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 […]



Mar 29, 2016

The Flavor of Spring is Fresh

Spring is a season for fresh, and this spring, try adding some fresh herbs to your recipes. Here are a few of Chef’s favorite spring flavors. Fresh fennel bulb is crunchy and slightly sweet. Add slices of fennel to your dishes to impart a light, bright spring-like quality to your menu. Fresh turmeric root is […]



Sep 18, 2015

A Sunset Dinner

There wasn’t a cloud in sight at North Torrey Pines State Beach which made a perfect evening for an intimate dinner for 45 guests.  Chef Donald created his usual fresh and unique pieces from Duck Confit Crostini to Tellicherry Pepper Crusted Seared Ahi. The menu was filled with vibrant colors and flavors that was breathtaking.



Aug 21, 2015

A Tasting Experience

Last night, Culinary Concept’s Senior Event Designer Gina Eliason partnered with our good friends from a Destination Management Company (DMC) for a fabulous tasting for their mutual client. We were honored to be able to set up their tasting in our ware house to give them a full Culinary Concepts dining experience! With our farm tables […]



Mar 18, 2013

Let us introduce you to… THE SAN DIEGO COOKS CONFAB!

Great minds often think alike, and I’m sure it’s no surprise that some of San Diego’s most talented chefs often collaborate when hot new ingredients or trends come onto the scene.  Without further ado, let us introduce you to the San Diego Cooks Confab! “The Cooks Confab is a group of like-minded San Diego chefs […]