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.



Sep 10, 2015

Football Season

  It’s that time of year that leaves are falling, kids going back to school and the NFL football season begins.  Many gather around taking polls, barbequing, and hosting football parties. Here is a great recipe for any social affair. Pulled Pork Potato Skin Servings size = 3 3 Russet Potatoes ¾  Swiss Cheese ½ […]



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 […]



Jun 22, 2011

We look pretty good for 20, right? Like a fine wine….

…we’re getting better with age! Our 20th Anniversary party, held 2 weeks ago at the fabulous Anthology music & supper club, was smashing success! We asked our guests (a WHO’S WHO of the San Diego special events industry–including awesome venues, DMC’s, meeting and wedding planners, DJs, vendors and other supporters) to come dressed in their favorite […]