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ChefAllen

Location:

York, PA

Forum Post Count:

45

Join Date:

1/3/09

Culinary Experience

Professional Chef

About Me:

I work at the Columbia, PA VFW as the Head Chef. I am also going to YTI Career Institute, Lancaster, PA campus; for culinary arts and restaurant management. I have been in the field since the age of 15. I have worked fast food and casual dinning. I have always worked either plumbing or culinary; however this time is the first time that I am only working culinary. I am 11 generation plumber and have always cooked since I was a little child. at the age of 5 I had my own chef's knife and was making mother's day dinner of BBQ chicken and tossed salad with baked bean and Cole slaw; when while cutting celery for the salad I sliced into my left index finger. I ended up with a large hook shaped scar that I like to say is my dicing callous. I am really getting into molecular gastronomy lately and absolutely love the science of it.

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Fruit Carving

What I do for a living:

Head Chef

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ChefAllen posted in this thread in General Culinary School Discussions 6/24/09 at 3:29pm | 0 replies | 429 views
Tasting Menu Help
ChefAllen posted in this thread in Food & Cooking 3/7/09 at 4:19pm | 19 replies | 836 views
Cooking Tips
ChefAllen posted in this thread in Recipes 1/20/09 at 8:44pm | 35 replies | 2331 views
I Need a great biscuit recipe
ChefAllen posted in this thread in Pastries & Baking 1/16/09 at 7:50am | 7 replies | 1265 views
Dessert Buffet - Mini Trifle Ideas
ChefAllen posted in this thread in Professional Catering 1/16/09 at 6:43am | 9 replies | 5739 views
Restaurant faux pas
ChefAllen posted in this thread in Restaurant Reviews 1/16/09 at 5:54am | 22 replies | 2814 views
party menu help
ChefAllen posted in this thread in Professional Catering 1/8/09 at 12:08pm | 5 replies | 750 views
Hi from Little Rock!
ChefAllen posted in this thread in New User Introductions 1/7/09 at 9:33am | 3 replies | 329 views
Hi from a kiwi chef in London, UK.
ChefAllen posted in this thread in New User Introductions 1/7/09 at 9:31am | 12 replies | 715 views
Southern Boy with a bunch of Yankees
ChefAllen posted in this thread in New User Introductions 1/5/09 at 1:16pm | 2 replies | 281 views

 

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