September 8, 2005 - Issue 89
The Dishrag
newsletter

IN THIS ISSUE - Special Hurricane Relief Edition
  1. Join Hurricane Relief Efforts by Hiring and Relocating Hurricane Victims
  2. Announcing the 2005 San Francisco Rising Stars!
  3. Take the StarChefs Culinary Arts Trends Survey
  4. Savor the Future of Las Vegas Food at the StarChefs Rising Stars Revue
  5. Last Call for StarChefs.com Jobfinder Career Fair in Las Vegas, September 13th
  6. Porch Suppers Ease the Transition to Heartier Fall Fare
  7. What's Hot? What's Not? Get On Top of the Latest Culinary Trends
  8. Top 5 Jobs for Hurricane Katrina Victims on StarChefs JobFinder
  9. Top 5 Jobs on StarChefs Jobfinder


  10. the magazine for culinary insiders www.starchefs.com
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Crustacean frustration? Pernod to the rescue!
America's best chefs know that Pernod, the international anise spirit, is a perfect match for seafood. Send us your original seafood recipe using Pernod, and you and a guest could hook a trip to Paris for Pernod's 200th Anniversary Celebration on November 21, 2005. The winning recipe will also be published on StarChefs.com.
Submission Deadline Extended to September 15!
Click here.
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1. Join Hurricane Relief Efforts by Hiring and Relocating Hurricane Victims
New Orleans is considered by many to be one of the most important food and beverage capitals. In an effort to help victims of Hurricane Katrina we are asking the hospitality community to reach out and hire - and provide relocation assistance - to as many of these displaced individuals throughout the southeast as possible. To participate, go to
http://www.starchefs.com/community/hurricane/index.shtml

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2. Announcing the 2005 San Francisco Rising Stars!
The 2005 San Francisco Rising Stars award recipients have been named. These talented chefs will serve their signature dishes at the Rising Stars Revue, a gala tasting event at Teatro ZinZanni on the Embarcadero on October 17, 2005 from 7-9 pm. The honorees are David Bazirgan of Baraka, Stuart Brioza of Rubicon, Chris Cosentino of Incanto, Christophe Hille of A-16, Daniel Humm of Campton Place, Dennis Leary of Canteen, Robbie Lewis of Jardiniere, Melissa Perello of Fifth Floor, Paul Piscopo of XYZ at the W Hotel, Pastry Chef Christine Law of Postrio, Pastry Chef Boris Portnoy of Winterland, Pastry Chef Marika Shimamoto Doob of Fifth Floor, Sommelier Jennifer Knowles of Rubicon, Sommelier John Ragan of Campton Place, and Bar Chef Duggan McDonnell of Frisson. For more information go to http://www.starchefs.com/chefs/rising_stars/2005/sf/html/index.shtml

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3. Take the StarChefs Culinary Arts Trends Survey
Take the StarChefs.com Culinary Trends Questionnaire and tell us your thoughts on emerging trends in culinary arts. You do not have to be an executive chef to complete this survey, but we do encourage all culinary professionals to participate. The questions will take only a few moments of your time and the results will be posted on StarChefs.com to inform you and fellow chefs. Go to
http://www.starchefs.com/survey/takesurvey.php?id=281.

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4. Savor the Future of Las Vegas Food at the StarChefs Rising Stars Revue
Glimpse the future of Las Vegas dining as you savor tastings by up-and-coming culinary stars from the top restaurants in town. The Las Vegas Rising Stars Revue will take place on September 13th, 2005 from 7-9 pm at Caears Palace. Tickets are $100 per person in advance or $125 at the door, based on availability. For $200, you can purchase VIP admission that includes a private pre-event reception with Nicolas Feuillatte Palmes d'Or Champagne and Paramount caviar. For more information, as well as biographies and insightful interviews with all of the Las Vegas Rising Stars, go to
http://www.starchefs.com/chefs/rising_stars/2005/las_vegas/html/index.shtml
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5. Last Call for StarChefs.com Jobfinder Career Fair in Las Vegas, September 13th
StarChefs.com Jobfinder Career Fair in Las Vegas, September 13th
StarChefs.com has organized a JobFinder Career Fair this fall on Tuesday, September 13th in Las Vegas. The Career Fair is your opportunity to market yourself to a diverse group of hospitality employers and attend the 'How to Make It' career panel. Key exhibitors include Ritz-Carlton, Wolfgang Puck Catering, and Emeril's. Join us later that evening for our Industry-Only Afterparty at 10:30 pm. Registration for JobSeekers is free. Go to
http://www.starchefs.com/events/career_fair/2005/las_vegas/html/index.shtml
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6. Porch Suppers Ease the Transition to Heartier Fall Fare
As summer winds down to a close, crisp breezes and turning leaves signal the season for fall porch suppers. The abundance and variety of luscious heirloom tomatoes flooding the green markets in August and September call for a fitting autumn dish, while proteins such as duck, Cornish game hen and trout ease the transition from light salads in summer to heartier fall fare. Read more. Read more.
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7. What's Hot? What's Not? Get On Top of the Latest Culinary Trends
After touring the country from coast to coast, meeting hundreds of chefs and tasting their food, StarChefs Editor-in-Chief Antoinette Bruno has her finger on the pulse of the latest culinary trends. Come join us as she discusses her experiences at the "What's Hot? What's Not?" seminar at the Global Gaming Expo - F&B at G2E in Las Vegas on Wednesday, September 14th, 11:30am-12:30pm, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Go to
http://www.starchefs.com/events/career_fair/2005/las_vegas/html/index.shtml
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8. Top 5 Jobs for Hurricane Katrina Victims on StarChefs JobFinder
Please note: these jobs are available only to displaced New Orleans foodservice workers. To view all available jobs providing relocation assistance,
go tohttp://www.starchefsjobfinder.com/js-searchjobshurricane.php?s=-1&t=j&positionid=0&submitting=1%C0%03dtoname_0=ALL%20CATEGORIES
  1. Assistant Manager - Food & Beverage
    Management Opportunity at New, Trendy Restaurant
    The Symposium Cafe
    South Carolina

  2. Line Cook
    Danny Meyer Upscale Eatery Currently Seeks Experienced Line Cooks
    Eleven Madison Park
    New York

  3. General Manager
    GM Wanted to Join Our Growing Team
    Cantina 1511
    North Carolina

  4. Line Cook
    Established Hospitality Company Seeking Line Cooks
    B.F. Saul
    Virginia

  5. Chef de Cuisine
    Top Chef Wanted at Four Diamond Resort
    The Harraseeket Inn
    Maine

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9. Top 5 Jobs on StarChefs JobFinder
  • Line Cook
    Line Cook Wanted at Nuevo Latino Restaurant
    Limon
    San Francisco

  • Pastry Sous Chef
    Hard Working Pastry Chef Wanted at Cafe Boulud
    The Dinex Group
    Florida

  • Executive Sous Chef
    Chef with 4-5 Star Experience Wanted
    The Westin Governor Morris
    New Jersey

  • Pastry Cook
    Experienced Pastry Cook Needed at Luxury Hotel
    The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel
    California

  • Sous Chef
    Popular Danny Meyer BBQ Seeking Sous Chef
    Blue Smoke - Union Square Hospitality Group
    New York
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    Newsletter Editor: Amy Tarr
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