Foods To Keep You Cool (by Chef Peter)

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Whether we are making a conscious decision or not, our diets change during the summer, and we don’t have to be chefs or nutritionists to figure out that certain foods “agree” with us during the warmer months. Foods that are higher in water content are easier to digest, therefore our bodies work less and keep our heart rate down, keeping …

Warm Weather Cocktails

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After a long day at work, a hot day at the beach, or at a backyard barbecue, everyone is craving a cool, refreshing bevy – preferably a nice cocktail! There are all sorts of ways to create the perfect summer drink, using fresh ingredients like lime, lemon, mint, cucumber, fruit and more. Here are some of our personal favorites for …

A Sit Down With Chef Peter: How To Grill Like A Pro + Great Ways To Prepare Your Meats For The Barbecue

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Grilled, broiled, fried, roasted, baked – when it comes to cooking meat everyone has their go-to method. But in the summer, there is no method we love more than barbecuing, and the way you prepare your meats for grilling can make all the difference in flavor and texture. We sat down with our Culinary Concept Chef Peter to get some …

The Best Seasonal Vegetables

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This time of year is all about entertaining, being outside, and enjoying everything that nature has to offer. It’s the perfect time to take advantage of all of the amazing, fresh produce made possible by the warm weather. Corn and strawberries are classic seasonal ingredients, but there are many other delicious seasonal products that tend to get overlooked. We’ve asked …

Planning For 2016: Great Venues For Spring Weddings

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As the Spring season moves along, wedding plans for next Spring have already begun. Choosing a venue for a Spring wedding is exciting as outdoor spaces such as terraces or gardens can make a beautiful backdrop for your big day. With almost three decades in the business, we have planned our fair share of weddings! Here are some of our …