Tag Archive: ‘farm to table’

GrowFest Chefs Cook Off

Redlands GrowFest held annually at Fruit & Spice Park encourages you to grow, can and preserve your produce and vegetables!  The most popular event there is the Chefs Cookoff and I was honored to be invited again this year to judge with Christine Najac, publisher, author, sommelier and food and wine blogger of South Florida…



Paradise Farm Tour and Brunch by Vesta Foods

I love that we’re going back to basics, learning where our produce comes from and then sit down to share a meal! It’s a lovely way to meet like-minded folks, support local farmers and enjoy a meal cooked by chefs who use produce harvested from the farms!  I highly recommend you search for one of…



Snail Award Party Updated

Winner of last night’s Snail of Approval Award went to Chef Paula Dasilva, 1500 restaurant for her OUTSTANDING Crispy pork belly in a crispy wonton wrapper. The execution of this dish was truly sensational. I knew the minute I bit into it she’d be the winner! Slow Food Miami’s 2012’s Snail of Approval Awards Party…