Alfred’s Basement

Chef Richard and Fabiola invited me to their house for a Sunday BBQ on the South Side of Chicago. I was to be introduced to the entire gang, including Alfred, of Alfred's basement fame. The only other folks I knew were Kyle, Chef Mel, and Chuck, of Chuck's restaurant, who I was more or less… Continue reading Alfred’s Basement

Nichols Family

We visited Nichols Farm as a restaurant staff to see where our beautiful fruits and vegetables are grown, and to see the Nichols family 2015 investment in a new distribution center with winter greenhouses, the entire facility powered by geothermal and solar energy. I rented and drove the 12-seat passenger van that included Chefs Rick… Continue reading Nichols Family