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What happens to the food

Started 1326584857.72 in Kitchen & Food Talk | Last reply 1326592512.34 by Angel18

Does anyone know what happens to the huge amounts of food QVC prepares everytime they have a cooking show? Especially when they show the meat smokers outside. I am amazed at the amounts of chicken, hams, ribs, prime rib, briskets etc. they fix as demonstrations. And all the sweets and deserts, Corky's ribs, Kansas City steaks etc. Does the crew eat all this food or take it home? Do they use it to feed the homeless and hungry in the area? Please tell me they aren't throwing it all away.

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Sunshine K­ate1326585612.30312989 PostsRegistered 11/13/2006The Beautiful Mountains & Western Sky

This has been discussed before on these forums. It's not thrown away. People at the studio eat it, take it home or give it to a homeless shelter.

lynnie611326586663.173365 PostsRegistered 11/28/2007PA

If it is anything like my workplace, if you put it out, 10 minutes it is GONE. At least it is not wasted. I'm sure there are many people working at one time, so I'm sure they eat well, especially on a cooking day or cooking TSV day.

humpty dum­pty1326587294.6574248 PostsRegistered 8/19/2007Western PA

I am bothered by all the fruits and veggies that get chopped when they show that Nicer Dicer ... I have seen them scrape the fruits/veggies right off the chopping board and into something that is under the counter ... to me that means it is going in the trash ...

If the Nicer Dicer is a TSV, that is an awful lot of fruits/veggies going into the trash ...

- Good enough is good enough!! -

sue521326587909.311300 PostsRegistered 11/8/2004

Yes, I believe the crew eats it.

forrestwolf1326588667.056508 PostsRegistered 6/20/2010Deep in South Georgia

Some of the food is "prop" food, and made to look special for tv, but not for eating.........They can not take it to a shelter already cooked, as state health inspectors have specific gudlines, and the Q would have to have a license.......and go thru regular health inspections just like a restaurant, and the food would have to be out for only a brief period of time, and a certain temp must be maintained...........

"For the strength of the pack is the wolf, and the strength of the wolf is the pack"
1895 Rudyard Kipling

annabellet­hecat1326590035.4717455 PostsRegistered 9/23/2006
I once asked that of Mary Beth and she said a lot of it is not eatable because it has "cooked" under hot lights.

Angel181326592512.34451 PostsRegistered 1/24/2011

The food that's prepared right before our eyes when they're demonstrating cookware, bakeware and blenders are most likely eaten by the crew. The others on display for cookbooks have been on display for a while so are probably not eaten.

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