Traulsen Standard Top Sandwich Prep Refrigeration UST488-LR
$3,239.00


Gold Medal 5020T Giant Waffle Cone Baker, Non Stick, 120 V
$554.25


Frymaster MJ45E-2CSD LP 50-lb Split Pot Fryer w/ Multi Computer, Enamel Cabinet, LP
$5,794.80


Advance Tabco PR-COMBO-X Pan Rack Combo, Includes PR203K Rack, Plastic Cover, 12 Full Pans
$276.74


Prince Castle 919-188A 1/4 in (10) Blade Set for 919-ABS Tomato Witch
$67.50


Rubbermaid FG565961 BLA 6.5 cu. ft. Capacity Contractor Wheelbarrow, (2) Wheels, Unassembled, Black
$153.56


Manitowoc Ice ID-0602A-261 Ice Maker, Full Cube, 650-lb/24-Hr, Air Cooled, 208-230/1 V
$2,750.00


Bon Chef 4026S RED 11-oz Galt Water Goblet, Aluminum/Red
$113.55


Bon Chef 50230 Executive Podium, Pickled Oak
$1,789.18


Comark 300B Oval Digital Thermometer w/ Farenheit Celsius Switchable, Thin Tip
$9.45

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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