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Make Your Customers Happy, Respect the Salad Bar

    Before culinary school, I spent roughly 2 years working as a pantry cook in the kitchen of  The Arden House in Harriman, New York. In this role, I worked with cold salad preparation  dressings, sandwiches, shrimp cocktail and fruit platters just to name a … Continue reading

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Black Hat Chef Herb Garden

I’m so proud to talk about our herb garden with everyone -as it’s one of the most unique things we do in our department. It’s the herb garden’s 4th year, and our very own  “Garden Guru’s” this time took it to another level. They rototilled new soil and … Continue reading

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Whole Grains Tasting Day

It was great to work with my team to celebrate the Whole Grains Sampling Day recently. The idea stemmed from the The Whole Grains Council. Our approach was simple, to educate as many people we possibly can in one day on the benefits … Continue reading

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Behind The Glass

5:ooam- Raleigh North Carolina. Marjorie McPhail awakes to the sound of her alarm clock. After waiting in bed for an extra few minutes, she  fully awakes..it’s time to go to work. 5:30am- Marjorie gets in her Honda, and proceeds onto the hustle and … Continue reading

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Bringing Whole Grains to High School

I had a unique opportunity this past week that I wanted to share with you. The Rex Healthcare Chefs were invited back to high school. It had been over fifteen years since I’ve strolled through any high school hallways, so … Continue reading

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A new shipment of Whole Grains is in the House!

  After a busy holiday season, I’ve recently found some time to focus on some new things to bring to the operation within the next year. As one of our focuses will be re-inventing our grill station menu, I was … Continue reading

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Grilled Salmon with Quinoa & Asparagus

If you are in the business of eating healthy,we’ve got you covered. This is our Lime & Ginger glazed Salmon. Today we feature it with a quinoa pilaf and lemon scented asparagus. the marinade  is simple,there’s  fresh grated ginger, lime zest, … Continue reading

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Eat Healthy Today at Lunch

Perfect for this time of the year, Grilled chicken breast topped with a summer tomato salad, and Goat Cheese dressing. Served with a roasted vegetable quinoa pilaf, and fresh broccoli rabe. low sodium… low fat… high flavor. And who says … Continue reading

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BE. Lunch and Learn

Chef Steve Pexton prepared a delicious three-course meal this past Wednesday for our Be Lunch & Learn. The topic was local food. This was the main course, a Wine Poached Chicken Roulade with Butternut Squash and Quiona Stuffing, Served with … Continue reading

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