The nonprofit group Culinary Angels supplies nutritious meals for these dealing with critical well being challenges, so when its employees wished to lift cash, holding a cook-off appeared like the proper match.
Angels chef Claudia Castillo Holley will compete in “Now You are Cooking” in opposition to three others: Michaela Ketchum from Pennyweight Craft Brewing in Livermore; Mona Sethi from Pans on Fireplace in Pleasanton; and Francis X. Hogan from Sabio on Essential in Pleasanton.
“This enjoyable foodie occasion will introduce members to quite a lot of chef kinds and recipes that characterize their respective culinary stamp,” Culinary Angels founder and director Lisa McNaney mentioned. “It can additionally give viewers a glimpse into the mission of Culinary Angels and the connection between meals and well being.”
The competitors will happen from 6:30-8 p.m. subsequent Saturday (Oct. 24), and everyone seems to be invited to view the enjoyable. Will probably be emceed by KKIQ radio persona Mel McKay and have interviews by KPIX anchor Juliette Goodrich.
The cooks will create meals utilizing the identical domestically grown natural produce and pantry substances which might be used for Culinary Angels meals. Every dish can be judged for look, style and finest use of the substances by a neighborhood panel: Sam Kraft, supervisor of First Avenue Wine Firm; Sblend Sblendorio, a shareholder with Hoge-Fenton; and nutritionist April Vaughn Shabazz.