On Tuesday, March 4, 2014, Chef Michael White was honored in front of 800 guests at the annual Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP) grand tasting benefit. C-CAP’s culinary event showcases cuisine from an all-star lineup of New York City’s hottest chefs and restaurateurs, such as Marcus Samuelsson, Daniel Boulud, Bryce Shuman and Drew Nieporent as well as C-CAP alumni chefs, including “baker to the stars” Thiago Silva of The General, to raise funds to support scholarships, education and career opportunities for disadvantaged youth pursuing careers in the restaurant and foodservice industry.
Todd English Enterprises has successfully transferred management and operations of Olives New York under a licensing agreement. The restaurant will continue to carry the name and offer the menu and ambiance Chef English created over the past decade.
The Tri-State Food Expo is entering its 2nd year as the premier trade show for the NJ, NY and CT restaurant, food retail and foodservice market. Sponsored by the New Jersey Restaurant Association, Tri-State Food Expo hit the scene in 2013, featuring more than 150 exhibitors and 1,500 industry professionals at the inaugural event, with more than 50% of the attendees from New York City.
Marcus Samuelsson Group, originally founded by chef and restaurateur Marcus Samuelsson and his Red Rooster Harlem partner Andrew Chapman announced plans late last month to partner with a Westchester based firm.
Working in the kitchen takes its toll. Long hours standing, looking down, reaching up, bending and most of all, gripping utensils and bowls. Inevitably, something’s gotta give. Usually, it’s the smaller and weaker joints that collapse under the tremendous pressure. In the upper extremity, it’s the wrist and a very common diagnosis when you use your hands to grip is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
This academic year, I’ve done a lot of marketing about safety tips for kids and backpacks. The ill effects of carrying too much load and carrying it improperly affects children but it also affects adults who either have a cumulative impact from childhood or are just flat out lazy. The problem is that your posture can be adversely affected which can lead to chronic aches and pains. After a long day in the kitchen, the last thing you want to do is carry more weight on you, especially if your body is fatigued and stressed.