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 Feb 2017 22:33:28 +0000Hows the food scene in Canada? Vancouver?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91679/hows-the-food-scene-in-canada-vancouver "Considering looking into working in Vancouver, have some family friends there who said..."threadSun, 26 Feb 2017 10:04:22 +0000Chef BrahSun, 26 Feb 2017 10:04:22 +0000#1384201My taste buds is not good?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91677/my-taste-buds-is-not-good "Hello chefs I'm 20 years, working 2 years now as student in copenhagen. I daily work..."threadSun, 26 Feb 2017 03:37:46 +0000seb96Sun, 26 Feb 2017 03:37:46 +0000#1384157Your opinion on breakfast potato recipeshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91638/your-opinion-on-breakfast-potato-recipes "I am doing a breakfast buffet gig.  All I put in the menu was "potatoes."  I did not..."threadTue, 21 Feb 2017 17:26:20 +0000tryingcakeTue, 21 Feb 2017 17:26:20 +0000#1383279Gas to Electric Tilt Skillet?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91630/gas-to-electric-tilt-skillet "Hey Everyone!   I'm looking to buy a 40 Gallon tilt skillet to sauteed onions, cook..."threadMon, 20 Feb 2017 16:33:25 +0000jonfieldsMon, 20 Feb 2017 16:33:25 +0000#1383041Electric of Gas Tilt Skillet Better? http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91628/electric-of-gas-tilt-skillet-better "Hey everyone!   I'm looking to buy a 40 Gallon tilt skillet to sauteed onions, cook..."threadMon, 20 Feb 2017 16:30:53 +0000jonfieldsMon, 20 Feb 2017 16:30:53 +0000#1383038Crab and lobster tankshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91627/crab-and-lobster-tanks "Am I able to put live tanks directly in my fridge on metro shelving to save on the cost..."threadMon, 20 Feb 2017 15:55:21 +0000thefatcowMon, 20 Feb 2017 15:55:21 +0000#1383030Anyone ever use a 140 quart Hobart mixer? Trying to decide on 80qt vs. 140qt - Thanks!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91614/anyone-ever-use-a-140-quart-hobart-mixer-trying-to-decide-on-80qt-vs-140qt-thanks "I'm trying to decide between the 80 quart and 140 quart mixer for making falafel. I'm..."threadSat, 18 Feb 2017 20:33:17 +0000jonfieldsSat, 18 Feb 2017 20:33:17 +0000#1382787Anyone ever use a 140 quart Hobart mixer? Trying to decide on 80qt vs. 140qt - Thanks!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91613/anyone-ever-use-a-140-quart-hobart-mixer-trying-to-decide-on-80qt-vs-140qt-thanks "I'm trying to decide between the 80 quart and 140 quart mixer for making falafel. I'm..."threadSat, 18 Feb 2017 16:51:37 +0000jonfieldsSat, 18 Feb 2017 16:51:37 +0000#1382779expert opinions for my little place?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91595/expert-opinions-for-my-little-place "Hello,   I have been reading through the comments here for a few years and have been..."threadThu, 16 Feb 2017 23:48:31 +0000whiskytangoThu, 16 Feb 2017 23:48:31 +0000#1382472Menu Suggestionshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91593/menu-suggestions "I manage the kitchen at a very unique place in the Minnesota suburbs. We are..."threadThu, 16 Feb 2017 20:53:13 +0000SharkTwainThu, 16 Feb 2017 20:53:13 +0000#1382442Personal Chef Needs Commercial Kitchenhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91590/personal-chef-needs-commercial-kitchen "Hello!  