Kay Atizan is known for serving all Haitian dishes, rather than the other Caribbean entrees often served at nearby restaurants. Haiti, a French and Creole speaking country has a unique array of food; they have deep roots influenced by French, Spanish, Africans, and Native Taino techniques. Haitian cuisine is known for its abundant use of meats and vegetables. They also use an extensive amount of herbs and spices to enhance flavor, making many dishes moderately spicy. While there, I learned Haitians are very fond of desserts and sweets.
African-Americans, unable to obtain ingredients indigenous to Africa, found familiarity in the sweet potato, eggplant, and turnips, and incorporated these flavors into their cuisine. Both cultures used food and communal eating as forms of socialization, and immigrants soon found that their foodways became a source of identity. The mothers and wives were revered for the hearty food they prepared and thus responsible for creating this intimate connection to past. Because the kitchen, and everything involved with it was so central to family unity, it would not be ridiculous to claim that for many cultures, the kitchen was the heart that pumped the blood, or in this case food, to the rest of the family. Through historical works such as Hasia Diner’s Hungering for America, Alice A. Deck’s “Now Then—Who Said Biscuits?”- The Black Woman Cook as Fetish in American Advertising, 1905-1953, Tracey N. Poe’s “The Origins of Black Soul Food in Urban Identity: Chicago, 1915-1947”, and Harvey Levenstein’s “The American Response to Italian Food, 18880-1930”, one can analyze both the Italians and African-American’s response towards their cultural identity.
Cultural Write Up: Italy Italian food is is one of the most commonly eaten foods around the world, especially in developed countries such as Canada. Traditional Italians like to make their own food such as pizza and pasta and buy the ingredients from grocery stores because they like to make their meals according to their taste preferences. Italians may also get some of their ingredients from farming but a lot of major ingredients used in Italian foods may have to be imported such as some meats. Also, Italy has many shops and supermarkets that specialize in one type of food for Italians to buy. For utensils, Italians use two special utensils to prepare their food, depending on what they are actually making.
From crafting a baby broth to innovative cooking techniques; hoecakes, chitterlings (chittlins) and pot likker all had an influence on how we African Americans eat and prepare our food today. I. During the colonial period, slaveholders who could afford, had a vast amount of slaves; some working on the field and others working in the Big House. Those working in the Big House held chores like tending after the children and preparing the family meals. These tasks had transpired to their own families where which they didn’t have much variety in ingredients.
They are found on the coastline of the Mediterranean Sea in Southern Europe (Kittler & Sucher 2008, p.156). Italy’s culinary influence stems from multiple factors including a history of several political governments’, specifically Spain, Austria, France and the Roman Empire. The changing historical fortunes of the various regions have also left their mark on the cuisine. Sicilian cooking for example, still reflects a degree of Arab influence as they had introduced oranges, sugarcane and alternate spices such as saffron. Plus the Austro-Hungarian dish of goulash can still be tasted in Trieste.
Early Influential Chefs: Antoine Careme Abby Neff Chef Polega Gastronomy- November 18, 2013 Throughout history there have been many incredible chefs that have revolutionized the world of cooking. In the nineteenth century, Marie-Antoine Careme made a big impact in the food industry, and became one of the greatest chefs. His work got him known as the first celebrity chef, “the King of Chefs, and the Chef of Kings,” and the father of French cuisine, (French Gourmet Hong Kong, n.d.). Careme was born into a poor family in Paris on June 8, 1783. During the French Revolution he was left by his parents at the age of eight.
Like Mexican cuisine, it is also known for its use of spices and accompaniment with beans (frijoles), cooked in a variety of manners. Chili con carne, fajitas, certain kinds of chiles rellenos (stuffed chilis), and various steak-chili combinations are particularly well-known Southwestern foods. Note that "chili" generally refers to a thick stew or soup prepared with beans and meat, while "chile" refers to the peppers that grow in this region and have been eaten for thousands of years by the native people. Recently, several chains of casual dining restaurants specializing in Southwestern cuisine have become popular in the United States. New Mexican cuisine is known for its dedication to the chile (the official "state question" is "Red or green?"
Organizational Behavior Executive Summary The purpose of this summary is to compare and contrast the following organizations: Olive Garden Italian Restaurants, Wolf pack Entertainment and U.S. Military. We will also analyze how certain internal and external forces affect organizational behavior for each organization. Olive Garden Italian Restaurants Olive Garden is a well-known, worldwide, casual Italian dining restaurant chain. Olive garden is a branch of the Darden Restaurant Corporation that currently owns 1,900 restaurants worldwide. Olive Garden is known for being a successful nationwide business.
Coincidentally, George Naddaff, owner of 19 Kentucky Fried Chicken franchises, caught on to the “home-cooked” fast food idea and purchased a Boston Market franchise. Boston Market’s direct competition at that point, wanted to participate in their concept which carried them far beyond their current sales and revenue. Some indirect competitors of Boston Market eventually got involved as well. McDonalds ended up purchasing the chain of stores in 1998 and changed a few things to increase the appeal of Boston Market to its consumers. Fortunately for McDonalds, they are a big enough corporate themselves which enabled them to make this deal with Boston Market, whereas the other indirect competitors (local sub shops, Chinese restaurants, etc.)
Jamaica is an interesting, complex, but delightful country and, we’re sure, a future travel destination. People proudly identify with the foods said to define them. Cookbooks codifying these cuisines have become numerous and popular. (Higman, 2008) Within the Caribbean the cultures and societies scattered across the islands and rim land have generally been defined by language, and since European colonization, by political association. The idea of Caribbean food has sometimes been advanced as a unifying feature of life, and although this regional definition has sometimes been located within a broader idea of “creole food” or “creole taste”, individual islands and states have clung to – even created – notions of difference and uniqueness.