Archive for October, 2015

Louis XIII de Remy Martin Champagne Cognac

Remy Martin Grande Champagne Cognac hosted a special evening in a beautiful Hollywood Hills home!

Louis XIII Legacy Experience included a delicious dinner by Private Chef Jeffrey Nimer of Haute Chefs Los Angeles.
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Poached Lobster With Holland Asparagus &  Blood Orange Reduction with Piper-Heisdsiek Cuvee Brut

Seared Day Boat Scallops, Pistachio, Lemon & Uni Sauce with Meursault Vieilles Vignes, Buisson-Charles, 2012

Seared Day Boat Scallops, Pistachio, Lemon & Uni Sauce with Meursault Vieilles Vignes, Buisson-Charles, 2012

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Tournedosof Filet Mignon Tenderloin, Shallots, Chantarelles, ChichPea Crespella with Chateau Fleur Cardinale Saint-Emiliion Grand Cru, 2005

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Piper-Heisdsiek Cuvee Brut and Meursailt Vieilles Vignes Buisson-Charles 2012 and Chateau Fleur Cardinale, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru, 2005

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Yes, that’s Alan Thicke in the background and News Anchor Sharon Tay

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Ladies Night!

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Charlie’s Angels

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Longines Masters

Great way to spend a Saturday afternoon at Longines Masters!  The event was located at Downtown LA at the convention Center!  Thank you Champagne Barons De Rothschild and Pasternak Wine Imports for hosting us!

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Photo by Eugene Lee

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Photo by Eugene Lee

Salmon

Salma Salmon – Cocktail Orange Ginger Lemongrass Passion Fruit Sake, Fresh Herbs

Chicken

Chicken Breast – Filled with Morels, Creamy Ratte Potato, Egg, Cauliflower, Parmesan, Poultry Crust

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Strawberries – Marshmallow, Vanilla, Sorbet, Opalione

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Champagne Barons De Rothchild, Red Wine – ChateauPatache D’Aux, Medoc Cru Bourgeois 2012, White Wine – Chateau Grand Renom Bordeaux Blanc 2014

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Vegetarian Dish

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Red O in Santa Monica

We’ve been anxiously awaiting for Red O to open in Santa Monica and it definitely has been worth the wait!!!! It’s exactly what the neighborhood needed. Located across from the Santa Monica pier on Ocean Blvd. I love the feeling of being on vacation. Great space, atmosphere and music! #Staycation

Red O cuisine by Rick Bayless features Mexican inspired dishes. Known for their Prime Steaks and Seafood, a great selection of tequiila, cocktails & wine.

Happy Hour 4 – 6:30

3 locations: Los Angeles, Santa Monica & Newport Beach

Our menu for the evening…..
1st COURSE
Ahi Tuna Tostada
Mary’s Duck Taquitos
Yellowtail Aquachile
Beef Short Rib Sopes

2nd COURSE
Maine Lobster
Pescado Del Dia

ACCOMPANIMENTS
Mexican Street Corn
Grilled Asparagus

3rd COURSE
12oz Carne Asada Brava
10oz Prime Bone-In Filet Mignon

ACCOMPANIMENTS
Sauteed Baby Kale & Brussel Sprouts
Charro Beans

4th COURSE DESSERT
Dark Chocolata Ganache
Fruit Butter Cake
Goat Cheese Cheesecake

And of course I have been back again for Happy Hour and enjoyed Huevona Guacamole and Braised Short Rib Cazuelas for Tacos! Delish!!!!

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International Curry Festival in Tampa

It was my first time to the International Curry Festival in Tampa and what a special treat it was! I enjoyed many tasty dishes and met so many wonderful people! There were cooking demonstrations, curry food from around the world, live music and much more.

I was lucky enough to be one of the judges for the Cook Off Competition, along with former NFL player Ian Beckles.

To get more info on the festival and future dates/locations go to http://internationalcurryfestival.com/tampabay/

1st place winner was Chef Paul Syms, 2nd place Tarik Farouk, 3rd place Katy

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Paul Syms

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