Food as Art

Arugula, Tiger Nut, Salmon and Apple StarterPortuguese Chef Alexandre Silva of Bocca’s impeccably prepared Arugula, Tiger Nut, Salmon and Apple starter elevates food to an art form. The thoughtful attention to color, shape, form, texture and height on the plate transforms ordinary seafood into a well crafted culinary masterpiece. Learn how to prepare world flavor inspired American dishes at next month’s Encinitas Foodie Fest Saturday, June 23rd from 10am-5pm at Pacific Station. The top San Diego chef line-up stars:

John Gonzales, Bottaro Wood Fired Pizza
Manga Italiano!  10:00-10:45
Encinitas fireman turned Chef John Gonzales prepares zesty wood fired pizzas with the freshest local ingredients available and old world technique finesse.

Jason Gethin, Union Kitchen & Tap
Crustaceans Meet Creole     11:15-12:00
Chef Jason Gethin rocks the house with his scrumptious shrimp & grits socal style.

Kaitlin Ramos, St. Germain’s Bistro & Cafe
French Gone Wild!       12:30-1:15
Inspired by the flavors of her childhood, Kaitlin Ramos creates sensational French-Vietnamese fusion dishes.

Kurt Metzger, Kitchen 4140
Chill’n & Grill’n     1:45-2:30
Kurt Metzger’s whips up delectable California modern creations transforming food into edible art.

Bernard Guillas, The Marine Room
Spanish Splendor         3:00-3:45
World-renown Chef Bernard Guillas elevates gazpacho to a whole new realm. World-renown Chef Bernard Guillas elevates gazpacho to a whole new realm.

Dennis Horton, Whole Foods
Mediterranean Magic         4:15-5:00
Chef Dennis Horton mesmerizes with his tantalizing blend of Mediterranean flavors.

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About Jolee Pink

I am a California-based writer, designer, artist, super foodie and avid traveler. I view travel as a superlative learning experience and have visited nearly 50 countries. As the author of Living Coastal: Inspirations for Entertaining, Decorating and Cooking California Style, I brought together artists and chefs to capture the spirit of San Diego influenced by the Pacific Ocean. The Wabisabi Green lifestyle blog focuses on art, design, food and travel. My colorful ceramic sculpture has received national recognition and is on permanent display at Rady Children’s Hospital. I also design and market a boutique eco-friendly textile line featuring bold modern motifs based on nature, world travels and the southern California coastal lifestyle.
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