Archive for March, 2010

Barbara Grandvoinet has joined

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

I am very pleased to announce that Barbara Grandvoinet, has joined as Editor Extraordinaire.

Born and raised in Paris, Barbara now lives in San Francisco as a director, producer and editor. Her film Pas De Deux won Best of Festival at the Berkeley Film Festival in 2005 and Children of the Trains (in post-production) is gaining attention worldwide. She’s currently producing a documentary about the National Film Registry, the power of movies and the importance of preservation entitled “Lost Forever” and a documentary about children in a remote village of Bolivia “Welcome to Yanayo”. She produces, writes and edits segments frequently broadcast on national television, as well as, documentaries, films, web videos and TV shows.

Her past work with the PBS/American Masters series includes: Julliard, F. Scott Fitzgerald: Winter Dreams, Robert Capa: In love and War and Clint Eastwood.

Barbara brings over a decade of expertise in preproduction, production and post production. Additionally, she is the Producer of Pacific Fusion, a weekly news magazine and freelances for major film and TV productions around the world. Her corporate clients include: Pottery Barn, Williams Sonoma, Google, IBM France, CAMFED, Neutrogena and YMCA.

I’m thrilled to have her on board! To view all the cooking videos, please visit:

Cooking Video Contest ends March 31 with incentives!

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

The cooking video contest at is ending on March 31st. There are great prizes including Grand Prize: Enclume’s most popular pot rack model for over three decades! This classic oval design is modeled after the first pot racks created for the King of France by his chefs three centuries ago.

John Boos Cutting Boards, Chef’s Design French Roaster, Dansk Peppermills, Xtreme cookware, Kyocera Knives, Minden Stove Top Grill, and Le Creuset French Oven are more of the prizes to be awarded.

For cooking video entries received now through March 31, 2010, I’ll send a copy of my new multimedia e-cookbook: Cooking Tips From Around the World, A Culinary Travel Adventure as a gift to you.

Your video should be no larger than 100 MB in either: mpg, mov or avi formats.

So go for it and get your cooking self out there! And most importantly: Have fun cooking!