Chef demonstrations at New York Produce Show encourage creativity with fruits, vegetables

Chefs play a major role in encouraging the consumption of fresh produce. The New York Produce Show’s Chef Demo Stage spotlighted three well-known chefs who are developing produce-forward menus. The New York Produce Show was held Dec. 6, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center. The 14th annual New York Produce Show and Conference (NYPS) opened Dec. […]

Chef’s Choice potato from Fresh Direct is ‘perfect ingredient’ for foodservice

UK fresh produce provider Fresh Direct has launched a premium Chef’s Choice potato, which it says sets a “new benchmark for chipping and roasting potato.” Through a partnership with Linwood Crops and following extensive trials, Fresh Direct and Linwood say they have figured out the exact specification for the very best tasting potato. Chef’s choice […]

AVA Magnum strawberries shine in decadent dessert on Scottish fine dining menu

Scottish berry supplier Angus Soft Fruits, which made a splash with the world’s largest crown of strawberries for the King’s Coronation, has found its way into another decadent display for its AVA Magnum strawberries. Scottish Chef Paul Tamburrini, known for his fine dining establishment Tamburrini & Wishart, will be incorporating AVA Magnum’s into its menu […]

Steve Walpole: 24 hours of ideation to increase produce consumption

Steve Walpole has had a storied career in the culinary world. Today, his business, Steve Walpole Ltd., offers a range of culinary services tailored to meet client-specific needs whether for small start-up projects or big name brand name operations. Walpole has been a food and cooking enthusiast since he started a Saturday restaurant job at […]