The DoubleTree by Hilton San Jose Airport Hotel‘s Culinary Team was honored to be able to participate in this year’s Chefs of Compassion: Cooking for a Cause Dining Event. On Thursday, May 16th the camera crew came into the hotel to interview Chef de Cuisine Dinari Brown. Below is more information on this annual event and pictures from the interview! Enjoy!
“West Valley Community Services (WVCS) is proud to present the 3rd Annual Chefs of Compassion: Cooking for a Cause Dining Event on Friday, September 13th at Lexus of Stevens Creek in San Jose. The Chefs of Compassion: Cooking for a Cause Dinner is a unique dining event that challenges well-known chefs in Silicon Valley to prepare a four-course dinner with ingredients found solely from our food pantry. Participating chefs will be judged on a five point scale for taste, presentation, and creativity. A second award will be presented to the Chef who receives the most votes from event attendees.”
Setting up for Chef’s of Compassion
Chef de Cuisine Dinari Brown in the zone.
The Chef’s of Compassion crew collaborating with the DoubleTree by Hilton San Jose Culinary Team.
The final product!
More on Chef de Cuisine Dinari Brown:
Our Spencer’s for Steaks and Chops culinary team is led by Chef de Cuisine Dinari Brown. Chef Brown brings his experience from some of the top restaurants, hotels and resorts in the country. After years training under some of the hospitality industry’s most respected chefs, Chef Brown has been imparted with a diverse and abounding background. The list ranges from the multifaceted European-style market place Market Hall in Rockridge and the prestigious Ritz-Carlton Hotel, San Francisco to the Resort at Pelican Hill in Newport Coast. Chef Brown has also enjoyed teaching culinary arts and hospitality management to hundreds of students at the flourishing career technical education program of Contra Costa College.
The kitchen of Spencer’s for Steaks and Chops creates an eclectic menu encompassing flavors from quintessential bistro dishes to aged prime steaks and fresh seafood. Offerings include interesting and stimulating dishes with worldwide roots. Chef Brown‘s culinary creations strive to combine familiar items with extraordinary flavors and execution. Every effort is made to incorporate quality fresh, local, seasonal and sustainable ingredients into our dishes. The bold flavors aim to tantalize the palates of our restaurant’s guests. Food, wine, craft brews and cocktails are paired with the culinary offering to provide a one of a kind alluring experience. The experience at Spencer’s promises stimulation of all the senses by providing a classy, unique and satisfying occasion, every time.