Bracken's Kitchen, a Huntington Beach-based organization combating food insecurity, will host a culinary competition, "The Hungry Games," to raise funds for healthy meals served to impoverished people in Orange County
LA & SF Specialty present "The Hungry Games' in support of Bracken's Kitchen. Hosted by the Art Institute in Costa Mesa, please join me on Thursday, May 3 from 6 to 8 p.m. for a fun and casual evening of great food and wine in a live kitchen setting. Chef Bill Bracken of Bracken’s Kitchen will be joined by several of Southern California's Top Chefs for a casual, “In The Kit chen” reception and friendly culinary competition.
A bolt from the blue can be a powerful guidepost in life that doesn’t come around very often. When it does, listen to it. Bill Bracken grew up in the small town of Wathena, Kansas. Population 1,364. He started cooking at home as a young man with his mom and grandmother. After high school, Bill attended a small vocational school before winning a scholarship from a national cooking competition to the Culinary Institute of America. He graduated with honors and in the top ten in his class. Starting in the eighties, chefs became rock stars, and suddenly this kid from a small town in Kansas found himself in Beverly Hills as Executive Chef of he Belvedere Restaurant at The Peninsula Hotel. During h