Nov 3, 2017

Food ~ Drink ~ Mingle

Culinary Concepts had so much fun feeding our friends at our  Food ~ Drink ~ Mingle event at BRICK San Diego.  Chef Donald Coffman put together a menu of tray passed delights and savory food stations to celebrate the fall season of flavors.  Using locally sourced ingredients, we were elated to share our passion for food and […]



Aug 11, 2016

Include the Flexitarians!

Catering lunch for the visiting VIP’s ~ or ~ your Board of Directors ~ or ~ your office staff training, can be challenging! More & more we find ourselves navigating a variety of dietary regimes that may fall outside of the traditional categories (vegetarian, gluten-free, vegan, etc.), such as flexitarians, who mostly eat vegetarian meals but […]



Aug 9, 2016

Olympic Snacks; eat like you are in Rio!

Let’s enjoy a Brazilian snack as we watch our amazing athletes strive for the gold in Rio this summer! Below are few favorites you can try at home: “Pão de Queijo” Cheese Bread. Little balls of cheesy goodness; crispy on the outside, chewy on the inside. http://www.foodandwine.com/recipes/sausage-stuffed-brazilian-cheese-breads-pao-de-queijo “Pastels” are hot pasty envelopes filled with cheese, meat, […]



Aug 5, 2016

Friday’s Flavor Forecast

     The Culinary Concepts team is always willing to do food flavor “research”, so a few of us gathered at Herb-and-Wood to share some small plates and ask our favorite question;  “have you tried the ……?”.  The food, service & experience was extraordinary! The photos are just of a few of the tantalizing dishes we tried; avocado salad with […]



Aug 1, 2016

Summer Salad with Burrata

Burrata Cheese; creamy white dollops of goodness. Burrata literaly means “buttered” which gives you some insight into as to why your mouth is already watering. What sets burrata apart from mozzarella is what’s on the inside! Burrata is fresh soft mozzarella cheese that is formed into a pouch and then filled with soft curds and […]