Wednesday, August 3, 2011

8/4 Chef Marco Pierre White, Korean BBQ Cook-off, Kozlowski Farms

What's Cookin' Today Hour ONE:

We're Getting Some Modern Cooking Advice from Chef Marco Pierre White

As summer winds down and Labor Day is fast approaching, families across the country are looking to get back around the dinner table to share delicious meals. These confident cooks are always seeking ways to enhance their homemade dishes without adding to the time, effort and a lengthy list of ingredients they need for a flavorful recipe.

Celebrated Chef Marco Pierre White – often referred to as the “original” celebrity chef or the “Godfather of modern cooking,” slices, dices and dishes out a simple cooking lesson for us. Chef White is the youngest chef ever to win three Michelin stars for his outstanding culinary work, and has served as a mentor to some of today’s most renowned chefs (including Mario Batali and Curtis Stone). His tips, tricks and skills are endless, and he is on hand to share his best advice.

What's Cookin' Today Hour TWO:

Organizer Ted Kim Will Tell Us About the Third Annual Korean BBQ Cook-off, Four Local Chefs to Battle for Title of KBBQ Grill Master

The Third Annual Korean BBQ Cook-off presented by the Korean American Coalition will showcase the best Korean BBQ dishes by local Koreatown restaurants and vendors. Following the success of last year’s Cook-off, which drew over 8,000 eager fans, this year’s event will continue the annual tradition by closing down Hobart in between Wilshire and 7th St. Think Koreatown Block Party with a Orion Choco Pie eating contest, a live performance by YouTube sensation Dumbfoundead and the Ktown Top Grill Master Cook-off which features four local chefs who will compete for a $1,000 cash prize and the title of Top Grill Master. Visit for more information.

The Korean American Coalition – Los Angeles (KAC) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization established in 1983 to promote the civic and civil rights interests of the Korean American community. KAC endeavors to achieve these goals through education, community organizing, leadership development, and coalition-building with diverse communities. For more information on the Korean BBQ Cook-off, please visit

We're Taking a Trip to the Russian River Valley with Carol Kozlowski from Kozlowski Farms!

At Kozlowski Farms, when they say—"it's just like my grandmother used to make"— they mean it. All their products began with founder Carmen Kozlowski's legendary recipes, including old fashioned jams, no sugar apple butter, no sugar fruit spreads and homemade pies - including Carmen's fabulous Gravenstein Apple Pie. They believe that the best foods from Salad Dressings to Chipotle Grilling Sauces begin with the very best ingredients.

Kozlowski Farms also consists of a family apple farm and pinot noir vineyard located in the Russian River Valley appellation of Historic Sonoma County California.

As one of Sonoma County's oldest family-owned farms, they're big on tradition—the kind where everyone stops what they're doing and comes to the table.

About Carol Kozlowski-Every: Carol is Vice President/Secretary of Kozlowski Farms “Sonoma County Classic”. She is married to Paul Every – General Building Contractor. They have two Daughters, Tracy Dutton – Dutton Estate Winery and Kimberly Knechtle – Sierra Construction.
Carol participates in the management of food production and recipe development, marketing and PR of Kozlowski Farms specialty and natural food products. She manages the local and national sales departments of Kozlowski Farms Product Line, works with Brother Perry Kozlowski and Sister Cindy Kozlowski-Hayworth in the everyday management of Kozlowski Farms.

Carol was involved and sat on the following Sonoma County Association Boards: Served on the boards of; Select Sonoma County for 10 years and the Sonoma County Visitors and Convention Bureau. Currently serves as Secretary on the Russian River Valley Grapegrows Association. Was involved in the start-up of Sonoma County Farm Trails and the Gravenstein Apple Fair.

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