10 Exciting Food Trend Predictions for 2018

    We are in and out of restaurants all of the time, talking with our clients about what works and what doesn’t, what their guests are asking for, and which new concepts they are dreaming up. Through this process, Read More

Recipe Edition: Michael’s Famous Mulled Wine Tart

    Crust Ingredients 1 1/2 Cup Flour 1 Tablespoon Sugar 1/8 Teaspoon Salt 1/2 Cup Unsalted Butter 3-4 Tablespoons Cold Water Crust Preparation Put flour, sugar, and salt in food processor. Add chunks of cold butter and pulse until mealy. Read More

Seasonal Menus

Seasonal menu changes are fairly common and, for some, an easy task taken on by the Executive Chef in house. For some establishments, however, the concept is manager and investor-driven and they might not have someone who is capable of making Read More

How to Cook At Home Like A Chef

    The first question out of a person’s mouth every single time when they find out that I am a chef is, “Do you cook at home?” The answer is yes. Sometimes. When I’m home and not too tired Read More

To Happy Hour or Not to Happy Hour

    I embrace the Urban Dictionary’s definition of happy hour: “Where the worst selling and nastiest tasting alcoholic beverages are sold for half price to a bunch of alcoholics too drunk to notice.” Before Dram Shop Laws, this was Read More