Found 5 Mentors.



Mentor In: Dinner Party

Why I want to be mentor: love cooking love to network please keep teaching me.

Lesson Learned: work hard work hard keep trying never stop cooking.

Tip: keep trying


Hermosa Beach, CA

Mentor In: Dinner Party

Why I want to be mentor: I love to entertain, but more than that I love to show people that they too can entertain...and enjoy it! I want cooking and healthy eating to be a source of joy for people, not a source of stress, and I have lots of tips and ideas to help home cooks get to this point.

Lesson Learned: 1) Improvising in the kitchen is the key to being a good cook.\r\n2) The only way to enjoy cooking is to practice, so that you become confident enough to let your creativity shine.

Tip: Simplicity is always the best way to go when you're cooking for an occasion -- focus on just a few key ingredients.


Mentor In: Dinner Party

Why I want to be mentor: I have been a resource for lots of my friends who are intimidated in the kitchen and insecure. I like to demystify food and make it fun for people to cook and enjoy the fruits of their labors.

Lesson Learned: Don\'t be intimidated by long recipes or complicated instructions, they are usually not that tricky and remember, you didn\'t always know how to drive a car. Anyone can learn.

Tip: Improvise Improvise Improvise

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Mentor In: Dinner Party

Why I want to be mentor: Entertaining should be entertaining not intimidating.

Lesson Learned: Dinner Party meals shouldn\'t take all day. A frazzled host is a recipe for disaster. Easy meals, fresh produce and good wine.

Tip: If a guest takes a sip from the finger bowl, you should too. It's all about making people feel comfortable.


Roseville, CA

Mentor In: Appetizer, Dessert, Cake, Fondant, Camping, Crowd Cooking, Dinner Party

Why I want to be mentor: I'm a former professional caterer and loads and loads of themed dinner parties under my belt, both personally and professionally. Lots of professional and personal hey, with 6 kids, every single night is a dinner party in my house! And dinner parties are about more than just good recipes...the details and planning make a meal into a party. Focus on those, and any recipe can become party-worthy.

Lesson Learned: Fire melts fishing line. Yeah, I discovered that when I built a Moroccan tent in my living room for a Moroccan dinner party for 30 friends, and I hung beautiful Moroccan lights from the fishing line...oops.

Tip: You will be your own worst critic. Remember that your guests are there to see you, not just to eat your food.


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