Chef Secrets

Chef Spotlight: Giovanni (Gio) Filippone of Vue on 30a If you are seeking a sophisticated yet laid back atmosphere to nibble on tapas while sipping on a glass of wine, thirsting for a craft cocktail at the bar after a busy day, or wanting to dive into a four or five course chefs tasting, then...
October 25, 2016

Chef Gio of Vue On 30A

Chef Spotlight: Giovanni (Gio) Filippone of Vue on 30a If you are seeking a sophisticated yet laid back atmosphere to nibble on tapas while sipping on a glass of wine, thirsting for a craft cocktail at the bar after a busy day, or wanting to dive into ...
April 19, 2016

Chef Tommy LeMasters of Brotula’s Seafood House & Steamer Demo’s Southern Style Snapper with 30AEats.com at Le Creuset Silver Sands on April 28 at 6PM

(Scroll to the bottom to enter the Le Creuset Giveaway) Chef de Cuisine, Chef Tommy LeMasters of Brotula’s Seafood House & Steamer, began his career in the restaurant business at an early age. Starting out as a dishwasher at the age of nine in his stepfather’s restaurant, LeMasters knew he wanted to be in the...
February 6, 2016

Chef Andi Bell from Boshamps Seafood & Oyster House Cooks Cedar Key Littleneck Clams at Le Creuset on Feb. 23rd, 6PM & a Le Creuset 8-quart Stock Pot Giveaway!

(Scroll to the bottom to enter the Le Creuset giveaway) Sweet Cedar Key Littleneck Clams are one of my favorite bivalves to cook, and steaming them is so easy to do. They pop open, so there is no shucking involved, and tossed with pasta or served with ...
January 28, 2016

#FoodFilmFest Chef Profile: Philip McDonald of Bud & Alley’s Pizza Bar

The farm to table movement is nothing new, but when chefs like Phil McDonald get creative, innovative menu items aren’t the only things sprouting at the restaurant; ideas and edible gardens are too. McDonald says, “It’s all about keeping it fresh. Our philosophy is not to cook anything too much. We try to incorporate seasonal...