Check List for Temporarily Closing Your Restaurant

COVID-19 has affected everyone’s life is some way, shape or form. Life has been somewhat put on hold. Some of the people that have been affected the most are dining in restaurant owners and operators. While takeout and delivery can be enough from some restaurants; the model won’t work for everyone. If a temporary closure…

3 important safety tips to practice during the COVID-19 health crisis

While the Coronavirus continues to take its toll on the world; the restaurant industry continues to battle through! Their focus remains to be the safety of its employees and customers! Take a look at the National Restaurant Association 3 important safety tips to practice during the COVID-19 health crisis

Easter Dinner to-go

This Easter is a bit weird. Self-isolating without your family and friend may make this weekend go by a little slower than usual. It’s also very weird and concerning for restaurant owners and operators. Going from a traditional dine-in establishment to 100% take out or delivery is a bit of change. This Easter presents a…

What Sets CCI Products Apart From Other Brands

CCI takes pride in our material quality and rigorous manufacturing process to create professional high quality tools for chefs, students and the everyday chef. In fact, CCI is one of the few brands that are permitted to say that our raw products are “Made in Solingen”. Solingen Germany is the steel manufacturing capital of the…

Which Knife to Use: Chopping and Dicing

Why are there so many different styles of knives available? Do we really need access to all of these great knives? Well I guess it isn’t exactly required to have so many knives on hand, but having the right tools can make the entire process much more fun, easier and faster! Recently we took a…

3 of the Worst Mistakes People Make with Their Kitchen Knives

Any good chef in the culinary industry will tell you that their knives are the most important tools of their craft. Everyone will make mistakes with their knives at some point along the way, but if you are really not sure about how to care for your knives you could drastically reduce their lifespan! From…

National Culinary Arts Month – Giving Thanks

July is a perfect month for a number of reasons; terrific weather, schools out, patio drinks and full restaurants! July is also a time to celebrate chefs and the culinary industry as it is #NationalCulinaryArtsMonth! This celebratory month is a perfect time to give thanks to professional cooks, chefs and all those involved in the…

Q&A With CCI’s Mike Byrne

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation sat down to have a chat with our very own Mike Byrne! Mike talks about his experiences with CCI, the restaurant industry and much more! Click the on link to read more about the one and only Mike Byrne! Q&A with CCI’s Mike Byrne

EURO Culinary™ Series

Color coded knives are designed to help you implement food safety practices in the kitchen! With different color handles for different types of food, this system helps teach employees to engage in safe food handling practices to prevent cross-contamination in the professional kitchen. Allergies have become such a norm in society today, which makes paying…

THE EFFECTIVE CHEF’S NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS

Originally posted on Harvest America Ventures:
Why do we bother to create a list of year to come resolutions when more often than not we disregard the list soon after it is written? Is it because of a tradition that lacks commitment, or because we know that we could and should do some things differently?…

How Thermometers work: Temperature Scales

Thermometers are instrumental in the cooking process. A thermometer is a great way to know if your food is fully cooked, safe and ready to eat! Thermometers contain one very important aspect – a temperature scale. This is the fourth part of the “How Thermometers Work” series. We will breakdown the different temperature scales! Researchers…

How Thermometers Work: Digital Thermometers

  Thermometers are instrumental to the cooking process.  A thermometer is a great tool to use to determine if your food is fully cooked, safe and ready to eat!  This is part 3 of the “How Thermometers Work” series and we will explain how to use a digital thermometer! A digital thermometer has one big…