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An August Take on Soup and Salad

[fa icon="calendar'] 8/22/16 4:16 PM

 

Chef Kevin Chong of the Chef Mavro Restaurant in Honolulu, Hawaii originally created this summer-inspired dish for the August 2009 Deep Plate Exercise.

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The Perfect Dish for a Warm Summer Night

[fa icon="calendar'] 8/19/16 12:00 PM

 

Here's the perfect dish for a hot summer night from the Smith & Green Company of Portland, Oregon. Ready for some gazpacho?

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Seafood Trilogy Served with Red Pepper Oil

[fa icon="calendar'] 8/17/16 2:00 PM

 

Enjoy the diversity of seafood with Arnd Sievers, Executive Chef of the Sheraton Burlington Hotel and Conference Center in Burlington, Vermont.

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A Brief Look at Beer History and the Different Types of Beer

[fa icon="calendar'] 8/16/16 1:52 PM

 

As long as humans have been around, there has been beer. Or at least it seems that way. According to BeerAdvocate, the ancient Sumerians likely discovered beer by accident nearly 13,000 years ago. What a magnificent accident that turned out to be!

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Eric Stein Presents a Combination of Colors and Flavors to Delight the Senses

[fa icon="calendar'] 8/15/16 11:00 AM

 

Delighting all senses is the most effective way to create happy diners. In this Deep Plate exercise from August 2009, Chef Eric Stein does just that.

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Cherry S'mores with Chef Jason Reaves

[fa icon="calendar'] 8/12/16 3:30 PM

 

S'mores are a campfire tradition that is usually better when kept simple, but in this Deep Plate exercise from August 2009, we found a way to make them better.

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An Abbreviated Guide to Tea Culture

[fa icon="calendar'] 8/9/16 7:55 PM

 

There are a wide range of tea cultures around the world. Not only are they distinguishable by the types of tea consumed, but also because of the customs and practices associated with those cultures. Here's an abbreviated guide to tea culture from around the world.

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Exploring Seafood with Chef Andy Floyd

[fa icon="calendar'] 8/8/16 11:00 AM

 

In this Deep Plate exercise from August 2009, we're exploring fish and shrimp with Chef Andy Floyd. Chef Floyd is the Director of Curriculum at Cook Street School of Fine Cooking in Denver, Colorado.

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From Pain Perdu to the Big Island with Chef Kevin Chong

[fa icon="calendar'] 8/7/16 3:00 PM

 

Honolulu chef, Kevin Chong, takes on on a voyage across the country in this Deep Plate Exercise that was originally published in July 2009.

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A Plated Perspective on Healthcare Foodservice

[fa icon="calendar'] 8/5/16 7:44 PM

 

Healthcare foodservice trails other segments of the food and beverage industry in many ways, including quality of food, quality of traytop, and presentation. But, there are also operators doing exciting concepts like farm-to-table, locally sourced, and real food on beautiful china. This serves as my proof of what can be accomplished. Imagine the surprise of the customer who was expecting typical healthcare food!

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