CATERERS MERGE TO FORM LEADING EVENT AND CATERING BUSINESS

Blend Catering and Great Thyme Catering Are Now One RENO, Nev. — What does it look like when a CHOPPED champion and two Culinary Institute of America chefs join forces? It looks like Blend Catering, and it looks delicious. Chefs Josh and Whitney Deri of Blend Catering in Reno, along with chef Clint Jolly of Great Thyme Catering, also in Reno, jointly announced the merger today of the two catering companies under the name Blend Catering to form one of the region’s largest wedding and event catering companies. The combination of business expands the company’s capacity to service the Reno-Tahoe, Sierra Nevada and wine country [...]

July 6th, 2017|Chef Clint Jolly|

CHEF CLINT JOLLY INVITED TO THE WORLD FORUM OF MEXICAN GASTRONOMY

Chef Jolly’s commitment to excellence in Mexican cuisine recognized internationally RENO, Nev. – Chef Clint Jolly’s commitment to the intricacies of Mexican cuisine are now recognized world-wide as he has been invited to participate in the World Forum of Mexican Gastronomy from Oct. 6 through 8, 2017 in Mexico City. The Food Network Chopped: Restaurant Impossible champion has been selected as a representative of an important class of chefs who’s work promotes Mexican cuisine in other countries while maintaining a respect and understanding of the cuisine’s origins and its trajectory on the world stage. “I’m honored to have been chosen as a contributing chef in [...]

June 28th, 2017|Chef Clint Jolly|

RENO CHEF CLINT JOLLY TEAMS WITH FAMILY FARM RANCHO LLANO SECO

Chico Family Ranch Teams With Chopped Champion to Raise Awareness RENO, Nev. – Chef Clint Jolly is pleased to announce his marketing partnership with Rancho Llano Seco, a family farm in Chico, California. Jolly will be working with the farm to increase their awareness in the chef community while featuring Rancho Llano Seco pork products at his various events. The Rancho has been farming and ranching in Northern California since 1860 and is one of the last Mexican land grant properties that remains intact. Rancho Llano Seco is known for balancing agriculture, live stock husbandry and conservation. “Knowing where the food I cook with comes [...]

May 4th, 2017|Chef Clint Jolly|

ART INSTITUTE ORANGE COUNTY: WHERE STUDENT CHEFS HELP STUDENT VETS

As a chef, I get to meet some of the most interesting people, but the people I met at the Art Institute of California – Orange County Chef-a-Palooza in March were among the best. The AI culinary arts program “chopped it up” for their annual open house, with a Friday night fundraiser for the Student Veterans of America and a Saturday elimination-style competition event. I’ve worked with a lot of high school and secondary level students, and this time, I worked side by side with veterans who ranged in age from their early 20’s to their late 40’s, all looking to begin new careers and [...]

April 5th, 2017|Chef Clint Jolly|

CLINT JOLLY TELLS A CULINARY STORY

for Best Chefs America, By Alison Sher Clint Jolly calls himself a culinary storyteller. Every plate of food tells a tale, and when Jolly cooks, he gets to write the narrative. People naturally recall past experiences when they taste familiar flavors. Our tongues take us to a different time and place.  “As a chef I have the ability to transport people through their collection of memories,” says Jolly. “And I love it.” His culinary repertoire is global. He offers a “Compose Your Own Memoir” private dinner, where he makes meals from around the world that recreate culinary memories for his patrons. Jolly’s catering company, Great [...]

March 8th, 2017|Chef Clint Jolly|

RENO CHEF CLINT JOLLY JOINS TWO EVENTS AT THE ART INSTITUTE OF CALIF. ORANGE COUNTY

Chopped Restaurant Impossible Champion Mentors Student Chefs RENO, Nev. – The Art Institute of California, Orange County, culinary program welcomes Chopped: Impossible Restaurant Challenge Champion Chef Clint Jolly for two great events March 10 and 11 at The Art Institute’s Santa Ana campus. On Friday, March 10, the Student Veterans of America (SVA) chapter will host a fundraising dinner at campus restaurant 50 Forks and on Saturday, March 11, the Art Institute culinary program will host an open house featuring Chefapalooza, a culinary competition where students will compete head-to-head to create a meal that will wow Chef Clint Jolly and the other judges. “We are [...]

March 6th, 2017|Chef Clint Jolly|
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