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Molecular Gastronomy: Avant-Garde Cuisine

As a professional chef, you possess a wealth of knowledge regarding the science behind the culinary arts. Understanding how proteins break down during…Continue

Tags: cooking, cook, food, avant-garde, supply

Started by Fran Jakubowicz in Molecular Gastronomy Jun 2.

A way to get started

Here is a Competition to get someone started. It's real check it out Restaurant Challenge. www.iowasbestbite.com Become a part of an exciting challenge!Deadline approaching fast!Continue

Started by Lawrence McNaul in Continuing Education for Culinary Professionals May 29.

Wood or plastic cutting board? 6 Replies

What is everyone's personal favorite cutting board for at home use?I've been doing some research and there is all kinds of rumors and horror stories on the internet. I am personally leading towards a thin wood cutting maybe bamboo.Continue

Started by Shawn Moore in Favorite Tools. Last reply by Steve Miller May 27.

What Makes A Chef 45 Replies

What makes a Chef Someone who goes to school gets a Degree an finds a vacant job bounces around from job to job Then finally finds one that they dont get fired from. Or someone that never went to School but get promoted by a Chef thats a Master of…Continue

Started by Voleo in Chef to Chef. Last reply by Dr Jeremy Taylor May 27.

how to start off!

I am really passionate about cooking. But i want to move to turkey for my career i am currently doing a course from a 5-star hotel and i have another course planned ahead. I live in Pakistan currently. Any suggestions what i should do ?

Started by Najia Enwer in Continuing Education for Culinary Professionals May 27.

Too Late to switch Careers? 1 Reply

I have  been in the kitchen all my life but I have only started pursuing the Culinary field professionally for 3 years now. I am 28 years old Professionally I have been in customer service for a long time and I am finally moving up with a…Continue

Started by Kenya Hodge in Continuing Education for Culinary Professionals. Last reply by Najia Enwer May 27.

New web site 1 Reply

Still looking for a food stylist for mutual portfolio buiding but have launched a new web site since my last posting devoted strrictly to food photography at…Continue

Tags: photography, portfolio, building, England, New

Started by don gregory in Kitchen Sink. Last reply by chef konstantine Apr 18.

Desperate for Shun Ken Onion Fillet Knife: Will pay up to $350.

Hi guysI know this is a long shot but maybe someone knows someone prepared to part with their knife?  It's a discontinued line and the only knife we need to complete the set.Cheers heaps, NicoleContinue

Started by Nicole Gibbs in Favorite Tools Mar 10.


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