Great Taste Magazine current issue, 2016 January February Issue takes us on a local tour of Orange County Restaurants with Pizza beginning with TAPS Fish House & Brewery.

Featured on the cover is Chef Andrew Monterrosa, Executive Chef of TAPS Fish House & Brewery – Irvine. Discover what sparks his passion for developing delicious dishes that the local community demand and where his sources of inspiration come from.

The January February issue of Great Taste Magazine just released, and it’s jam-packed with delicious tidbits of information about the local Pizza scene that’s growing so quickly it’s hard to stay up to date. We connected with many including local independent professionals like Sapori and Settebello and also the heavy hitters like California Pizza Kitchen, Wolfgang Puck and the like. Meet Chef Andrew Monterrosa of TAPS Fish House – Irvine. You’ll want to try our delicious recipes and tips shared by the pro’s and some fabulous cookbooks. Who makes your best, crispy, chewy bite?

Discover our Cheese Pick and Produce Pick of the Month and find out why they should be added to your grocery list. Meet new Orange County talent Ashlee Farirbanks, Blake Brissette-Mathias and Executive Ron Fougeray. Celebrate the anniversary of The Cellar, Bad to the Bone BBQ, Panxa and Pueblo.

We have some delicious recipes. Impress your friends with  recipes for delicious pizzas, Harissa-Grilled Salmon and some interesting drinks. This issue delves into Pizza  dining around Orange County. Our wine writer, Sonya Kelsen offers ideas for interactive wine fun and James Wood, our beverage guy gives a recipe for an old time favorite cocktail to share.

Great Taste Magazine 2016 January February Issue covers the restaurants and the professionals with resources, recipes, beautiful photos and many tasty tidbits. Great Taste Magazine, the premiere connection to all the key decision makers in our local Southern California restaurant industry. Each month our 15 year-old full-color trade publication reaches thousands of the area’s top restaurant owners, general managers, executive chefs and buyers. Take a tour through the magazine. Each issue features a restaurant and local chef, and is packed with the timeliest information, critical operational tips and other industry news important to our readers.

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Chef Andrew Monterrosa
Chef Andrew Monterrosa

TAPS Fish House & Brewery
13390 Jamboree Rd
Irvine, CA 92602

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Teri Willliams
Editor in Chief
Teri Williams

Teri Williams has her finger on the pulse of the local hospitality industry like no one else. Fifteen years as editor and publisher of Orange County’s only hospitality trade magazine combined with her consultancy for the non-profit sector and her public relations expertise give Williams a far-reaching, varied and unique perspective of the industry. Besides her esteemed Great Taste publication, she has extensive experience in the travel industry (retail agent and wholesale), event planning and volunteerism. Williams has contacts around the globe in the restaurant, hotel, media and travel trades. She has also been applauded for her enthusiastic charity work and has chaired numerous chef, food and wine events on behalf of local non-profit organizations, for which she has helped garner more than $1 million in donations through the years. Known for her unflagging enthusiasm, entrepreneurial spirit, can do attitude and joie de vivre, Williams is a constant presence and authority on the OC culinary and hospitality scene.

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