Reasons For Choosing and Not Choosing Culinary School

March 1, 2016 0 Comments
Reasons For Choosing and Not Choosing Culinary School

What Is It That Makes You Want To Enter The Culinary Industry? The culinary world is a diverse one, and there is no one-size-fits-all career option once you graduate and enter the workforce. It doesn’t matter whether you want to bake cupcakes in a local grocery store or become a contender on Top Chef – […]

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What To Expect From Culinary School

February 29, 2016 1 Comment
What To Expect From Culinary School

What To Expect To Get From Culinary School? Top names like Rachel Ray, Emeril Lagasse, and Anthony Bourdain seem to have it all: massive wealth, culinary empires, and an easy lifestyle. Who doesn’t want that, right? Unfortunately, making it to the top of the culinary ladder is more difficult than these professionals make it seem. […]

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Pan Roasted Chicken Breasts with Sauteed Spinach Recipe

February 24, 2016 0 Comments
Pan Roasted Chicken Breasts with Sauteed Spinach Recipe

How to Pan Roast Chicken Breasts with Sautéed Spinach If you are looking for a great midweek meal that only takes 30 minutes from start to finish, this pan roasted chicken breast dishs with sautéed spinach is a good choice. My wife found this recipe created by Italian chef Massimo Bottura in a weekend section […]

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Becoming a Food Service Manager

February 23, 2016
Becoming a Food Service Manager

Restaurant Management Careers: Food Service Managers If you are interested in restaurant management programs as a way to combine culinary training with business training, one of the career choices you’ll come across is a food service manager. Food service managers are typically the professionals in charge of a restaurant’s or hotel’s daily operations. From overseeing […]

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What It Takes To Become An Executive Chef

February 17, 2016 1 Comment
What It Takes To Become An Executive Chef

Is There A Difference Between a Head Chef and Executive Chef? Well, it’s going to take a ton of work to get there, but the Executive Chef enjoys a comfortable salary and position of power that garners the respect and attention from not only the line cooks, but also every person in the restaurant. If […]

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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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Which Hospitality Management Jobs Pay the Best

February 5, 2016
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 8 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
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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