Welcome to Week 41 of 2020. Chef Works® Weekly Bites is where we take a dive into the notable and fun food stories of the week.
Food can be extremely powerful. It can nourish the body, the mind and the soul.
But for the World Food Programme, it is how they combat hunger in war-torn regions.
The group was recently awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for its amazing work. Naturally, the honor drew joy and humility from Executive Director David Beasley in an interview with CNN.
It’s the first time in my life I’ve actually been speechless, I really can’t believe it … Where there’s starvation there’s conflict, destabilization and migration.
- What’s it like eating at a high-end New York Restaurant these days? Eater tackles that question in this podcast.
- For many in their college days, the “Mexican Pizza” on the Taco Bell menu was a 3 a.m. staple after a long night of, uh, studying in the library. Food & Wine reports on an on-line campaign, that includes more than 100K signatures, to try and save the concoction. But it’s sounding like Taco Bell isn’t going to budge.
- If you hadn’t noticed, there is a lot of beverage innovation going around. Nation’s Restaurant News has a report on the fruit-coffee mashup that’s trending on menus nation-wide.
If you’re looking to be the office hero on Oct. 30, you might consider a Krispy Kreme run.
The doughnut mega-chain has some pretty sweet (#dadjoke) Halloween-themed creations. You can read more from Pop Sugar.
FOUND THE FORK
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Now, more than ever, making an impression is important. You can read her full Q&A here.
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WEAR OF THE WEEK
Now might be a good time to think about longer sleeves. Chef Works offers a wide range of executive chef coats that run the gamut from traditional to edgy.
But we also know that comfort is key. That’s why we created the Valencia Executive Chef Coat. Consider this chef jacket our take on athleisure. You get all of the comfort and performance, along with the perks worthy of an executive coat.
The Cool Vent™ underarm and sleeve panels provide optimum cooling, and there are lots of storage options so you’re never too far away from your most essential tools.
Get caught up on last week’s Weekly Bites here. (Spoiler alert: There’s a bread, head-scratcher.