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שמי מיכאל כץ טבח במקצועי מאז 1991-לא מעט תפקידים עברתי בחיי בינהם מורה בבית הספר ״ קורדון בלו ״ באנגליה שם גיליתי כמה אני אוהב ללמד ולכוון את הדור הצעיר.

Guidance / Tip to the Young Chef: Cheesecake, Customer Satisfaction and How Sometimes Small Changes Can Lead to a Big Difference

  In this short article I would like to share with some of you young chefs (either in experience, age or soul) an example of a situation we – the professional chef, deal with often in our daily routine. A … Continue reading

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tip /guidance to the young chef: mixing salad leaves for service.

I personally really like salads leaves, the leaves are a wonderful  raw ingredient with a variety of  textures, flavors and colors. Here are few salad dishes made with a premix salad leaves we made in the restaurant: Leaves play a … Continue reading

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Tip / Guidance for the Young Chef : The Relationship Between a Head chef and the Pastry Chef 

The way we manage our relationships may heavily influence the outcomes of many of our social circles, whether at work, home or with the people we choose to spend time with. In the following article, I will try to provide … Continue reading

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Tip / Guidance for the Young Chef: Best Restaurants, Do They Exist? – Food for Thought

Sometime last year, a national media channel contacted me, asking if I, as a well-known chef in Israel, would be willing to participate in an anonymous survey and share my opinion on what the top three best restaurants are in … Continue reading

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Tip / Guidance to the young chef , “chartreuse ” by Carem explained.

We don’t always pay attention or give the time to seek into the history and evaluation of dishes and great chefs whom layed out the foundation for cooking as we know today . one particular chef is Antonin Carmen,whom was … Continue reading

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tip / guidance to the young chef:Few words about the woman in the kitchen- personal view

Not long a go in a close discussion group a colleague in my profession as stated / asked if there is a difference between female chef to male chef and that there are more men in the kitchen , here … Continue reading

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Tip/ Guidance to the young chef : cooking potatoes for salad

I have been asked while brining a potato salad to friends, what is the secret to achieving the texture and look that “my” potato had: Crispy  outer layer ( wall /sides) Soft texture Smooth outer layer Here is a photo … Continue reading

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