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A Day in the Life of an Executive Chef

A Day in the Life of an Executive Chef

Bon Vivant ‘Routine chaos’ – is a term that perhaps most accurately describes the daily life of a chef. Many aspects of a chef’s work are routine, as in doing prep, doing orders and cooking meals. But no day is like another. Unexpected things are happening every day, ranging from late deliveries and staff issues to special orders and late food. What happens if the Itame sauce is running low just b…

  • Contenstants pose on stage during the 63rd Annual Miss Universe Pageant at Florida International University on January 25, 2015 in Miami, Florida
    Mexico, Bogota reject Miss Universe over Trump tirade AFP News - 4 hours ago

    Anger over US presidential candidate Donald Trump's remarks about Mexican migrants boiled over Tuesday as Bogota withdrew its candidacy to host his Miss Universe show … More »Mexico, Bogota reject Miss Universe over Trump tirade

    Contenstants pose on stage during the 63rd Annual Miss Universe Pageant at Florida International University on January 25, 2015 in Miami, Florida

    Anger over US presidential candidate Donald Trump's remarks about Mexican migrants boiled over Tuesday as Bogota withdrew its candidacy to host his Miss Universe show and Mexico dropped out of the pageant. The real estate tycoon's comments have incensed Latin Americans and the Hispanic community in the United States since …

  • The Bearded Lady's Now a Bearded Bride
    The Bearded Lady's Now a Bearded Bride Yahoo7 Lifestyle - 5 hours ago

    Harnaam Kauer recently got married - and she proved how chic and feminine a beard can look on a wedding day. More »The Bearded Lady's Now a Bearded Bride

    The Bearded Lady's Now a Bearded Bride

    Harnaam Kauer recently got married - and she proved how chic and feminine a beard can look on a wedding day.

  • Taye Diggs: High heels hurt!
    Taye Diggs: High heels hurt! Cover Media - 8 hours ago

    Taye Diggs says his son Walker is “unfazed” by the heavy makeup he wears for his role in Broadway play Hedwig and the Angry Inch. More »Taye Diggs: High heels hurt!

    Taye Diggs: High heels hurt!

    Taye Diggs says his son Walker is “unfazed” by the heavy makeup he wears for his role in Broadway play Hedwig and the Angry Inch.

  • Taraji is pretty in purple
    Taraji is pretty in purple Cover Media - 8 hours ago

    Taraji P. Henson has unveiled a dramatic new hair colour for the summer, taking her brunette locks to a bright purple shade. More »Taraji is pretty in purple

    Taraji is pretty in purple

    Taraji P. Henson has unveiled a dramatic new hair colour for the summer, taking her brunette locks to a bright purple shade.

  • 2015's biggest games expos, July to December: Minecon, Gamescom, more
    2015's biggest games expos, July to December: Minecon, Gamescom, m … AFP Relax - 12 hours ago

    There's still plenty going on with major events set to take place around the world, including MineCon, ChinaJoy, Gamescom, Paris Games Week and G-Star. Since its earliest … More »2015's biggest games expos, July to December: Minecon, Gamescom, m …

    2015's biggest games expos, July to December: Minecon, Gamescom, more

    There's still plenty going on with major events set to take place around the world, including MineCon, ChinaJoy, Gamescom, Paris Games Week and G-Star. Since its earliest incarnations, Minecon has since expanded to cover a host of upcoming titles as well as "Minecraft" itself. This year's edition will be the first since …

  • JetBlue introduces checked bag fee
    JetBlue introduces checked bag fee AFP Relax - 12 hours ago

    JetBlue joins the majority of US airlines as it implements the policy of charging a fee for checked luggage. JetBlue airlines has changed its pricing policy. Now, customers … More »JetBlue introduces checked bag fee

    JetBlue introduces checked bag fee

    JetBlue joins the majority of US airlines as it implements the policy of charging a fee for checked luggage. JetBlue airlines has changed its pricing policy. Now, customers who purchase a regular 'Blue' ticket will be charged up to $25 for every first bag checked in ($20 online or at a kiosk) and $35 for every additional …

  • How to Eat Healthy Even When You’re Super Busy at Work
    How to Eat Healthy Even When You’re Super Busy at Work Health Xchange - 12 hours ago

    “Being overweight plays a part in many diseases, from heart disease to high blood pressure, diabetes, certain cancers, gout and osteoporosis,” says Christine Ong, Senior … More »How to Eat Healthy Even When You’re Super Busy at Work

    How to Eat Healthy Even When You’re Super Busy at Work

    “Being overweight plays a part in many diseases, from heart disease to high blood pressure, diabetes, certain cancers, gout and osteoporosis,” says Christine Ong, Senior Principal Dietitian at the Nutrition and Dietetics Department, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH), a member of the SingHealth group. In particular, …

  • Australia and Italy are most popular dream destinations: survey
    Australia and Italy are most popular dream destinations: survey AFP Relax - 14 hours ago

    Australia is the most popular bucket list destination and the fastest-growing place of interest for wealthy travelers flush with cash, according to the results of a new … More »Australia and Italy are most popular dream destinations: survey

