Scott Conant: an Interview with Chef Scott Conant About Celebrity Chefdom

Chef Scott Conant is upset about the rise of young culinary students trying to skip important lessons and instead going straight for the celebrity limelight. Source: Scott Conant: an Interview with Chef Scott Conant About Celebrity Chefdom

A Cook In The Weeds – And How to Get OUT! – The Chef’s Circle

The Urban Dictionary definition of “In the weeds” is: “Completely overwhelmed with diners’ orders and unable to keep up with the pace”, and/or “Overwhelmed with problems, troubles, or difficulties.” Although these definitions are true they fail to look at the underlying cause and the physical, mental, and emotional state of the person who is facing this situation. Anyone who has worked in a restaurant kitchen has experienced the condition of being “In the …

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Chef Ari Taymor of Alma Will Not Open a New Restaurant. Here’s Why | L.A. Weekly

I pushed myself and my career to heights I only dreamed of. But there was so much collateral damage. Source: Chef Ari Taymor of Alma Will Not Open a New Restaurant. Here's Why | L.A. Weekly

100 Of The Stupidest Orders Chefs Have Ever Received! – The Chef’s Circle

Real Orders/Questions That Members of The Chef’s Circle have recieved!  We Kid You Not! Check It Out And Leave A comment Below! Johnny Hunter Had a woman complain for twenty minutes we had no gluten free and vegan menu items. Only to order a ruben at the end of her tirade…. Amylie Laplaine Pecan pie, no pecans. …

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The 6 Best Food Films to Watch in 2017 | SAVEUR

From documentaries on food-waste activism to thrillers set around white-clothed tables, here are the the best food films to watch in 2017. Source: The 6 Best Food Films to Watch in 2017 | SAVEUR

Chef Jobs: The Anatomy of a Chef

Take a look at this cool infographic that breaks down the role of a chef, the uniform, and most important chef equipment. Source: Chef Jobs: The Anatomy of a Chef

The Family Tree of the Kitchen

This infographic breaks down the chain of command in the kitchen, from commis to exec, with explanations on what's expected from each position. Source: The Family Tree of the Kitchen

Why Do Chef’s Wear White? – The Chef’s Circle

It’s been an on going debate for years, check out this run down of the history of why Chef’s wear white, and once again it can be credited, in most, to one of the kitchen greats Auguste Escoffier. Prior to the French Revolution in 1789, cooking was a largely undefined profession in which kitchen staff wore street clothes, …

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Working under pressure in professional kitchens and still enjoying it – Blog Profile – BestChef

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CHEFS – 22 MORE SUREFIRE WAYS TO FAIL AT YOUR JOB – Harvest America Ventures

What makes a chef successful at his or her job? It certainly takes many years for an accomplished cook to rise to the position of chef, but what should they have learned along the way? Just as with… Source: CHEFS – 22 MORE SUREFIRE WAYS TO FAIL AT YOUR JOB – Harvest America Ventures