Bon Chef S514 European Dinner Knife w/ Hollow Handle, Prism, 18/10 Stainless
$74.61


Metro C515-CFC-U C5 1/2-Height Heated Proof & Hold Cabinet, Clear Door, Universal Slides
$1,445.00


Metro C515-HFC-U C5 1/2-Height Heated Holding Cabinet, Clear Door, Universal Slides
$1,372.75


Market Forge ETP5GNG Convection Steamer, Floor Model, 5 Pan Capacity, NG
$8,392.46


Supreme Metal CRU-60R-7 60-in Challenger Uni-Serv Speed Bar w/ Right Ice Bin, Post Mix Cold Plate
$1,783.80


Market Forge ETP10GNG Convection Steamer, Floor Model, 2-Compartments, 5 Pan, NG
$12,782.25


Lang 272TLP 72-in Griddle w/ 1-in Steel Plate, Mechanical Controls, LP
$6,880.00


Lang 248TCLP 48-in Griddle w/ 1-in Chorme Plate & Mechanical Thermostat, LP
$7,162.00


Metro BC162734BK BC Series Utility Cart, 3-Shelves 18 in x 28 in, Swivel Casters, Black
$123.36


Metro 5MPX MetroMax Q Stem Caster, 5 Diam, 300 lb Capacity
$23.76

5/28/2012

A Chef Walks Into a Mixed Martial Arts Studio


Chef Marc Vetri likes to fight. "As a chef you have to have an outlet to let off some steam," he says. Nearly two years ago, Mr. Vetri took up Brazilian jiu-jitsu, a mixed-martial art that focuses on ground fighting and self-defense. Within two months he persuaded two of his chef/business partners to join him. Now, even some of his line cooks show up for Saturday morning fight sessions. "The workouts have become a bonding thing for the guys," he says.

Mr. Vetri, 45 years old, oversees a mini Italian restaurant empire in Philadelphia that consists of Osteria, Amis, and the recently opened gastro pub Alla Spina. Another of his restaurants, Vetri, was recently nominated for America's "Outstanding Restaurant" by the James Beard Foundation.


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