Fresh Lobster Neptune

Hi Guys ! Chef Bari here — my weekend recipe is fresh Lobster Neptune. We had the opportunity to visit Nova Scotia this August 2022 ; what an amazing adventure travelling through the Canadian Province of Nova Scotia. A six hour flight to Halifax, a night over to recoup and then off on a road…

BBQ TOMAHAWK STEAKS

BBQ Tomahawk Steaks w/ Smoker BBQ Hey Guys ! Chef Bari here. Just came back from a wonderful trip to Yarmouth Nova Scotia. First timer visiting Eastern Canada, and I must say, the Canadian Acadian Culture in Nova Scotia is indeed a plus. We had the opportunity to visit the Historic Acadian Village in southern…

Travelling Chef Bari

Hey There Travellers! Most people enjoy travelling to a vacation spot, be it camping, local or International. Whatever is your oasis, it’s a great way to recharge, before getting back into the grind. As a chef, my profession requires time out, in order to deal with the long hours in the hospitality industry. Our first…

Traditional Italian Meatballs

In Italy, if you ask for Spaghetti and meatballs, you’ll get a puzzled look. However, if you’re in the Abruzzo Region of Italy 🇮🇹, you’ll be pleased you can order “ Chitarrine alla Teramana”. This is the closest you’ll find to Spaghetti and Meatballs. Grandpa Tony was from Abruzzo Region, therefore, “Chitarrine alla Teramana “…

Traditional Pizza and Pasta Types

Ever since I can remember, my Grandpa Tony Varze (born in the Abruzzo Region of Southern Italy) taught me the traditional Italian cuisine. Pizza wasn’t any different. Most specifically how Pizza toppings are so different then North American Pizza. Authentic Pizza Dough Recipe— Click Here Grandpa Tony taught me these classics : 1. Margherita Pizza…

Salmon Wellington

Salmon Wellington is the simplest way to impress your guests at your next dinner engagement event. Watch my video with step by step method — Ingredients: 4-5 oz portion of Salmon per guest 4 – 5 oz portion of individual Salmon per guest – fresh 6 inch X 6 inch square piece of Puff Pastry…

Chicken Shepherds Pie

Weekly night Home Sweet Home Cooking, featuring comfort food is just as important as Fine Dining. On my INSTAGRAM Page I showcase real everyday food as well as gourmet selections. Seriously— the average person doesn’t have time to cook, and if they do, the prep must be under 20 minutes. On the average, most families…

Medals and Accomplishments – Chef Bari

CHEF BARI PERSONAL RESUME —- Thank you for stopping by and your interest in Chef Bari. I’m retired from the hospitality field, however I had a full filled career as an certified Red Seal Executive to Personal Chef working at the finest Resort Hotels and Private Clubs across Alberta and British Columbia for 20 years….

Pasta cremosa di Pollo con Parmigiano Reggiano

This evening I made my grandfather’s Italian dish : “ Pasta cremosa di Pollo con Parmigiano Reggiano” my grandfather introduced to me when I was a young boy. Nonno ( Grandpa) was born in Corropoli, Italy. In English terms, Grandpa Tony signature dish is : Creamy Chicken Pasta with Parmigiana Reggiano . It’s closely related…

How to : Individual Beef Tenderloin

Beef Wellington is indeed an impressive gourmet selection for New Years Eve / or Day. It’s also a great way to impress your loved one during Valentines Day too. In fact, any big celebration is for sure a MUST to IMPRESS. With NEW YEARS EVE heading into 2022 – what better way to enjoy your…