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A Few Details About the Seafood & Wine Pop-Up | Sat. March 29th

Friday, February 21st, 2014

Everyone should know we are taking this next pop-up VERY seriously… Not that we don’t put a tremendous amount of time and care into all of our meals. But this one will take things up a notch. Here is a preview of a few of the courses.
1st Course – Pan Seared Scallops with Lavender Butter [...]

Valentine’s Day Delivery Options Extended Through The Weekend

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

Since Valentine’s Day falls on a Friday this year, we figured many of you will be celebrating throughout the weekend. So we have extended our delivery period and added a fun new “Do it Yourself” Valentine’s Day experience.
Option 1: Do It Yourself Valentine’s Day Dinner
Our Gourmet Dinner has been simplified and [...]

The Perfect Superbowl Spread, Delivered to Your Door

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

It’s that time again; the BIG game…the SUPERBOWL is back! And whether you are going to the party or the one hosting the party, EVERYONE looks forward to the food. Even if the game is bad and your team is being blown out, the food makes it easier to forget. This year [...]

Up Next…The Pop-Up | Seafood & Wine Edition

Thursday, January 9th, 2014

We had such a great time at the New Year’s Day Brunch Pop-Up! It was a wonderful way to bring in the New Year. While the team is putting together a full recap, we have received requests for info on the next one. So here are the preliminary details. And visit again soon to see [...]

We’re Kicking Off 2014 with a New Year’s Day Brunch Pop-up. Join Us!

Friday, November 29th, 2013

Start the year off with bit of decadence. We open with a Bubbly Bar featuring sparkling cocktails done four ways followed by a 6-course brunch including our fan favorite, Seafood Frittata. Make your 1st meal of the new year one to remember!
The Centered Chef
177 N. Ada Street
Doors Open at 11:30am with a Bubbly Bar, pastries [...]

VIDEO | Fried Turkey & Delicious Sides Made Easy via WGN News

Monday, November 25th, 2013

As always, we had a great time in this cold Monday morning at WGN News.  We whipped up one of our fun holiday recipes – Jerk Fried Turkey! Special thanks to our sponsors Concha Y Toro, Epicurean Butter and Savory Choice. We hear the bird went over well with the crew after we left! [...]

We Are Just Two Weeks Away from the Big Day….

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

Are you ready??? If not, we are happy to help. This year our menu is bigger and better, and we have expanded our services making it super easy to order a full Thanksgiving meal or key dishes needed to complete your meal.
The menu below is for pickup & delivery service.  In-home, private [...]

Photo Recap: A Taste of Chile – The Washington DC Edition

Friday, November 1st, 2013

The A Tale of Two Chefs team had an amazing time at the Chilean Embassy presenting the wonderfully flavorful Foods from Chile with culinary leaders on September 10th. Below is the menu and a few food shots from the kitchen.

The Pop-up Restaurant is Back…Family Style – The Early Fall Edition

Thursday, August 8th, 2013

It seems that every time we do another pop-up, so many things have changed in the food industry. The culinary landscape in Chicago moves so fast that most chefs dismiss the fads and ignore new food trends until they can no longer be ignored. When it comes to a pop-up, I [...]

Always a great time at The Taste of Chicago

Thursday, August 8th, 2013

Thanks to everyone that came out to the Taste of Chicago demo last week! Guests watched intently and asked great questions as Chef Julius showed them how to impress their friends with 2 dishes: Chilean Shrimp with Merken and Herbed Quinoa AND the Better Butter Cheddar Burger with Black Truffle Butter from [...]