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Testimonials

Rosana,
My frizzy hair is standing on ends reading through and clicking through this email. Sending chills down my spine. I loved the video. I can't wait to order the luscious appetizers of the month. I can't wait to make the recipes. I will be using all the tips for the holidays. So much to see and do it's like being at Big Chef Disney World. Thanks for a great ride; and congratulations, once again, on a great newsletter that I certainly look forward to receiving every month.
Ellen Sue Burton, Publisher DUO "Do Unto Others" Magazine - December 2012


Hi Rosana,
I wanted to thank you once again for the wonderful and delicious hors-d’oeuvres for the Consulate General of Brazil First Official Tour and Visit to Broward County with Consul General of Brazil in Miami Ambasador Hélio Vitor Ramos Filho; and for the Consulate General of Italy Official Tour and Visit to Broward County. The Consul General of Italy, Adolfo Barattolo mentioned how good they were.
Paola Isaac Baraya, MSc., Manager - International Business
Broward County's Official Economic Development Partnership - March 2012


"So enjoyed the delicious canapés offered by Rosana Santos of Big Chef catering. Absolutely delicious."
Wendy Courtenay, Private Jet Charters



To Mano and all the employees at BigChef: "I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your creativity and professionalism over the past ten years. Your product is always fresh and of the highest quality and competitively priced. You have saved me endless hours in labor making products to my specifications and my personal recipes. From the Hyatt to the Bank Atlantic Center to Sun Dream Yacht Charters you have always come through for me. Keep up the good work!"
Marshall Levy, Executive Chef



"We have been doing business with Big Chef, supplier of Canapés, Hors d' Oeuvres and custom food creations for about four years now. Mano Calambichis has come through for us, with all products needed. They have been available, with sometimes little notice, and on weekends, to handle our needs. Big Chef has supplied us with cold, canapés, hot appetizers and brochettes. They can customize to the needs of the chefs, and delivered at the times needed. The packaging has been great to avoid damage to the products."
Ted Fleissig, Purchasing Manager, Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa



"First, I'd like to express how impressed I was with your swift response …, and how quickly you prepared the samples - all within a week's time. Furthermore, you not only provided samples that were outstanding in quality (not always done the first time out), but you far exceeded our expectations by making nine different samples, when we only requested and expected five."

Feedback on the cutting I conducted in my home follows: All nine products were sized correctly, and were consistent as well.Visually, they appeared nicely shaped and all had that homemade look with the proper color.Importantly, they all cooked up properly and were very tasty - showing they were seasoned nicely with the right "heat" level, the texture substantial with ingredient integrity, and the mouth feel was appealing.

They all stayed crisp and moist after cooking - which is also an essential result. Standouts were the Pot sticker, SW Chili Tarts, Pot Pie, Spring Roll and the Empanada (that dough is incredibly tasty and flakey), although the others were very good and acceptable. I like the puff pastry you use, and the phillo dough as well, as they brown up evenly in a home oven. In any case, overall -OUTSTANDING JOB!"
Executive Chef Dan Kucera, CEC



"They are very specialized, they make very petit sized food items, and they've been able to accommodate events for us that number in thousands. They've always given their best".
Jaime Mac Donald, Executive Chef at the Broward County Convention Center



"It's top-quality food. They always deliver when they say they are going to and you will never get an answering machine with them"
Rami Golden, Executive Chef for the Bank Atlantic Center (Panthers Stadium)



"Having worked as a Personal Chef for quite a few celebrities, I take pride in products I personally use and recommend to my clients. I would never put my name or reputation on the line if I truly did not believe in that product. Big Chef hors d'oeuvres is an excellent product, made from the freshest ingredients and is truly tantalizing to the taste buds. Big Chef offers your traditional favorites, as well as unique, out of the ordinary hors d'oeuvres and appetizers. Enjoy!!"
Ku Castano, Personal Chef



"Planning a party from the beginning to the end with taste and personality is what I do. Satisfying my customers with tasteful hors d'oeuvres and canapés if what Big Chef does for me."
Ana Maria Braga, Happy Day Party Planners



"Thank you so much for your help in our event on Friday. We greatly appreciate it"
Esther & Frances, Pangaea-Lounge



"It has been such a pleasure doing business with Big Chef. Everything arrived as promised and my guests will enjoy every bite. Thank you for taking the hassle away so I can enjoy my guests."
Carol Zaslona, Washington, MI



My name is Brad Harris, and I have been the account manager for Big Chef since 2006. I have provided Big Chef with food service products on a weekly basis. I would gladly refer them to anyone and on a personal level Rosana & Mano Calambichis have been a pleasure to work with. I would highly recommend them to anyone for business. If you have any questions please feel free to call me on my cell phone @ 561-305-5624
Brad Harris, Cheney Brothers Inc.



We at Freedom Fresh are delighted to be doing business with Big Chef. Their service is outstanding and they are very reliable. We can always depend on them to provide our customers with high quality exquisite hors d'oeuvres. We highly recommend them to anyone who needs to provide their customer with the best.



"On behalf of the Latin Chamber of Commerce of Broward County Board of Diretors we would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your participation (sponsoring Hor D'oeuvres for our participants) at the 3rd Annual Golf Tournament of the Latin Chamber of Commerce of Broward County, Friday, April 22, 2005, at Palm Aire Country Club in Pompano Beach."
Jose "Pepe" Lopez
President
Latin Chamber of Commerce of Broward County, Inc.



"I have eaten canapés at countless events, but never of the quality of the ones passed at this reception."
Jay M. Tischenkel, B.Sc., R.Ph., Nova Southern University



"Thank you so much... Everyone really enjoyed the event! ... Everyone loved your food – every one is "encantado" with food from Brazil and Brazilians."
Mary B. Arnaud
Executive Director
Brazilian American Chamber of Commerce



"I am writing this letter to advise that we have been doing business with Mano and Rosana Calambichis since 2003. We are corrugated manufacturer and they purchase boxes from us for their products. It has been a pleasure doing business with them."
Delia Goolsby
Quality Container Pkg., Inc



"Big Chef is professional, with exquisite presentation that tastes as wonderful as it looks!"
Kathleen Southards
Executive Director
Greater Ft. Lauderdale Lodging & Hospitality Assoc



"I can't thank you enough for making my company's event a success with the wonderful variety of hors d'oeuvres. Every one raved about the food! I'm looking forward to our next event."
L. Pelekanos, United Colors of Benetton



CHEFS DE VERDAD
La crema de los Chefs del Suroeste de la Florida se reunio en la ciudad de Naples.
Rosana y Mano Calambichis de BIG CHEF.
D'Latinos Magazine December 2004
www.dlatinos.tv



"E com muita garra e persistencia que alcancamos o sucesso. Enao poderia ser diferente para Rosana Santos na direcao do "BIG CHEF" sediado na cidade de Hollywood- Florida que experimenta um crescimento vertiginoso em sua lista tais como: Aeromexico, Iberia, Aerolineas Argentinas, Hyatt, centro de convencoes, country cluibs entre ooutros…Big Chef e um upscale food manufacturer onde oferece deliciosos Hors d'oeuvres e custom food."
www.tiosam.com Destaques do $$PONTO ALTO$$ 11/12/2004