Chef Supplies by KaTom Archives

What Is a Buffalo Chopper? We ask this question knowing that not everyone has had the good fortune to cut meat in a commercial kitchen, and noting that your immediate online resources might not be much help here. Pinterest, for example, punctuates a patchwork of… Read More >

Due to the threat of inclement weather, this class has been canceled. We will reschedule and post details as they become available. Come join us at Chef Supplies by KaTom for our bi-weekly cooking classes. During each class, chefs from the region present new techniques,… Read More >

Mozo Pro Shoes Regular shoes are for mortals. Chef shoes have to protect your ankles as they snap this way and that in the kitchen dance, buoy your body weight over marathons of inertia, and shield your flesh from bar shrapnel and scalding lard. They… Read More >

The Cuisipro Pocket Grater Twenty years ago, if you wanted to turn food into teensy even pieces you could chop it with a knife, shred it with a grater, pulverize it in a mortar or a food processor, skin it with a vegetable peeler, or… Read More >

The Duralex Picardie Tumbler In retrospect, you were probably a little in love with the whole Picardie family. They were cheerful and noisy and seemed to be everywhere—delivering orange juice to schoolchildren, lined three-deep at the bar, steaming with espresso in the coffee shop. Then… Read More >

Country Club Chef, Cooking-Class Hero David Pinckney has eaten, breathed, and slept fine dining since he was 16 and washing dishes to earn money for college in his hometown, Knoxville, Tenn. At The Orangery, a family-owned landmark specializing in continental cuisine (think Roger Vergé, André… Read More >

The KitchenAid Planetary Mixer What is a stand mixer doing in your restaurant, bakery, or catering kitchen? If it’s KitchenAid’s 8-quart countertop planetary mixer with bowl lift, it’s making 156 macarons for the dessert special. Whipping the mash. Working egg yolks into the pasta dough…. Read More >

Come join us at Chef Supplies by KaTom for our bi-weekly cooking classes. During each class, chefs from the region present new techniques, delicious recipes, and quite a bit of entertainment. Whether you have a list of questions for our guest chefs or you’re just… Read More >

Come join us at Chef Supplies by KaTom for our bi-weekly, Tuesday night cooking classes. During each class, chefs from the region present new techniques, delicious recipes, and quite a bit of entertainment. Whether you have a list of questions for our guest chefs or… Read More >

Come join us at Chef Supplies by KaTom for our bi-weekly, Tuesday night cooking classes. During each class, chefs from the region present new techniques, delicious recipes, and quite a bit of entertainment. Whether you have a list of questions for our guest chefs or… Read More >

Accessorize Your KitchenAid Stand Mixer With All 10 Attachments Essentially the mechanical sous chef of the home kitchen, the KitchenAid stand mixer can tackle nearly any culinary challenge. Once you have purchased your stand mixer, accessorize with the wide selection of attachments offered by KitchenAid…. Read More >

The Ultimate Gift Guide for the Ultimate Gourmet For the person in your life known for hoarding cookbooks and stockpiling truffle oil, we present the 2014 cook’s gift guide. Whether it be a new hobby or life’s passion you’ll find the trendiest and most reliable… Read More >

From Chippy to Gastropub, the Successful Evolution from One Concept to Many In the midst of planning for the rapidly approaching opening of his new concept, Oli Bea’s, I grabbed a few minutes with Chef-Owner Jeffrey DeAlejandro of the Crown and Goose in Knoxville, Tennessee… Read More >

Come join us at Chef Supplies by KaTom for our bi-weekly, Tuesday night cooking classes. During each class, chefs from the region present new techniques, delicious recipes, and quite a bit of entertainment. Whether you have a list of questions for our guest chefs or… Read More >

Zach Calfee Talks Absinthe and Life as a Craft Cocktail Specialist Last week, I headed down to Armada Bar in Knoxville, Tennessee for a few minutes with craft cocktail specialist, Zach Calfee. With a background in molecular gastronomy and passion for developing new twists on… Read More >

Chef Pease on Working His Way From Boarding School Breakfast to Formal Cuisine At age 15, Christopher Pease discovered his passion for food in the unlikely location of a boarding school kitchen. In the midst of a trying moment in his adolescents, he was both… Read More >

Reflecting on Surviving Breast Cancer They say it’s less about the destination than the journey but in this case, success in their journey meant there was a destination: survival. For our CEO, Patricia Bible and her sister, Julia “Birdie” Eslinger, reflecting on their battles against… Read More >

Come join us at Chef Supplies by KaTom for our bi-weekly, Tuesday night cooking classes. During each class, chefs from the region present new techniques, delicious recipes, and quite a bit of entertainment. Whether you have a list of questions for our guest chefs or… Read More >

Come join us at Chef Supplies by KaTom for our bi-weekly, Tuesday night cooking classes. During each class, chefs from the region present new techniques, delicious recipes, and quite a bit of entertainment. Whether you have a list of questions for our guest chefs or… Read More >

Come join us at Chef Supplies by KaTom for our bi-weekly, Tuesday night cooking classes. During each class, chefs from the region present new techniques, delicious recipes, and quite a bit of entertainment. Whether you have a list of questions for our guest chefs or… Read More >

The KaTom Sling: KaTom’s Very Own Signature Cocktail Being the foodies that we are. It’s only appropriate that we have our very own cocktail. We wanted it to be representative of our brand but easy enough to replicate at home. To ensure the very best… Read More >

Chef Jason Albert on How to Manage Your Team and Kitchen When it comes to the world of foodservice, there isn’t a single track to a management position. For Chef Jason Albert of Hard Rock Cafe, his journey began with a little white lie to… Read More >

Come join us for a cooking class at Chef Supplies by KaTom on August 26, 2014 with Chef Mahasti Vafaie of Tomato Head in Knoxville, TN. Chef Mahasti will demonstrate a menu featuring late summer fruits and vegetables. Please call and RSVP to Becky Hayes Read More >

Come join us for a cooking class at Chef Supplies by KaTom on August 12, 2014 with Chef Jeff DeAlejandro of Crown & Goose of Knoxville, TN. Chef Jeff will demonstrate a Farm-to-Table menu including a Crispy Pork Shoulder. Please call and RSVP to Becky… Read More >

Chef Supplies by KaTom presents a cooking class with Chef Anthony Young of Tupelo Honey Cafe, Knoxville Read More >

Get Everyone to eat Their Greens With This Simple and Delicious Recipe for Creamed Spinach from Executive Chef T.J. Saunders With our retail center – Chef Supplies by KaTom – nearing completion, we were thrilled to welcome in Executive Chef T.J. Saunders to christen our… Read More >