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Member Spotlight: Helen Roberts

Helen Roberts has had a distinguished career at Kikkoman test kitchens where she was a recipe developer and tester, and created culinary videos showing new ways to work with Kikkoman’s range of products.  She also served as president of Les Dames Escoffier – San Francisco for the past 2 years. Her early culinary training […]

By |January 19th, 2018|Featured Members, Member Profiles|0 Comments

Member Spotlight: Carolyn Tillie

With an MFA in jewelry and metalsmithing, Carolyn has been successfully combining her love of food and the arts in the creation of Gastronomically-inspired jewelry for over a dozen years. Interspersed with creating artwork, she has written and been published in numerous magazines and just released her first book, “Oysters – A Global History” […]

By |December 11th, 2017|Featured Members, Member Profiles|0 Comments

Member Spotlight: Kara Nielsen

Kara Nielsen is a food and beverage trend expert with over a decade of experience translating trends for strategic brand growth and innovative product development. She is Vice President, Trends & Marketing at CCD Innovation, a strategic food and beverage innovation agency based in Emeryville. Kara also has experience creating and sharing consumer and […]

By |November 27th, 2017|Featured Members, Member Profiles|0 Comments

Member Spotlight: Jennifer Pagano


Jennifer Pagano is the Director of Research at Wine Opinions, a wine industry consultancy, and Wine Market Council, a non-profit trade association.  She was the Director of Programs for the American Institute of Wine & Food before holding research positions at Merrill Research & Associates and the B/R/S group, where she conducted market research […]

By |September 25th, 2017|Featured Members, Member Profiles, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Member Spotlight: Nona Lim

As a former athlete, I was always looking for ways to improve my performance. Understanding the healing powers of food as medicine, I was able to peak and recover faster when fueled with whole, clean, non-inflammatory foods. So I designed a healing, nutrient-dense, meal program made with fresh, plant-rich, whole food ingredients and clean preparations. […]

By |September 8th, 2017|Featured Members, Member Profiles, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Member Spotlight: Peggy Fallon

Peggy Fallon is the author or co-author of eight cookbooks, and has contributed to dozens more as a recipe developer, tester, and editor. Born on Thanksgiving, Peggy remains passionate about the preparation and enjoyment of good food. In addition to being a longtime member of the SFPFS, she is a member of the International […]

By |August 31st, 2017|Featured Members, Member Profiles, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Member Spotlight: Jennie Schacht

Jennie Schacht is a culinary writer and consultant based in Oakland, California. She is the author of i scream SANDWICH! and Farmers’ Market Desserts; co-author of The Wine Lover’s Dessert Cookbook, Southern Italian Desserts, and Without Reservations; and co-author, ghost writer, or editor of many other works. She consults to chefs, restaurateurs, and authors […]

By |August 28th, 2017|Featured Members, Featured News, Member Profiles|0 Comments

Member Profile: Danielle Caponi Bolla

Born in San Francisco, Danielle has a degree in journalism with a minor in public relations and started her career as a copywriter in Northern Italy where she lived for 10 years. In 2011 she founded her own agency, Ponte PR & Marketing, where she has worked with clients from both Europe and the […]

By |August 21st, 2017|Featured Members, Member Profiles, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Member Profile: Jane Bonacci

Jane Bonacci is the co-author of “The Gluten-Free Bread Machine Cookbook) and writes The Heritage Cook (www.theheritagecook.com) food blog. She is an expert in gluten-free baking and cooking, a professional food and travel writer, recipe developer, and recipe tester. Her goal is to help people get back in the kitchen, cooking from scratch with […]

“The Sum of All Things Dim” – a guest post

Here’s SFPFS Member Betty Teller’s take on the recent Dim Sum lunch at Peony Seafood Restaurant in Oakland, featuring Madame Huang / Carolyn Phillips. 

The offerings in our local restaurants are far removed from their purported Chinese origin. I was reminded of that again recently when I attended an educational and delicious program on dim […]