We are so excited to welcome Celebrity Chef Brooke Williamson at Miraval this weekend (Friday, July 19 & Saturday, July 20). Chef Williamson is the Co-Executive Chef and Co-Owner of Hudson House in Redondo Beach, California and The Tripel in Playa del Rey, California. She recently placed second on Bravo’s Top Chef Seattle. A native of Los Angeles, the self-taught chef is currently the youngest chef to ever have cooked at the James Beard House. Brooke began her culinary career at age 15 as a teacher’s assistant at the Epicurean Institute of Los Angeles. At age 18, she started working as a pastry assistant at Fenix at the Argyle Hotel, and was soon noticed by Chef Ken Frank, who invited her to work in the savory kitchen. Brooke moved onto the acclaimed restaurant Michael’s in Santa Monica, where she became Sous Chef within a year. After a brief internship at the celebrated restaurant Daniel in New York, Brooke returned to Los Angeles, where she was appointed Executive Chef at Boxer and later Zax
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We were so excited to have Chef Jody Adams at Miraval last weekend as part of our Celebrity Chef Series! Chef Adams led participants through a gourmet, five-course meal during two Chef's Night In Cooking Demonstration Dinners. Here are some of our favorite photos of Chef Adams working with Executive Chef Justin Macy and the rest of the Miraval culinary team. Enjoy!
We are so excited to welcome Celebrity Chef Jody Adams at Miraval this weekend (Friday, June 28 & Saturday, June 29). Chef Adams is a James Beard Award winning chef and former competitor on BRAVO’s Top Chef Masters (Season Two). She is the creative visionary behind two of Massachusetts’ most loved restaurants: TRADE and the legendary Rialto. Chef Adams has also focused a large part of her career around humanitarian efforts, leading culinary-focused bike tours in Italy and raising millions of dollars for causes dear to her heart: most notably Partners in Health, Share Our Strength, which named her with their Humanitarian of the Year Award in 2010, and The Greater Boston Food Bank.
Since its debut in 1995, Miraval has upheld a powerfully simple vision: life is more meaningful and enjoyable when physical, emotional, spiritual, social and intellectual components are in harmony. The way we nourish ourselves is no exception. From nutrition lectures to cooking and baking classes, the culinary programming at Miraval aims to teach guests the techniques by which they can foster healthy relationships with food.