1st Job Stories: The Dish Pit

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Everyone in the industry has a first job story – and I thought I’d share mine. If you want to tell your first job story we’d love to hear it. Write in to blog@poachedjobs to share your first steps into […]


Change Your Email Settings

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We want you to be in control, so we added Email Notifications to your Settings tab. To set your email notification preferences: 1)   Click My Dashboard 2)   Click on your Settings tab 3)   Scroll down to Email Notifications 4)   Select […]


App Review: ChefsFeed

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Yelp hasn’t made many friends in the industry. In fact, it’s been an easy target around the Poached offices. So when we saw what ChefsFeed was up to, we jumped at the chance to review their redesigned app. Billing themselves as “Your […]


Gigawatts 2015 – Brooklyn’s Best Damn Music Festival

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Deeming yourself “probably Brooklyn’s best music festival” is a demure proclamation from the folks over at the Gigawatts Festival. But over at Poached we felt they were selling themselves short. Clearly this is Brooklyn’s Best Damn Music Festival. The organizers […]


Don’t forget the coffee!

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As a sommelier I used to make the joke ‘if you can spill it, I probably sell it.’ In that vein I was just as obsessed with my guests’ coffee as I was their wine choice. I often worried that […]


Great Moments in Sharpie History

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In honor of one of the greatest tools used in modern restaurant kitchens, we at Poached would like to offer a short history of the Sharpie Fine Point black marker. 1964 The Sharpie Fine Point black marker is introduced. The […]


5 Beers Your Restaurant Should Be Serving

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No beverage program is complete without a beer list. For a long time restaurants only made a passing glance at creating a quality selection of beers. It seemed as if one had to choose: good beer or good food, but […]


Staying Focused in the Face of Chaos

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The second large plastic crate of chanterelles blocked my view of my surroundings. Regardless, I could feel the Chef’s presence still near me. My soft bristle pastry brush felt glued to my fingers as I tried to stay focused. These […]


Citymeals-on-Wheels Cheftopia 2015

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Poached had the pleasure of sponsoring Citymeals-on-Wheels Cheftopia – a tribute to one of the most charitable organizations in New York City. Citymeals is dedicated to the well-being of elderly New Yorkers, providing hot meals delivered to their doors across […]


Employer Spotlight: Minam River Lodge

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Working in the Food & Drink Industry affords a lot of benefits. One huge perk that is often forgotten is the ability to use your kitchen and/or hospitality skills anywhere. If you’re so inclined, it’s easy to find a job […]