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Playing With Ice

One cheap and easy ingredient makes its way onto every menu across the world. Can you guess what it is? If you guessed ice, you are correct. Frozen water has a place on every drink menu, but most people don’t

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Spicing Up Dessert

Spices and spicy-hot flavors aren’t just for savory dishes anymore. Spice up your bland winter with some hot desserts and add some pep to your step after any meal. While it may seem counterintuitive to some, a little heat can

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What is Hospitality?

Hospitality is a word sometimes reserved for southerners and people working in hotels. However, the act of being hospitable is something all customers hope to experience when dining out. So, what is hospitality and how can you make sure its

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Ways to Ward Off Winter Blues

Winter months can bring on the blues for many people. If the colder temperatures and drab landscape have you struggling to stay motivated and excited about your menu, these tips can help you keep your creative juices and culinary passion

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What Makes a Classic?

Have you ever wondered how a particular dish became a classic? The process from introduction to fame and notoriety is sometimes obvious and other times mind-boggling. Understanding how a dish becomes a classic quenches your thirst for knowledge and helps

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Employee Gift Ideas

As the holiday season approaches you’re starting to think about gifts for your employees. When choosing presents, think about these factors: What is the nature of your relationship, friendly or strictly professional? What is your budget? How many people are

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The Gift of Giving

Restaurants serve many purposes: heart of the community, gathering place, source of entertainment. Although you already give something to your community, this holiday season might be the right time to increase that reach. Are there ways your business can give

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Product Spotlight: Striped Ties

Are you in the hospitality industry and looking for new uniforms? Look no further than ChefsCloset.com. From shirts to accessories like ties and scarves, these new apparel items are sure to impress. For a formal, classic look try out a

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Make Lighting Work For You

As with most aspects of the restaurant industry, science plays an important role in seemingly minor details like lighting. In the kitchen, lighting sets the pace for workers and provides an accurate look at dishes. In the dining room, lighting

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Kitchen Superstitions

You probably don’t have any ladders, black cats, or mirrors in your kitchen so you’re one step ahead of the rest in warding off bad luck. However, every occupation comes with some superstitions. Here are some fun beliefs about bad luck

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