Chef's Satchel: Last night's dinner?
Lilian Cardoso: My signature Charred Eggplant Lasagna! About a year ago my partner became vegetarian, so I had to turn my brain upside down and start to be creative while cooking vegetarian dishes and guess, what? This lasagna, btw pasta free; is to make the biggest carnivorous in love with!
CS: The current project you're working on?
Currently, I am working on a project related to opening a business. I have a business partner, and we, plus a few other people are going to open a 400-seat restaurant downtown Toronto next spring. The most...
Tipping is a common practice adopted by a variety of service industries. One of the more popular industry this applies to, is the $799 billion restaurant industry.
Whether it means to order coffee over the counter or sit down for a three-course meal, you will find yourself calculating the tip % when it is time for you to pay.
From the time the order comes into the kitchen, to the time it arrives at your table, there is quite a bit of work put in by the staff. It is a tedious process and gratitude is always appreciated....
Best gift idea for Chef
Are you looking for a gift idea for a professional chef or a unique gift for an amateur chef? Then you have come to the right place.
Chefs are a very hard working group of people (well, most of us are)
No, we do not think of work 24/7 or wanting to come up with the additions to the menu or which garnish to pair with that particular quail dish. Ok, I lied, we do happen...
What do Chefs eat after work?
You might think Chefs crave for fancy food after spending 14 to 16 hours a day in the kitchen. You may think they get home and whip up extravagant food with great presentation.
You are wrong!
When home after work, I like to treat myself to a bowl of cereal. Yes, that’s right!
As for other Chefs I am sure it doesn’t stop at...
Key to success in the Kitchen - Successful Chef
I’ve observed in my career, and noticed that the millennials are missing that drive and passion that is required to push through the initial phase of their kitchen career.
Sense of Urgency - Many cooks are missing the most vital pieces that help progress them in their career. This thought goes beyond being ready for service. It’s about accuracy and speed which means doing every task with utmost care and importance. It involves moving...