We visited Chef Massimo Falsini at Caruso’s, which is set inside the luxury Rosewood Miramar hotel in Montecito, California. Falsini uses his encyclopedic knowledge of Italian cooking to whip up mouthwatering masterpieces on a nightly basis.
Stop 17: Las Vegas
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We filmed chefs Gina Marinelli and Joseph Zanelli using Barilla and making some epic pasta dishes!
Grant Macpherson made a mouthwatering dish featuring Vitamix Commercial.
and Ari Sexner showed off his skills using Goodnature juicer.
Stop 16: Sacramento
We visited the state capital and had an epic time with our friends at the Chefs’ Toys Grand Opening!! With chef demos from Chef Brad Cecchi and Chef Chris Barnum!
Stop 15: Charleston
We rolled into Charleston, SC for a weekend and filmed chef Taylor Garrigan from Hometown BBQ cook up a classic- Mac n Cheese using Barilla pasta.
Stop 14: Portland
We filmed chef Ryley Eckersley of Quaintrelle make an incredible pasta dish for National Pasta month using Barilla- check out his video !
Stop 13: Arizona
We partnered with the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and headed to Arizona for some fun in the sun, where we filmed Chef Ryan Clark from Casino del Sol in Tucson, and rancher/farmer Dean Fish.
Stop 12: Northern California
After a few months of quarantine, we couldn’t wait to get back on the road! We headed to Northern California and filmed Michelin-starred chef Stefano Masanti for Barilla Pasta, chefs Josh Schwartz, Andre Carde and Bryant Minuche making mouthwatering dishes with Italian cheeses, and chef Sean Street for TeMana Lamb.
Inspired by his latin roots, chef Rogelio Garcia brings together technique and Mexican flavors to his new restaurant (coming soon!) in Napa Valley, CA.
Stop 11: Las Vegas
Or first stop in Vegas was very sweet! Hakkasan corporate Pastry Chef Romain Cornu made some incredible (and edible!) art on a plate.
Chef Brian Howard and his team at Sparrow and Wolf surprised us with his creative dishes and cocktails.
Chef Michel Ernots, instructor at the newly opened Pastry Academy, captivated us with his unique pastry skills.
Stop 10: Los Angeles
We filmed Pastry chef Allison Olivia of Otium make creative desserts for Mondelez.
We finished off our February roundtrip with a bang at the Commerce Chefs’ Toys Grand Opening hanging out with awesome chefs and checking out cool toys.
Stop 9: Oakland
In Oakland we had an epic time with our friends at the Chefs’ Toys Grand Opening.
Stop 8: Portland
Chef Cheryl Walkerhouser of Pix Patisserie delighted us with some creative French inspired pastries.
We filmed James Beard Award-winning Chef Vitaly Paley of Paley’s Place prepare two dishes made entirely of local ingredients.
Chef Scott Winegard of Farm Spirit delighted us with his creativity, making vegan dishes using locally sourced ingredients.
Stop 7: Central Coast, CA
In Paso Robles, CA Chef Julien Asseo of Les Petites Canailles made an exquisite dish using Butter of Europe.
Executive Chef Rachel Haggstrom of Justin Winery made a beautiful raviolo using fresh ingredients from her garden and French Butter.
Stop 6: San Francisco
We filmed Chef Rogelio Garcia of Spruce Restaurant make several California-inspired dishes showcasing the freshest and finest ingredients available.
At One65, Chef de Cuisine Florent Courriol made a pan seared scallop using seaweed butter and Pastry Chef Yannik Dumonceu made two French classics using European Butter.
Stop 5: Arizona
In Tempe, we filmed Chef Tamara Stanger creating unique dishes with a mix of modern ideas, heirloom recipes and Arizona ingredients.
Stop 4: Bay Area
Perry Hoffman of the legendary Boonville Hotel delighted us with his creations featuring The Chefs’ Warehouse products.
Chef Sean Streete made a mouthwatering Truffle Tagliatelle using Butter of Europe.
Our dreams came true as we got a tour of the Sterling Caviar Farm in Sacramento.
In San Francisco we filmed Chef Matt Accarino at SPQR for our new “Find Your Place” series.
Stop 3: Las Vegas
Chef Brian Howard of Sparrow & Wolf hosted our Te Mana Lamb event.
We filmed Chef Gary LaMorte showcasing sous vide for Cuisine Solutions.
Yuri Szarzewski of Partage made Butter of Europe shine.
Stop 2: San Diego
The van launch party at Beefsteak San Diego was lit!
For our new “Find Your Place” series for Brad Metzger Restaurant Solutions we filmed an amazing array of BOH & FOH at Maude, Republique, Spago, 71 Above, Bon Temps, Musso & Frank Grill, Lawry’s The Prime Rib, Malibu Beach Inn, Jame Enoteca and the Hotel Californian.
We held an epic Taste of New Zealand event with Chefs in LA.
We filmed 6 mouthwatering dishes for the National Cattleman’s Beef Association with Chef Joseph Johnson of Charcoal Venice.