Chef Norman Van Aken – Creating Long-Term Memories

For Chef Norman Van Aken, growing up in a small town north of Chicago instilled two life-changing traits in his young mind: an interest in cooking and a desire to live somewhere warm!

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Chefs, are you feeling overworked and over stressed?

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2018 Taste! Central Florida

I love Taste! Central Florida because it’s like a reunion of the talented chefs that I have gotten to work with throughout the year during various media events.  The chefs all come together under one roof for an evening at the Orlando World Center Mariott and donate their time & delicious creations to benefit two charities: Second Harvest Food Bank and Coalition of the Homeless.  You need to experience Taste! Central Florida at least once in your lifetime!  Visit tastecfl.org for more information!

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It’s not rocket science, just AskChefDennis.com

The social media age has brought immense opportunities for people from any walk of life. And it’s what changed the life of Chef Dennis K. Littley forever. Starting out as a blog for his culinary students to follow, it soon began receiving worldwide attention and Chef Dennis’ wildest dreams happened to come true.

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Chef Kristy Carlucci – Making People Happy!

One of the first things you will notice when you walk into “The Osprey Tavern,” in the Baldwin Park area of Orlando, Florida, is its quaint, yet classically vibrant atmosphere, which is not only reflected by the beautiful “tavern-esque” design but also by its classic yet tastefully modern take on traditional American cuisine. One of the driving forces in this “classically modern” trend is the creative genius of Executive Pastry Chef Kristy Carlucci, whose delicious creations make “The Osprey Tavern” and sister restaurants “Seito Sushi” and “Reyes Mezcaleria” a definite “must try” on any culinary wish list!

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Chef Terence Phillips – Dining Under The Waves

Something Fishy is currently offering the most succulent crab cakes you can find and the start of it all was anything but fishy. The creation of Chef Terence Phillips, this seafood restaurant came from pure passion for cooking and one man’s dream of owning his own restaurant.

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El Meson – Orlando, Florida

Meson Sandwiches is the largest family-owned, fast-casual restaurant company in
Puerto Rico. In 1972, a retired police officer traveled to New York City and fell in love with Jewish delis. He loved the concept of sandwiches brimming with meats and goodies,
served in warm, homemade bread. He particularly liked the fact that many of these
sandwiches had cabbage instead of lettuce, which adds texture to the sandwich. He
brought the Jewish deli concept to Puerto Rico and infused it with Caribbean flavors.
It was a hit.

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