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Featured Chef
Chef Francis Mallmann

Not only is Francis Mallmann one of the most famous people in Argentina, but he’s also one of the best-known chefs in South America. His fiery cooking style has introduced diners around the world to the tastes of his native Patagonia, which informs every dish he creates.

He was trained in the kitchens of Europe, traveling to France to learn alongside notable French chefs, then returned to his native Argentina, where he operates several of his restaurants. Not only is he famous in the kitchen, but Mallmann has also starred in the television series about gourmet cooking called “Fires of the South” and co-authored a book titled “7 Fuegos” (Seven Fires

Pork Tenderloin / Burnt Brown Sugar/ Orange Confit
Smashed Potatoes with Tapenade
Grilled Skirt Steak with Rosti Potatoes
Siete Fuegos, Roasted Vegetables
Porchetta before carving

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The Super Chef on the Art of Steak

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Ways to Get Vitamin "D"

Boost Your Memory

If you’re feeling forgetful, it could be due to a lack of sleep or a number of other reasons, including genetics, level of physical activity and lifestyle and environmental factors. However, there’s no doubt that diet plays a major role in brain health. 

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Do you have the skills to make a great coach?

  1. Hire the right fit for your open position
  2. Allowing this new employee(s) to adjust to your company culture
  3. Seeing their potential
  4. Begin grooming them to take positions that are higher than yours in the industry
  5. Be open to their ideas


“Mentorship is the number one reason for success”, says Daymond John, CEO of FUBU and The Shark Tank, TV Personality on ABC Shark Tank.He believes life is a series of mentors and advises not to get caught up in thinking that your mentor needs to be a celebrity. Some of the most influential people/mentors in his life were his mother, a teacher, stepfather, and a neighborhood store owner. Daymond says it will be on of the best decisions you could ever make for yourself and your business/career.

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7 ways to reduce stress and keep blood pressure down

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Food for Thought
The Power of Peanuts

Even though “nut” is in its name, a peanut is actually a legume. Like soybeans, lentils, and other legumes, peanuts are edible seeds that grow in pods. Still, most people think of them as nuts, along with tree nuts such as walnuts, almonds, and hazelnuts. (Unlike other legumes, which grow on vines or shrubs, peanuts grow underground.)

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CDC Sodium Reduction Initiative

The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines recommend that Americans limit their sodium intake to no more than 2,300 mg a day, and no more than 1,500 mg a day for those suffering from hypertension. This is not an easy task to achieve considering our busy schedules, our consumption of processed foods and regularly dining out. According to the CDC,  good tips for sodium reduction usually include cooking at home from scratch and replacing salt by herbs and salt –free spices, as well as using garlic, and citrus juices in the cooking process.  When at the grocery store, try to buy “low sodium” versions of packaged foods and read labels, choosing foods with no more than 600 mg of sodium per meal.  Avoid cured, smoked and other processed meats. Our InfoodSys App will help you ensure that when choosing recipes to cook for your family, you will not exceed the 600 mg of sodium per meal, making it quick and easy to find healthier options for everyone.

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Information provided by Aminta Martínez-Hermosilla, MS


Pork Karma with Yogurt

Vegetable oil 2 floz. SPANISH ONION, Chopped 12 oz. Garlic cloves, minced 6 ea Fresh minced ginger, 1 oz. Cumin seeds 1 tsp. Bay leaves 2 ea Cardamom pods 5 ea. Cloves 6 ea. Freshly Ground black pepper 1 tsp. Fresh cilantro, chopped .5 cup Pork shoulder, cubed 1.5 lb. Tomato sauce .5 cup Water 4 floz. Plain Greek yogurt 16 oz. Salt to taste
Recipe provided By Chef Raymond Bar CEC-CCE-ACE / Board Member


1- Sauté onion and garlic in a skillet to golden brown. Set aside; in the same skillet add ginger, cumin. Bay leaves, cardamom pods, cloves, black pepper and coriander and sweat for 2 minutes, add the pork and sear on all sides. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes. 2- Add tomato sauce, and water, bring to a boil, lower to a simmer, covered till meat is done. 3- Whip the yogurt, add to the meat with salt to taste. Stir a little, simmer 5 minutes. 4- Serve with Basmati rice and Chapati bread. Serve 4. Serving size 12oz. / Calories per serving: 610 The Nutrition Facts for this Recipe was done utilizing the INFOODSYS Recipe App.

Enjoy it!! / any question, please send us an email at Clearpath@infoodsys.net
Think Positively (Leadership)

Is the guiding force that will help you identify your path to success by providing a strong foundation for all strategic decision-making.

Definition: Leadership is getting results in a way that inspire trust, it is maximizing both your current contribution and your ability to contribute in the future by establishing the trust that make it possible. Lead on!


