More than just food

I want to share a word with you that is very important in my life –gastronomy–

Webster says it’s-

1: the art or science of good eating
2: culinary customs or style

I’ve got a bit of a longer definition as I know it. To me, gastronomy is the study of how food, culture, enjoyment and science all […]

By |April 23rd, 2011|Food Design, Planning Tips|0 Comments

Calculating the amount of food for guests at your event

No doubt, it’s one of the hardest things to master. Luckily there are some good general guidelines to get real close.

As a professional, I like to go a little heavy on each item to ensure that everyone has plenty to eat. Here are the amounts that I start out with-

Proteins- 8 oz.
Starches- 4 oz.
Vegetables- 5 […]

By |September 23rd, 2010|Planning Tips|0 Comments