6-course dinner for four

Persimmons, cardamom ice cream, pots de creme

Here is a menu and images for a 6-course private dinner party for four.

Photo gallery, dinner for 12, a 6-course meal

dinner for 12, halibut with mango jalapeno, marinated carrots

A 6-course birthday dinner for 12 ….carrots stuffed with mousse, salad with wrapped bread sticks, halibut with mango jalapeno sauce, a sweet sour palate cleanser, filet mignon with grilled homemade polenta, apple galette with mango opaline.

Dinner for executives in Livermore

I’m excited to serve a 5-course meal for six at a private residence in Livermore for their annual holiday party. Based on our conversation I created two menus — one is an “Asian Fusion” and the other is “California Spa.” Each item has a link to provide a visual of what I’m thinking of, I’ll […]

Chef for silence, yoga, meditation retreat

Food, menu, served at 4 day retreat

Here is a photo gallery of the food I made for a 4-day silent retreat. Scroll down to read the recipe cards for each dish, see my shadow, see the sunset, and read about the retreat. Silence is the deepest and most authentic form of communication, both with others and within ourselves. It is the language that transcends the constant noise of our minds and allows us to experience our true Self, that purest state of Being, a state of peace, joy, and love.

One week menu for JumpStartMD diet

Here’s a one-week menu plan for a client who is doing the JumpStartMD diet. She wants to lose weight, pronto, and this diet will keep her on tract, it’s varied veggies, low carb, healthy fats and protein. This menu includes dinners for the weekdays (lunches will be at her company). Includes snacks for at home […]

Cooking class for Bay Area Older Adults

During this social and educational class, we will learn about vegetables, including tips and tricks for storage, preparation, cooking and most importantly of all- how to enjoy eating them! We will work in teams and Joni will teach preparation and cooking techniques throughout the class.

Menu ideas for pre-made meals

freezer goodies

Here are menu ideas, a quick list, for those of you who would like to have pre-made meals in the fridge or in the freezer.

Menu ideas for individuals, the family and groups

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Need menu ideas? Curious to know what I’ve been doing in the kitchen?

A Greek dinner for 36 people

2 Feb, 2012

Stocking the frige and freezer

Here is a proposed menu for a client who wants a mix of raw and cooked foods… Healthy breakfast, lunch and dinner dishes to stock the frige and freezer First of all, a couple of things to cover: please respond with a list of foods that you are avoiding right now and any major dislikes […]