The great Culinary Couple Smackdown!

Discussion in 'Professional Catering' started by laprise, Feb 19, 2006.

  1. laprise

    laprise

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    One night I was coming back from a customer's house and I could not believe how much everyone at the dinner were fans of "Iron Chef"

    SO, I have come up with a new product for this year "The Great Culinary Couple Smackdown"

    The customer will invite a few couples to challenge each other in a Iron Chef style competition in their kitchen...
    Proir to the evening, I will contact each couple to moderate each dishes.

    On "D" day, I will help each couple create their dish for everyone to taste. Obviously I will have a fair bit of influence on each dishes, so this will be Iron Chef, meet cooking class, meet dinner party...
    I am the ultimate judge at the end, proclaiming a winning couple and giving them bragging rigths for many months to come...

    With my company, I have to keep things fresh to saty ahead of my competition...

    Any thoughts??
     
  2. jolly roger

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    I have become a reluctant watcher of both Iron Chef and Iron Chef America and have come to enjoy it as though it were a sporting event, finding myself talking (sometimes yelling) at the television. I think you have a fresh idea that your clients will have fun with. You have to inovative. I'm not sure just exactly what culinary direction you have taken, but it sounds fun. I myself am a personal chef and this sounds like an idea I would entertain if a client of mine wanted to do something like this.
     
  3. capers12@hotmai

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    What a great idea!! It's a perfect esp. during the slow times. It's so hot here iin the summer that I find I have very few events during july and August. It will be interesting to hear how it goes.
     
  4. lamington

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    In the UK and AU it's called "Ready, Steady, Cook". It can be quite fun, but depends greatly on the personality of host and chefs. I think the attraction of Laprise's idea is that it uses more skill. In the UK there is/was a show called (I think) "Masterchef" which is actually a serious competition with three very good homecooks competing in each episode towards a grand final. Totally humourless and a touch precious. Laprise's idea sounds like a lot of fun (if the competitors don't sulk and take knives to each other:p )
     
  5. aprilb

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    Ready Steady Cook...I LOVED that when we were living in Australia.

    Bad food in Oz, great fun....

    April
     
  6. laprise

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    Thanks for your input, I appreciate!:bounce: