It’s all about the culture of a company. The rest will fall into place.
Director of Culinary Innovation
consultant for numerous retail prepared
foods supermarket chains.
Travels, Trends & Inspiration
Here’s where you can find Chef Steves latest recipes, current projects, articles, and probably what he’s making for dinner.
Feeling nostalgic for some Cuban Pumpkin Bisque
Halloween has always been one of my favorite holidays. Partly because of the whimsy attached to it, but mostly because every year I shared it with my kids. I’ve learned how to put aside the nostalgic feelings I experience present day, as my daughter now has 3 kids of...
Dare to try fall’s more unusual veggies
There are some ingredients that beg to be put together in one recipe. In summer, it's cucumbers and tomatoes or peaches and cream. But fall is filled with the flavors and aromas of apples and cinnamon, sweet potatoes and maple syrup, or ripe pears and pungent Stilton...
Tiny Seeds…Big Flavor
I think about food most of my waking time. It's my job. I am passionate about my profession, but also love shopping and studying ingredients from all over the world. I am fascinated with the ingredient itself, and how home cooks prepare it. But I find that there is a...
I've been posting all week from a live project I'm working in the mountains above Negril Jamaica. I've mentioned in many of the posts, that I have been traveling to this spectacular place for over 40 years. I'm often asked what makes a place so special aside from the...
The Evolution of Meal Kits & Influence on Retail Prepared Meals
When make-at-home meal kits showed up in the marketplace a few years ago, I sort of poo-pooed them. I thought, why would people want to have someone else pick out and then slice or dice their vegetables? Over the past year, I’ve sampled several of the...
Ahi Poke Martini
Over the course of the last 2 years, I've been working in Oahu with a tremendously talented local culinary team. I now realize that Poke is almost a religion throughout Hawaii and a deeply embedded part of the historic culture of Hawaii. This version is...
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