The Untamed Chef
 
 
Master Class World Class Culinary Education
Thomas Keller 1 &2  100 Hours | Massimo Bottura 30 Hours | Gordon Ramsay 1 &2 60 Hours
Chef Step's Advanced Culinary Art's Premium Member Since 2013

Saison | Michelin Guide 3 Stars

(Stagiaire & Dining Experience) San Francisco CA 2019

La Calenda | Michelin Bib Gourmand 

(Stagiaire & Dining Experience) Yountville CA 2019

Melisse | Michelin Guide 2 stars 

(In Pursuit of Excellence Cook Book | Visual Stagiaire | Dining Experience) Santa Monica CA 2018

Providence | Michelin Guide 2 star

(Dining Experience & Visual Stagiaire)  Los Angeles CA  2018

Californios | Michelin Guide 2 Star

 (Stagiaire & Dining Experience) San Francisco CA 2017

Manressa | Michelin Guide 3 Stars

(Manresa An Edible Reflection| Manresa Mind of a Chef | Visual Stagiaire | Dining Experience) 

Los Gatos CA 2017 

Atelier Crenn  | Michelin Guide 3 Star  

(Metamorphosis of  Taste | Stagiaire & Dining Experience) San Francisco CA 2016

Canlis | James Beard Foundation Award Winner

(Dining Experience & Visual Stagiaire) Seattle WA  2016

Beau Macmillan | Iron Chef America Champion

 (The Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain | Chef de Partie ) Paradise Valley AZ 2015

Vincent Guerithault | James Beard Award Southwest

(Vincent's On Camelback Cook Book | Visual Stagiaire) Phoenix AZ 2015

 

George Quilty | 45 Year French Master Chef

(The Orange Blossom Junction | Sous Chef ) Exeter CA  2014

Joseph Natividad Vasquez | 50 Year Veteran Pitmaster

Odessa TX 2003

                                                    

I am honored to be your champion

2012 Central Valley Iron Chef

2012 Foodie Fest Best Dish

2012 Fresno Fig Fest People’s Choice Champion

2012 Fresno Fig Fest VIP Judges Choice

2013 Forks Corks and Kegs Best Dish

2013 Home Show BBQ People’s choice Champion

2013 Home Show BBQ Judges Choice

2014 Master of Ceremonies Modesto Harvest Festival

2014 Fall Wine Cornucopia Best Dish

2015 Thumbtack Spot Light Culinary Ambassador for Central CA

2015 Tulare Western High School Career Day Presenter

2015 Master of Ceremonies Modesto Harvest Festival

2015 Wish Upon a Star Appreciation Award for Granting 3 Wishes

2015 Paso Robles Home Show Best Bite

2015 Paso Robles Best Culinary Demonstration

2015 Tulare Union High School Career Day Presenter

2015 Thumbtack Best Chef  Central CA

2016 Made for them People’s Choice Champion

2016 Thumbtack Best Chef Central CA

2016 Tulare Western High School Career day special thanks

2016 37th Annual Morgan Hill Mushroom Mardi Gras Guest Chef

2016 James Beard Foundation Participant The Blended Burger Project (Only Private Chef in the Country)

2016 Tulare Union High School Career Day Presenter

2016 Mission Oak High School Career Day Presenter

2016 TIME Super Fan Celebrity Chef California Grown Campaign

2017 Tulare Western High School Career Day Special Thanks

2017 38th Annual Morgan hill Mushroom Mardi Gras Guest Chef 

2017 James Beard Blended Burger Project Participant  (Only Private Chef in the Country)

2017 Best Dish of Downtown Sutter Creek

2017 Real Winner of the Bay Fair Farmers Market Chef Battle (San Leandro CA

2017 New Culinary Ambassador California Farmers Market Association

2017 Downtown Modesto Harvest Festival Master of Ceremonies

2017 500th Radio Show On Agnet West Radio

2018 39th Annual Morgan hill Mushroom Mardi Gras Guest Chef

2018 James Beard Foundation Blended Burger Project Participant (Only Private Chef in the Country)

2018 Thumbtack Top Pro Northern CA

2019 Thumbtack Top Pro Northern CA

2019 Taste of Calaveras County Peoples Choice Grand Champion

2019 James Beard Foundation Blended Burger Project Participant (Only Private Chef in the Country)

2020 Thumbtack Top Pro Northern CA 

Press

  • July 2012 Nuestro Tiempo Magazine : Meet The Untamed Chef

  • August 2013 TCHCC Hispanic Times: The Untamed Chef

  • October 2013  TIMES Delta/Advance-Register: Menudo for Dummies

  • August  2014 Times Delta/Advance-Register: Coming Soon Chef Albert

  • February 2015 Times Delta/Advance-Register: Dining in the Dark

  • February 2015 World Ag Expo Meet The Untamed Chef

  • October 2015 Visalia Home & Gardening Expo: Untamed Candy Making

  • October 2015 NBC KSEE 24 Sunrise: Family Inspired Halloween Treats

  • December 2015 NBC KSEE 24 Sunrise: Holiday Fun Menudo

  • February 2016 Visalia Home & Gardening Expo: Romantic Dining with the Untamed Chef

  • February 2016 Visalia Times Delta: New Flavors for Older Diners

  • Oct 2016 NBC KSEE 24 Sunrise: Quail in the Pumpkin Patch

  • Oct  2016 Visalia Home & Gardening Expo: Fall Inspired Dishes 

  • November 2016 Visalia Times Delta: Thanksgiving Untamed

  • March 2017 Lifestyle Magazine/Epicure: Chemistry meets Culinary 

  • Oct 2017 Sierra Lode Star (Sousvide as a Professional)

  • Dec 2018 Sierra Lode Star/ Christmas Cookie Time

  • April 2019 Calaveras Enterprise ( Just a Taste)

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~THE UNTAMED CHEF