Rachael Ray Every Day Magazine Reveals Second Annual “Like A Boss” Issue, Showcasing Women In The Food Industry

Angie Mar, Daniela Soto-Innes, Anita Jaisinghani and Nyesha Arrington Join Rachael Ray on the Cover of the March 2019 Issue

Meredith Corporation’s Rachael Ray Every Day reveals its second annual “Like a Boss” March 2019 issue, which highlights women shaping the food and beverage industry this year, including chefs, bartenders, business owners, bakers and more. The cover stars, along with Rachael Ray, are Daniela Soto-Innes (of Cosme and ATLA in New York City), Anita Jaisinghani (of Pondicheri in Houston and New York), Nyesha Arrington (of Native in Santa Monica, California), and Angie Mar (of the Beatrice Inn in New York). The issue is on newsstands and on RachaelRayMag.com on February 15.

“We’re thrilled to celebrate these talented women and join the discussion about representation and equality,” said Lauren Iannotti, Editor in Chief of Rachael Ray Every Day. “These are the women making the food industry a more inclusive and delicious place, and we’re thrilled to share their stories with our readers.”  

To celebrate the launch of the issue, Rachael Ray is hosting a panel discussion on women in food on Wednesday, February 27 at Pondicheri in New York City with Nyesha, Anita, and Tania Harris, pastry chef at The Lazy Goat in South Carolina, moderated by Lauren Iannotti. Tune in on Facebook Live to watch the discussion.

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Uncle Nearest CEO Makes History On American Whiskey Magazine

American Whiskey Magazinethe quarterly publication celebrating whiskeys from around the USA from Paragraph Publishing Limited, the publishers of international best-seller, Whisky Magazine, announced the launch of its March 2019 issue with Fawn Weaver, CEO, Co-Founder and Chief Historian of Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey, on its cover. The occasion marks the first time in the publishing house’s more than 20-year history that an African-American is featured on the front of one of its publications. The issue hit newsstands this week.

The 8-page cover story, TAKING ON THE WORLD: The Rise of Uncle Nearest, is an update to the November 2017 article written by Jim Leggett for Whisky Magazine. “I recall wondering if this, the first spirit brand in history commemorating an African-American would, could, find a home among increasingly crowded store displays, even join the top shelf brands in upmarket clubs and bars,” said Leggett. “Well, now sold in almost 50 states and eight international markets later, the answer is a resounding yes! The upstart label is already selling in more than 4,000 locations around the world, London, Tokyo, Cape Town, Glasgow and Belfast included,” Leggett continued, outlining the extraordinary growth of a brand that is barely 18 months old.

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Vanessa Lachey Shares Her Love for Bob Evans Farms with Two Special Valentine’s Day Recipes

Like the Lacheys, 48% of People Plan to Stay in This Valentine’s Day

Vanessa Lachey in her kitchen for Bo Evans Farms

Bob Evans Farms is celebrating Valentine’s Day by partnering with Vanessa Lachey, who has created two unique recipes perfect for couples or families who want to skip the crowds and celebrate at home. In fact, according to a new Bob Evans Farms® survey, 48% of people who celebrate Valentine’s Day plan to spend the evening at home and, of those staying in, 80% prefer home cooking to takeout.

“Valentine’s Day is a special day for Nick and me, and we love including the kids too,” said Vanessa Lachey. “This year, we want to slow things down and spend the day at home. Food is my love language, so I’m treating my family to a home-cooked breakfast and dinner using recipes that I customized with Bob Evans Farms. I’m thrilled to partner with a company that appreciates recipes that are both easy and delicious.”

Vanessa’s home-cooked recipes include several favorites from Bob Evans’ Family of Brands. The breakfast recipe, Spinach and Gruyere Egg White Cups with Hash Brown Crust, features Simply Potatoes® Hash Browns and AllWhites® Egg Whites. For a cozy night in, Vanessa shares her dinner recipe for Garlic and Herb Mashed Potato Bake, made with Bob Evans Original Mashed Potatoes.

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Reservations Now Being Confirmed at the All-New Four Seasons Resort and Residences Napa Valley, Opening This Fall

The 8th Four Seasons hotel in California is also the very first to include on-site winery and vineyard

Four Seasons Resort and Residences Napa Valley is now confirming reservations for arrivals beginning November 1, 2019 in advance of its highly anticipated opening in the heart of California’s famed wine region.  With its on-site vineyard, vine-to-table restaurant, wellness spa and farmhouse-style accommodations, it promises to be the perfect base for a wine country getaway.

