Hall of Fame Members: Winners of 4 Chef’s Hat Awards

Augusto Schreiner
Augusto’s Restaurant

David Chaymol/Thierry Dupont
Bistro de Paris

José Rey/Maximino Rey

Trent Eichler/Roger Gonsalves

Manolo Caamono
La Casona

Carli Muñoz
Carli’s Fine Dining & Piano

Mario Pagán

Juan Pablo Alemán

Daniel Vasse
Chez Daniel

Roberto Treviño/Emilio & Gigi Figueroa

Peter & Henriett Schintler

Estéban Torres

Dayn Smith

Wilo Benet

Joe & Lorraine Rao
Piccolo e Posto

Juan Peña/Sylma Perez & Christophe Gourdain
Trois Cent Onze

Trent Eichler & John Belsky


    • Cranberry Sauce…Finally! November 26, 2015
      Originally posted on Hot, Cheap & Easy: I have never posted a cranberry sauce recipe before because frankly every time I tried I ended up with a lip-puckering nasty gloopy mess and we’ve just used lingonberry jam from IKEA instead. A happy surprise for the table So this year, I did not even tell my…
    • Sweet-Tart Homemade Lemonade (made entirely by the kids) August 21, 2015
      My son and niece (8 and 11 respectively) had made some sugar syrup* for me last week – they are pretty good with the stove these days and eager to see how things are done. I actually used most of it for adult beverages (mango-chile mojitos and passionfruit mojitos), but in return for their help, […]
    • Mango Mojitos With Ancho Chili Salt August 15, 2015
      It was another summer Friday in the neighborhood and that called for another festive cocktail. Riding high on the success of last session’s passionfruit mojitos, I decided to make mango mojitos. The drink itself followed much the same construction, but the mango was decidedly sweeter than the passionfruit, so I decided that it needed a […]
    • Savory Spicy Slow Cooker Moroccan Chicken August 3, 2015
      It is too hot for cooking, but the family’s gotta eat, so cook I must. So I have employed the slow cooker; it makes for tasty and tender meals and doesn’t heat up the kitchen. Here is my interpretation of Moroccan Chicken; it was a big success with everyone in the house (the spiciness is […]