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At a certain point in my career I was given the opportunity to attempt a distillation and solidification of my professional kitchen philosophies and rules.
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Brief summary of the history of restaurants, and the nature of a restaurant in general. Written originally as an educational document, meant for the chefs under my direct supervision.
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Sometimes restaurateurs have things fall in like their lap--such as other restaurants buildings or spaces. This piece was written originally in response to, and as a result of being part of, just such a situation when one of the restaurant groups by which I was employed, acquired a turnkey operation and had, essentially, only to determine the menu and its presentation.
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Detail and summary of braising technique, including Rules of Thumb boxes meant to act as guidelines/pointers throughout the process and piece.
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About Me:
I write, I cook, I read; and, when I can, I travel with my wife.

For decades I've put in countless hours feeding thousands of people each week, from Southern Arizona to Upstate New York.

I've put in just as much time (if not more) behind the scenes--costing and designing menus, conducting financial and product analyses, and systematizing kitchen flow in order to increase productivity and efficiency--often into the wee hours of the morning. My wife also happens to be in the industry, so she's always understood why my job took so much of my time;--but it wasn't always easy for her, or for me.

So let me save you some time:

Menu costing, design, formatting and/or analysis;
Recipe books, prep lists, order guides, and troubleshooting;
Financial and product mix analysis (including...
Location
Tucson, Arizona, United States