Occupation: Director of the Santa Clara Open Space Authority Recipe: Lamb Stew, Sweet Potatoes with Butter & Sage Sauce and Homemade Ice Cream San Jose resident and father Sequoia Hall got the cooking genes from HIS father. He and his wife collaborate in the kitchen: He makes the protein, she makes the salad. His son has developed … Read moreSequoia Hall
Occupation: Finance Recipe: Paella with Brussels Sprout Chips Matt works in finance helping tech companies get their game on. His wife Barbara is from Chile and they have 2 kids. His son Zack is in high school at Eaton in England and Zoella his daughter is in 6th Grade going to a Chinese American School learning Mandarin. … Read moreMatt O’Haren
Occupation: Marketing Executive Recipe: Crispy Chicken with Au Gratin Potatoes This is a unique San Francisco Family with a lot of love! 2 moms and 2 dads working together to raised their kids. Kevin a marketing exec and his partner David a circus performer have fraternal twins (boy & girl) shared with their Mom and her partner. … Read moreKevin George
Occupation: Fire Fighter Recipe: Pork Chile Verde with Beans and Rice Carl England is man’s man cooking enthusiast living in Morgan Hill, California with his wife and 3 children. As a local firefighter, he’s learned a lot about cooking in the firehouse, but takes great pride in cooking delicious, healthy meals for his family. He stays healthy … Read moreCarl England
Occupation: School Teacher Recipe: Beer-Braised Chicken with IPA Garlic Mashed Potatoes Paul is the proud father of a wonderful 3- year-old princess, teaches English at a business college, and brews his own beer as a hobby. He spent his twenties acting in LA and now writes short stories to scratch his creative itch. Paul is a bit … Read morePaul Murray
Occupation: IT Specialist Recipe: Smoked Brisket, Homemade Mac & Cheese with Coconut Cream Pie This San Francisco tech worker received accolades for “The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies on Earth” in college, and baking has always been first in his heart in the kitchen. When he got married, he became the primary cook in the house and started … Read moreMarc Drucker
Occupation: Business Professional Recipe: Talapia with Beurre Blanc Sauce, Crab Cakes and Bananas Foster Thom overcame throat cancer 4 years ago and lost 40 pounds and can now fit in his 1982 wardrobe. He told his wife he was saving those clothes because one day he was going to get back in them. He grew up on … Read moreThom McMahon
Occupation: Collection Rep Recipe: Dill – Lemon Salmon with Homemade Hawiian Salsa Wes currently works as a collection rep for a check-guaranteed company. He is a dad who enjoys cooking for his family and close friends on the weekends. His wife and his 3 kids are his biggest fans and critics of his food.
Occupation: Physician Assistant Recipe: Chimichurri with BBQ Lamb Chops Korean American Father of 2 kids a boy and a girl. He is a Physicians Assistant for Cardiac and Lung surgery. During the day he is doing open heart surgery, but on his down time he makes and incredible Chimichurri sauce that goes well with his BBQ Lamb.