Q&A with Joyce Goldstein
Jan 6, 2017 3pm PT
For twelve years Joyce was Chef and Owner of the ground-breaking Mediterranean Restaurant, Square One, in San Francisco. Her menu presented the foods of Italy, Spain, France, Greece, Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa. Square One won numerous prestigious industry awards for food, wine and service. She also ran the very successful Caffe Quadro which served pizza and sandwiches next door to her flagship Square One.
Joyce is a prolific cookbook author. Many of her books have won industry awards. Her newest book is The New Mediterranean Jewish Table: Old World Recipes for the Modern Home. She's also the author of Inside the California Food Revolution: Thirty Years That Changed Our Culinary Consciousness. She also writes for many magazines such as Fine Cooking, Cooking Light, Wine & Spirits, and Food & Wine, Vegetarian Times, and the Sommelier Journal. She currently contributes wine and food pairing columns for the San Francisco Chronicle.
Joyce was founder and director of the California Street Cooking School, San Francisco’s first international cooking school and taught kitchen design for the University of California’s Department of Architecture. Joyce was elected to Who’s Who in Food in 1985. She was voted San Francisco FOCUS magazine’s Chef of the Year in 1992. She received the James Beard Award for Best Chef in California for 1993 and in 2005 was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award from Women Chefs and Restaurateurs.
Joyce is currently a consultant to the restaurant and food industries, Joyce’s areas of expertise are recipe development, menu design, and staff training. She improves existing recipes, adds new ones to complement the menu and works with culinary staff to refine flavors and execution.
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