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Casa Garden gets new chef with exciting new menu ideas

The Casa Garden Restaurant recently hired a new Restaurant Manager who is bringing some new ideas to the Casa. Upon the retirement of Chef Joan Simmons, CC Curran assumed the Restaurant Manager mantle on Feb. 1. Chef CC has already

Seasons 52 Brings Fresh Flavors and Jobs to Arden Fair

Seasons 52, the fresh grill and wine bar restaurant known for its seasonally inspired menu, has begun recruiting team members for its new restaurant in Arden Fair. The restaurant is expected to bring an additional 100 new jobs to the

Ravenous Café: A neighborhood gourmet restaurant

Ravenous Café owner Wade Sawaya fondly remembers the wonderful dishes his mother made for her family and the love and care she added to make each meal special. Born in the Azores Islands in Portugal, Sawaya had his first experience

14th annual grand opening of student-run culinary arts café

On Oct. 25, local educators and civic leaders helped celebrate the 14th annual grand opening of one of Sacramento County’s best-kept fine dining secrets: the Culinary Arts Café, where students at Leo A. Palmiter Jr./Sr. High School and Elinor Lincoln

The Art of Ramen: Shoki Ramen House

Tucked into a little, unassuming building in a Curtis Park neighborhood is one of the precious gems that make Sacramento a culinary treasure. The Shoki Ramen House boasts an authentic Japanese chef who is not only talented and well trained…he

From film crew worker to Piatti’s executive chef

Ryan O’Malley graduated with a degree in film and video studies from the University of Michigan. So how did this self-taught cook become Piatti’s executive chef? Since the age of 16, O’Malley has worked various restaurant jobs from washing dishes