About cook education, Chef's experience and the realities of today's restaurant market in Ukraine on the way to Europe (part 2)
But in any of the institutions, the client is first of all looking for TASTY FOOD !!! And only then (on the basis of the received taste impressions - tasty…

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How to register HACCP (HACCP)?
On September 20, 2019, the last stage of the integration of the new system comes into force - the introduction of HACCP in public catering at small enterprises. Now it…

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Restaurant concept development (part 2)
The quality and level of products and dishes depend on suppliers, cooking technology, and professionalism of the catering department. Working with regular suppliers has its advantages: discounts for bulk purchases,…

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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

Restaurant business – secrets of success for beginners

Being a restaurateur today is both fashionable and prestigious. It is believed that the restaurant business brings good profits even in times of crisis. Provided that the concept of the institution is chosen correctly, the kitchen did not disappoint, the interior is original, and the staff is well trained. It would seem that it could be easier than opening a restaurant if you have start-up capital? However, there are many pitfalls along this path. And it’s better to learn from the mistakes of others than from your own.

So, the main thing in any institution is the concept, which must be chosen correctly. And no matter what it will be – a bistro, a student cafe, a restaurant at the hotel or a country tavern. Continue reading

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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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…

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Convotherm 4 combi steamers - Detailed overview
More recently, when it comes to the temporal dimensions of the restaurant equipment market, Convotherm introduced its new product to the world - a series of fourth-generation combi steamers Convotherm…

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6 secrets of restaurant cuisine that will take your cooking to the next level
The cuisine of a restaurant, especially a good restaurant, is not at all that a cozy home-made kitchen where you can relax and not be too focused on the result.…

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