Friday the 13th Food Superstitions Around the World!

Why is Friday the 13th so unlucky? Now that I’m thinking about it, should I really be writing about Friday the 13th superstitions on the day itself? I think it’s okay, but for safety purposes I’ll toss some salt over my left shoulder. Being superstitious is okay and for some it’s motivation, but even if…

National Coffee Day!

Is your daily dose of coffee not enough? Need something extra to jump start your day? Who knows, maybe it’s just some caffeinated education that you need! Its National Coffee Day today; so let’s celebrate that wonderfully warm and tasty beverage we have all come to know and love. This blog will be dedicated to…

What is Food Safety?

The time is upon us to talk about food safety! Schools across North America have re-opened their doors to students again and what better time to brush up on of your food safety than Food Safety Month! Read an in depth look from We Are Chefs! This is part one of a four-part series on…

Labor Day Long Weekend!

It’s here, the final long weekend of summer! Yes, summer did fly by and will be missed, but not forgotten. Although the weather in some areas may not feel like summer; it’s a long weekend that should be enjoyed and could be a great way to end summer with a bang! Barbecues, cottages, lakes, campfires…

Wine Not? How to Pair Wine with Food

Looking for a quick read on how to pair wine with food? Check out Millionaire’s Digest for all the details! For another way to educate yourself about wine check out CCI’s Wine Essence Teaching Kit! Discover and recognize 50 different wine aromas! US or Canada Written by Millionaire’s Digest Team Member: Sybil Mahlangu Founder via…

Top 5 Tools a Chef Can’t Live Without

Every chef is different and no two chefs are the same, but every chef needs certain tools in the kitchen to help them create a feast! Whether you are a hobby chef or a professional chef; you need to have your tools! This blog will list out the top 5 tools a chef can’t live…

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…

How to: Make a Piña Colada Cocktail

Who doesn’t enjoy the summer season and what better way to enjoy the gorgeous weather than by learning how to make a Piña Colada! Admit it, you wish you knew how to make that delicious drink you ordered when you were out last week. Well, now is your chance to learn with Rich Hunt! For…

Joey Chestnut and Nathans Hot Dog Eating Contest

Happy Independence Day, Happy 4th of July or maybe just Happy 241st Birthday, but either way it will be a day of celebrations across the Country! Fireworks, fairs, carnivals and barbecues have all become synonymous with this national holiday, but nothing can quite compare to Nathans Hot Dog Eating Contest! Nothing says Independence Day quite…

Rosewood vs. Winewood and its Importance

For CCI, sustainability begins with our handles. The word “Sustainability” is an important buzz word in the industry now a days, but what does that word mean and how does it have anything to do with CCI knives? Well my friend, sit back and enjoy your coffee while we tell you the scoop and all the information you…

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

Why Chefs Wear White (and Sometimes Color Too)

How about a nice history lesson while you sip on your morning coffee! Why Chefs Wear White (and Sometimes Color Too) will give you a blast into the past to explain the color choice of culinary professionals! We Are Chefs By Ana Kinkaid Today’s diners accept a chef’s gleaming white jacket as the standard attire…