Breakfast, the most profitable meal of the day
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Breakfast, the most profitable meal of the day

Ten years ago, we were two young chefs dreaming of culinary greatness while opening our first restaurant, Amuse Bouche Bistro. My husband and I had a vision that everyone who came to eat there would ‘share and delight’ in or dream. How could they not? The menus would feature a…

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The Dreaded Female Boss

Although the stereotype of a woman being at home in the kitchen preparing beautiful meals for her husband exists, this does not carry over to the chef world. I’m a female chef who continually watches my husband (also a chef) get thanked for all the incredible food I just cooked.…

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How To Get The Biggest Bang For Your Buck While Eating Out

Coupons?  Nah.  Okay, maybe every now and then from the ValuPak that comes in the mail. Groupon? Sometimes, although most restaurants offering Groupons are about to close.  Usually a last ditch effort to bring in customers before doomsday. Discounted gift cards? Yes, please!  My secret source?  www.raise.com.  People who do…

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Pass The Salt

One of the most frequent questions we get in our cooking classes is, "What are the different kinds of salts and what are their uses?" This seems to reflect an almost universal confusion about a key cooking ingredient. Without salt, most things we eat would lack flavor and character. Just…

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