Inevitably in any discussion of BC cuisine the topic of seafood will arise. That’s because BC’s coastal waters yield some of North America’s finest fish and crustacean offerings from salmon to halibut, scallops, oysters and so much more. However, if you’re lucky enough to get your hands on this region’s fresh catch, you’ll be faced with the question of how to best prepare the Pacific bounty so that its delectable natural flavours can be fully enjoyed at your table.
As a restaurateur, chef or general manager, you are likely a food industry expert with many years experience in your field. Why then would you possibly want or need to hire a culinary consultant?
The transition from spring to summer offers us the opportunity to pay homage to our parents in the form of official Mother’s and Father’s day celebrations. From homemade culinary treats to more standard gift ideas, this article will give you some great ideas about how to make your folks feel extra appreciated during this time of year.
Just fifteen years ago, the idea of a celebrity chef in the U.S. was unheard of. The only culinary personalities of which Americans might have been aware were Julia Childs and Martha Stewart. However, starting with the founding of the Food Network in 1993, and likely fueled by increasing globalization which has increased diners´ food options and quality expectations, chefs started to gain media attention and wider public acclaim.
So you want to open your own restaurant? Many waiters, chefs, and others who share a delighted interest in gastronomy, often have dreams of opening a restaurant of their own -- or sharing a venture with a partner. Some soon to be restaurateurs decide to leave their big job in the corporate mill to go back to an earlier period in their life, a much simpler time, where they worked in the restaurant industry.