I am an established personal chef in Glendale, CA and I have been working out..."threadThu, 16 Feb 2017 16:02:19 +0000Savory EatsThu, 16 Feb 2017 16:02:19 +0000#1382386Why I feel pursuit of Michelin stars is a worthy pursuit - A discussionhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91582/why-i-feel-pursuit-of-michelin-stars-is-a-worthy-pursuit-a-discussion "I was watching the Marcus Wareing  bbc documentary on pursuit of perfection....and the..."threadThu, 16 Feb 2017 02:08:49 +0000Chef BrahThu, 16 Feb 2017 02:08:49 +0000#1382258Sea Salt Melting into Ganachehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91579/sea-salt-melting-into-ganache "Hi everyone! I make a chocolate cake that is topped with a ganache (chocolate, cream..."threadWed, 15 Feb 2017 19:39:34 +0000LouisianaGalWed, 15 Feb 2017 19:39:34 +0000#1382178ICC - LA vs NYChttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91565/icc-la-vs-nyc "i am thinking about saving some money and enrolling in ICC as their curriculum is best..."threadTue, 14 Feb 2017 08:33:14 +0000Chef BrahTue, 14 Feb 2017 08:33:14 +0000#1381911Pork Belly- valentines day menuhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91555/pork-belly-valentines-day-menu "I run a seafood concept and I have a few pork bellies in the freezer, im looking to do..."threadSun, 12 Feb 2017 18:13:02 +0000freshbakedSun, 12 Feb 2017 18:13:02 +0000#1381629My First Chef Gig!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91548/my-first-chef-gig "Hey ya'all,   So, I have been cooking for 19 years, and I have loved every moment of..."threadSat, 11 Feb 2017 15:18:10 +0000IceMan82Sat, 11 Feb 2017 15:18:10 +0000#1381439Are combi ovens worth the price & what do they do (compared to a regular oven)?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91539/are-combi-ovens-worth-the-price-what-do-they-do-compared-to-a-regular-oven "I'm setting up a new kitchen that is a meal delivery service so we make things in large..."threadFri, 10 Feb 2017 07:41:35 +0000jonfieldsFri, 10 Feb 2017 07:41:35 +0000#1381231Super nervous! Opening Restaurant on shoestring budget in 4 months, no deadline but expectation to open soon...http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91514/super-nervous-opening-restaurant-on-shoestring-budget-in-4-months-no-deadline-but-expectation-to-open-soon "I am opening a small golf course cafe and I am just about to open. I am licensed and..."threadMon, 06 Feb 2017 23:34:30 +0000Vic CardenasMon, 06 Feb 2017 23:34:30 +0000#1380541When friends invite a chef to a BBQ, house party, Bonfire, Kids Birthday Party, Superbowl Party?????http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91508/when-friends-invite-a-chef-to-a-bbq-house-party-bonfire-kids-birthday-party-superbowl-party "Be prepared to cook.  Tonight my buddys superbowl party.  He said he had everything..."threadMon, 06 Feb 2017 07:58:58 +0000hookedcookMon, 06 Feb 2017 07:58:58 +0000#1380356Recipe for a stem sealant for wired and fresh flowershttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91501/recipe-for-a-stem-sealant-for-wired-and-fresh-flowers "I have been making sugar flowers and putting them on cakes for around 35 years. It was..."threadSun, 05 Feb 2017 13:22:04 +0000JoyceSun, 05 Feb 2017 13:22:04 +0000#1380180Executive Chef in waterfront restauranthttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91498/executive-chef-in-waterfront-restaurant "Come live and work at the beach in SE North Carolina.   Mojo's on the Harbor on Bald..."threadSat, 04 Feb 2017 21:09:07 +0000Andrea1Sat, 04 Feb 2017 21:09:07 +0000#1380049Floor Matshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91491/floor-mats "Has anyone out there done away with floor mats on the line completely? I have worked in..."threadFri, 03 Feb 2017 19:34:30 +0000friedparsleyFri, 03 Feb 2017 19:34:30 +0000#1379900Customer online ordering?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91490/customer-online-ordering "I already know this is important for my customer base in Alaska, they are very tech..."threadFri, 03 Feb 2017 18:26:11 +0000NonnaAKFri, 03 Feb 2017 18:26:11 +0000#1379898Are Pasta Boilers much better than pots or kettles?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91474/are-pasta-boilers-much-better-than-pots-or-kettles "I'm setting up a kitchen that will be cooking a lot of pasta (hundreds of servings at..."threadWed, 01 Feb 2017 07:39:22 +0000jonfieldsWed, 01 Feb 2017 07:39:22 +0000#1379456what oil is the best for deep fryer?