#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 the addresses of the sites that are presented on the first. Why? On the first pages, usually there are online stores that invest significant budgets in SEO promotion, but at the same time do not “bring directly” anything from manufacturers, and certainly they do not have their own production. As a result, the price is on average 10-15% higher and, importantly, there is no proper service in the event of a breakdown.
# 2 Look for video reviews on YouTube, sometimes it’s an expanded video that can give you an idea of whether you need it or not. Continue reading
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
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 is practically absent. The second – due to the specific way of cooking.
Each country has its own national street food. As a rule, fast foods operate using semi-finished products, the final processing or heating of which is carried out immediately before delivery to the client. The preparation of semi-finished products of a high degree of readiness takes place, as a rule, not in the fast-food kitchen, but in an own or rented production workshop. In this regard, fast foods are distinguished by a narrow menu – the number of dishes in the menu in rare cases exceeds 30. Continue reading