Category: Blog

  • Hatch Chile Festival: From Humble Beginnings to Fiery Fiesta

    An event I go to every year for both networking and marketing purposes, if you like spicy food, this is a great event. The city comes alive with the smells of roasted chile, live shows, competitions, and many other activities, souvenirs, rides, and more! The Hatch Chile Festival, held annually in Hatch, New Mexico, ignites…

  • The Fiery Goodness of New Mexico Chile: Health Benefits Beyond the Heat

    As you might know, I am a chile roaster by trade. I’ve been roasting Hatch chile for about 20 years now, and run a very busy roasting operation during the chile season. This post is to give any of my readers more insight into a very large part of my life. Without further ado, learn…

  • Moonshine to Mosaic: A Toast to America’s Enduring Craft Beer Revolution

    Raise a glass, beer lovers, to a revolution not just in flavor, but in spirit! The American craft beer scene, bursting with citrusy IPAs and barrel-aged sours, stands as a testament to resilience, innovation, and a shared passion for brewing. But before we savor these modern delights, let’s rewind to a time when diversity in…

  • From Private Chef to Chile Roaster: A Culinary Journey

    From Private Chef to Chile Roaster: A Culinary Journey

    Being a private chef was a fulfilling and exciting career path for me. I had the opportunity to work closely with clients, creating personalized menus and preparing exquisite meals. However, my culinary journey took an unexpected turn when I discovered my passion for roasting Hatch Chile peppers. Hatch Chile peppers, known for their unique flavor…

  • From Private Chef to Chile Roaster: A Journey of Culinary Passion

    From Private Chef to Chile Roaster: A Journey of Culinary Passion

    My name is Jhett, and I have always had a deep passion for food and cooking. For many years, I worked as a private chef, creating exquisite dishes for my clients and exploring various cuisines from around the world. However, my journey took an unexpected turn when I discovered the world of Chile roasting. As…

  • The Journey from Private Chef to Chile Roaster

    The Journey from Private Chef to Chile Roaster

    Being a private chef is a highly rewarding and fulfilling career. The opportunity to create culinary masterpieces for discerning clients, using the freshest ingredients and showcasing your creativity, is truly a dream come true for any food enthusiast. However, sometimes life takes unexpected turns, leading us down different paths. This is the story of Jhett,…

  • From Private Chef to Chile Roaster: A Culinary Journey

    From Private Chef to Chile Roaster: A Culinary Journey

    My name is Jhett, and I have had a fascinating culinary journey. From being a private chef to becoming a successful Chile roaster, my passion for food has taken me on an exciting path. Before venturing into the world of Chile roasting, I worked as a private chef, creating exquisite meals for clients in the…

  • From Private Chef to Chile Roaster: A Culinary Journey

    From Private Chef to Chile Roaster: A Culinary Journey

    My name is Jhett, and I have had quite the culinary journey. I started off as a private chef, creating exquisite meals for clients in the comfort of their own homes. However, my passion for food took me on a different path, leading me to become a Chile roaster. As a private chef, I had…

  • From Private Chef to Chile Roaster: A Culinary Journey

    From Private Chef to Chile Roaster: A Culinary Journey

    From the sizzling kitchens of high-end restaurants to the smoky aroma of freshly roasted chile peppers, my culinary journey has taken me on an unexpected path. Hi, I’m Jhett, and I want to share my transition from being a private chef to becoming a successful chile roaster. Discovering the Passion for Cooking My love for…