In light of COVID-19, many people are shifting to an at-home lifestyle that may require them to spend more time indoors. If you feel like your routine has been interrupted lately, you aren't alone! Lots of people are having to restructure their days to cope with a new work-from-home lifestyle. Here … [Read more...] about Four Easy Ways to Stay Healthy Right Now
If you are a regular guest at Sidewalk Chef Kitchen, you've probably noticed a recurring item on our Fresh Express menu - kitcheree (also spelled kitchari). This traditional Indian dish is made from a mixture of dhal, basmati rice, and Indian spices and has a variety of health and digestive … [Read more...] about The Health Benefits of Kitcheree
Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. – Sidewalk Chef Kitchen, developed by Ft. Lauderdale’s own 5-star Executive Chef Shashank Agtey, invites locals and members of the press to enter its doors on Monday, Oct. 16, for its grand opening. The kitchen is located just west of Powerline Road between McNab Road … [Read more...] about Accomplished Ft. Lauderdale Chef Opens Kitchen Offering Quick, Healthy Meal Options
I am thrilled to say my first teaching experience in Tallahassee last weekend was a success! My "Love at First Bite" cooking class, demo and dinner at Browns Kitchen Center sold out so quickly that I was asked to do it again the next night! I had the honor of teaching two different fun and … [Read more...] about Gourmet Date Night Dinner for Two
Valentine’s Day is around the corner and if you're like me, you're dreading the restaurant scene. Even with a reservation the wait can be extremely long and the crowded environment turns an intimate dinner for two into a loud, uncomfortable experience. Instead of wasting your money on overpriced … [Read more...] about Love at First Bite: Attend my Gourmet Cooking Class!
As an active participant in my community, I believe in the importance of giving back. That’s why I’ll be one of the many culinary partners at this year’s JA World Uncorked event. The Uncorked Experience is like no other and will excite the senses with mouth-watering bites, like my jumbo scallop … [Read more...] about Join Me at JA World Uncorked: a Lavish Affair for a Worthy Cause
When I think about what makes a really great New Year's Eve party, I immediately recognize the importance of being with the most-loved people in your life to ring in the new year -- to celebrate your successes and relish in the memories of the past year while toasting to an even better year ahead. … [Read more...] about Easy New Year’s Eve Appetizers
Like a birthday or anniversary, the holiday season is a special time of year when you don’t have to feel guilty about indulging in sweet treats and decadent meals. After all, it’s a time to enjoy yourself with the people and things you love most. (And can serve as an opportunity to reward yourself … [Read more...] about Savory Holiday Meal Inspiration