Category Archives: recipes

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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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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