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
    • * THE RESTAURANT/CELEBRITY COOKBOOK...

      ...is one of the hottest trends in cookbooks. Actually, they've been around for many years, but never in such proliferation. They are automatic best sellers, since the book can be flogged at the restaurant or TV show and since the chef ends up being a celebrity somewhere, doing guest cooking or catering or even turning up on the Food Network.

      Dean Tudor/ Gothic Epicures VinCuisine- 2 readers -
  • Saké and Cheese — A Natural Pairing

    … restaurant, Chez Panisse in Berkeley, and introduced the food world to this delicious domestic goat cheese. Now we take it for granted, but back in the 1970s it was something of a rarity. The pairing: textures are highlighted in this pairing. The firm texture of the goat cheese minimizes the textural uniqueness of the saké in this pairing…

    Pull That Cork- 2 readers -
  • Wayfarer Releases Inaugural Wines from a Remote Ridge on Sonoma Coast

    Wayfarer Releases Inaugural Wines from a Remote Ridge on Sonoma Coast Like so many wine aficionados, Jayson Pahlmeyer’s passion for wine was ignited by the wines of Bordeaux, and his eponymous winery in Napa Valley, Pahlmeyer, has been among the top echelon of wineries producing Bordeaux-styled wines as well as Chardonnay.

    PinotFile- 4 readers -
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