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How did Mirazur become the 'World's Best Restaurant'?

How did Mirazur become the 'World's Best Restaurant'?

Mirazur, the 3-star Michelin restaurant in Menton, France was voted the best restaurant in the world in 2019 by The World's 50 Best Restuarants™. With over 15 million restaurants worldwide, how did Mirazur achieve the top spot? This crowning achievement is a result of the hard work chef-owner Mauro Colagreco and his amazing team have cultivated over the last 14 years. Argentinian chef Colagreco opened Mirazur in 2006 with only 3 employees when he was just 29 years old, achieving his first Michelin star in just under a year. Eventually, Colagreco became the first chef born outside of France to...

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Is your Chef Clothing High Quality? - What to Look For

Is your Chef Clothing High Quality? - What to Look For

Chef Stephen Wambach of SMW - Palm Springs - NOVA chef jacket by Clement Design This may have happened to you; your new chef clothes look like they have suddenly aged three years after a single wash. There’s now a hole opened in the crotch of your expensive pants you’ve only had for a couple months. Or even a loose thread hanging from your chef coat after just a few years, threatening a much great unraveling. Today we will see that not all clothing is made to last, especially in the culinary field. Some may argue that the quality of...

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Valrhona C3 North America Pastry Competition

Valrhona C3 North America Pastry Competition

Since 2008, Valrhona has organized the 'Chocolate Chef Competition' otherwise known as the C3. The C3 competition, which happens every two years, was created to recognize and celebrate the hardworking professional pastry chefs. Being Valrhona, the focus is on chocolate, however chefs must incorporate many elements of the trade if they plan on taking home the first-place prize.  The C3 competition gathers a community of Pastry Chefs driven by a desire to showcase the quality and creativity of their work. The competition also provides attendees the opportunity to discuss trends, techniques, and current market developments with other like-minded individuals. Being...

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Amaury Guichon - The Pastry Academy

Amaury Guichon - The Pastry Academy

Amaury Guichon may be considered one of the most talented and well-known chocolate and pastry artists of the 21st century. After fourteen years of devoting his life fully to the pastry industry Amaury Guichon has decided to open his very first pastry academy in the heart of Las Vegas arts district. In the past three years, and if you follow him on social media, you’ve seen that Amaury has been traveling the world learning for many different cultures and teaching the highest level of pastry at his masterclasses. This has all culminated into a way for Amaury to share his...

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The Importance of a High Quality Chef Shoe

The Importance of a High Quality Chef Shoe

It’s clear that the life of a chef is often extremely demanding. The workload involved is commonly draining, the fast-paced environment hardly provides any breaks, and the hours are often very long and tiresome.  Spending hours on your feet for the entire day or night can become quite the burden; this can affect anyone both mentally and physically. With this in mind, it’s vital to take care of your body when spending large amounts of hours focused on your craft. We spend nearly half our lifetime lying around in bed, whether sleeping or relaxing. As such, it’s vital to invest...

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