Monday, November 19, 2012

Why hire Organic Foods Personal Chef in Santa Cruz

Why hire Organic Foods Personal Chef in Santa Cruz

Save Cooking Time
With Organic Foods Personal Chef you will save time from prepping and preparing your food in the kitchen. Depending on how much food is cooked wither for you or your entire family, Root Foods Personal Chef will save you time. Root Foods Personal Chef  will plan your menu, shop for groceries, prepare and package the food accordingly as well as clean up.

Something Different
Eating the same meals at home or work may getting monotonous, with root Foods Personal Chef you will constantly taste new flavors and experience new types of cuisine. With a new menu every week, it is no surprise that Root Foods Personal Chef is one of the top rated Personal Chef services in Santa Cruz, CA.

Save Money on food shopping
Root Foods personal chef in Santa Cruz, has years of experience finding the right deals on the most organic and natural foods in Santa Cruz. From farmers markets to the local grocery store, Root Foods knows all the right places to get those perfect ingredients for your meal.

Eat Healthy
With Organic Foods Personal Chef in Santa Cruz, we use only certified organic foods, and root foods cooked accordingly to your specific diet plan. Root Foods Personal Chef cooks with only the freshest, hand-selected ingredients using healthy cooking methods.

Some Meals from Root Foods Personal Chef in Santa Cruz

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Award Winning Pork Belly | Chef Breana Greene

Cabrillo culinary students dare to pair By Alia Posted:   05/23/2010 01:30:49 AM PDT

Award Winning Pork Belly | Chef Breana Greene

Pan-seared duck, pork belly and smoked trout were just a few of the dishes created by Cabrillo College Culinary Arts Program students for the first Dare to Pair food and wine challenge Saturday.
Inspired by the food challenge series on the Food Network, members of the Surf City Vintners -- a group of Santa Cruz Mountains wineries -- approached the college with the idea of bringing something similar to the community. As a result, 24 students teamed up with the 12 wineries to prepare dishes that complemented the wines provided by the vintners. For $50, the public could sample all of the dishes prepared by the students.

"It's really important for upcoming chefs and restaurant managers to learn how to work with local wineries and to come up with things," said Eric Carter, program director. "To be able to pair local food with local wine was just natural. It's a great opportunity, and we hope to do it every year."
Students from the program's catering and advanced classes met with vineyard owners before the competition to learn about the wines. They got to choose one to work with and were given about four hours during class time to prepare a dish. Given a $150 budget, plus a $30 gift card from New Leaf, students set out to get ingredients earlier in the week. Students could chose whether to prepare the majority of their dish before the event or find ways to cook onsite. On Saturday, students brought fryers and portable stoves to the vineyards'

Catering student Michael Nguyen and his partner Alexa Bowe opted to cook everything on site. The students teamed up with Silver Mountain Vineyards.

"We believe that when food is prepared fresh things just taste better," Nguyen said.
"Plus the smell draws people to us," Bowe said.

Local chefs Brad Briske from Gabriella's, Michael Clark of Michael's on Main, Chris Levesque of El Salchichero, Charlotte Moreno from Lillian's and Charlie Parker from Cellar Door judged the competition.

Students J.P. Ditkowsky, Breanna Greene and Kris Tatroe won both the judges and crowd over and landed first place for their pork belly and smoked white beans paired with Santa Cruz Mountains and Quinta Cruz Spanish wine.

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Breana Greene | Personal Chef and Catering Santa Cruz, CA

Root Foods Personal Chef

We firmly believe that to be the best you need to combine delicious well presented food with extraordinary service. All dishes are cooked on-site with only premium ingredients to ensure the highest quality and possible flavor.

While reviewing Root Foods Personal Chef delicious menu recommendations, please keep in mind that this is merely a sample listing of the menu items that are available. We also offer the service of creating any dish upon request. All dinners will include baskets of local fresh baked artisan breads.

From Farm to Table, Personal Chef, Private Chef and Catering Menu's Root Foods/ Breana Greene has it all! Please contact Root Foods Personal Chef today if you have any questions about meal combination's and dish options mentioned below.