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An Interview with Chef Yury Krasilovsky

[fa icon="calendar'] 12/9/19 2:15 PM

 

Yury Krasilovsky, Executive Chef with Barilla Foodservice is no stranger to the heat of the kitchen, or of competition. Currently he’s competing in Riverence’s Gold Rush Cooking Competition and we’ve been blown away by his entries so far. This dish, which he’s named “24 Carat Gold” caught our eye, with Riverence’s Gold trout on a bed of creamy polenta and saffron beurre blanc, garnished by golden tomatoes, grapes, trout roe, and chervil. We asked him a few questions about his long history with cooking and how he decides to compose his dishes.

 

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Why You Should Serve Your Guests with Spirit

[fa icon="calendar'] 8/26/19 3:05 PM

 

The tabletop has become a place of exploration. Between the chefs who are more creative than ever and the dinnerware that is bolder than ever, an explosion of patterns, shapes, textures, colors, and materials are becoming commonplace.

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How Setting the Table Differs According to Cuisine

[fa icon="calendar'] 8/9/19 6:34 PM

 

When we think about dinner service in Western culture, it typically involves sitting down to rolled cutlery, maybe a bread plate, a water glass, possibly a candle, or even a salt and pepper shaker. What you typically don’t see is an empty plate, as plates are most often brought from the back-of-the-house with food on them.

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The Use of Contrasting Colors on the Dinner Plate

[fa icon="calendar'] 5/30/19 2:33 PM

 

Color plays a huge role in our dining experiences.

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Four Things You Should Know About BauscherHepp's Commitment to Sustainability

[fa icon="calendar'] 4/11/19 9:18 AM


All across the foodservice industry, operators are looking for new ways to express their sustainability. In many cases, consumers are demanding this shift in ethos and are willing to pay more to the operations that can provide it.

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Congratulations to the Winners of the 2019 Performance in Tabletop Awards from Foodservice Equipment & Supplies

[fa icon="calendar'] 4/2/19 2:28 PM

 

Every year, a panel of judges reviews tabletops from across the country to determine the Performance in Tabletop Awards from Foodservice Equipment & Supplies. These recognitions are the result of excellence in a variety of criteria including four main factors.

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Change the Emotions of Your Meal Service with These Amazing Faces

[fa icon="calendar'] 9/21/18 3:55 PM

 

 
 
Making meals more memorable. Whether it's a casual brunch on the weekend or a hospital room, there are always new and innovative ways to make people smile, laugh, or just create an experience that someone will remember.  And it all comes down to emotion.
 
Emotion is contagious.
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Vintage Tiles: Dining with an Air of Antiquity

[fa icon="calendar'] 9/3/18 7:00 PM

 

By definition, "vintage" holds enduring interest. Whether it's a level of importance or quality, we hold on to things from the past because they tease our sentiments and remind us of whimsical memories.

It's no wonder we're seeing vintage trends in everything from fashion to furniture, and the tabletop is no different.

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[Plating Trend] An Eye for Simplicity

[fa icon="calendar'] 2/28/18 10:37 AM

 

We've already talked about the love/hate relationship chefs have with the current sauce dot trend, but a recent article in Restaurant Hospitality brought up another popular plating concept - simplicity.

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Four Simple Tips for Photographing Your Food

[fa icon="calendar'] 2/27/18 1:33 PM

 

Photography has impacted foodservice probably more than any other industry in any era of business. It's impossible to browse social media without finding images of lunch or dinner, of "food porn," or of #InstaFood.

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