Getting started in the restaurant industry is something that a chef often dreams of doing. There's nothing like governing your own eatery and being able to craft a specialized menu that is full of all the foods you love to prepare. You might have worked in the business for years and feel that you're now ready to go your own way. The establishment that you're opening might not be very big at the start, but certain tools are essential if you want your restaurant to be a success.
3 August 2018
Now that you've graduated from college, got your first professional job, rented your own apartment, and even bought some real furniture, dishes, and other household effects, you're probably looking ahead to holiday entertaining in your home. You're probably longing to show off your matching dishes, silverware, and glassware, so why not plan a holiday dinner party? Dinner parties provide an ideal way to bring together loved ones for a holiday celebration, but few things are more uncomfortable than a dinner party gone wrong.
1 August 2018
While you don't call yourself a gourmet chef, you do know your way around a kitchen. You wish your kitchen were better stocked with the tools you need for cooking, particularly baking. Here are baking supplies you should always have in your kitchen even if you only bake periodically. Pizza Pans A pizza pan is different than a classic baking pan. A pizza pan is often thinner and rounder than a traditional baking pan and is designed to create crispy, even crusts for your favorite foods.
1 August 2018
Organic food is touted as being healthier for you because it has no preservatives or additives that keep the food fresh for days on end. While that is certainly something that may be of interest to you, you would have to learn how to eat things quickly before all of your organic foods go bad. If you work for bakeries and/or food pantries that serve up organic bread, it is even more important to keep things fresh.
31 July 2018
Give this season's favorite dishes a fresh twist with the all-natural flavor of maple wood. While cooking with wood is nothing new, maple often gets overlooked in favor of hickory and cedar. Cooking on maple wood brings a subtle, sweet taste – and this sweetness combines with the natural smoke flavor for a complex and delicious dish. Maple is marvelous! Try it in this season's favorite fare for a modern twist.
30 July 2018
Drawing new business to your Mexican restaurant can seem like a challenge at times, but thinking outside of the box can help create more interest in your business. Hosting special events in your restaurant can be a great option for getting people inside your dining room who might not have otherwise walked through the door. Here are some special events to consider to make your restaurant stand out from the crowd.
7 July 2018