New member, "Hi"!

Discussion in 'New User Introductions' started by brandon odell, Aug 19, 2012.

  1. brandon odell

    brandon odell

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    Hello all,

    I just found the ChefTalk website today. I love finding another active forum with restaurant owners, chefs and other culinary professionals. I myself am a food service consultant and owner of a home chef service that operates in the Kansas City and Wichita metros in Kansas and Missouri. I got into consultant by request from past coworkers who moved up in their careers and saw a need for one special skill or another that I have. The chef service was something I started 5 years ago as a part time job to supplement my consulting career, but quickly grew to my main focus. I participate in a couple other active restaurant owner forums on other sites, but I'm not sure if it is kosher to mention them here. I also author my own blog which is republished several other places around the web. Occasionally, I get asked to do an interview in an industry magazine or website article, and I've had mentions in two published books on the restaurant industry.

    I look forward to offering some honest help without trying to sell myself. I get just as annoyed at vendors pushing their goods on forums as everyone else does. I also look forward to learning everything I can from all the operators and chefs here!

    Brandon O'Dell
     
  2. chefbuba

    chefbuba

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    Hi Brandon,

    I know of which site you speak of. It was way too slow for me, I have not been on there for over a year.

    Glad to see you pop up over here, this is a fairly active site with members from all over the globe.

    Happy surfing!
     
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  3. nicko

    nicko Founder of Cheftalk.com Staff Member

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    Welcome Brandon we are glad to have you. We have a strong pro community and would love to have you be involved. We encourage people to share their knowledge and experience in the kitchen through posting in the forums, articles, product reviews and our very popular photo gallery.
     
  4. brandon odell

    brandon odell

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    Thank you for the welcome.
     
  5. margcata

    margcata Banned

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    Welcome Aboard Brandon,

    I believe you shall find common ground here at Cheftalk, and blend a few new ingredients too.

    Ciao,

    Margaux.