Category: Chef’s kitchen

CHEF iQ Launches New Features to Improve Smart Kitchen Experience

MAHWAH, N.J.–()–Smart appliance and technology company, CHEF iQ, announced the release of its app version 2.0, including dark theme and ingredient-first calculator features to its Smart Cooker – the only affordable smart multi-cooker and app combination on the market. The new updates will be delivered over the air beginning on Thanksgiving Day through the weekend.

“We’re constantly listening and evaluating how home chefs are using our multi-cooker because we want to make impactful updates that address real customer pain points,” said Rene Midouin, VP of Software Development, CHEF iQ. “We’ve removed the frustrating guesswork that often

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Ask Amy: Chef’s constant whistling causes kitchen nightmare

Dear Amy: I am a line cook in a restaurant kitchen. It is a loud, hot and dangerous environment.

I like my job, though, and find satisfaction in prepping and preparing food.

I like the owners and all my co-workers except for one. That one person is the chef of the kitchen.

While I could list many reasons why I don’t care for him, I’m actively working on my own reaction to his behavior.

Unfortunately, I am becoming enraged about one of his terrible habits. He whistles ALL THE TIME. If he’s not talking, he’s singing and if he’s not

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Tasting Notes: How this L.A. chef made Thai Taco Tuesday a thing

Back in June, Justin Pichetrungsi decided to indulge his inner taquero.

The 33-year-old chef and second-generation owner of Anajak Thai in Sherman Oaks had spent the early months of the pandemic grinding away in the kitchen, working long hours and focusing on takeout business in order to keep his family’s restaurant afloat.

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“I was making a staff meal that day and I wanted to do something different, be a little creative,” Pichetrungsi said. “Most of our cooks

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Dishing Out Some Brisket Mac Wrap

CASSELBERRY, Fla. — If you melt over gooey cheese and you enjoy sliced, tender brisket, your knees are about to buckle.

Chef Alexander Diaz owns Alex’s Fresh Kitchen and he is praising his Brisket Mac Wrap that, when sliced hot, reveals a cross-section worthy of video in slow motion that you’ll want to post — likely with theme music.

So let’s cook! (Oh, and the “Cake Lady” working alongside Alex just happens to be his beloved mom.) 

Brisket Mac Wrap — Alex’s Fresh Kitchen


  • 1 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 (any brand) beer, can
  • Brisket rub (Alex’s secret recipe,
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Der Braumeister’s new creative chef tandem clicks in its kitchen

CLEVELAND, Ohio – On the surface the chef tandem in Der Braumeister’s kitchen might look like a bit of an odd couple, but it’s anything but.

Linda Hoertz has been the main cook, mostly a solo show night in and night out in the Lorain Avenue restaurant that has been around almost 40 years. It’s ingrained in the community, a family-run place with business-savvy daughter Jenn Wirtz running things.

Early on in the coronavirus pandemic Wirtz struck a deal with the Cleveland Clinic to serve meals to frontline workers. Good for business, but a burden on Hoertz.

“I knew

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