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The Journey of a Healthcare Chef

The last ten years of my career have mostly been centered around one common goal, changing the public’s perception of “Hospital Food”. Over this journey, I’ve made plenty of mistakes, won many awards, and met many people whom share the … Continue reading

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Walking The Walk, Means Talking The Talk

Recently when a colleague was touring our operation,  we briefly discussed the unique verbage used in our hospital kitchen today. We talked about how this wasn’t always the case in the healthcare world. In hospital kitchens, we used to be “institutionalized.” As I … Continue reading

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The Two Types Of People Who Work In The Kitchen

Just the other day, a good friend and former colleague of mine made a Facebook post about a saying that I used to say often while working with him in the kitchens in New York. I’ve said it for years … Continue reading

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Preparation, Organization, Validation- My Quest to Become a Certified Executive Chef with The American Culinary Federation

This is my story of how I earned this credential in three months time. There are just over 3,000 chefs that hold this credential, and I am one of them. The following is a short story of how I did … Continue reading

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