Beet Gratin

In banquets you could have a plate up dinner once a week or multiple days in a row, some of those dinners could have multiple courses. I used the beet gratin as a first course for a vegan dinner last week. I had first tried the recipe when I made short ribs awhile back;  it’s great as…

“Better than” Cupcakes

I learned generosity towards others early on from my family. My sister and mother have always made it a point to go above and beyond for those around them, especially on their birthdays. When my sister worked at the Bellagio she would always make this popular cake for the girls at the bar on their birthdays….

Un-Fried Chicken

I have always enjoyed trying to make the indulgent foods a little bit healthier. On the food Network on of the best shows to watch for that was “Not My Momma’s Meals.” The host Bobby Deen is the son of Paula Deen. He grew up eating his mothers amazing, but incredibly unhealthy food. Her favorite…

On the Menu

I have now been in the culinary industry for over 2 and a half years, and I have worked my way up the line to get to this point in my career. There is still a lot that i have to learn, but the thing about this industry is there is always more to learn. when giving…

24 hours in NYC

New York City, the true melting pot of America. The city that never sleeps and always has something amazing to eat. After going to a wedding in New Jersey we decided to spend the night in the City and enjoy what we usually fill our trips with, food! So here it is 24 hours in…