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Tips and Guidance for the Young Chef: Using Building Blocks—”Vichyssoise” Soup 

I want to share with you my thoughts regarding “building blocks” in the kitchen—many basic recipes make use of these kitchen building blocks, which can be made into endless variations. For example: mayonnaise, pastry cream, Bechamel sauce, croquette base (which … Continue reading

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Tips and Guidance for the Young Cook: An Exercise in Dish Presentation

The subject of presentation is one which occupies many cooks. Cooks who are just starting out, in many cases, invest and think more about presentation than about understanding the foundations. That’s fine, I was also like that—and it’s clear why, … Continue reading

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Tips and Guidance for the Young Chef: The Kitchen, Departments and Hierarchy

Dear young  cooks and chefs these days i am opening a new  restaurant which very excites me, the working with my team lead me to share you with  An Educational Powerpoint on the Structure of a Kitchen, Roles, and Order … Continue reading

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Tips and Guidance for the Young Cook: “Beginnings” and the Importance of the First Job

This article deals with the importance of the first place in which you’ll work/become proficient, whether or not you first attend a culinary school.   We have to make many decisions throughout our lives. Every day, from morning until night … Continue reading

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Tips and Guidance for the Young Cook: Student Profiles at the Le Cordon Bleu School

  There is no one way to learn cooking—there are more than a few routes that a young cook can take to reach amazing achievements (in any case, there are no shortcuts—certainly not reality shows). Some ways are more conventional, … Continue reading

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Tip/ guidance to the young chef Mayonnaise vs Ailoli  

A Little Order in the Kitchen: In times when so many young cooks are entering the culinary world, in a world that the culinary theme has developed in meteoric fashion in the last ten years, but not always in an … Continue reading

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Tips and Advice for the Young Chef: Fish Stock

    have a few minutes respite, so I’ll quickly try to upload something before the start of the evening service. I asked my cooks to see the movie “The Hundred-Foot Journey,” an emotional and beautiful movie that tells the … Continue reading

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Tips and Guidance for the Young Chef: Making Some Order in the Kitchen—Ceviche vs. Tartare

    many cooks, chefs and  customers around the world are more and more  connected to foods dishes  composed of raw fish, despite the fact that the difference between raw and cured fish is not always clear—even to many cooks. … Continue reading

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Tips and Direction for the Young Chef: Croquettes and More…

  (above is a cheese croquette served with a cherry tomato jam ) Dear young Cooks (by age, by soul, and by profession), I am repeating myself in order to emphasize that you need to invest more in studying techniques … Continue reading

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Direction/Tip for the Young Chef: Understanding the Classic “soufflé vs chocolate fondant”

Lately I have noticed to many confusion between classic dishes so I  want to place a little order into terms connected with the culinary world, this time I want to reference the difference between  the “classic soufflé”  and the “chocolate … Continue reading

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