With 42% Australians qualifying themselves as Flexitarians, Meat-Reducers or Vegetarians/Vegans1, it’s important to have the right culinary ingredients to adapt your menu and cater to all diners.
Designed to add epic flavour to your plant-based dishes at any stage of their creation, the CHEF range is your perfect partner in the kitchen. Created for chefs by chefs to help you save preparation time and cost, the range includes eight exceptional, unique products bursting with intense flavours and aromas.
The versatility of the CHEF range means that they are suitable for a wide array of applications without compromising on quality and great taste. Use as a stock, bouillon, sauce, marinade, as a seasoning to enhance sauces, hot or cold, or wherever your imagination takes you.
Discover CHEF Liquid Concentrates!
Deliver intense and rich flavours to any dish in a liquid ready-to-pour format. From pre-cooking to final plating, you can get the flavour you want by adding the concentrate drop by drop. Also commonly used in stocks, marinades, sous-vide cooking or hot/cold sauces, you will find this to be an extremely versatile range to play with.
The range is:
- Vegan and Vegetarian
- Gluten free
- Concentrated: 200ml bottles make 6.6L stock and 1L bottle makes 33.3L stock
Introducing the flavours:
- CHEF Chicken Style Liquid Concentrate (NEW!) – Delivers roasted chicken-like notes and aroma with a delicate body, that is vegan with no compromise. Dilute into a clear stock or boost flavour in chicken and vegetable dishes, risottos, pasta dishes and soups.
- CHEF Asian Concentrate – South East Asian flavour profile with the distinctive aroma and flavour of coriander, lemongrass and Kaffir lime with a hint of chilli and coconut flavour.
- CHEF Demi-Glace Liquid Concentrate – a foundational flavour that you may miss when removing meat from a dish and primarily used as a base sauce or as a seasoning to deliver an intense flavour boost.
- CHEF Mushroom Liquid Concentrate – delivers a unique mushroom flavour that is hard and expensive to achieve with fresh mushroom produce.
- CHEF Vegetable Liquid Concentrate – wherever vegetables are used in a dish, this product can be used to enhance the natural vegetable flavours or as a vegetable stock.
Discover CHEF Signature Pastes!
CHEF Signature Pastes are a range of intense, on-trend pastes that provide full freedom and creativity in menu development whilst allowing you to experiment on your own signature touch.
Made to the highest standards of quality, this range is perfect for adding flavour to sauces, dressings, mayonnaises and dips.
- Vegan and Vegetarian (except Red & Port Wine Reduction which is Vegetarian only)
- Gluten free
Introducing the flavours:
- CHEF Fermented Pepper Paste – Delivers a unique fermented pepper flavour, with the intense aromatic flavour of pepper, but with mellowed heat and increased acidity.
- CHEF Black Garlic Paste – developed through fermentation, fresh garlic is transformed to create a sweet and umami rich garlic flavour. This removes the hassle of fermenting garlic from 60 to 90 days.
- CHEF Red & Port Wine Reduction Paste – delivers an intense red wine and a balance of sweetness and acidity to increase complexity and depth of taste. Equivalent to 7L of red and port wine per tub. Already concentrated and reduced, saving you 3 hours preparation time.
Looking for inspiration?
“These products just sitting in your cool room gives you the chance to turn a dish from yum to EPIC in a second” Shannon Martinez, Head Chef & Owner of Smith & Daughters, Melbourne. “They are an instant flavour boost to anything you make in your kitchen.”
For more information on the range or for more recipe inspirations from the range, visit here and happy cooking!
1Food Frontier State of the Industry Report on Australia’s Plant-Based Meat Sector, 2020