Do What You Want, Not What They Tell You

Day 10 of 30 of my very own “Take My Life Back Plan” – Geared for chefs, but can be used by anyone. For those of you that don’t know, I own a high end event company called Allen Event Group. We specialize in super high end events that involve food as the star ofContinue reading “Do What You Want, Not What They Tell You”

Take Back My Life Plan – Geared For Chefs

Let me start off by saying I am a chef, one of those chefs that really takes his role in life of being a chef very serious. Like one of those chefs that only talks about food, is always looking for the next restaurant, that is always and I mean always taking pics of myContinue reading “Take Back My Life Plan – Geared For Chefs”

Cedar Chandelier’s Cafe – Ava Missouri – “My Favorite Southern Style Restaurant In Missouri”

As I take my first step inside Cedar Chandelier’s Cafe, and I am literally teleported back into another dimension. An old Time Gospel Band up on the main stage just strumming, plucking and praising his name. Imagine the Movie “O Brother Where Art Though” and that will paint the best picture. Now if you graspContinue reading “Cedar Chandelier’s Cafe – Ava Missouri – “My Favorite Southern Style Restaurant In Missouri””

Adventure of a Fat Kid, II

We are on day 9 of my new lifestyle and as a human does, we make excuses and let life get in the way. Not saying this is a bad thing, this is a real thing. All in all I have been doing good on my new lifestyle but I have slipped a couple ofContinue reading “Adventure of a Fat Kid, II”

adventure of a FAT kid

Hello, my name is Paul Allen and I am 40 years old. I grew up hefty my whole life (or as my Mom would say, big boned) and didn’t shed the weight till I was in Culinary School around the age of 21 at a top weight of 255. As a fat kid, we sometimesContinue reading “adventure of a FAT kid”

Vibin Late Night

So I have been Private Cheffing all day for over 12 hours executing Executive Meal Prep for one of my local high end clients. It was late and had been a long day, and I defiantly didn’t want to cook for myself. It is 9:30pm in Springfield Missouri, I ask myself, where am I goingContinue reading “Vibin Late Night”