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Cloyce Martin

16 Years Old and Competing on The Rachael Ray Show

OSCA culinary arts student Cloyce Martin recently competed for the "Cook Your Way to Culinary School" grand prize of $25,000. The judges for the show included Curtis Stone, Gail Simmons, and Fanny Slater, with...
Chef Leanne Kamekona

Agua Caliente Casino Resort Welcomes Keen Executive Chef

A native of Hawaii’s Big Island, Leanne Kamekona is an American Chef’s Association certified executive chef and a graduate of the University of Hawaii. Her impressive career spans more than 20 years with luxury...
Great Taste Magazine 2018 January February Issue

Hot Off the Press: Great Taste Magazine January | February 2018

The Great Taste Magazine January February 2018 Issue preview is Hot Off the Press! There are differences between culinary chefs and pastry chefs, and there are specializations within the pastry chef field. Some pastry...
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Tomatomania is Back!

Happy Tomato Hunting! Come down to Rodger's Gardens for a tomato showcase of amazing proportions. Rodger's Gardens in Carona Del Mar is hosting its sixth annual Tomatomania tomato plant sale. This local garden is featuring...
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Monarch Beach Resort Announces Executive Chef of Bourbon Steak

The AAA Five Diamond beachside getaway, Monarch Beach Resort announces the appointment of Bryan Brown as Executive Chef of BOURBON STEAK  the property’s new signature restaurant from James Beard award-winning Chef Michael Mina opening late February 2018. A...
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CCAC February Meeting

Come Support Team Culinary USA! The American Culinary Federation Chefs de Cuisine of California is having their February meeting on Friday, February 23rd, at the Indigo Hotel in Los Angeles. A number of special guests...
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orderTalk Data Reveals Big Wins for Restaurants on Game Day

A leading provider of online ordering systems for restaurants, orderTalk, Inc. has released last year’s Game Day stats that show online ordering has become a favorite pastime on America’s biggest day in football. On the...
Madison Square & Garden

Madison Square & Garden to be adjusted by new owner

The Madison Square & Garden, previously owned by Jon Madison, has changed ownership to Liang Fang, also known by Bill, who is an experienced restaurateur that is from Shanghai. Bill is also currently working...
Irvine Spectrum Center

30 New Stores & Restaurants Coming to Irvine Spectrum Center

Irvine Company announced today more than a dozen new retailers as part of its $200-million reinvestment in Irvine Spectrum Center, infusing the Orange County lifestyle hub with brands both bigtime and boutique. The centerpiece...
D'Or Bocuse Winners

A message from Bocuse d’Or Winners

This statement was made in regards to honoring the memorable Chef Paul Bocuse So, what now?... The man who meant so much to all of us has left to join his friends, chefs and gourmets of...
Pechanga Lobster

Lobster & Seafood Extravaganza at Pechanga Buffet on Thursdays

Pechanga Resort & Casino enters the waters of the Southern California casino lobster wars with its all new Lobster & Seafood Extravaganza on Thursdays beginning January 11, 2018. For $44.99, Pechanga Buffet guests can...
Social Drinks

SOCIAL now open for breakfast

SOCIAL in Costa Mesa has opened its doors for the morning crowd, now featuring a new breakfast menu with lots to offer. Breakfast includes many fusion dishes, with American and Mexican style ingredients. The twists...
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New Year, New Brunch

Join Mama's on 39 as they kick off the new year with a NEW MENU, brunch, and bottomless Mimosas! Noteworthy items include their endless listing of burgers, all-day breakfast, and agreeable happy hour. To view the new...
Ho Sum Bistro

Ho Sum Bistro Open After Rebuilding Due to Fire

After a year and a half of rebuilding and navigating the minefield of agencies, permits and codes, it has been announced that Ho Sum Bistro has re-opened on Monday, January 15, 2018. Ed O'Neill recently...
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It’s a Risotto Celebration: Additions at BRIO

Real ingredients. Real risotto. Real amazing. BRIO Tuscan Grille participating locations across the country are celebrating this time-honored dish with a special "It's a Risotto Celebration" menu, available Tuesday, Jan. 9–Sunday, March 25. This limited-time...