Kitchen Insider: Market Street Kitchen’s Chef Michael Hunn


A Chicago native, Chef Michael Hunn learned to cook at his Italian grandmother’s knee, while his father taught him the ins and outs of the food service industry while working for Oscar Meyer and Kraft. Starting his culinary journey in “old school” Chicago kitchens such as the original Weber Grill, the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago […]

Kitchen Insider: Chef Lisa Levinson’s The Bakery PHX


This month, step into the kitchen of Lisa Levinson. Her recipe for Salted Caramel Cheesecake would make a perfect Father’s Day treat. Chef Lisa Levinson was introduced to baking at a very young age at her grandmother’s house in Montreal. It immediately sparked a passion for baking that she didn’t know she had. As the […]

Kitchen Insider: Chef Silvana Salcido Esparza’s Barrio Urbano


This month, step into the kitchen of James Beard nominated chef, Silvana Salcido Esparza of Barrio Café and Barrio Urbano. Her recipe for Chilaquiles is a classic morning dish to spice up any weekend. An authority on bold, regional Mexican cooking, chef Silvana Salcido Esparza has earned a gilded reputation since first opening her original […]

Kitchen Insider: Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill


This month, step into the kitchen of Executive Chef Keith Castro of Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill. His recipe for Grilled Artichoke is a perfect for a weekend get-together. Keith Castro has been a food service professional and corporate chef for more than 30 years. His culinary commitment is to provide an eclectic variety of […]

Kitchen Insider: elements at Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain


This month, step into the kitchen of Executive Chef Beau MacMillan of Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain. His recipes for Lobster Mac ‘n Cheese and Ham and Jam Sliders are a perfect way to class up any Super Bowl party. As Executive Chef of Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain and its signature restaurant, elements, Beau MacMillan inspires […]

Kitchen Insider: Chef Christopher Costantino – Costantino’s Kitchen


Kitchen Insider: Chef James Ducas – Hermosa Inn


Kitchen Insider: Chef Deborah Schneider – SOL Cocina


This month, step into the kitchen of executive chef Deborah Schneider from SOL Cocina. Her Cactus Pear Ceviche offers a light and flavorful transition into fall. Dubbed by Bon Appétit magazine as “the reigning queen of San Diego chefs” and nominated for a coveted 2009 James Beard Foundation Award for her second of five cookbooks, […]

Kitchen Insider: TapHouse Kitchen


Kitchen Insider: Cibo e Vino