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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|Uncategorized|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 […]

Video Here: Let’s Get Smarter: A Conversation with Growers About Farming & the Food We Eat


There is smart science on both sides of the table about organic or conventional, genetically modified or hybrid or heirloom seeds, and the quality and quantity of the world’s food supply. The noise is loud and the topic is broad. Strong opinions can be confusing. We need healthy, delicious […]

By |May 8th, 2017|Events, Past Events, Stirring the Pot|0 Comments