15 tips for choosing restaurant equipment
#1. When searching via the Internet, when you wrote the name of a particular equipment in the browser, look at the first five pages of the results, and not just…

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Meat Ripening - Basic Knowledge
Aging or ripening meat is an important culinary preparation of raw meat for further cooking. The right approach to it allows you to get a high-quality product with optimal organoleptic…

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Stillness is your enemy
This rule works in all aspects of the life of a modern person, but in the kitchen, the dependence on how much you relax is immediately visible. Do not let…

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About cook education, Chef’s experience and the realities of today’s restaurant market in Ukraine on the way to Europe (part 1)

Thoughts and stories from the notebooks of an experienced chef.
Many, including myself, as a young Chef professed maximalism. On the one hand, it’s great. This is the spring that makes young people strive for the heights of the profession. But sometimes it spills over to extremes. Many of which (albeit in a somewhat hypertrophied form) have already managed to publicize in television shows. By creating a false image of professional work. A vivid example can be considered a show with the legendary Michelin chef Gordon Ramsay. Similar “hellish” moments were in my practice. But this is rather a short-term stress caused by a combination of circumstances, aggravated by non-professional actions of the team, and especially the boss himself. I mean the experience of leadership and planning, as one of the main tools of the Chef’s work, which appears over time. With the understanding that all cooks are different. Continue reading

Dinner party or what you need to know about the banquet
In the popular and beloved film “Ivan Vasilyevich Changes the Profession”, the phrase “I demand a continuation of a banquet!” Was said from the mouth of the hero. Was this…

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The principle of catering companies
Lunch delivery to the office is today a very popular service. This service is also called catering. Although this concept implies a wide range of services for holding various corporate…

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Organization of the restaurant's kitchen: Right questions
The decision to open a restaurant raises a whole range of issues that need to be addressed to a novice restaurateur. Restaurant concept, food expenses, menu content, room design, staffing…

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MerryChef - Turbo mode of your business
Fast food is a quick and inexpensive way to have a snack on the street. The first is achieved through full self-service: in institutions of this kind, service by waiters…

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