View from the Kitchen http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/28241/feed Insights, strategies, tips, concerns and musings from a culinary arts instructor. en It’s 2015. Do you know where your allergies are? http://restaurant-hospitality.com/blog/it-s-2015-do-you-know-where-your-allergies-are <div class="node-body blog-body">Many of you are old enough to remember the famous line: “It’s 10:00 o’clock. 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