What is CulinAero?

August 28, 2014

What is CulinAero? It’s a fair question that comes up every now and then.   CulinAero by Proof of the Pudding is the food and beverage provider at the Georgia International Convention Center. CulinAero differs from typical convention center fare, or institutional style food, by its commitment to restaurant-quality menus, preparation and, in particular, ingredients: […]

Know how it is at home when you’re preparing a meal and you leave something in the oven too long, or when the meat you’ve prepared is done cooking way before the vegetables?   As important as the food we serve is, planning and executing is key. Our food is delicious, but years of experience […]

Considering Food Trends

January 18, 2013

Fresh seasonal fruit. Trendy? Nah. A recent article in the Atlanta Business Journal got us thinking about food “trends.” Several chefs mentioned the continued popularity of farm-to-table, with an increasing interest in humanely-raised poultry and meat.   CulinAero is a regular purveyor of farm-fresh fruits and vegetables and local sources for meat, cheeses and more. […]

All in the Details

July 25, 2012

By Chef Doug Kieley   We do a lot of box lunches with sandwiches for group meetings. This week, in fact, we’ll be treating aspiring lawyers to lunches as the Georgia Bar Exam is administered here.   I love good sandwiches and I confess that I love the chance to make something considered common, for […]

No Ordinary Sandwich

July 17, 2012

By Chef Doug Kieley   I like this story because it’s a perfect example of how when something is good — really good — two things always seem to happen: customers love it and ask for it; they won’t let it get away. And second, chefs and menu planners, like me, are often inspired by […]

I love grilling just about anything, especially in the summertime. Hamburgers and hot dogs are traditional cookout favorites, but on holidays, I like to spice things up and do something a little out of the ordinary.   This 4th of July I’m going to grill bison burgers, which is one of my favorites.   Grilled […]