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91465/what-oil-is-the-best-for-deep-fryer "Hi. I live in Ukraine and mostly we use sunflower oil for deep fryer but it starts..."threadTue, 31 Jan 2017 10:01:39 +0000Alex KobbTue, 31 Jan 2017 10:01:39 +0000#1379246Defining Gluten for servicehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91460/defining-gluten-for-service "Hello ya'all,   I have been cooking for two decades, just now taking my first chef..."threadMon, 30 Jan 2017 19:19:26 +0000IceMan82Mon, 30 Jan 2017 19:19:26 +0000#1379144New Line Cook! Recipe Memory Tipshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91449/new-line-cook-recipe-memory-tips "Hey all,    I've recently joined a casual fine dining franchise with multiple..."threadSun, 29 Jan 2017 00:24:37 +0000NauticusSun, 29 Jan 2017 00:24:37 +0000#1378844Tonight's Dinnerhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91445/tonights-dinner "So, this is totally not about your restaurant, or your cooking to feed people and/or..."threadSat, 28 Jan 2017 20:38:45 +0000CronkerSat, 28 Jan 2017 20:38:45 +0000#1378832tastinghttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91442/tasting "I have a tasting for an Executive Chef job, should I create items that reflects my..."threadSat, 28 Jan 2017 12:27:23 +0000chefajsSat, 28 Jan 2017 12:27:23 +0000#1378752Pre-Cooking steaks for a house gathering?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91439/pre-cooking-steaks-for-a-house-gathering "Has anyone ever pre cooked steaks and later just reheat it in sauce?     i have..."threadFri, 27 Jan 2017 22:15:19 +0000Chef BrahFri, 27 Jan 2017 22:15:19 +0000#1378642Am I being selfish?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91437/am-i-being-selfish "I have worked in this bistro for about 8 months and beginning of January they gave me..."threadFri, 27 Jan 2017 11:38:49 +0000TazPFri, 27 Jan 2017 11:38:49 +0000#1378539Should I go to culinary school or nothttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91425/should-i-go-to-culinary-school-or-not "Hi culinary family,   I am a self taught chef based in New York and I am the owner of..."threadWed, 25 Jan 2017 06:58:58 +0000ChefQueenVWed, 25 Jan 2017 06:58:58 +0000#1378171Burger Pop-Up Storehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91421/burger-pop-up-store "Hey Guys   I'm planning on starting up a Burger Pop-Up Store and the style of burgers..."threadTue, 24 Jan 2017 13:13:24 +0000BurgerDudeTue, 24 Jan 2017 13:13:24 +0000#1377989Any of you guys featured on Diners, Drive ins and Dives?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91413/any-of-you-guys-featured-on-diners-drive-ins-and-dives "I sometimes watch Diners, drive ins and Dives on TV and was wandering did any of the..."threadSat, 21 Jan 2017 18:51:02 +0000frankie007Sat, 21 Jan 2017 18:51:02 +0000#1377517Chicken Breast for 200http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91408/chicken-breast-for-200 "I apologize if this is a repeated question. I did look through other posts, and found..."threadFri, 20 Jan 2017 23:43:07 +0000Erin HessFri, 20 Jan 2017 23:43:07 +0000#1377381Country Club Banquet Saleshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91402/country-club-banquet-sales "Hello,    Looking for advice on how to generate sales for a Country Club Banquets and..."threadFri, 20 Jan 2017 04:03:10 +0000Banquetking23Fri, 20 Jan 2017 04:03:10 +0000#1377161Gyro http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91397/gyro "I am in the process of co-opening (as chef) a small pizzaria in a medium sized city...."threadThu, 19 Jan 2017 04:34:28 +0000MaxSThu, 19 Jan 2017 04:34:28 +0000#1376996Restaurant for Leasehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91392/restaurant-for-lease "I'm trying to find a restaurant for lease in Miami, any idea?????   Thanks "threadWed, 18 Jan 2017 01:45:14 +0000callec513Wed, 18 Jan 2017 01:45:14 +0000#1376822Hi I am looking for advice what professional chefs and cooks tools?