20 Sep

Meet the teachers

Hey, Teach! Let’s meet our Chef Instructors for the Cooks Cooking School year. Our chefs are ready and waiting!

29 Apr

Diane Moua

Welcome to “Getting to know you” our blog post series where we raise a few eyebrows and ask probing questions of some of our favorite food industry leaders.

14 Feb

Charlie

He’s always around and folks are always curious. Yup, he’s a straight-up, standard poodle. He’s obsessed with anything small that’s rooting around the yard: squirrels, rabbits, Apollo, the neighbor’s cat. He’s smart as a whip and more than a little bossy. Because KB and Marie are pretty consistently on the move, it’s always been easier…

6 Feb

Chef Manfred Krug

“Manny” Subjects Taught: Grilling – Seafood and Fish – Regional Cuisine – Date Nights – Private Events Everyone loves Chef Manny. He’s the bomb ?. He’s a force in the kitchen, a well-rounded chef and individual. He’s forgotten more than most of us will ever learn. From breaking down sides of beef to teaching how…

23 Jan

Our Buyer Andrea

Sure, she’s bossy, a little impatient and can keep up with the salty vernacular of just about any longshoreman! She also shatters every stereotype of the term “millennial.” Bright, sharp, witty, effervescent and a complete wiz with the Google machine and a buying table, Andrea is a huge part of all the goodness happening here…

13 Jan

Chef Tracy Figueroa

“T-Figs” Subjects Taught: Latin and South American Cuisine – Knife Skills – Private Events Chef Tracy’s joyful enthusiasm for life in the kitchen is downright inspirational. Her smile lights up the room, her laugh is infectious and her nurturing spirit makes you want to follow her on whatever culinary journey she’s embracing. When Tracy’s in the kitchen…

30 Dec

Chef Tammy Haas

Cooking has been a lifelong passion for Tammy. She started manning the stove at her family’s North Dakota farm at age 15, having proven herself useless on the tractors ?. She’s been cooking ever since, even when she was partially distracted by careers as an intensive care nurse (five years) and trial lawyer (23 years)….