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, 28 Jul 2014 16:08:07 +0000Technical namehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81587/technical-name "Whats the technical name for an Onion base for a rissotto?"threadSun, 27 Jul 2014 23:32:27 +0000Ethan-thomasSun, 27 Jul 2014 23:32:27 +0000#1150410Would you allow a cook you've never met to prepare your food based solely on a written recipe?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81584/would-you-allow-a-cook-youve-never-met-to-prepare-your-food-based-solely-on-a-written-recipe "Hey, y'all... My staff and I make pre-packaged, grab-and-go health food for a company..."threadSun, 27 Jul 2014 20:50:24 +0000DaverDownSun, 27 Jul 2014 20:50:24 +0000#1150309Anyone working with bycatch?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81582/anyone-working-with-bycatch "Anyone working with bycatch? As daily specials? Do you have any purchasing concerns?..."threadSun, 27 Jul 2014 18:13:01 +0000Patricia McB2Sun, 27 Jul 2014 18:13:01 +0000#1150270Home-based Catererhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81581/home-based-caterer "Hello,   Looking for guidance on a newly developing home-based family catering..."threadSun, 27 Jul 2014 16:39:08 +0000SmetzSun, 27 Jul 2014 16:39:08 +0000#1150244Choosing right stone! Help!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81579/choosing-right-stone-help "Hello guys. I bought miyabi 6000 mct 9.5". Using japanese knife for the first time. ..."threadSun, 27 Jul 2014 11:29:08 +0000CookinCaliSun, 27 Jul 2014 11:29:08 +0000#1150208Some Good News!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81577/some-good-news "Just wanted to share with a group of my peers some good news.  I have recently been..."threadSun, 27 Jul 2014 07:18:56 +0000ChefMannyDLMSun, 27 Jul 2014 07:18:56 +0000#1150172What size mixer(s) are needed for small "butter" bakery in metro areahttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81574/what-size-mixer-s-are-needed-for-small-butter-bakery-in-metro-area "I am in the process of opening a bakery and purchased a 20 quart mixer.  I have a..."threadSat, 26 Jul 2014 20:51:14 +0000Lisa CosgroveSat, 26 Jul 2014 20:51:14 +0000#1150099Looking for recommendations for private commercial kitchens in Los Angeleshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81573/looking-for-recommendations-for-private-commercial-kitchens-in-los-angeles "Hello Everyone,    I am hoping to get some leads for renting a private commercial..."threadSat, 26 Jul 2014 19:45:14 +0000rootbeer16Sat, 26 Jul 2014 19:45:14 +0000#1150090Great restaurants around the Virginia/east coast area?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81572/great-restaurants-around-the-virginia-east-coast-area "Hey guys. So I just moved to the Virginia Beach area after living/working in Seattle my..."threadSat, 26 Jul 2014 14:06:00 +0000veronporterSat, 26 Jul 2014 14:06:00 +0000#1150029Keep Oneself Updated in the Pastry Worldhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81568/keep-oneself-updated-in-the-pastry-world "Hi Chefs,   How are you?  I am just wondering how you guys keep updated (what's new,..."threadSat, 26 Jul 2014 05:51:42 +0000jadepearlSat, 26 Jul 2014 05:51:42 +0000#1149946What on earth is going on with American chefs http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81567/what-on-earth-is-going-on-with-american-chefs "Hello there , I don't post often however I feel the need to ask this question . What is..."threadSat, 26 Jul 2014 01:35:52 +0000hamlrtSat, 26 Jul 2014 01:35:52 +0000#1149891Helphttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81562/help "Hi im new to this and need some advice.Im currently a commis chef at a two rosette..."threadFri, 25 Jul 2014 17:51:08 +0000aledfoelFri, 25 Jul 2014 17:51:08 +0000#1149811Cell phones causing service times to increase in restaurantshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81546/cell-phones-causing-service-times-to-increase-in-restaurants "This restaurant analyzed tapes from 2004 and 2014 to see why they were receiving..."threadThu, 24 Jul 2014 12:17:17 +0000Matthew BaumanThu, 24 Jul 2014 12:17:17 +0000#1149530Catering a weddinghttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81541/catering-a-wedding "I was asking  to do a wedding receptions for 125 people finger food and a fruit..."threadThu, 24 Jul 2014 00:17:27 +0000whtkrsdw2Thu, 24 Jul 2014 00:17:27 +0000#1149412looking for a commercial kitchen to leasehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81534/looking-for-a-commercial-kitchen-to-lease "we're outgrowing our shared kitchen space and need our own.  any information for a..."threadWed, 23 Jul 2014 17:22:49 +0000chefcathyWed, 23 Jul 2014 17:22:49 +0000#1149305Aspiring chef looking for Advice from a chefhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81521/aspiring-chef-looking-for-advice-from-a-chef "I'm a culinary school graduate with about a year of experience on line, I currently..."threadTue, 22 Jul 2014 12:50:15 +0000joshThaCookTue, 22 Jul 2014 12:50:15 +0000#1148930Sous Chef Farm to Table South Bend Indiana/Notre Damehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81507/sous-chef-farm-to-table-south-bend-indiana-notre-dame "CEC Reinventing local landmark restaurant. Diner/ Classic New Orleans/ Southern with..."threadMon, 21 Jul 2014 10:20:07 +0000Chefgirl13Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:20:07 +0000#1148486Exec Chef Needed, San Antoniohttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81505/exec-chef-needed-san-antonio "Hi there, I am new to ChefTalk and excited to start seeing all it has to offer. I am..."threadMon, 21 Jul 2014 03:19:44 +0000alamp18Mon, 21 Jul 2014 03:19:44 +0000#1148462Dry Malt Extract instead of Malt Syrup in Challah.http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81499/dry-malt-extract-instead-of-malt-syrup-in-challah "My Challah recipe calls for Malt Syrup, and our Baking Chef/Instructor had us just..."threadSun, 20 Jul 2014 20:02:05 +0000SandSquidSun, 20 Jul 2014 20:02:05 +0000#1148339Help with promotion http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81498/help-with-promotion "Hi im new to this and need some advice.Im currently a commis chef at a two rosette..."threadSun, 20 Jul 2014 18:42:26 +0000aledfoelSun, 20 Jul 2014 18:42:26 +0000#1148334Soles on my Birkenstocks always smell like Maytag cheesehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81492/soles-on-my-birkenstocks-always-smell-like-maytag-cheese "Hi everyone. I'm on my second pair of Birki Profis which are 4 years old. My first pair..."threadSun, 20 Jul 2014 06:07:46 +0000alexalexnycSun, 20 Jul 2014 06:07:46 +0000#1148220Private Chef Available from October 2014 onwardshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81487/private-chef-available-from-october-2014-onwards "Hi,   I am currently a private chef in the Algarve, Portugal.   I am looking for..."threadSat, 19 Jul 2014 08:39:46 +0000MassimilianoSat, 19 Jul 2014 08:39:46 +0000#1148090Catering Kitchen for Rent in Downtown Los Angeles Areahttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81485/catering-kitchen-for-rent-in-downtown-los-angeles-area "Small Catering Kitchen for rent  near Restaurant Depot Downtown Los..."threadSat, 19 Jul 2014 02:58:22 +0000BRCKitchenSat, 19 Jul 2014 02:58:22 +0000#1148070job advicehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81484/job-advice "Hi there.... I need some advice on getting a job. I have been working small instutional..."threadSat, 19 Jul 2014 01:58:01 +0000natpagSat, 19 Jul 2014 01:58:01 +0000#1148054Injerahttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81481/injera "Just got going a new teff starter.. anybody have any input as to the best way to make..."threadFri, 18 Jul 2014 10:41:59 +0000lsochefFri, 18 Jul 2014 10:41:59 +0000#1147918ACF National Convention. Anyone going?