Product Reviews

Chef Shoes That Don’t Suck

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It’s no joke that I’ve blown through old chef shoes almost as much as I have ex-girlfriends. Over twelve years of my life spent in kitchens, I’d become cynical that a perfect pair actually existed. As design flaws and comfort […]

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Apps for the Service Industry

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It’s not like anyone looks up from their phones these days for anything less than a bus about to hit them – and maybe not even then. I suppose human interaction will be omitted by texting and emails – smartphones […]

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Our Ms. Brooks

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Friend of Poached and long-time Portland restaurant critic, author, and all-around foodie Karen Brooks has written a new tome chronicling Portland’s rise as a national culinary center. The Mighty Gastropolis: Portland: A Journey Through the Center of America’s New Food […]

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Vídeo Guía para Buscadores de Empleo

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Our handy video guide showing how to apply for that great restaurant job – now available en Espanol  

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Handy Dandy Video Guide for Job Seekers

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We’ve put together this handy video guide showing how to apply for that great restaurant job. Watch and Learn!

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The Poached BackOffice

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A little taste of what makes PoachedJobs different from all the other job boards out there… The Poached Backoffice™. Take a quick tour in this brief video and discover all the ways our BackOffice makes hiring qualified workers easier. PoachedJobs […]

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Sanita Campbell: Vegan Work Clog

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I came to this relationship with baggage of an intriguing, medico-latinish nature: plantar fasciitis, which is, for you unfamiliar with the condition, the inflammation of the thick tissue on the bottom of the foot (the plantar fascia) that connects the […]

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Book Freak Corner: Mission Street Food

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Mission Street Food’s Anthony Myint and Karen Leibowitz reveal their narrative on page one, a retrospective via a fictional business plan. It reads as a horrifically comic strategy, designed intentionally to fail. And one would assume that it would fail, […]

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Book Freak Corner: Menu Design in America, 1850-1985

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We are all ridiculously excited about this book. Menu Design in America, 1850-1985 by Steven Heller, John Mariani and Jim Heimann from Taschen publishing is one of those books you discover, grip to your chest and think, “THIS would be […]

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