Recipe development means creating new dishes for different uses, such as a restaurant menu, cookbook, or food product. Companies typically hire a professional recipe developer to create good food by: That third part, recipe testing, is key. Even the most experienced recipe developer must test their recipes to ensure they are delicious, visually appealing, and […]
A food stylist’s job is to make food look as appetizing and visually appealing as possible for photography, video, and other media. This involves creating compositions, choosing the right props and backgrounds, and manipulating the food to make it look its best. If you work for advertising or editorial companies, you know that making food […]
As a chef, you’ve honed your skills and expertise in the kitchen, by working in hotels and restaurants to create delicious meals and provide excellent dining experiences. There are many reasons why a chef might want to move from the commercial side of hospitality to freelance work. One common reason is the desire to have […]
Dear foodies, Anxiety, control, and procrastination aren’t good things. The concept of “letting go,” even though it’s exactly what we need to do to be happy and successful in our lives, can feel scary to many people, including myself, who have experienced trauma. These go-to protections limit our growth and development, like many things we […]
What makes a good recipe? A well-written recipe is accurate, comprehensive, and simple. Short phrases and straightforward instructions remove ambiguity, making recipes less intimidating and simpler to follow. Customers prefer simple phrases. Instead of writing “braise,” try writing “simmer”, “stew,” or “slow-boil.” Developing style guides and standardized recipes for your food business helps you find […]
A cooking class requires thoughtful planning to ensure success. Use the practical tips in this advanced guide to plan your next event properly and profitably.