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SCS 072 | Acing A Chef Tryout & Banquet Style Execution

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In this episode, we discuss how to ace a chef tryout when applying for a leadership position in a professional kitchen, and how to successfully execute for a large group or banquet.

In the questions and comment section, I answer Robert's question on how to execute 10 steaks at once when cooking for family and friends, and Fran's question on how long his home made sausage will last under refrigeration.

Follow me on Clubhouse, @JacobBurton, and tune in to ask your questions live, every Friday morning, 7 am PST / 10 am EST.

You can watch the live video broadcast as it happens by joining our Friendly Facebook Group, https://facebook.com/groups/StellaCulinary.

Do you want to STOP FOLLOWING RECIPES & START CREATING? Then check out my Culinary Boot Camp & F-STEP Curriculum here: https://stellaculinary.com/bootcamp

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