November was an
excellent and exciting month for ManChef where we were
asked to participate in the Mount Sinai Chefs Challenge
the Ultimate Battle for a Cure for Breast and Ovarian
Cancer. ManChef would like to express our deepest
gratitude and appreciation to Mount Sinai for the hard
work and wonderful event.
The stage was set and
the heat was on with Chef Bobby Flay and featuring the
Top Food Network Celebrity Chefs battling to defeat the
reigning champion of the inaugural Chef?s Challenge-
Team of Lynn Crawford. A big Congratulation goes out to
Mark McEwan who won the 2011 Championship.
The ManChef Team will
ensure that you are the consummate host when it comes to
corporate and social events. We offer a wide variety of
solutions from team building hands on cooking classes
for a relaxed and fresh atmosphere to hold to be part of
a fabulous event.
Watch, learn and relax as our
professional chefs take you course by course through
your customized meal in either your office home or one
of our venues.
Get your aprons dirty during
hands-on class geared towards team building and culinary
creativity. Consider adding a wine tasting component to
ManChef, we firmly believe that
bringing people together over food and wine is the
recipe for your success.
Whether your wish is to
entertain VIP clients, friends, or family; to network
within your industry or social club; to get out of the
office for your next quarterly meeting; or to get your
team working more as a "team," the ManChef is the
ultimate solution provider.
Pronounced 'keen wah',
Quinoa is a frequently neglected and relatively unknown
superfood - containing a perfect balance of all eight
essential amino acids. It is gluten-free and a great
source of protein.
Not only high in protein,
quinoa is high in fiber, and vitamins such as
riboflavin, calcium, vitamin E, iron, potassium,
phosphorus, magnesium, folic acid and beta carotene. It
is also abundant in linolenic acid, the essential fatty
acid that has proven to benefit the immune response
Quinoa has been cultivated in the Andean mountain
regions of Peru, Chile and Bolivia for over 5,000 years,
and it has long been a staple food in the diets of the
native Indians. The Incas considered it a sacred food
and referred to it as the "mother seed."
quinoa is a very good source of manganese as well as a
good source of magnesium, folate, and phosphorus, this
"grain" may be especially valuable for persons with
migraine headaches, diabetes and
ManChef would like to wish you and
yours a very
happy healthy holiday and all the best
for the season.
Peter's Cooking Tips and
ever leave cooking foods unattended
- not even for a
Handling Knives: (a)
Always cut away from your body when using a knife. It
can slip and cut you, (b) Always use a cutting board,
(c) Protect your counter tops, (d) Keep blades sharp,
(e) Keep knives clean (including handle) ? slippery
handles can cause injuries, (f) Don?t put knives in a
sink of soapy water ? they may not be seen and accidents
can occur, (g) Wash and dry carefully keeping sharp edge
away from your hands, (h) Always lay them flat, never on
the back or edge, (i) Don?t attempt to catch a knife as
it falls ? better it hits the floor than cut your hand,
(j) Wash knives with warm soapy water after each