HANGRY

HANGRY Adj slang used to describe someone who is moody because they are hungry. Have you seen the snickers commercials? “You aren’t you when you’re hungry, grab a snicker’s?” Well it’s totally true! Maybe not that a snickers is going to make you feel more you, but you are a totally different person when you…

Alternative Baking

Over the past year I have become a bit of a specialty/ alternative baker. Not really intentionally, it kinda just happened. From previous blog posts you may or may not know, but I have dabbled in gluten free baking. This past weekend I had a bride that requested a small sugar free cake for her…

I have Black Thumbs 

I’m not  sure how many of you are following me on Instagram. If you’re not, maybe you should start @gourmetbae.  There’s a great picture up there from the day I decided to become a farmer.  The week if Easter on a whim and very ambitiously I decided to start a Gourmet Bae farm. ( I’m…

Gluten What ?

Did you know that May is not only the month of Cinco de Mayo!… Happy Cinco De Mayo my friends. May is also celiac awareness month. Working in the food industry the topic of gluten free food is a common one.  I remember one time I was working for a company. We were working on…

Event Planning  From  Both  Sides 

 I have been to events, but it is also my job to plan execute and deliver flawless events. As the client it is important to know all or as many of the facts about said event before you even start contacting vendors. Once you are at a good point. Start calling people up, ask your…

Tofurkey anyone? 

First let me start by saying I’ve tried tofurkey, not a fan. Most people don’t understand why you would want to be a vegetarian in the first place. And then, they get even more confused when you say you occasionally eat things like chicken-less nuggets. Sometimes you just kinda miss the taste, and want something…

Hands In the Pot, Life Update

I have my hands in a lot of different pots right now. Literally and figuratively, so moving forward I think all of my posts will be life event updates and a few posts about food…I went on vacation to Florida at the end of July, and when I came back, I quit my job. I…

Trying to grow my page

As a new blogger sometimes I feel like I am just posting to a select few, or even just to myself. I am cutrently  researching tips  to to gain more traffic, seeking exposure and grow my brand. If anyone has any suggestions or any content you are interested in reading about please let me know!…

Menu Development as a Pastry Chef

As a new pastry chef who are finally in charge of their  own department; changing the menu for the first time can be hard. There are so many factors that go into planning and executing a menu. Sometimes things get over looked. You cant just wake up one day and say “hmmm I think I’m…

Life Event

Life Event Hello readers! I have some exciting news for you. After months of hard work and failed attempts I have finally landed my commercial kitchen. I am actually meeting with the town hall health inspector later today to go over my next steps. Every day I am one step closer to making my dreams…