Why Seattle is Perfect for the 2018 Chef to Chef Conference


Attendees of C&RB’s 10th Annual Chef to Chef Conference—to be held in Seattle, March 4-6, 2018—will have the unique opportunity to explore the Emerald City’s many culinary delights. Seattle has been named “Best Food City” by numerous publications in recent years. Its restaurant scene has exploded, and its markets offer some of the best local […]

Tofu Stuffed with California Walnuts & Shiitake


Ingredients: 1/4 cup California walnuts 7 ounces extra firm tofu 1/4 cup shiitake mushrooms, diced 2 pieces of caraway (If unable to find, use 1 tablespoon of cilantro), chopped 1/4 cup shallots, diced 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 teaspoons oyster sauce 1/4 teaspoon white pepper 2 teaspoons cornstarch 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon granulated sugar […]

Idaho® Baked Potato Bing Bread


Ingredients: 2 cups warm water (40C/105F) 2 tablespoons sugar 10-16g salt (about 2 teaspoons) 2 ½ teaspoons active dry yeast 3 – 4 cups of all purpose flour (preferably King Arthur’s brand), plus 1 cup flour extra for kneading 3 cups Idaho® potatoes, skin on, diced 1/2”X1/2” 2 teaspoons salt 2 tablespoons sesame oil 2 […]

Come Explore Seattle During Chef to Chef


In March 2018, Seattle will play host for the first time to C&RB’s annual Chef to Chef Conference, giving attendees a unique opportunity to explore its many culinary delights. Check out this video by The New York Times highlighting how Seattle is in boom mode, and for Chef to Chef attendees that means creative restaurants, a vibrant […]

Do Chef Certifications Matter?


Certification is useful and some credentials are quite impressive, given the amount of work that goes in to earning them, but certification is no substitute for actual skill and experience. There’s a dizzying array of acronyms for the various certifications chefs can attain: CEC, CCA, AAC, CMC—and the list goes on. But do these certifications prove anything? […]

Opportunities and Challenges of Running an Apprenticeship


When Glenmoor Country Club (Cherry Hills Village, Colo.) became a sponsoring house with the ACF, Executive Chef Penelope Wong quickly found that apprentices have a lot to learn but can be a useful addition to the team. As all of us become increasingly aware of nationwide staffing woes, we engage in ongoing searches for solutions to help […]

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Tenth Annual Chef to Chef Conference

March 4-6, 2018

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