Monthly Archives: December 2010

The World’s Best Restaurant (Our Danish Christmas)

Lets all be truthful here. Of all the truffles gloriously showered over your food, green herbs plucked from the ground hours before your arrival, the most carefully raised, butchered, and cooked animals, the table-side sauces artfully presented by a hush-toned, … Continue reading

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AOC update

So my time at AOC has flown by. Yesterday was the last day of service before they broke for Christmas (why in the world do we in the US never have breaks in restaurants? It only makes sense to actually … Continue reading

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Very Important Person(?)

  What exactly happens when VIPs are noted on the reservation sheet? or called to the line when calling out a ticket? Normally, it’s a lot less than you think. And if the kitchen is really good, practically life goes … Continue reading

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Round Circles and Sharp Corners

(no pictures yet, still way too afraid.) Cooks: have you ever prepped in absolute silence? Yeah, neither had I until my first day at AOC. At In de Wulf, we had the occasional radio, a small amount of kitchen banter, … Continue reading

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pastry chefless kitchens

Coming from a background of only baking and pastry, and working in restaurants that had separate pastry stations, I never saw myself venturing over to the savory side of things. Pastry chefs are an added cost that many kitchens cannot … Continue reading

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My first day and my last thoughts on In de Wulf

A little excerpt on my first day at in the In de Wulf kitchen (which was highly debated in my head on whether or not to post), and some closing thoughts on our foray into Belgium: First days are always … Continue reading

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