Braised Short Ribs with Beet Gratin and Potato Gnocchi

I worked at the steakhouse for about a year and a half. Though I was only there for a short time, I learned a lot of valuable things. When I first started at the steakhouse, I started as a prep cook. One of the first cooking techniques that I learned was braising. We braised short…

A Night at Nobu

Being a cook, Las Vegas is one of the best places for me to work. Besides having some of the best paying cook jobs in the nation, there are also so many amazing restaurants to dine at. The culinary creations available in this town do wonders for my inspiration and for our taste buds. One…

Miami Heat

During Hurricane Matthew my girlfriend and I were sitting on a beach in Miami. Lucky enough for us the hurricane past Miami and didn’t effect our trip to go see University of Miami against Florida State University football game. A game that she has not missed since attending UM and a storm wasn’t about to…

Buttery and Sweet Pumpkin Baked French Toast

The seasons have officially changed, well at least in Las Vegas. We went from 100 degrees one week to windy and 75 another. Starbucks was a little premature when rolling out their fall classic, the Pumpkin Spice latte,┬áback in August, when there was no reminisance of fall in the air. Now that we are in…

Sweet and Salty Pork Roulade with Spicy Potato Spuma

Whenever the day comes when I get to do a tasting for a Chefs job, i decided a roulade would be one of the dishes that I would make. I had never really tried to make a roulade until after watching, funny enough, Worst Cooks in America. One of the lessons that they had done…