Badass Female Chefs of Philadelphia: Vegan Chefs Edition
Chefs / Women's History Month

Badass Female Chefs of Philadelphia: Vegan Chefs Edition

Today is MeatOut Day, which is a day that celebrates plant-based diets in various cities across the United States. The city of Philadelphia* has even proclaimed March 20th as a day to explore the vegan diet and to refrain from eating meat. Instead of featuring just one badass female chef today, I’m featuring the many … Continue reading

Badass Female Chefs of Philadelphia: Mary Hilbert of Mary’s Mobile Diner
Chefs / Women's History Month

Badass Female Chefs of Philadelphia: Mary Hilbert of Mary’s Mobile Diner

When I was thinking about another badass female chef to feature, I didn’t hesitate to think of my friend Mary Hilbert. You probably haven’t heard of her because she quietly goes about her business of being a badass female chef on her food truck, Mary’s Mobile Diner. This lady ain’t got time to be too … Continue reading

Badass Female Chefs of Philadelphia: Ruth Levitt Scott
Chefs / Women's History Month

Badass Female Chefs of Philadelphia: Ruth Levitt Scott

When I was thinking about which badass female chef I’d love to feature next, Ruth Levitt Scott popped into my head. I’ve gotten to know her over the last year, and when I think of fierce female chefs, she definitely stood out. And not only because she’s a fiery redhead! You see, Ruth works for … Continue reading

Badass Female Chefs of Philadelphia: Doreen Demarco
Chefs / Women's History Month

Badass Female Chefs of Philadelphia: Doreen Demarco

The feature on badass chef Jennifer Zavala did so well yesterday I decided to do it again. I asked Jen if she would nominate another kickass lady chef, she did not hesitate to mention Doreen Demarco. Doreen is a powerhouse lady chef running not one, but two kitchens in South Philadelphia, at American Sardine Bar … Continue reading

Badass Female Chefs of Philadelphia: Jennifer Zavala
Chefs / Women's History Month

Badass Female Chefs of Philadelphia: Jennifer Zavala

Hey. Long time, no write. I’m here. Sorta. It’s Women’s History Month and I wanted to shine a spotlight on some badass female Philly chefs I admire. Jennifer Zavala quickly comes to mind because she truly is fearless in and out of the kitchen. She’s innovative, brash, and risk-taking. What’s not to love about that? … Continue reading

Drexel Announces All-Star 2019 Philly Chef Conference Line-Up
Chefs / Events

Drexel Announces All-Star 2019 Philly Chef Conference Line-Up

On Sunday, March 10 and Monday, March 11, Drexel University’s annual Philly Chef Conference will return to University City, drawing top-level culinary and hospitality talent from around the world to Philadelphia. Hospitality Management Program Director Mike Traud is proud to announce this year’s impressive roster of participants and panelists. Tickets for all events will go … Continue reading

Michael Falcone Named Executive Chef of Rebel Hill Brewing
Breweries / Chefs / Phoenixville PA

Michael Falcone Named Executive Chef of Rebel Hill Brewing

Michael Falcone (HEART Food Truck, Morrell Park, Funky Lil Kitchen) has been named Executive Chef of Rebel Hill Brewing in Phoenixville, PA. When Falcone was planning on opening Morrell Park, he met Rebel Hill owner Greg Kluge as they were building the brewery next door. The two kept in touch so when Morrell Park eventually fell through, it was a good fit as Kluge wanted … Continue reading

The Chef’s Table and The Pastry Studio at the Crowne Plaza in Reading PA
Berks County / Chefs / Fine Dining / Reading, PA / Travel

The Chef’s Table and The Pastry Studio at the Crowne Plaza in Reading PA

There’s something truly unique and special being offered at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in suburban Wyomissing, PA. Past the entrance and lobby, deep inside of the hotel’s enormous commercial kitchen are The Chef’s Table and The Pastry Studio, two remarkable private dining spaces which can be reserved for small groups of up to 8 people for … Continue reading

Chef Keith Taylor of Zachary’s BBQ & Soul Kitchens Creates Philadelphia Pretzel Stuffing
Chefs / Holidays / Thanksgiving

Chef Keith Taylor of Zachary’s BBQ & Soul Kitchens Creates Philadelphia Pretzel Stuffing

Chef Keith Taylor, chef/owner of Zachary’s BBQ & Soul Kitchens, has created Philadelphia Pretzel Stuffing, a side dish that tastes great and does good. The main ingredients include Philadelphia soft pretzels, a desire to reduce food waste, and two like-minded culinary entrepreneurs. Through his experience with the Drexel Food Lab in Drexel University’s Center for Hospitality and Sport … Continue reading

Taste Philadelphia Festival of Food, Wine & Spirits Recapped
Chefs / Cooking Demonstrations / Events

Taste Philadelphia Festival of Food, Wine & Spirits Recapped

The Taste Philadelphia Festival of Food, Wine & Spirits is an annual event focusing on all things culinary and wine, liquor, and spirits. It’s typically held at the Valley Forge Casino Resort, but this year it was hosted at The Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA this past weekend. I had the honor of attending this … Continue reading