    Australia and Italy are most popular dream destinations: survey

    Australia is the most popular bucket list destination and the fastest-growing place of interest for wealthy travelers flush with cash, according to the results of a new survey. After asking 5,800 travelers from 60 countries to name their dream destination this year, Australia emerged the most popular destination, followed …

  • 'Nuclear Throne' PS4 release date revealed in hot new interview
    'Nuclear Throne' PS4 release date revealed in hot new intervie … AFP Relax - 16 hours ago

    The PS4 release date for the game "Nuclear Throne" has been revealed, following an interview with the game's developer Rami Ismael in which he eats a whole habanero pepper. … More »'Nuclear Throne' PS4 release date revealed in hot new intervie …

    'Nuclear Throne' PS4 release date revealed in hot new interview

    The PS4 release date for the game "Nuclear Throne" has been revealed, following an interview with the game's developer Rami Ismael in which he eats a whole habanero pepper. In a clip recorded by YouTube channel Hot Pepper Gaming, interviewer Anthony Carboni also eats an entire pepper, and the pair then attempt to have …

  • Tourist captures Eiffel Tower engagement and launches search for mystery couple
    Tourist captures Eiffel Tower engagement and launches search for mystery … AFP Relax - 17 hours ago

    As California tourist Jen Hurd Bohn stood waiting in line at the Eiffel Tower, she spotted an intimate moment unfold between a couple and knew she was witnessing an unmistakable … More »Tourist captures Eiffel Tower engagement and launches search for mystery …

    Tourist captures Eiffel Tower engagement and launches search for mystery couple

    As California tourist Jen Hurd Bohn stood waiting in line at the Eiffel Tower, she spotted an intimate moment unfold between a couple and knew she was witnessing an unmistakable proposal. Enter, the power of the internet, and Facebook.

  • Krakow and Kiev emerge beer-loving travelers' paradise
    Krakow and Kiev emerge beer-loving travelers' paradise AFP Relax - 17 hours ago

    In a new index that ranks the cheapest -- and most expensive -- cities for beer-chugging, budget backpackers and travelers, Krakow, Poland and Kiev, Ukraine have emerged … More »Krakow and Kiev emerge beer-loving travelers' paradise

    Krakow and Kiev emerge beer-loving travelers' paradise

    In a new index that ranks the cheapest -- and most expensive -- cities for beer-chugging, budget backpackers and travelers, Krakow, Poland and Kiev, Ukraine have emerged the best destinations for getting your beer on.

  • Sugary drinks may cause 184,000 global deaths a year: study
    Sugary drinks may cause 184,000 global deaths a year: study AFP Relax - 19 hours ago

    Sodas and other sugary drinks may cause up to 184,000 deaths a year worldwide, according to a study published Monday in the journal Circulation. Billed as a first, the … More »Sugary drinks may cause 184,000 global deaths a year: study

    Sugary drinks may cause 184,000 global deaths a year: study

    Sodas and other sugary drinks may cause up to 184,000 deaths a year worldwide, according to a study published Monday in the journal Circulation. Billed as a first, the report analyzed the global risks of death due to diabetes, cardiovascular diseases and cancers linked to the consumption of sugary drinks. Researchers …

  • 5 threats to Audi's new A4
    5 threats to Audi's new A4 CarBuyer Singapore - 19 hours ago

    AUDI HAS RELEASED details of its all-new A4, a larger and lighter follow up to its compact executive car. The new 3 Series also gets a mildly refreshed cabin and 4G … More »5 threats to Audi's new A4

    5 threats to Audi's new A4

    AUDI HAS RELEASED details of its all-new A4, a larger and lighter follow up to its compact executive car. The new 3 Series also gets a mildly refreshed cabin and 4G connectivity for its ConnectedDrive suite of online services (including a human concierge service from a call centre in the Philippines).

  • Solar Impulse reaches quarter way point in Japan-US flight
    Solar Impulse reaches quarter way point in Japan-US flight AFP Relax - 20 hours ago

    A solar-powered aircraft on a round-the-world flight was high above the Pacific Ocean Tuesday, over a quarter of the way to Hawaii after leaving Japan, the mission website … More »Solar Impulse reaches quarter way point in Japan-US flight

    Solar Impulse reaches quarter way point in Japan-US flight

    A solar-powered aircraft on a round-the-world flight was high above the Pacific Ocean Tuesday, over a quarter of the way to Hawaii after leaving Japan, the mission website showed. Solar Impulse 2 had travelled 26 percent of the way to the tropical US state by 0500 GMT, having flown 2,204 kilometres (1,377 miles) with 6,136 …

  • US: Visa processing back to speed after computer glitch
    US: Visa processing back to speed after computer glitch AFP Relax - 20 hours ago

    US visa processing has returned to full strength after hardware problems, the State Department said Monday, noting that 410,000 visas were issued in a week as officials … More »US: Visa processing back to speed after computer glitch

    US: Visa processing back to speed after computer glitch

    US visa processing has returned to full strength after hardware problems, the State Department said Monday, noting that 410,000 visas were issued in a week as officials scrambled to clear a huge backlog. A team of about 100 computer experts had been working to resolve the hardware failure, which emerged at a State Department …