Valencia Paella Recipe

February 10, 2016 0 Comments
Valencia Paella Recipe

Aunt Judy is really my wife’s sister but we’ve been calling her Aunt Judy to our kids for as long as I can remember so it has become an affectionate nickname in our home.  Judy is an incredible cook who loves to learn everything she can about cuisine around the globe. She and her husband […]

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Culinary School Frequently Asked Questions

February 9, 2016 0 Comments
Culinary School Frequently Asked Questions

What Do You Want to Know About Going to Culinary School? We thought it would be helpful to share a variety of questions found on various culinary school websites FAQ pages. We encourage you to visit the websites of any culinary schools you are interested in attending and look for an FAQ page where you […]

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Which Hospitality Management Jobs Pay the Best

February 5, 2016 0 Comments
Which Hospitality Management Jobs Pay the Best

What Are Some of the Best Paying Hospitality Jobs? It’s no secret that if you want to earn a good living in the culinary field, it’s a good idea to look away from traditional restaurant cooking jobs and explore other avenues. The hospitality field is actually quite large, encompassing everything from hotels and restaurants to […]

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Restaurant Wine Markups

February 4, 2016 0 Comments
Restaurant Wine Markups

How Much Do Restaurants Mark Up Their Wines? Last weekend I enjoyed dinner with my wife and a friend of ours at a tavern in Philadelphia. We started at the bar waiting for our table and ordered two draft beers and one glass of wine. The bill was over $35. Ouch! We sat down and […]

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Online Hospitality Management Classes

February 1, 2016 0 Comments
Online Hospitality Management Classes

The Advantages of Taking Online Hospitality Management Classes Let’s face it, going to a traditional college or university can be expensive and extremely time consuming. For some of us, taking time off from our current jobs to go to school to improve our position or change careers entirely is just not possible. With the cost […]

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Sous Vide Tilapia in Spicy Seafood Broth

January 28, 2016 0 Comments
Sous Vide Tilapia in Spicy Seafood Broth

How to Sous Vide Tilapia This recipe comes from my friend Chef David Nelson. He shared his version on my Facebook group, What I Cooked 4 Dinner Last Night.  We are talking about two recipes here, one for the sous vide tilapia and the other for the spicy seafood broth. I say that because the […]

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Culinary Scholarships and Grants

January 24, 2016 0 Comments
Culinary Scholarships and Grants

Finding and Applying for Culinary Scholarships and Grants As with any educational training opportunity, culinary school can come with a hefty price tag. In addition to tuition costs, students typically have to include living expenses, educational materials, and a great set of knives into the total cost of school – all of which can add […]

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Jeff Benjamin – Front of the House

January 22, 2016 0 Comments
Jeff Benjamin – Front of the House

Tales From The Front of the House: Restaurant Manners, Misbehavior’s & Secrets In April of 2015, Jeff Benjamin’s new book allowed us a glimpse of what it looks like from the waiters, bartenders and restaurant manager’s viewpoint.  What’s the best way to reserve a table at your favorite restaurant? What does the waiter think of […]

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Culinary Management or Hospitality Management

January 20, 2016
Culinary Management or Hospitality Management

What is the Difference Between Culinary Management and Hospitality Management? If you want a career in the food and beverage industry, but you want more of the responsibilities and job security that comes from a higher-level position, hospitality management and culinary management are excellent choices. Whenever you enter a hotel, banquet hall, or restaurant, there […]

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Chef Mary Cech Interview

January 19, 2016 0 Comments
Chef Mary Cech Interview

Interview with Chef Mary Cech Chef Mary Cech has amazing credentials. She has worked in some of the top kitchens in America, taught in some of the finest culinary schools, been recognized as one of the “Top Ten Pastry Chefs in America” by Chocolatier magazine, named “Pastry chef of the Year” by Chefs in America […]

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