Meet Chef Michael Slavin, VP Culinary & Menu Innovation at Houlihan’s Restaurant Support Center. FDR has worked with Chef Slavin on menu development projects among other things, which is why we’ve interviewed him as part of our Meet the Chefs series. Continue reading
Category: Chef Hacks
Cleaning is always trendy. Are we right? Today, we bring you our best chef hacks for keeping that kitchen clean.
Revive the Spoons
Boil wooden spoons in water and let them sun dry for a revitalized utensil.
You don’t need every kitchen appliance and utensil, but you do need a few that have multi-purposes. On our list of must-haves: mesh strainer, cheese cloth, waffle iron, condiment bottles, and tin pie pans. Continue reading
With June 4 being National Cheese Day and all, it’s only fitting that we’d share some cheesy chef hacks.
Need to grate a semi-soft cheese? Freeze the cheese for about 30 minutes and it will be solid enough to grate with ease. Continue reading
Chef hacks are those cooking tips and tricks that experienced cooks come to know from watching mentors, teachers, and idols at work. You discover your own hacks by accident, sometimes as a result of injury, frustration, or lack of tools and ingredients. Continue reading
Ask any chef and they’ll tell you stick is annoyance #1. Today, we share our best chef hacks for preventing that stick.
Want muffins but don’t have liners? Spray parchment paper with non-stick coating then press squares of paper into each muffin hole on a muffin baking sheet. Continue reading