Lake Austin Culinary Experience®
January 12-17, 2015
Monday January 12th and Tuesday January 13, 2015
Special Guest Chef: Jeffrey Saad
Jeffrey Saad is owner and executive chef of Studio City’s La Ventura, offering patron’s his delicious interpretations of traditional Mexican cuisine curated through his own travels to Mexico. He is also responsible for San Francisco’s wildly popular Sweet Heat and Pasta Pomodoro. His insatiable appetite for global flavors and ingredients led him to write his first cookbook Jeffrey Saad’s Global Kitchen: Recipes Without Borders, available in bookstores now!
Jeffrey was first runner-up on the 5th of Next Food Network Star, which led to the successful Food Network and Cooking Channel series Spice Smuggler and United Tastes of America. This summer he is hosting the FYI Network special coverage of World Food Championship, premiering July 10th, and has been featured on PBS’ Moveable Feast, Rachel Ray, Chopped All-Stars, and more.