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91378/hi-i-am-looking-for-advice-what-professional-chefs-and-cooks-tools "Hi, I am looking for different chefs favorite tools and equipment. And why they use..."threadMon, 16 Jan 2017 12:17:22 +0000proktoolsMon, 16 Jan 2017 12:17:22 +0000#1376498New to this and need help with my full service outside catering conundrum!!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91368/new-to-this-and-need-help-with-my-full-service-outside-catering-conundrum "It’s been a little over a year since I posted anything here.  Long story short, I’ve..."threadSat, 14 Jan 2017 17:03:55 +0000Traditions73Sat, 14 Jan 2017 17:03:55 +0000#1376235pizza stone or fibrament hearth desk http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91361/pizza-stone-or-fibrament-hearth-desk "Hey guys!!! In your opinion what is better to cook a pizza on a hearth stone baking..."threadFri, 13 Jan 2017 20:59:23 +0000NellybellyFri, 13 Jan 2017 20:59:23 +0000#1376137Anyone have a good hack for making large quantities of roux?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91353/anyone-have-a-good-hack-for-making-large-quantities-of-roux "Hello all,   Does anyone have an effective technique to make large amounts of roux..."threadThu, 12 Jan 2017 12:55:28 +0000Southernfried36Thu, 12 Jan 2017 12:55:28 +0000#1375880New restaurant Purchasing equipmenthttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91351/new-restaurant-purchasing-equipment "Hi all,   I`m opening a new restaurant Pizza / fresh pasta concept, and while I have..."threadThu, 12 Jan 2017 03:23:36 +0000ErickL201Thu, 12 Jan 2017 03:23:36 +0000#1375851Batted Steak Diane for expensive cuts?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91341/batted-steak-diane-for-expensive-cuts "I was watching this Marcus Wareing video where he cooks steak diane by batting steak so..."threadWed, 11 Jan 2017 06:12:37 +0000Chef BrahWed, 11 Jan 2017 06:12:37 +0000#1375699gas vrs electrichttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91337/gas-vrs-electric "Has any one notice a "different"  or "off" flavor after cooking with a gas range then..."threadTue, 10 Jan 2017 20:57:28 +0000ldiatoneTue, 10 Jan 2017 20:57:28 +0000#1375551Chef salary vs hourlyhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91331/chef-salary-vs-hourly "So a little bit about my situation... Im 22, female, and I was the sous chef at a new..."threadTue, 10 Jan 2017 01:47:21 +0000freshbakedTue, 10 Jan 2017 01:47:21 +0000#1375424Can persian/indian style fluffy rice be made using a rice maker?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91329/can-persian-indian-style-fluffy-rice-be-made-using-a-rice-maker "My understanding is that they operate by boiling out the water producing a wet sticky..."threadMon, 09 Jan 2017 22:07:40 +0000gazaweeMon, 09 Jan 2017 22:07:40 +0000#1375378How long does cooked rice keep for in a bain marie or chafing dish?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91328/how-long-does-cooked-rice-keep-for-in-a-bain-marie-or-chafing-dish "I'd like to start offering stews/currys with rice and need to figure out the best way..."threadMon, 09 Jan 2017 22:04:38 +0000gazaweeMon, 09 Jan 2017 22:04:38 +0000#1375376Young chefstudent in doubt about carrerhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/91320/young-chefstudent-in-doubt-about-carrer "Hello chefs I'm a young chefstudent at 20 year, working at one of the worlds best..."threadMon, 09 Jan 2017 02:53:06 +0000seb96Mon, 09 Jan 2017 02:53:06 +0000#1375209What was your first memory of having a real passion for cooking?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/91319/what-was-your-first-memory-of-having-a-real-passion-for-cooking "My first passion started with a classical French cookbook that my sister gave to me as..."threadSun, 08 Jan 2017 21:53:00 +0000johnk631125Sun, 08 Jan 2017 21:53:00 +0000#1375163