Author Archives: Fresh Starts Chef Events

About Fresh Starts Chef Events

Fresh Starts Chef Events offers a parade of presentations by celebrity chefs, cookbook authors and artisan producers in The Key Room. Visit the online calendar at http://bit.ly/FSchefevents for upcoming events. Our list of presenters includes luminaries from the worlds of food, wine and restaurants who share stories, demonstrate techniques and offer tips on making the most of our local bounty. You can register online for upcoming classes or call us for more details at 415-382-3363 x243. Proceeds from our events support shelter and job-training programs at Homeward Bound of Marin; learn more at www.hbofm.org and www.thekeyroom.com.

Gourmet Blogger Feeds Budget Foodies

A former kindergarten teacher turned gourmet blogger revealed some delicious talents for both cooking and entertaining a crowd at Fresh Starts Chef Events. Gabi Moskowitz, whose BrokeAss Gourmet blog has drawn a national following, presented some favorite recipes for economical … Continue reading

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Refugee to Restaurateur: Charles Phan

Chef Charles Phan treated guests at Fresh Starts Chef Events last week to a taste of where his culinary fame began: Pork & Shrimp Spring Rolls, one of the most popular dishes at San Francisco’s Slanted Door. The spring rolls, … Continue reading

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Cheese & History Make Tasty Menu

Guests got a taste of local history along with cheese when Chef Jennifer Luttrell presented a spring menu at Fresh Starts Chef Events. The executive chef for The Fork at Point Reyes Farmstead Cheese Company, who is part of a … Continue reading

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Sammy Hagar Rocks with Rum and Food

The room buzzed as Fresh Starts Chef Events opened a “pop-up party” with rock star-restaurateur Sammy Hagar and Chef Henry Cortez of El Paseo in Mill Valley – even before the Red Rocker himself appeared to mix a Rumrita cocktail. … Continue reading

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Marin Chef Loves Giving Through Food

Watching Chef Heidi Krahling in action at Fresh Starts Chef Events is like sitting in a good friend’s kitchen. Despite being an award-winning chef, a cookbook author and the owner of Insalata’s and Marinitas, two highly regarded  restaurants, she talks … Continue reading

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Chef John Ash Offers Wild Foods

Recipes in the latest cookbook by Chef John Ash, a double James Beard Award-winner, explore the “connection to cultivated food and those foods that exist in the wild,” the author says. Guests at Fresh Starts Chef Events got to taste … Continue reading

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Sonoma Menu Layers Local Flavors

As culinary director for Stark Reality restaurants in Sonoma County, Chef David Zimmerman helps supervise divergent menus in favorite local eateries like Bravas Bar de Tapas and Stark’s Steak & Seafood. Just as the menus offer variety, ingredients offer singular … Continue reading

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