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81478/acf-national-convention-anyone-going "Next week I'll be headed to the ACF national convention in Kansas City.  Just wondering..."threadThu, 17 Jul 2014 23:52:40 +0000kuanThu, 17 Jul 2014 23:52:40 +0000#1147812strong line cook/sous chefhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81476/strong-line-cook-sous-chef "Looking for strong line cook/sous chef to work along side chef owner in 3.5 star ny..."threadThu, 17 Jul 2014 16:13:41 +0000cheftoddvThu, 17 Jul 2014 16:13:41 +0000#1147736 Hollandaise saucehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81474/hollandaise-sauce "Hello I just made a hollandaise sauce. The recipe I used is below. I made it twice..."threadThu, 17 Jul 2014 12:54:15 +0000ChrisBristolThu, 17 Jul 2014 12:54:15 +0000#1147682Advice on opening a restauranthttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81458/advice-on-opening-a-restaurant "Hi gang. I'm looking to ask any chef/patrons about opening a restaurant. I'm currently..."threadWed, 16 Jul 2014 02:28:52 +0000AlanhoganWed, 16 Jul 2014 02:28:52 +0000#1147242reheating individual portions of mac and cheesehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81457/reheating-individual-portions-of-mac-and-cheese "Hello,   I head up the kitchen in a small cafe attached to a artisan cheese dairy..."threadTue, 15 Jul 2014 22:01:27 +0000bakingdudeTue, 15 Jul 2014 22:01:27 +0000#1147189Food Cost Calculation Excel sheethttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81449/food-cost-calculation-excel-sheet "Hello,   Working as Costing and Pricing Executive for Lufthansa Airline Catering..."threadTue, 15 Jul 2014 12:10:58 +0000KareemAuf87Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:10:58 +0000#1147051party for 100. need help with numbers/portions.. http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81447/party-for-100-need-help-with-numbers-portions "hi all. need a bit of help , I am work in napa valley  helping out with a..."threadTue, 15 Jul 2014 03:44:15 +0000piscesmoonTue, 15 Jul 2014 03:44:15 +0000#1146944Need Helphttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81444/need-help "I'm catering a party for friend's birthday and it will be held in a residential..."threadTue, 15 Jul 2014 01:35:18 +0000Curios PenelopeTue, 15 Jul 2014 01:35:18 +0000#1146917Hard Candy equpmentshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81436/hard-candy-equpments "Hi, I am trying to find equipments like taffy puller and temperature controlled tables,..."threadMon, 14 Jul 2014 18:00:10 +0000Candy MakerMon, 14 Jul 2014 18:00:10 +0000#1146796Whole Sucking Pighttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81435/whole-sucking-pig "This a great catering item for those who have the equipment and the demand. We use a..."threadMon, 14 Jul 2014 17:54:27 +0000M CrawfordMon, 14 Jul 2014 17:54:27 +0000#1146795Recently moved from the line into management, seeking advice.http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81434/recently-moved-from-the-line-into-management-seeking-advice "I work in a high-volume brewpub in the heart of downtown. I worked the line for about 2..."threadMon, 14 Jul 2014 16:09:44 +0000RusstopherMon, 14 Jul 2014 16:09:44 +0000#1146772Looking to relocate to start fresh, Any suggestions?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81428/looking-to-relocate-to-start-fresh-any-suggestions "Hey Crew, So lets jump to it. I grew up in NY all my life (29 now) and honestly, I am..."threadSun, 13 Jul 2014 18:05:50 +0000YoungjediNYCSun, 13 Jul 2014 18:05:50 +0000#1146556Where can I find information about New Orleanshttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81427/where-can-i-find-information-about-new-orleans "Hi everyone,                   I have some questions about New Orleans and I hope..."threadSun, 13 Jul 2014 16:08:16 +0000alexalexnycSun, 13 Jul 2014 16:08:16 +0000#1146519First job in the culinary field, any advice?