It goes without saying, 2020 so far has been the most difficult time I’ve seen in the 25 years I’ve been in the foodservice business.
The Ladies of Tartine
To get a fresh perspective on the ever-rising franchise, CW Mag had the pleasure of speaking with two of Tartine’s "young and talented," Lead Pastry Chef Kristina Costa (Tartine Bakery), and Sous Pastry Chef Kristen Sinclair (Tartine Manufactory).
An Eccentric Gift From Nature: Ruby
After dark, milk and white chocolate, ruby is the most extraordinary discovery in 80 years. This 4th type surprises with a completely new taste and color – purely natural from the ruby cocoa bean – without adding any colorants or fruit flavorings.
Why is ruby the 4th type?
After dark, milk and white chocolate, ruby...
Ripe for the Picking
Regional Vice President, Southwest, Tina Roberts is a force to be reckoned with, one of those visionary, go-getter types who spots an opportunity in areas where others get intimidated. (Did we mention she also owns and operates submarines for a hobby?) Therefore, when Tina decides it’s time for CW SoCal to offer local, farmer’s...
Silver Linings and Dough Starters
Having started at The Mirage in Las Vegas before many kids get a driver's license, Chef/Owner James Trees, a 2020 James Beard Award nominee (Best Chef Southwest), has worked with some of the most famous chefs the world over.
Trees' choice to return home to be close to family and open his first...