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You’ll Never Guess What This Master Chef Puts in Her Stuffing

Since winning season six of “MasterChef,” Claudia Sandoval hasn’t exactly rested on her laurels (or her crown). The scrappy Mexican-American chef has since opened a successful consulting and catering...
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Addressing The Devil That Plagues Cooks

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 23 days ago

" . . . As you move from your invincible 20’s to your 30’s and beyond – things begin to change. We lose a few steps, our body doesn’t move quite as fast. We wake up with aching backs from bending a...

Michelin Chef has a Maytag Oven

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by kelvin_of_ranard 3 months ago

Every once in ten years, a special opportunity arises. Today, I visited a Los Angeles chef at her home. It just happens she owns a restaurant recently recognized by Michelin! Cannot say her name,...

Chef Change at Hakka Restaurant - San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

The founder, Master Chef Jin Hua Li, who made this one of my favorite restaurants retired and sold the place to his sous chef in the latter part of last year. One of my culinary friends assured me ...

Giuliano Bugialli

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by allende 7 months ago

My wife’s and my dear friend Giuliano Bugialli died yesterday. He was a wonderful person. I first met Giuliano in Florence in July 1975. It was during the third year of his cooking classes, “Coo...

Chef jacket from crookedbrook.com?

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by bloodboy 6 months ago

Does anyone have any experience with this company? I am looking to purchase a complete uniform with them (jacket, pants, and apron) and was attracted to the fact that they are the only company I ca...

Franco Agostino, where are you?

Googs
by Googs 10 years ago

Has anyone heard of him surfacing yet? After the odd, quick ending of Franco's I haven't been able to get wind of him. You can't run/own Il Posto, Caffe Doria, and Imperia and then just disappear...

Tribute to Zephyr Wright, White House Chef for LBJ's Administration

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

" . . . Zephyr Wright’s legacy is among the longest-lasting in the White House Kitchen. Unlike Verdon, Wright’s debut didn’t make the front page of the New York Times. Julia Child never mentioned W...

Bocuse or Robuchon

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by beef_man 10 months ago

The culinary world lost two titans of their art last year, this is of course Paul Bocuse and Joel Robuchon. Without diminishing either of their greatness, I'd love to hear people's thoughts and jus...

I'm not alone (or the first!) to say that tipping makes it hard to hire chefs!

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by ChefMikeinBurlington 1 year ago

I may be the one pushing the agenda today, but this is an concern that's been around for years, and the problem is getting worse not better....

Chef Perry Hoffman Leaving Healdsburg Shed

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

My heart sank when I read the news last week that Chef Perry Hoffman would be leaving the Healdsburg Shed at month's end. https://www.sonomamag.com/biteclub/major-healdsburg-chef-leaving-shed-head...

Chef Cyril Choisne

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by TrishUntrapped 1 year ago

Bonjour, asking for someone on another chat board, does anyone know where Chef Cyril Choisne is these days? He used to be at Le Cottage Marcadet in the 18e. Merci!

...and here's another reason to get rid of tipping!!

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by ChefMikeinBurlington 1 year ago

It's almost as bad in Canada too, except of our higher minimum wages

Another reason to do something else for a living

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by ChefMikeinBurlington 1 year ago

Every day, more and more, I ask myself, considering the shitty hours, barely average wages and seemingly endless attacks on what few rights we have, why the fuck would I ever encourage anyone to en...

Will higher minimum wages help ease the kitchen staff shortage?

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by ChefMikeinBurlington 1 year ago

All my (Canadian) owner-buddies tell me the only person in a kitchen who might be at minimum is the new guy in the dish pit, or the new prep guy who started 3 weeks ago, everyone else is already ov...

Calling all chefs!

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by ChefAnthTO 1 year ago

Hey, I'm new here! I wanted to say hello to everyone and introduce myself. I'm a self-taught chef that loves cooking and eating amazing food. I also run a software company and I'd like to use te...

7 ways to attract BOH staff in British Columbia!

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by ChefMikeinBurlington 1 year ago

So a friend of mine in Surry sent me this, he gets the BC Restaurant & Food Services Association (BCRFA) newsletter. Like everyplace out there ( and here!), they are 3-4 cooks short and looking to ...

Present for a Chef

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by mash1982 2 years ago

what can I give as a small birthday present to someone who is professional chef from Italy? Budget up to $100, but would prefer to spend less.

A belated hello from Cornwall, England

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by Newlyn_Tinning 2 years ago

Hi all. As you may of seen, this is not my first post, but after trawling the site for the last few days & not finding a specific section to say hello, I thought I would do it here. Hope this is ...

Table Talk with Nadine Levy Redzepi of Downtime: Deliciousness at Home

The Chowhound Team
by The Chowhound Team 2 years ago

Nadine Levy Redzepi is an enthusiastic home cook, a mother of three daughters, and has spent most of her adult life working with her husband René Redzepi, chef-patron of the multi-award-winning res...