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81426/first-job-in-the-culinary-field-any-advice "I've recently decided To switch careers. I've never worked in a kitchen and just landed..."threadSun, 13 Jul 2014 13:52:36 +0000cgomezSun, 13 Jul 2014 13:52:36 +0000#1146477BBQ restaurant question, How to schedule cooking etc... Any pro BBQ chefs on here?http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81423/bbq-restaurant-question-how-to-schedule-cooking-etc-any-pro-bbq-chefs-on-here "I am a kitchen manager for a restaurant. We are switching over to an all meat and bbq..."threadSun, 13 Jul 2014 12:54:08 +0000ChumSlamSun, 13 Jul 2014 12:54:08 +0000#1146453pre-portion and hold lots of cookies (360 dozen) for mass bake.http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81420/pre-portion-and-hold-lots-of-cookies-360-dozen-for-mass-bake "I've gotten myself talked into holding a bake-sale(s) to help try and save out Reserve..."threadSun, 13 Jul 2014 01:30:28 +0000SandSquidSun, 13 Jul 2014 01:30:28 +0000#1146381Pop Up Restaurant http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81417/pop-up-restaurant "I'm moving to a new city at the end of the summer. I plan on hosting pop up dinners..."threadSat, 12 Jul 2014 17:09:04 +0000chefJeff808Sat, 12 Jul 2014 17:09:04 +0000#1146332Molecular *cherry picking sources* Gastronomyhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81414/molecular-cherry-picking-sources-gastronomy "Some of you may know the origins of so called "molecular gastronomy." Some REALLY smart..."threadSat, 12 Jul 2014 08:06:31 +0000DobzreSat, 12 Jul 2014 08:06:31 +0000#1146225can i work with my French chef diploma from Paris in Vancouver canadahttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81410/can-i-work-with-my-french-chef-diploma-from-paris-in-vancouver-canada "Hello I moved recently from Paris to Vancouver i'm a chef French cuisne trained,..."threadFri, 11 Jul 2014 22:38:56 +0000Chef ParisFri, 11 Jul 2014 22:38:56 +0000#1146125Satay sausehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81407/satay-sause "Some advice needed. Im going to be making about 40 gallons of satay sause next week...."threadFri, 11 Jul 2014 14:10:47 +0000LagomFri, 11 Jul 2014 14:10:47 +0000#1146022What to expect 5 star hotelhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81400/what-to-expect-5-star-hotel "I will be starting a job at a big 5 star hotel in NYC as a cook.  This is my first time..."threadFri, 11 Jul 2014 01:13:28 +0000TMS93Fri, 11 Jul 2014 01:13:28 +0000#1145920Sysco does it againhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81397/sysco-does-it-again "Very frustrating day today. Perhaps if you moderators would review your rules to..."threadThu, 10 Jul 2014 22:29:39 +0000ChefrossThu, 10 Jul 2014 22:29:39 +0000#1145895The Delicate Balance Between Making it Look Good and It Actually Being Ediblehttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81380/the-delicate-balance-between-making-it-look-good-and-it-actually-being-edible "Are we cooking or selling coffee table..."threadWed, 09 Jul 2014 07:47:39 +0000DobzreWed, 09 Jul 2014 07:47:39 +0000#1145406Morrison opportunityhttp://www.cheftalk.com/t/81378/morrison-opportunity "I have an opportunity to join a Senior Living Facility as their Executive Chef. I had..."threadWed, 09 Jul 2014 02:28:32 +0000Frenchy66Wed, 09 Jul 2014 02:28:32 +0000#1145339Always less!http://www.cheftalk.com/t/81373/always-less "In the age of the ever growing food network and culinary school craze I find that the..."threadTue, 08 Jul 2014 14:54:54 +0000NorgeBishopTue, 08 Jul 2014 14:54:54 +0000#1145065