10 Nov 2016

2016 Artisan Cup & Fork Follow Up

2016 Artisan Cup & Fork Follow Up

The Artisan Cup & Fork competition and fundraiser was a huge success, especially for an inaugural event. “The atmosphere in the room that night was outstanding.  Interacting directly with those you're feeding is very rewarding for a chef. It's really the essence of what dining is supposed to be all about [...] events like the ACF give people a chance to reconnect with each other, as well as the land and resources around them in a way that is completely natural, albeit rare. You could really feel that the participants were passionate about great food, quality ingredients, and a good brew."
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26 Oct 2016

Meet Chef Aaron Twitty -- Area Manager

Meet Chef Aaron Twitty -- Area Manager

The only thing that Chef Aaron Twitty every really wanted to do was cook. “There’s no better feeling in the world than […] finishing a service with no hiccups and everything runs smooth and you know everyone was happy. […There’s] instant gratification in knowing you’re happy and excited to eat, smell, taste the food I make with my bare hands.” Read on to learn more about Chef Aaron and his experience with Co
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18 Oct 2016

Farm to Table Cooking with Triple S Farms

Farm to Table Cooking with Triple S Farms

Our very own Chefs Jared Bost and Scott Bachman are participating in the upcoming Artisan Cup & Fork Competition on October 23 and have teamed up with Triple S Farms, along with Brackett Farm and Rolling Meadows Brewery, to create a signature dish. They were featured on WCIA’s CI Living demonstrating the Bacon Wrapped Potato Bombs they made with Triple S Farm’s bacon. You can check out the video below here and view a full recipe guide so you can make them yourself at home!


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5 Oct 2016

Highlights from Alpha Gamma Delta at University of Michigan

Highlights from Alpha Gamma Delta at University of Michigan

Chef Evan and his crew showing some love to the women of Alpha Gamma Delta at University of Michigan
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1 Oct 2016

Human Mattress Dominoes 2016 -- Official Post-Event Video

Human Mattress Dominoes 2016 -- Official Post-Event Video

Check out some cool drone video from the event.

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26 Sep 2016

Human Mattress Dominoes 2016

Human Mattress Dominoes 2016

On Saturday, September 25, 2016, members of the Champaign-Urbana community broke a state record in Human Mattress Dominoes.  More importantly the community donated well over 200 bed-bug & mold resistant mattresses to local shelters in the central Illinois region.
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19 Sep 2016

2016 Artisan Cup & Fork

2016 Artisan Cup & Fork

http://www.triplesfarms.com/ The 2016 Artisan Cup & Fork is coming up! It is “A food competition [located in Champaign, IL] championing local farmers and artisan creations.” The competition is supported by The Land Connection, an educational nonprofit foundation.  College Chefs and Chef Placement Services are sponsoring the first time event. “We both are involved directly in meeting with local organic farmers and in networking with the farmers and businesses that are making this happen.  Establishing core relationships, that are mutually beneficial, is a positive ancillary effect.”

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11 Sep 2016

Chef Charlie Niewadomski -- Area Manager

Chef Charlie Niewadomski -- Area Manager

  Chef Charles grew up in a world fully immersed in cooking culture. His dad was a chef and food service director and he grew up watching him cook and listening to his stories around the dinner table. The idea to become a chef was embedded in him.

“Our goal is to make people fall in love with us and change preconceived notions of what quality food is. […we want to] show people somethings they’ve never seen before, it’s enjoyable,” he said of College Chefs.

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22 Aug 2016

Beta Convention 2016

Beta Convention 2016

Account manager Vytas Dailide gives us a first hand look at his experience serving at the 177th Beta Theta Pi Convention. "What I experienced at this convention was a true glimpse into a day in the shoes of a Chef," he describes.

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15 Aug 2016

College Chefs Team Volunteers

College Chefs Team Volunteers

On Sunday, July 31st, some of College Chefs team volunteered their time and provided some from scratch ridiculously good hors d'oeuvres in support of the newly dedicated Holy Cross Preschool in Champaign, IL.

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