Kelli Colaco

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Ironically, I was one of those kids who strangely collected the early food magazines and glossy large gourmet food books with lush sprawling images of al fresco feasts in Provence and Spain. etc. As a longtime struggling actor and writer in NYC, I worked in more restaurants and waited on more tables than I can remember. After reading Anthony Bourdain's Kitchen Confidential way back when, I began to see clearly how food, restaurants and bars are at the center of all things vibrant, delicious and human about being a live; full of endless stories and flavors. So, in 1997 when I was offered the opportunity to work as Head Copy Writer for The Chefs Warehouse, NYC (then Dairyland), I literally jumped at the chance. My work with CW from NYC, to London/Europe to San Francisco/Bay Area has provided me with some of the most savored 'ingredients' of my life. Grateful to be a part of the complex recipe after all these years.

The Story of Niman Family Farmers

On a sun-flecked day last April, Niman Ranch hosted an educative and sumptuous Lamb Tour and Feast on the hills of historic McCormack Ranch.

Broadway

Born in the Dominican Republic, Chef Amar Santana migrated to the US at the age of 13 and his family settled in...

Reverence for Riverence

Riverence Steelhead Trout is raised along Idaho’s Snake River in pure Rocky Mountain Water as a land-based, outdoor flow-through raceway farm that...

What’s New Las Vegas

Eataly, Mordeo and The Venetian's Canyon Ranch

Di Stefano Cheeses: ‘By The Book!’

A conversation with the ever lively and dynamic Mimmo Bruno, the man who introduced Burrata to America.

Mae Fine Foods

Mae Fine Food Bonbons came to being in the name of love. Like love, Mae Bonbons have a reputation for embodying vibrant...

Edge of Spring

I am honored to get these jobs and work with this caliber of people. However, there is a real level of anxiety that comes along with it. Once I get in the kitchen, this anxiety transitions into focusing on what I’m doing.

Spring Awakening, Santa Barbara

CW Mag reached out to the famed “institution’s”, Executive Chef, Matt Johnson, for his take on “returning home”.

CW Humanitarianism: Hunger At Home

When EVP West Coast Bruce Luong and CW Rep Karine Du Mee gave CW Mag the heads up to highlight Hunger At Home, a...

Happy Anniversary, Guittard

GUITTARD CHOCOLATE, now celebrating 150 years as one of America’s first Artisan Chocolate Makers, has made an art of standing for the integrity of traditional chocolate while simultaneously forging the path of chocolate’s future.