It’s all about the culture of a company. The rest will fall into place.

Director of Culinary Innovation

consultant for numerous retail prepared

foods supermarket chains.

Travels, Trends & Inspiration

Here’s where you can find Chef Steves latest recipes, current projects, articles, and probably what he’s making for dinner.

Eating Negril

Eating Negril

I've been posting all week from a live project I'm working in the mountains above Negril Jamaica.  I've mentioned in many of the posts, that I have been traveling to this spectacular place for over 40 years. I'm often asked what makes a place so special...

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Ahi Poke Martini

Ahi Poke Martini

Over the course of the last 2 years, I've been working in Oahu with a tremendously talented local culinary team. I now realize that Poke is almost a religion throughout Hawaii and a deeply embedded part of the historic culture of Hawaii. This version is...

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Vietnamese Pommelo and Shrimp Salad Hue Style

Vietnamese Pommelo and Shrimp Salad Hue Style

4 Servings / Serving Size: 1/4 recipe  8 ounces peeled and deveined shrimp 1 carrot, peeled, julienne on mandolin 1 each Kirby cucumber, thinly sliced (can use English) 1 medium pomelo, peeled, diced into large chunks (can substitute papaya) 1/4 cup mint...

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Chronicles of a Traveling Chef

Chronicles of a Traveling Chef

When I left Whole Foods Market over ten years ago, I somehow knew that people would eventually want the kind of multi ethnic, plant forward cuisine that I have been creating for decades. I took a massive leap of faith when I left right after writing the...

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Mexican Street Corn

Mexican Street Corn

This is one of my favorite dishes to make during local corn season. I know that you can get commercially grown corn any time of the year now, but I prefer seasonal local sweet corn for a few reasons. It’s one of my total “trigger” foods. These key ingredients release...

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