/86415/holding-broth-without-diluting-it-i-need-help "Hello Pro Chef,   I need help and a better suggestion to do this for my restaurant...."threadTue, 30 Jun 2015 15:10:56 +0000SaltandPepperTue, 30 Jun 2015 15:10:56 +0000#1246766Taking over Banquets in a Hotelhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86406/taking-over-banquets-in-a-hotel "Hey everyone,   I've been a Sous Chef now for three years, mainly focusing on the..."threadMon, 29 Jun 2015 19:35:50 +0000NovaScotiaChefMon, 29 Jun 2015 19:35:50 +0000#1246501I'm in a career crossroadhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86395/im-in-a-career-crossroad "Hi I'm in a career crossroad right now. I'm 28 years old hearing impaired with an..."threadMon, 29 Jun 2015 00:55:39 +0000toshibaaaMon, 29 Jun 2015 00:55:39 +0000#1246340Pop up Restaurant advice pleasehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86390/pop-up-restaurant-advice-please "Short and simple, I'm tired of cooking other people's food. I'm ready to cook food I..."threadSun, 28 Jun 2015 23:44:33 +0000ChefTorres87Sun, 28 Jun 2015 23:44:33 +0000#1246319Spice company seeking Irish chefs/cookshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/86351/spice-company-seeking-irish-chefs-cooks "Penzey's, a family owned spice company from Wisconsin, sent out an email asking for..."threadWed, 24 Jun 2015 07:47:52 +0000greyeaglemWed, 24 Jun 2015 07:47:52 +0000#1245278