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Masterchef Luca Manfe Bringing Food Truck To Dallas This Spring

fig1by Steven Doyle
After winning Gordon Ramsay’s Masterchef, Luca Manfe launched The Lucky Fig in Houston serving more than 7,000 meals and catering 26 events. The concept was to deliver farm-to-street modern Italian cuisine. The truck‘s menu offered shareable starters like meatballs and stuffed riceballs as well as sandwiches on homemade bread and a rotating pasta special. It’s hearty, satisfying stuff, particularly the properly al dente rigatoni with bolognese sauce and the bison short ribs on ciabatta bread.

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It’s A Bad Week To Be A Reality Chef And A Critic

Pepinby Steven Doyle

This might be a bad week to be a chef, or a chef’s critic, depending on which side of the kitchen stadium you are sitting.  The week began with a column penned by Jacques Pepin where he took a major chunk of reality chefs to task. Although not mentioned directly, much of the hullabaloo seemingly took Gordon Ramsay, king of the F-Bomb, to task.

The information that Pepin laid out was lined with a heart-felt indignation over the fact that on these programs chefs demoralize their staff, something that is hardly done in reality. Pepin went on to say in his article, “For the good of his or her restaurant, the chef should be a role model, an educator who probes and advises his cooks”.    Continue reading

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Food Court Wars Wants You

foodcourtwarsby Steven Doyle

I am not much of a shopper and avoid malls altogether, but there  is an interesting program from the Gordon Ramsay camp called Food Court Wars. This is basically where two teams of two people compete to win a year lease at a local food court.  The shows producers value the winnings at $100,000, a tidy sum that will definitely escalate your concept to success. They are looking for couples that have a previous relationship, married, dating, working together, you get the idea.  Continue reading

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Masterchef Junior To Air Sept 27 (Video)

kiddiechefby Steven Doyle

Since spilling out of the Food Network, the cookery programs on television seem to be growing at a frantic pace. Now it is time to hide your children as Gordon Ramsay comes hunting for them. Ramsay doesn’t have plans to sauté them, but rather have them make him lunch on his latest program on Fox, Masterchef Juniors.      Continue reading

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