CHEF LIFE

Six Degrees of Michael Mina Dinner

On July 22, La Valencia Hotel in La Jolla, CA presented an epic night of culinary collaboration! Attending guests of "Six Degrees of Michael Mina Dinner" met and dined with James Beard Award-Winning Chef ...

Dinner Lab San Diego

As part of our mission to give our members the opportunity to promote their hard work and share their culinary stories with the world, Chef's Roll has launched a new "What We Do" series. If you have a culinary ...

5 Tips to Better Photography

5 Tips on How to be a Better Food Photographer.  Whether you’re shooting with a fancy SLR or the ubiquitous camera phone, these tips are for you. Chef’s Roll member Caren Alpert, who has shot for brands includi...

3 Steps to Better Leadership

3 Steps on How to Be a Better Leader & Communicator.  Whether you're an Executive Chef leading a fully staffed kitchen, a Celebrity Chef who's constantly in the media, or a culinary student looking to ace t...

5 Reasons Why Chefs Hate Your Order

 (and why it doesn't matter) It's hard to believe, but a mere fifty years ago, chefs were considered as nothing more than "domestic help". Thanks to the likes of James Beard, Julia Child and Jacques Pepin popu...

North County Chefs’ Dinner

I do my best to teach my kids accountability – claiming actions, whether good or bad. It highlights success for self-confidence and exposes failure to promote self-improvement. So I’d be a hypocrite if I didn’t...

Foie King Epic Dinners

Just two days after the news broke that the foie gras ban was lifted in California, some of San Diego's top chefs decided on a special collaboration to celebrate and reintroduce the controversial, yet undeniabl...