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StarChefs Newsletter

February 12, 2002 - Issue 41


IN THIS ISSUE
  1. Aphrodisiacs
  2. Love Potions
  3. Chef Michael Mina
  4. Paint Your Love Chocolate
  5. Top Ten Recipes on StarChefs
  6. Winter Farm Fresh Markets
  7. For Chocolate Lovers Only
  8. Ask Peter the Hospitality Career Expert
  9. StarChefs Culinary JobFinder Top Five Jobs: Hot Jobs in the Heat!
  10. Norman van Aken's Word on Food
  11. François Payard's Rose Petal Sorbet and Crystallized Rose Petals

1. APHRODISIACS

Seductive suppers: Our star chefs will show you the way to true love.


2. LOVE POTIONS

[Love Potions] We love New York......more than ever.
Alluring drinks from New York's top bars will inspire romance.




3. STARCHEFS' MICHAEL MINA

For Chef Michael Mina, the true beauty of his profession is in the sum of all its different elements.


4. PAINT YOUR LOVE CHOCOLATE

[Paint Your Love Chocolate] Valentine Body Indulgence...
including gourmet raspberry truffle malt balls, chocolate body paint,
chocolate body powder, and milk chocolate heart.



5. TOP TEN RECIPES ON STARCHEFS

Jody Denton
Olive Oil Poached Tuna Nicoise

Bob Kinkead
Cod Cheeks with Parsley Shallot Sauce

Hans Rockenwagner
Clear Tomato Soup with Herbed Crepes

Craig Shelton
Roast Duck with Barley, Quince and Amaranth Caramel

Bobby Flay
Ribs with chipote Molasses and BBQ sauce

Mark Bittman
The Best and Simplest Green Salad

Marcus Samuelsson
Crispy Salmon with Asparagus, Tomato Mustard Jam and Pine Nut Hollandaise

Roseanne Gold
Chicken with Mushrooms

Mario Batali
Goat Cheese and Scallion Ravioli with Black Olive Pesto and Sun Dried Tomato butter

Nobu Matsuhisa
Broiled Cod in Miso Sauce


6. WINTER FARM FRESH MARKETS

Winter produce? Yes, even when it’s cold outside, use our new Farm Fresh Markets listing to visit the farmer's market in your city. They in turn will provide you with seasonal ingredients that will make your recipes a hit!


7. FOR CHOCOLATE LOVERS ONLY

Check out this month’s new recipes including Chocolate Caramels, Casanova, Biscuits and Chocolate Gravy and Orange Souffle with Chocolate Sauce.


8. ASK PETER THE HOSPITALITY CAREER EXPERT

Have a question? Ask away! Peter Langlois is always eager to hear from you and answer your career questions.


9. STARCHEFS CULINARY JOBFINDER TOP FIVE JOBS - HOT JOBS IN THE HEAT!

Do you have the winter blues? Looking to combine work and fun under the sun? Check out these new "hot" jobs in great warm places posted on our improved Culinary JobFinder:
    1. Los Angeles Confidential: Sous Chef needed immediately for upscale hotel.

    2. Looking to be a part of something great with the ability to make it even better? Wolfgang Puck Grand Café in Orlando, Florida has your answer.

    3. Luxury Resort Hotel in Florida looking for an Assistant to Executive Chef – don't miss this opportunity!

    4. Howdy y'all. Established, growing off-premise catering co. in Dallas, Texas is in need of a new Executive Chef.

    5. Popular established Napa Valley restaurant seeks experienced Restaurant Manager.

10. NORMAN VAN AKEN'S WORD ON FOOD

In search of the perfect Cuban sandwich, Norman's culinary 5W's puzzle tells us "how far we can go."


11. FRANÇOIS PAYARD'S ROSE PETAL SORBET AND CRYSTALLIZED ROSE PETALS

Chef François Payard
Adapted by StarChefs

Yield: 12 Servings

2 cups milk
3 cups water
20 rose petals, washed
12 ounces sugar
1 cup of lemon juice
2 Tablespoons rose petal water
Grenadine (optional)
In a saucepot bring the milk and water to a boil; add rose petals. Let infuse for about 10 minutes; strain the liquid and add the sugar. Allow a few minutes to dissolve; add the lemon juice and rose petal water.

Chill and put in the ice machine. To serve place two scoops of sorbet in a martini glass; drizzle over the top a little grenadine and garnish with crystallized rose petals.



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