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RECIPE: Chilled Haricot Vert-fingerling Potato Salad

Summer is salad season—and at Snapchef, we like to make sure our chefs are knowledgeable about a wide range of unique, fresh and delicious salad options beyond those with just lettuces. Here is a mixed bean salad with tri-colored roasted potatoes that can make a meal unto itself for either lunch of dinner, or a [...]

2017-06-14T14:51:57+00:00 June 14th, 2017|news, Recipe|

Recipe: Pasta With Chicken And Pea-minto Pesto And Toasted Pine Nuts

Pasta is a perennial global favorite, for any season – so teaching our Snapchefs a variety of preparation and sauce techniques is critical. This week, we’re teaching a fresh summer variation of a classic pesto sauce which we love – hope you so as well! Ingredients 1lb. Gigli pasta (sometimes known as Campanelli pasta). Penne [...]

2017-06-08T08:23:41+00:00 June 8th, 2017|news, Recipe|

So, you want to be a chef? Celebrity Chefs share their tips on breaking into the industry*

In the age of TV chefs, the stars of the kitchen have become almost like rock stars. But don’t be fooled: beyond the hype of reality TV, working in a professional kitchen is a tough gig. With that said, being a chef is also undeniably a “hot” job. It can be grueling and stressful – [...]

2017-05-17T13:25:59+00:00 June 7th, 2017|blog, news|

Recipe: Quinoa Fruit Salad and Honey Lime Dressing

Quinoa with blueberries, strawberries, mango and a refreshing honey lime dressing. This easy and healthy Quinoa Fruit Salad is by our own talented, in-house chef-instructor Will McDonough, and goes well with any summer meal.   INGREDIENTS: FOR THE QUINOA: 1 cup quinoa (I used Red Quinoa) 2 cups water Pinch of salt FOR THE HONEY [...]

2017-06-01T10:09:22+00:00 June 1st, 2017|news, Recipe|

10 + 1 of the Best Cooking Apps

All of us Snapchef love to cook, love to introduce fresh young professional talent to the industry, and – of course – love good food. Here are our recommendations for 10 cooking apps that can expand your culinary horizons and creativity, and make your life easier. The Good Fish Guide The definitive guide to sustainable [...]

2017-05-17T12:33:50+00:00 May 31st, 2017|blog, news|

Recipe: Grilled Pizza with Chipotle BBQ Chicken, Bacon and Grilled Corn

Learning to work with dough is a key skill that we teach all Snapchefs, as a proper baked or grilled dough product is key to any finished dish. And, with summer almost here, we turn our attention to a unique version of a perennial favorite – grilled pizza. This version is rich with smoky flavor [...]

2017-05-25T10:40:04+00:00 May 25th, 2017|news, Recipe|

5 Food Trend Predictions with Staying Power

We’ve all witnessed food trends (great and no-so-great) come and go – and with the latest explosion of interest in all things food – the trends are accelerating and even branching off into sub-trends of trends. Because Snapchef works with many dozens of food service establishments of all shape and size, we maintain a unique [...]

2017-05-22T09:02:12+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|blog, news|

Recipe: Lemon, Garlic and Rosemary Roasted Chicken with Grilled Romaine Salad

With summer fast approaching, any chef’s creative imagination shifts to the rich smoky flavors of a fire-hot grill. That’s why we’re teaching our latest Snapchefs unique grilling techniques with unique ingredients, including this grilled Romaine salad to accompany a wide variety of dishes, or just on its own for a satisfying lunch. Ingredients 5lb whole [...]

2017-05-18T14:16:39+00:00 May 18th, 2017|news, Recipe|

Culinary Stars Share Tips for Seasoned Chefs

If you’ve been a chef for a while, you know it can be a tough business. The hours can be grueling, and it’s physically demanding. But if you’re like us at Snapchef, then cooking is in your blood. Do you sometimes wonder how you can keep your edge, remain competitive and stay inspired? You might [...]

2017-05-17T12:27:01+00:00 May 17th, 2017|blog, news|

Recipe: Memorable Mother’s Day Brunch – Crab Cake Benedict

In honor of Mother’s Day, we at Snapchef turned to our own talented in-house chef Will McDonough, who has re-interpreted a classic brunch recipe he learned at Boston’s Westin Copley to help you make your Mother’s Day celebration as memorable as possible. INGREDIENTS Crab Cake ¼ cup nonfat plain Greek yogurt 1 large egg, beaten [...]

2017-05-10T15:40:06+00:00 May 10th, 2017|news, Recipe|