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August 2017

J&G Foods

2017-08-14T08:39:08+00:00

Situation: USDA Meat processor of commodity meat products and private label custom value added retail packaged meat “RTC”. Have been faced with several development projects that involved new technology, ingredients and the assembly of formula, HACCP and new product development strategies. Chef Services was retained to work with production and Q&A to launch their innovation [...]

J&G Foods 2017-08-14T08:39:08+00:00

April 2017

Fresh City

2017-05-08T17:47:29+00:00

Situation: Things have changed at Fresh City since Chef Services Group was retained to assist with their menu overhaul. Our goal was to work with the operations team and assist with new menu product development across all parts of the menu which included, sandwiches, rice bowls and burritos, stir fry, smoothies and salads. Their Need: [...]

Fresh City 2017-05-08T17:47:29+00:00

6th Annual ACF Culinary Conference and Competition

2017-04-19T18:13:03+00:00

Conference: Chefs Services Walter Zuromski Joins Skidmore College as they host their 6th Annual ACF Culinary Conference and Competition. This three-day event included educational and networking opportunities for culinary professionals. I am always delighted to be part of such a world class culinary event and have the opportunity and honor to be part of their [...]

6th Annual ACF Culinary Conference and Competition 2017-04-19T18:13:03+00:00

Chef Services – New Years Chef Table

2017-04-19T17:45:46+00:00

We turned the corner earlier this year and it was busy right from the start. As always we bring the New Year in our way with a great meal, friends and family. We enjoyed Moulard Duck Breast purchased from D'artagnan which is a large hybrid duck, with a plump breast, making it a favorite of [...]

Chef Services – New Years Chef Table 2017-04-19T17:45:46+00:00

Spoon & Cellar

2017-06-13T18:09:07+00:00

Situation: Cincinnati Ohio: Rolling Hills Hospitality Group was in need of menu development, design and concept creation services from CSG. We were engaged to begin the project the Spring of 2015 and we opened the restaurant in December 2016. The goal was to create a contemporary Gastro Lounge/ Retro Bistro with familiar classic flavors and [...]

Spoon & Cellar 2017-06-13T18:09:07+00:00

June 2016

The Perfect Fathers Day Steak

2017-05-01T13:30:01+00:00

I have worked with La Frieda Meats over the past 6 years on and off over the course of some of the restaurant projects. Our first project was with BUCU Burger in Paramus, NJ where we opened a gourmet burger and cup cake restaurant. The restaurant was successful and we promoted the Pat La Frieda [...]

The Perfect Fathers Day Steak 2017-05-01T13:30:01+00:00

April 2016

All Day Breakfast Restaurants Are Here To Stay

2017-01-03T14:35:49+00:00

Last October, when McDonald's made its decision to serve breakfast all day, it did so to the thunderous applause of its loyal patrons who -- for years -- had been pleading with the godfather of all fast food restaurants to make breakfast items like their famous Egg McMuffins available around the clock. This bold move appears to have [...]

All Day Breakfast Restaurants Are Here To Stay 2017-01-03T14:35:49+00:00

March 2016

Top Food Trends Forecast for 2016

2017-01-03T14:38:24+00:00

A new year always represents the opportunity to re-invent, re-invigorate, and recharge the look and feel of your menu. In 2015, we saw a rise in farm-to-table ingredients, the emergence of upscale communal meals, and an explosion of "elevated" comfort foods. Looking forward, the new food climate is going to incorporate a new focus on [...]

Top Food Trends Forecast for 2016 2017-01-03T14:38:24+00:00

Medicine as Food

2017-01-03T14:38:52+00:00

Culinary Medicine: Culinary medicine may be a new term, but the ideas behind it are not. In the past we have heard, "You are what you eat," or, "An apple a day keeps the doctor away." A few doctors in the United States are beginning to embrace the benefits of training not only in medicine, but also [...]

Medicine as Food 2017-01-03T14:38:52+00:00

February 2016

New Year’s Eve Dinner 2015

2017-01-03T14:49:28+00:00

This New Years wasn’t any different than our previous we like to celebrate our successes and bring our friends together with a great dinner. This year we featured a few new signature items like our Black Forest Duck Ham and the classic Beef Wellington was just perfect. Check out the full menu and some great [...]

New Year’s Eve Dinner 2015 2017-01-03T14:49:28+00:00