Author: The Chef's Circle

THE FOUR TYPES OF CHEFS – WHERE DO YOU FIT?

We work – this is what people were meant to do, this is what helps to give us purpose, this is what shapes, to a large degree, the person that we are. How we approach this work, the type of work that we choose or that chooses us, and the level of satisfaction that we gain from what we do is very much dependent on how seriously we take the process of making a career choice. Some may say that choosi...

If a Chef Was President….

Here is an interesting concept from Harvest America Cues! – check it out it and leave us some comments   With an understanding that “learning on the job” is acceptable, it is possible to fall back on what certain professions might bring to the table of governing. How interesting might it be to transfer the skills of the kitchen and restaurant to the Capitol and the Oval Office? Anyway, ...

All of Gordon Ramsay’s Best Pranks | COMPILATION

Search 100’s Of Chef Video Tutorials – The Basics Classes Butchery Knife Skills   Ever wanted to run your own website?  We are giving them away for FREE! And you get hints and tips that we have used that has allowed us to get a social media following of nearly 500,000 People!  Sign up now for FREE at  Chefsr – Free Websites for Chefs and Foodies  

Watch a Weekend service at the Michelin star Le Jardin des Sens from The Kitchen

  Watch behind the lines at Michelin star Le Jardin des Sens in Montpellier in France.   Ever wanted to run your own website?  We are giving them away for FREE! And you get hints and tips that we have used that has allowed us to get a social media following of nearly 500,000 People!  Sign up now for FREE at  Chefsr – Free Websites for Chefs and Foodies   We would love to have ...

Speed Chicken Cutting Skills Video

Check out this quick and precise chicken butchery, Freshly killed, including eggs!

Knife Skills: Cutting Techniques Video

Chef Geremy Capone shows two basic cutting techniques that will help make cooking preparation safer and easier. For these cutting techniques we will use the classic chef’s knife. This all purposed knife is one that you will use for most of your cooking preparation. Before starting, make sure that your cutting board is stable by placing a damp cloth underneath the cutting board. This will help secu...

A Cook In The Weeds – And How to Get OUT!

The Urban Dictionary definition of “In the weeds” is: “Completely overwhelmed with diners’ orders and unable to keep up with the pace”, and/or “Overwhelmed with problems, troubles, or difficulties.” Although these definitions are true they fail to look at the underlying cause and the physical, mental, and emotional state of the person who is facing this situation. Anyone who has worked in a restau...

CHEFS – 12 SUREFIRE WAYS TO LOSE GOOD EMPLOYEES

HOW TO LOSE GOOD EMPLOYEES IN 12 EASY LESSONS: DON’T LISTEN The chef, after all, knows more than anyone else in the kitchen and as the master of every answer there is little need to listen to the opinion of cooks or service staff. Chefs don’t pay employees to have an opinion even though listening is one of the attributes of leadership that most employees admire. Right? CRITICIZE OPENLY Let’s face ...

How to Cook the GIANT COCONUT CRAB – Japanese Street Food

Search 100’s Of Chef Video Tutorials – The Basics Classes Butchery Knife Skills   Ever wanted to run your own website?  We are giving them away for FREE! And you get hints and tips that we have used that has allowed us to get a social media following of nearly 500,000 People!  Sign up now for FREE at  Chefsr – Free Websites for Chefs and Foodies  

HAVE YOUNGER COOKS LOST THAT HUNGER TO LEARN?

Chefs – Please take two minutes and let us know your thoughts in the comments   It is a question that is far more complex than it seems on the surface, yet it is a question that has been posed to me many times. Each generation seems to question the next generations’ commitment and in doing so compare this new generation to their own. This is not an isolated comparison used in the restau...

Gordon Ramsay is Darth Vader

  Gordon Ramsay’s best rant/insults to some Darth Vader scenes in both the original trilogy and the prequels. Surprisingly it fits, probably more than I thought. So enjoy “Gordon Ramsay is Darth Vader”   Ever wanted to run your own website?  We are giving them away for FREE! And you get hints and tips that we have used that has allowed us to get a social media following...

15 Things That Drive Chefs Crazy

To all Chefs out there – this is a partial list. Please add more in the comments section and we will update the post! 1       EQUIPMENT THAT IS IN DISREPAIR The job is hard enough without faulty equipment- slicers with dull blades, cracked vita mix containers, un-calibrated ovens, gas jets that don’t fire, oven doors with busted springs, sauté’ pans that are belled from excessive exposure to heat ...

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