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Mar 04, 2015

How to minimize unnecessary kitchen waste

Training and transparency are key....More
Feb 06, 2015

Embrace change or embrace failure1

For restaurants, failure to change often results in failure to survive....More
Jan 12, 2015

Good restaurant service is a FOH-BOH joint effort

The places we work and own are about more than just food....More
Dec 02, 2014

Is your host station serving your restaurant well?

A restaurant host stand has a lot of potential to affect the guest experience....More
Oct 31, 2014

Are poor phone manners costing your restaurant?

Every restaurant needs to train employees in the basics....More
Sep 29, 2014

Ordering and receiving: The right way, the wrong way, part 2

Tips on more efficient, cost-effective restaurant ordering and receiving....More
Sep 03, 2014

Ordering and receiving: The right way, the wrong way, part 1

Purchasing and receiving are essential functions for any restaurant. It pays to pay attention to both....More
Aug 06, 2014

Language, chefs: Why you might want to rethink swearing1

A selfie recently posted on LinkedIn made its way to my page. It had a headless picture of a woman with this description: “Female Line Cooks....More
Jul 14, 2014

Making money with forbidden fruit2

How restaurants can make money with rare and forbidden food and drink items....More
May 29, 2014

What do you call a chef who doesn’t watch food costs?

How to get restaurant staff members to appreciate the cost of products....More
May 08, 2014

Are you in a culinary rut?

Most of us entered the food business because we loved everything about food. We loved to eat out, we But the longer we are in this business, the more....More
Apr 04, 2014

Note to nutritionists: Don't blame it on the chef2

How to respond when chefs are blamed for the bad nutritional shape of the country....More
Mar 07, 2014

What 'Yes, Chef' really means

One of the first things I teach my students is to say, “Yes, chef.”....More
Feb 12, 2014

The old rules no longer apply

Smartphones are changing the basic lessons we as chefs were taught about fine dining....More

Adam Weiner

After practicing law for 15 years, Chef Adam Weiner found himself looking for work.  A friend called and asked him to cater an event.  That event led to many others and he entered the food...
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