Halperns’ Blog

Interview with Chef Ryli Vissers from The University of Notre Dame

February 5, 2020

What was your path to the Chef that you are today? I grew up in Appleton, Wisconsin surrounded by Midwest comfort food.  Stews, braised meats, fried fish on Fridays, prime rib Saturdays and broasted chicken Sundays.   I love the way food brings people together. When I was 16 I washed dishes in a restaurant.…

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Interview with Chef Lilah Plaggemars from Bowdie’s Chophouse

January 6, 2020

Today Chef Lilah Plaggemars from Bowdie’s Chophouse stops by for an interview. She graduated from the Secchia Institute for Culinary Education. As the executive Chef of Bowdie’s Chophouse, all of her culinary worlds come together: the best ingredients, excellent service, and gourmet desserts. What was your path to the Chef that you are today? I…

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CHEF GATHERING IN BILOXI!

December 11, 2019

On December 3rd, Halperns’ held a holiday chef gathering in Biloxi hosted by EXECUTIVE  CHEF KRISTIAN WADE at the BEAU RIVAGE CASINO. The gathering included a variety of our favorite suppliers who we are proud to partner with and allow them to showcase some of their best, most innovative items. Chefs from along the Gulf…

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Interview with Chef Jody Brunori from The Laundry in Fenton, Michigan

December 5, 2019

Today, Jody Brunori, Executive Chef at The Laundry, Fenton, MI , stopped by the blog for an interview. She has been at The Laundry for the past decade and recently appeared on Guy’s Grocery Games on the Food Network. In 2016, she was nominated for a James Beard Award, and is an alumnus of the…

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Chef Gathering in New Orleans

November 15, 2019

On Wednesday, November 13th, Halperns’ had a chef gathering in New Orleans hosted by Chef Nick Lama from Avo Restaurant. The gathering included Scott Grieve from Gourmet Kitchen, Ryan Shinoki from Pacific Plaza Caviar Presentation, Bob Ambrose from Bella Bella Gourmet, Marco Mocellin from Taste of Real Italy, Linden Cowper and Brad Starnes from W.…

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Interview with Chef, Pano Karatassos

October 28, 2019

Today, Pano Karatassos, the executive chef at Kyma and corporate chef for the Buckhead Life Restaurant Group, stops by the blog for an interview. Recently, he appeared on the show, Beat Bobby Flay (and he beat him!), and his book, Modern Greek Cooking, has been available since 2018. He is well known for his Greek…

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1855 Angus Beef

October 23, 2019

As the price of tenderloins and ribeyes continues to rise going into the holiday season, Halperns’ has you covered with high quality, more affordable options! Try our 1855 Angus Beef Manhattan Strip Roast. Or our 1855 Angus Beef KC Strip. The Manhattan Roast is ready to be prepared and carved tableside and the tender and juicy KC…

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Atlanta Culinary Showcase Event

August 29, 2019

Last week, we hosted our culinary showcase at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta. Thank you to all of the vendors and staff who made the event possible, and thank you to everyone who attended! We had a very high, engaged turnout, and we had an absolute blast at the event. We had approximately 1,000 chefs/customers…

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Chef Pano Karatassos beats Bobby Flay on “Beat Bobby Flay”

August 8, 2019

Congrats to Halperns’ customer, Chef Pano Karatassos, executive chef of Kyma, who beat Bobby Flay on the show “Beat Bobby Flay” on Food Network last week! Watch him on Good Day Atlanta as he talks about his experience and demonstrates cooking a signature Greek dish, braised octopus with pasta and tomato sauce, from his cookbook Modern…

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Connors Steak & Seafood Featured by MSN.com

June 17, 2019

Photo from Foursquare/Lorna L. Recently, MSN.com released a list of steakhouses that are a “cut above the rest.” They named one steakhouse for every state, and Connors Steak & Seafood were featured with two locations: Huntsville, Alabama and Knoxville, Tennessee. Connors Steak & Seafood uses meats from Halperns’ in their menu, and customers can really…

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