Chez Panisse

Chez Panisse is a Berkeley, California restaurant known for using local, organic foods and credited as the inspiration for the style of cooking known as California cuisine. Restaurateur, author, and food activist Alice Waters co-founded Chez Panisse in 1971 with film producer Paul Aratow, then professor of Comparative Literature at the University of California, Berkeley. The restaurant prides itself on relationships with producers, and buys through its established network of local farmers, ranchers, and dairies.In 2001, Gourmet magazine named Chez Panisse the Best Restaurant in America.
Posts about Chez Panisse
    • Saké and Cheese — A Natural Pairing

      We recently sat in on a saké and cheese pairing hosted by Charles Communications Associates. The online tasting featured saké made in Forest Grove, Oregon by SakéOne as well as saké imported from Japan by SakéOne. Each of the four sakés was paired with a different cheese provided by Marin French Cheese Company, Laura Chenel and Rogue Creamery.

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  • Wayfarer Releases Inaugural Wines from a Remote Ridge on Sonoma Coast

    … farming operation owned by Dorothy and David Davis who sold their produce to noted San Francisco Bay area restaurants including Chez Panisse and Zuni Cafe. The 70-acre ranch had proven to ripen melons and tomatoes, thereby suggesting that wine grapes would ripen as well. The Davises founded the Wayfarer School on the property as a boarding school…

    PinotFilein Pinot Noir Chardonnay- 4 readers -
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