That will help you stay ahead of the game.

It’s not about perfect. It’s about effort. And when you bring that effort every single day, that’s where transformation happens. That’s how change occurs.

Lead On!
Participative Theories of Leadership

Participative Theories of Leadership are considered by some to be an ideal style of leadership because they consider input from others. Leaders utilizing this type of theory tend to encourage both contributions and active participation from other group members. In turn, this allows the other group members to feel more relevant and committed to the direction the leader has chosen to go. The only real caveat here is that the leader maintains the right of what input to allow from the other group members.

For more information regarding the Participative Theories please visit: Behavioral Leadership

It has been my observation, over the years, that many leaders rank low on empathy. They understand it intellectually, they just don’t pay enough attention, ask the right questions or comprehend that it is not just about what your colleagues think, but about how they feel. To be an effective leader you need to do more than just manage the bottom line and watch the numbers like a hawk. Obviously that may be necessary, but so is offering suggestions, being supportive, being a source of creative ideas, helping your people think through their roles and helping them make the best use of their time. In fact, that is precisely what the best leaders do.

Patrick J. McKenna

As you think about how you exhibit genuine empathy here are five questions for you to contemplate. For more information visit: patrickmckenna.com

Culinary Corner

Form the American Culinary Federation, your chance to create spectacular dishes and contribute with inspirational new ideas.

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The 2016 Menus of Change Annual Report was released at the fourth annual Menus of Change leadership summit on June 14. It includes an analysis of issues at the convergence of public health, the environment, and the business of food, plus and updated Dashboard of how the food and foodservice industries have progressed—or not—since last year’s report was issued.

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Trends to Watch

Just like fashion, food trends come and go in the blink of an eye. Every year, we see a rise in these fads that inevitably affect the way we eat and plan our meals. From superfoods to juice cleanses, the modern dining pattern has undeniably been influenced by the presence of a health-conscious effort, which we see continuing into 2019.

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If you’re feeling forgetful, it could be due to a lack of sleep or a number of other reasons, including genetics, level of physical activity and lifestyle and environmental factors. However, there’s no doubt that diet plays a major role in brain health.

The best menu for boosting memory and brain function encourages good blood flow to the brain — much like what you’d eat to nourish and protect your heart. Research found the Mediterranean Diet helps keep aging brains sharp, and a growing body of evidence links foods such as those in the Mediterranean diet with better cognitive function, memory and alertness

Learn more by visiting: Types of Foods to Help Boost Your Memory

Meeting the Demand for Safe, Natural Products

Lately, while shopping at my local grocery store, I have noticed the increasing number of food products marketed as organic or preservative-free. More and more, consumers are demanding green labels and ingredient lists they can understand. Yet food safety — preventing food spoilage and contamination from microbial pathogens — must remain a top priority for food producers. The food safety industry faces many challenges if it is to transition away from the use of refined chemicals toward more label-friendly preservatives.

By Suzanne Osborne, PhD
Wednesday, 30 April 2014

Hail to the Kale!!

Kale is one of the cruciferous vegetables, cancer fighters full of fiber and antioxidants. great addition to salads or you can bake it with a spritz of extra virgin-olive oil and sea salt for a crispy potato chip alternative.

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Nutrition, Eat Better

Salt, Consuming the right amount, Most Americans consume more sodium than is good for their health, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Learn more!

8 Tips For Avoiding Gluten Cross Contamination – PrimoHealthCoach

▪ Oils that have been used to deep fry battered foods will contaminate foods like French fries. Use separate oils, and ask the chef when dining out if the same oil is used for battered foods.

▪ Cutlery, utensils and potsand pans must be thoroughly cleaned before cooking gluten-free to avoid cross-contamination.

▪ Toasters and ovens that have been used for glutenous breads can contaminate gluten-free breads. At home try to keep two separate toasters.

▪ Grills and barbecues can easily cross-contaminate foods if not properly cleaned. Many sauces used to barbecue have gluten.

▪ Sifters used for both glutenous and gluten-free flours will cross-contaminate. At home if you use both types of flour, keep separate properly labeled sifters.

▪ Your mayonnaise, peanut butter jar, jams and jellies are easily contaminated when making sandwiches.

▪ Glutenous flours have a tendency to stay airborne for some time after use. Cooking in a kitchen shortly after preparing foods with glutenous flours is risky for the sensitive person. Because of this I find it very hard to believe that you can get a truly gluten-free pizza from a pizza restaurant that makes regular pizza as well.

▪ Any foods not prepared in a gluten-free facility, including your own home, runs the risk of getting cross-contaminated.


Avocado oil; this silky fruit oil helps fight joint condition and promoted soft skin.

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