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Antigua Barbuda Mango Pineapple Culinary Competition

Antigua Barbuda Mango Pineapple Culinary Competition

Chefs Helping Chefs at the 12th Annual (Pictures from the 2017 ) Antigua Barbuda Mango Pineapple Culinary Competition. Congratulations to all the chefs that participated. It was a great event and I was proud to be part of it.  The 2019 Competition is tentatively scheduled for the weekend of July 5th.  More information to come.

Chefs Helping Chefs – Your One Stop Shop

Chefs Helping Chefs – Your One Stop Shop

Chefs Helping Chefs – Your One Stop Shop As many of you know, Chefs Helping Chefs have been providing training and consulting throughout Florida, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Just in the past year, our team has worked with 12 – 15 different properties, have conducted over 500 Level 3 HACCP/ServSafe Food Protection Manager’s training and certification. We have worked with revising menus and recipes, trained the Culinary teams on preparation and presentation. Chefs Helping Chefs can provide just about any…

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Welcome Chef Garfield Victor, CFMP to Chefs Helping Chefs

Welcome Chef Garfield Victor, CFMP to Chefs Helping Chefs

Welcome Chef Garfield Victor, CFMP to Chefs Helping Chefs Garfield has been shaping Caribbean and international cuisine for over 15 years. A native of Barbados, Garfield’s culinary style is rooted   in the Caribbean. His introduction to the world of culinary arts began at the age of His experience afforded him gold medals in 2001and 2002 at World Food Day Cook Off, Barbados and silver medals at the World Food Day Black Belly Sheep Competition in 2000 and Taste of the Caribbean,…

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Congratulations to Team Bahamas

Congratulations to Team Bahamas

Congratulations to Team Bahamas for winning the Team of the Year. Chef Peter Edey hosted the 3rd Annual Caribbean Junior Duelling Challenge. The challenge was held at the Culinary Arena at the Dining Club Located in Newton Industrial Estate, Christ Church, Barbados. T’Nique Brown & Rico Neely proudly represented the Bahamas and were simply fantastic.  The team was coached by Chef Carla Barr & Chef Keisha Bonimy. The Challenge was part of the Junior Caribbean Culinary Conference http://duellingchallenge.net/Caribbean/ Chefs Helping Chefs and…

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Chefs Helping Chefs Welcomes Chef Jeff Call, CEC to the Team

Chefs Helping Chefs Welcomes Chef Jeff Call, CEC to the Team

Jeff Call, CEC, FMP Jeff Call, Corporate Chef for Concessions International is responsible for new menu development execution for the CI brands, work closely with national brands on adapting their concepts to airport environments, developing and monitoring LTO specials for all airports, and quarterly QA inspections. He brings more than 30 years’ experience in the Food and Beverage industries. Jeff’s culinary career began in like most at the age of 15, working in a church dining hall on Wednesday nights….

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Chefs Helping Chefs Welcomes Chef Bernd Mueller, CEC, AAC to the Team

Chefs Helping Chefs Welcomes Chef Bernd Mueller, CEC, AAC to the Team

Bernd Mueller is a German national. He is a permanent resident since 1979 in the US. He was educated in his native home town Bensheim, Germany. His years of apprenticing and learning Culinary Art and Science took him from Germany’s highly regarded hotel and restaurants to a short but intense cooking tour through France with Paul Bocuse in Lyon and Roger Verge at Le Moulin de Mougins in Nizza. He held various executive chefs position with prestige international hotel chains…

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Chefs Helping Chefs Welcome Chef David Ivey-Soto to the Team

Chefs Helping Chefs Welcome Chef David Ivey-Soto to the Team

David Ivey-Soto MBA, CEC®, CCA® has diverse industry experience of over twenty-five years in fourteen countries on five continents has provided him with insights into the foodservice industry and the experience to share his expertise. He is a former National Secretary of the American Culinary Federation serving on its Board of Directors. Chef David has been featured in National Culinary Review, ESPN The Magazine, Freekick, The Daily News of the Virgin Islands, Newsweek, The Washington Post, among other publications and…

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Congratulations Chef Calderon!

Congratulations Chef Calderon!

Congratulations to our good friend and fellow Chef, Israel Calderon, CEC, CCA from the beautiful Island of Puerto Rico.  Chef Calderon completed all requirements for recertification as a Certified Executive Chef. Chef Calderon is a great leader, mentor, “giver”, and of course, an OUTSTANDING CHEF! He should be congratulated for completing this arduous task of recertification. We are all very proud of you Israel.