Mayerson JCC Blog

  • Written by Drew Brown, Director of Food Service at the J There are few things to be mindful of when you are making burgers, here is what stands out as most important to me: Temper your red meat for 10 minutes or so at room temperature. This will allow the meat’s juices to start to…

  • Written by Drew Brown, Director of Food Service at the J If you love Chimichurri sauce like I do, then you will love this recipe. This is Chimichurri’s French cousin and is one of the most essential dishes in French cooking. It is used as a topping for steaks, chicken, fish, and chops. It is…

  • Written by Drew Brown, Director of Food Service at the J Sonoran Dogs are classic Mexican street food. I found out about this hot dog when I visited Austin, Texas. There were vendors on every street who had set up small grills and assembled the dogs with amazing speed and dexterity. Each vendor had their…

  • Written by Drew Brown, Director of Food Service at the J I like to cook breakfast or lunch for my staff about 1 - 2 times a month. It gives them the opportunity to have someone serve them for a change, and it allows me to personally express my gratitude for their hard work and…

  • Written by Drew Brown, Director of Food Service at the J Occasionally the culinary staff here at the J holds impromptu culinary competitions. Like most creative professions; we are passionate, proud, and competitive about the work we do. I encourage that competitive spirit in my staff because we often come up with remarkably good dishes…