How the Industry’s Best Chefs Inspired Me

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There are dozens of ways Dubuque (Iowa) G&CC’s Executive Chef Chad Myerswill apply what he learned and saw during the Ment’or Young Chefs and Bocuse d’Or selection competitions. My good friend, Paris Dreibelbis, was recently chosen to be a competitor in the Ment’or Young Chef & Commis Competitions and last month I had the unique (and awesome) […]

NRA Releases Annual “What’s Hot” Culinary Forecast

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Local, vegetable-forward, and ethnic-inspired menu items will reign supreme on menus in the upcoming year. Earlier this month, the National Restaurant Association released its annual survey of 700 professional chefs – members of the American Culinary Federation  – to predict food and beverage trends for the coming year. The annual “What’s Hot” list gives a peak into which […]


What You Need to Know Before Buying Sous Vide Equipment

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Before buying any equipment, be sure to evaluate your property’s needs as they relate to capacity, as well as temperature range and accuracy. Temperature-controlled sous vide cooking has become an indispensable technique for many club chefs. It’s much simpler than its fancy name might suggest. Ingredients are sealed in a plastic bag or canning jar […]


Kale­-California Avocado Tabouli Salad

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Ingredients: 1 cup dry bulgar 4 lemons 8 cups finely chopped kale 3 cups chopped Persian cucumber 1 1/2 cups finely chopped mint 1 cup chopped scallions 1 cup olive oil 2 1/2 tsp. salt Pepper to taste 2 Fresh California Avocados, peeled, seeded* Cherry tomato halves (optional) Feta cheese (optional) Procedure: Soak the dry […]


Finding Balance in Our Busy Season

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In the midst of his busy season, Kelly Greens G&CC’s Executive Chef Drew Tait strives to find a work-life balance that best suites him. The air is cool, humidity is low and traffic has begun to pick up. You can feel the energy buzz around Kelly Greens G&CC as the season begins to come back in South West Florida. […]



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Tenth Annual Chef to Chef Conference

March 4-6, 2018
Seattle

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