Upcoming Chat: 2/5 Fondue!
Did you know that February 5th is national Chocolate fondue day? Who knew? Join us as we talk with Chef Shane from The Melting Pot about the art of fondue!
And make sure you head over to Katie’s or Christine’s blog to enter for a chance to win some amazing fondue prizes, to get a free gift (a fondue-inspired Valentine’s Day Card) and to see all the decadent fondues they’re cooking up.
Shane Schaibly is the corporate chef of Front Burner Brands, restaurant management company for The Melting Pot Restaurants, Inc. On the culinary side, Schaibly is responsible for overseeing the research, development and cost planning for all of The Melting Pot’s menu offerings. He personally creates and assists in the procurement of all new menu items for The Melting Pot. Schaibly works closely with The Melting Pot’s existing vendor partners and research and development chefs to ensure the fondue chain is putting out more than exceptional food every time.
Prior to joining The Melting Pot, Schaibly served as lead pastry chef and sous chef for Café Ponte in Clearwater, Fla. Café Ponte features contemporary American cuisine with French, Asian and Italian influences and recently was named “Best in the Tampa Bay/Sarasota Area” by Zagat Survey. Schaibly also previously served as a cook at The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach in Miami Beach, Fla., and graduated at the top of his class from Johnson & Wales University in North Miami, Fla.
Shane lives in Tampa, Fla., with his wife, Lisa, and son, Jackson. He enjoys cooking at home, spending time on Florida’s Gulf of Mexico and collecting tattoos