Artisan Catering

Social events
Weddings
Corporate
Serving Tampa Bay and beyond
With attention to detail and a big smile

 

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Food Photography

Bringing food to life for
editorial and commercial
freelance clients

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Freelance

Restaurant consulting
Public speaking
Technical translations
Culinary writing

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Books

The Chef’s Repertoire (2010)
Molecular Cuisine (2011)
Plating food (2015)

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Artisan Catering

Artisan is a boutique catering. We serve the Tampa Bay community and beyond and provide detail-oriented catering based on creative cuisine, sophisticated yet friendly service, and we personally focus on our most important asset: you.

We cater social events, corporate functions, and weddings from 10 to 500.

 

Food Photography

Chef Gui is a chef and freelance food photographer based in Tampa Bay, Florida.

He works for a variety of editorial and commercial clients interested in portraying the natural beauty of food.

His award-winning photos have been portrayed in a variety of printed and online publications.

Freelance

Speaking engagements
Cooking demonstrations
Technical translations (Fr/En/Sp)
Culinary writing
Restaurant consulting

Books

The Chef’s Repertoire (2010)
Molecular Cuisine (2011)
Food plating (2015)

The Chef's Repertoire for iPhone/iPad/iBooks

iphoneThe Chef’s Repertoire is available for download with iBooks on your Mac or iOS device, and with iTunes on your computer. Books can be read with iBooks on your Mac or iOS device.

 

The Chef’s Répertoire e-book is the perfect electronic reference for every hospitality professional, food writer/blogger, and culinary enthusiast.

Download now on iTunes

Chef Gui’s first book is definitely one he can be proud of, and I believe that it will be well-received by professional chefs and culinary enthusiasts alike. Gui has created a quick-reference inventory that every American working in the hospitality industry should own.

Rick Tramonto

Celebrity chef, R'evolution restaurant, New Orleans

The Chef's Repertoire

PCRcover.epsThe Chef’s Repertoire is a superb collection of classic dishes served on American menus with their pronunciations, origins, ingredients, and techniques.

Inspired by Le Repertoire de La Cuisine, it is a must-have for the professional or serious home chef.

The Chef’s Repertoire has won a Cordon d’Or International Culinary Awards for Best Culinary Literature. It has received praised from celebrity chefs and other professionals.

Buy now on Amazon

Chef Gui’s book will inspire great cooks to create great meals. It will find a place at my desk where I will use it to inspire some exciting new BBQ dishes.

Ray Dr. BBQ Lampe

Celebrity chef, Big Green Egg


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Quick poll: Who loves beets? If you do, "like" or "share". If you don't, comment! :) (photo from my kitchen) ... See MoreSee Less

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Virginia SamoleskiBeets are AWESOME!2 days ago   ·  2
Kristine WeatherbyLove beets!2 days ago
Viviane PeuxI used to hate them all my life until you made your beet veloute.,, i will eat beets only if you prepare them.1 day ago
Janet EliasYUM!2 days ago   ·  3

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Eileen M ThorntonJuicy!2 days ago   ·  1

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Arugula nowhere to be found today, for some obscure reasons. #1stWorldProblems ... See MoreSee Less

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Charlotte Scott EmbodyI saw it last night at whole foods Carrollwood!3 days ago   ·  2
Rick HallLol. Love arugula, but I'm out of it too. :p3 days ago   ·  3
Sherri EriksenThere might be some in my fridge...don't go throwing me under the bus now girlie =)3 days ago   ·  2
Ana SotomayorI will send you some from Miami☺3 days ago   ·  1
chef gui alinatWhich reminds me... One day at the Fresh Market, a very upset lady was very very mad at an employee (the scene happens RIGHT NEXT to a wall full of arugula: "What do you mean, you don't have 'roquette' (the French name for arugula)?"3 days ago   ·  3
Virginia SamoleskiWhat????? Hey, Sherri Eriksen & Rick Hall.... did either of you kidnap all the arugula again? 😊😊😊3 days ago   ·  1

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And today I am reminded (maybe because of the upcoming Easter bunny!) of an obscure cooking technique from the South of France: Flambadou. Fat is ran through a red hot iron funnel, catches fire, and drips on a rotisserie rabbit. VERY IMPRESSIVE TECHNIQUE. CHECK THIS OUT:

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technique de flambage d'une pièce à rôtir.