The new Four Seasons is located at 400 Silverado Trail in the charming community of Calistoga, just 90 minutes and yet a world away from San Francisco, the Bay Area and Sacramento.  Designed by Napa’s own Erin Martin and with just 85 accommodations, it promises to be an intimate retreat that invites guests to explore the natural beauty that surrounds it.  Within the Resort, couples and families will enjoy a full-service spa, several outdoor pools and a fully supervised Kids for All Seasons program. On-site dining options will include Truss Restaurant and Bar with its wide terrace overlooking the pools and surrounding hills, and casual lounge that is destined to be a hotspot frequented by both the local community and regular visitors to Napa.

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OpenTable Reveals the 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in America

Valentine’s Day is the most popular day for dining out, and to help diners pick the ideal restaurant to impress their valentine, OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of Booking Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:BKNG), today released its annual list of 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in America for 2019 according to OpenTable diners.

Featuring restaurants coast-to-coast across 32 states, the list is a comprehensive look at the most romantic restaurants in the country, culled from more than 12 million verified diner reviews of over 28,000 restaurants in 50 states and Washington, D.C. From the luxurious Majorelle in New York City, to the supper club experience at Nocturne in Denver, to neighborhood favorite St Martin’s Wine Bistro in Dallas, the Most Romantic Restaurants list has a wide variety of spots that’ll set the mood for the special occasion.

With nine restaurants on the list, Ohio is the most recognized state, followed by Texas with eight, and North Carolina and Virginia with seven each. Pennsylvania boasts six winning restaurants, New York and Colorado each have five and CaliforniaFloridaNew JerseyNevada and Tennessee each claim four winners. While American cuisine dominates the list, a number of other fares are featured, such as French, Italian, Latin, Seafood and Southern — all perfect for a romantic evening out with your valentine.

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Sotheby’s Wine Presents The Highest-Estimated Wine Auction In History

Sotheby’s is proud to present Transcendent Wines, the highest-estimated wine auction in history, from 29 to 31 March 2019, in Hong Kong. Estimated to bring HK$147-206 million / US$19-26 million*, the three-day sale will offer 2,704 lots (16,889 bottles of wines) from the extensive private cellars of The Transcendent Collector, featuring the finest producers from Burgundy, Champagne, Rhône, Bordeaux, and Italy.

Transcendent Wines is the most significant single-owner wine sale ever held, bringing to the market in unprecedented breadth and depth some of the greatest names in the wine world. A true pioneer, the Transcendent Collector honed his tastes at an early age, choosing to focus on wines that he loved and appreciated. This passion and vision to seek out the very best has culminated in a collection on a scale the like of which has never been seen before.

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The French Pastry School Establishes New Scholarship Foundation


Scholarships Will Support Aspiring Pastry Chefs and Bakers

The French Pastry School of Robert Morris University Illinois has established a new charitable foundation to provide scholarships to students in its full-time Pastry and Baking, Cake, and Bread programs.  The French Pastry School Scholarship Foundation, a 501(c)(3) entity, helps students with tuition as they pursue their passion for pastry, baking, and confectionary arts.

“We founded the school over 20 years ago to meet the high demand for pastry chefs and bakers and this is the next step to ensure that we continue to supply the food and hospitality industry with highly-trained recruits,” said Sébastien Canonne, M.O.F., co-founder of the school.

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Pizza Hut Welcomes Next Generation Of NFL Fans With Free Pizza And Super Bowl Tickets To First Baby Born After Kickoff

While much attention has been paid to the celebratory babies born nine months after a Super Bowl win, Pizza Hut as the Official Pizza Sponsor of the NFL is turning the spotlight on the unsung heroes of Super Bowl Sunday – the families making their own special deliveries in maternity wards around the country. As a first-year sponsor of the NFL with a promise to “overdeliver” on the gameday experience for football fans, Pizza Hut will do exactly that by awarding the parents of the first baby born after kickoff on Super Bowl Sunday with free pizza for a year to fuel them through 365 sleepless nights, and tickets to Super Bowl LIV to make sure next year’s game is equally as unforgettable.

To enter, parents with a baby born during the game simply need to post a photo on Twitter of their newest arrival (including exact time of birth) tagging @PizzaHut in the post and using the hashtags #PizzaHutSpecialDelivery and #promotion to be included for consideration. No purchase necessary. For additional information and full Terms & Conditions, visit here.

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