Dining Around with Joel Riddell

Saturday   __May 17th   __ 2014 

Broadcasting live from the Capital of American Gastronomy @joelriddell

www.talk910.com 

 

10:00am – opening

Monterey Bay Aquarium, Cooking for Solutions weekend May 16-18th

www.CookingForSolutions.org

 

10:14 am –@AlexanderMCJusa

Alexander Weiss, Winner of Master Chef Junior

Shelia Bowman, Seafood Watch program at the MontereyBay Aquarium www.Seafoodwatch.org

 

10:30 am @MontereyPlaza

James Waller, Executive Chef of the Monterey Plaza Hotel and Spa 400 Cannery Row, Monterey, CA (831) 646-1700 www.montereyplazahotel.com

Practical implications of the Seafood Watch Program

 

10:45am – in person

Sara Jenkins, Chef Proprietor of Porchetta and Porsena in NYC www.Porchettanyc.com 110 East Seventh Street NYC 212-777-2151

www.Porsena.com

 

11:00 am @carlahall

Carla Hall, Co-Host of “The Chew” on ABC, and author of Carla’s Comfort Foods”, Favorite Dishes from around the world Published by Atria Books. 

www.CarlaHall.com

 

11:15am

John Ash, Chef, Author, Vintner, TV and Radio personality, www.ChefJohnAsh.com

·        James Beard Award Winner

Culinary Birds, (with James Fraioli) published by the Perseus Book Group.

 

11:30am – in person

Scott Nichols, Director of Verlasso, Premium Farm Salmon company.  PatagoniaArgentina www.verlasso.com

Raising Salmon in harmony with nature

 

11:45am  @FishCharleston

Nico Romo, Culinary Executive Director of Fish Restaurant in CharlestonSouth Carolina www.FishRestaurantCharleston.com  843-722-3470

 

12:00 @VirginiaWillis

Virginia Willis, Chef, Author and Personality from AtlantaGeorgia

www.VirginiaWillis.com

 

12:15 @TheGreenHouse

Jonathon Sawyer, Executive Chef and Proprietor of The GreenHouse Tavern + 4 soon to be 5 other restaurants 2038 East 4th StreetClevelandOH44115

www.TheGreenHouseTavern.com

 

12:30 @ChefArtSmith

Art Smith Chef, Author and personality www.ChefArtSmith.com

 

 

Interesting Notes

 

Sauvignon Blanc Day – Friday May 16th = 5th annual

#SauvBlanc, #NZWine @NZwineusa

 

Souvla 517 Hayes StreetSan Francisco  11am-10pm www.Souvlasf.com

 

Hotel G – 386 Geary Street (@ Mason)

153 Rooms – 2 year renovation – furnishings each room individual

www.HotelGSanFrancisco.com

art work from Creativity Explored 3245 16th415-863-2946 www.CreativityExplored.org  

Artists with Developmental Disabilities

·        Commitment to Foster Artistic Development, Inspire creativity, enhance personal identity and challenge attitudes

 

Things on the Way

 

Slow Food Dinner featuring Jenner Ranch

Monday May 19th Palio D’Asti Restaurant - 640 Sacramento Street SF www.PaliodAsti.com  

415-395-9800

www.JennerFamilyBeef.com

 

Meals on Wheels www.MowSF.org

Star Chefs and Vintners Gala – Sunday June 1st FortMasonCenter

* Gala Chef Chair Nancy Oakes of Boulevard

5-630pm – Cocktail reception and silent auction

630-9pm seated dinner

9-11pm wine and dessert reception w DJ Hubert Keller

 

Mendocino Film Festival May 29th – June 1st

www.MendocinoFilmFestival.com * PhiloCA

The Madrones www.TheMadrones.com   

 

Chipotle Cultivate Festival, Saturday June 7th 2014 – Ming Tsai from Hodo, Sarah and Evan Rich from Rich Table, Dennis Lee from Namu Gaji and Magnolia Brewery.