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chef gui alinatNow, I own 1 out of 2 flambadous in the US. The other one is owned by my good friends Janis and Bob, lucky owners of a French engineering piece of beauty. :)3 days ago
Damien McKinneyI need to eat this2 days ago

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FREE AUTOGRAPHED COOKBOOK ==> 6 recipes for my new book are in need of testing. WOULD YOU HELP? If so, I'll send you The Chef's Repertoire (2010) as well as a copy of my new book (July 2015). Both autographed. FREE BOOK & FREE SHIPPING. What do you have to do? Easy. Express your interest in the comment section, I'll send you 1 or 2 recipes (easy 30 min) that you can make for your family, take a photo, and give me feedback (Good or bad, needs this or that, could use more salt, etc...). Feel free to share this. :) ... See MoreSee Less

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Pamela RobertsI'm game if you still need help!3 days ago   ·  1
Walsh BabyhayCount me in chef.3 days ago   ·  1
Virginia A. WardSend recipes Chef 🍰🍕🍪🍝3 days ago   ·  1
Kimberly Crowley ThirionI live in middle America (MO). Would love to test a recipe!!4 days ago   ·  1
Raquel Conte-ButlerNeed help cooking for a family of seven!4 days ago   ·  1
Janis Karam GalloCount me in Chef.4 days ago   ·  1
Staci McDonaldI would love be a tester!5 days ago   ·  1
Patrick ArtzI'm in Chef I still needed. Hope all is well!5 days ago   ·  1
Eileen M ThorntonI will if you have a meat free one. Still waiting for my autograph on TCR.5 days ago   ·  1
Charlotte Scott EmbodyI'll do it! You are doing the dishes, right? :)5 days ago   ·  2
Damien McKinneyIn down to do this.5 days ago   ·  1
chef gui alinatAnd NO, I don't do dishes. :)5 days ago   ·  1
Brenda Swader Doggett CmpI would do it! I have great taste testers too! Barb ? Lisa ? Vicki ? Teresia ?5 days ago   ·  1
chef gui alinatThank you ALL. This was great. Not sure why FB doesn't post comments in chronological order, but we have more testers than recipes needing testing. If you have not received your recipe by now, THANK YOU, but we'll have to do that another time. Again, thanks for your response.3 days ago
chef gui alinatAnd btw, I'll use this post to share a link on how to take great food photos (make sure to watch the video): www.nikonusa.com/en/Learn-And-Explore/Article/h3w39v2e/tips-for-making-tempting-food-photos.html5 days ago
chef gui alinatAwesome. I'll have to close this giveaway now! That was fast! :) I heard from Brenda, Damien, and Charlotte. Also Eileen, Chef Patrick, and Staci just email me and you're in. THANK YOU ALL.5 days ago
chef gui alinatAwesome! You guys are GREAT. Please send me an email (chefgui[at]hotmail.com) and I'll send you a recipe and a couple of easy instructions. THANK YOU.5 days ago
The Dancing GoatIf they are easy, I am game!!2 days ago

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Little grilling today under the Florida sun. ... See MoreSee Less

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Eileen M ThorntonLooks marvelous.1 week ago

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Morels... In season right now in the Northern hemisphere. ... See MoreSee Less

Little sneaky peek of an upcoming Food Republic piece on chef Brad, chatting all about the glorious shroom (and its many shapes, sizes, textures and flavors). We like....no...love, mushrooms. (and bi...

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Stephane LabastieMalheureusement pas de sanguins / lactaires délicieux1 week ago   ·  1
Jennie JollyLucky has a mushroom app. He knows more than I do about them.1 week ago
Nicole MazellierLà........ c'est notre domaine....... Morilles et cèpes....1 week ago
Mohamadreza Ghasemii love it1 week ago

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Join me (@chefgui) tonight 7 pm on Twitter #CookClub. I'll be giving no-fuss entertaining tips live with Janet Keeler (@RoadEats) of the Tampa Bay Times. Many people in attendance. ... See MoreSee Less