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.

Chef Agustín honors holiday with food

To celebrate Dia de los Muertos without food would be impossible, as tradition calls for offering favorite dishes to departed loved ones. Chef Agustín Gaytán showed a little of what goes into these gifts at a Nov. 2 celebration hosted … Continue reading

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Ken Tominaga Offers Tastes from Tokyo

In a week of tragic wildfires and smoky skies, Chef Ken Tominaga offered a break for companionship and cooking at Fresh Starts Chef Events.  Chef Ken fed dozens of firefighters and police officers from his renowned Rohnert Park restaurant, Hana, … Continue reading

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Ron Siegel Cooks by the Seasons

For Chef Ron Siegel, dedication to seasonal ingredients means being willing to change things up – and more than just four times a year. “In Northern California, we have probably 45 seasons in the year, not four,” Chef Ron told … Continue reading

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Chef Marc Dym Serves Up Mendocino

The Mendocino coast came alive in the kitchen as Chef Marc Dym of Little River Inn presented at Fresh Starts Chef Events. Trained at the Culinary Institute of America, Chef Marc has drawn high praise at the historic inn, where … Continue reading

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Stefano Masanti Shares Stories and Food

When a Michelin-starred chef arrives, the kitchen staff expects attention to detail. Before a July 27 dinner with Fresh Starts Chef Events, Chef Stefano Masanti lived up to that expectation by arriving before 9 a.m. to oversee the cooking. The … Continue reading

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Gordon Drysdale Brings Fresh & Local Focus

Since his motto is FLOSS, one might guess dentistry as Gordon Drysdale’s profession. But guests at Fresh Starts Chef Events won’t forget his culinary skills or his creed: Fresh, Local, Organic, Seasonal and Sustainable. Chef Gordon has maintained a role … Continue reading

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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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