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Now in Whole Foods Markets: Qué Mami Organic Salsas

Now in Whole Foods Markets: Qué Mami Organic Salsas

By | October 1, 2014 at 4:25 am | No comments

Sylvia Garza likely had no idea her life journey would include creating Qué Mami Organics, a ShareKitchen-based business that creates and sells 100% organic Mexican food products without compromising authentic Mexican flavor. It all started when Sylvia began to change how...

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Local Food, Local Businesses and Local Fun at ShareKitchen!

Local Food, Local Businesses and Local Fun at ShareKitchen!

By | September 24, 2014 at 7:10 pm | No comments

POP-UP ALERT: ShareKitchen is pleased to host Akamai Ohana’s next Pop-Up dinner on Thursday, September 25th at 6:30pm. Chef Murakami and his new venture, Akamai Ohana, will be featured on the last Thursday of every month at ShareKitchen and while some of you may already enjoy...

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OKTOBERFEST

OKTOBERFEST

By | September 17, 2014 at 9:01 pm | No comments

Merh Bier, Bitte! (More Beer, Please!) Oktoberfest begins this Saturday, September 20th and runs through the first weekend in October. This celebration dates back over 200 years. Once upon a time, Prince Ludwig of Bavaria married Princess Therese and invited all locals to join...

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What’s Happening in September?

What’s Happening in September?

By | September 10, 2014 at 8:35 pm | No comments

PS Underground is leaving the Coachella Valley… …and you can join them!  They are taking their signature one-of-a-kind style to the Hollywood Bowl on September 20th for a Sing!  This adventure includes shuttle service to and from the Hollywood Bowl, tickets to the...

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The Coachella Valley Is Hiring!

The Coachella Valley Is Hiring!

By | September 3, 2014 at 5:55 pm | No comments

Are you or a friend looking for employment? If so, mark Wednesday, September 10th on your calendar. From 9am to 1pm, there will be a Job Expo at the Riverside County Fairgrounds in the Fullenwider Auditorium. More than 70 potential employers will be there looking to fill a...

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Mark Your Calendars

Mark Your Calendars

By | August 27, 2014 at 9:12 pm | No comments

Are you a food service facility or employee in need of your Servsafe Food Safety Manager Certificate? ShareKitchen can help! Register Online for a Servsafe Food Safety Manager Training and Certification Class by September 1st and get $15 off your registration.  Use promo code...

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Coachella Valley Eateries Making the Grade

Coachella Valley Eateries Making the Grade

By | August 20, 2014 at 3:20 pm | No comments

According to the Center for Disease Control, one in six Americans will become sick from food poisoning this year with 128,000 needing hospitalization and 3,000 dying. Nearly two in five cases of food poisoning come from dining out. Ricardo Cano of The Desert Sun recently did...

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START YOUR BUSINESS WITH CVWBC – IT’S YOUR TIME!

START YOUR BUSINESS WITH CVWBC – IT’S YOUR TIME!

By | August 13, 2014 at 10:56 am | No comments

Our strategic partners at the Coachella Valley Women’s Business Center (CVWBC) have begun accepting applications for “It’s Your Time: An Entrepreneurial Training Series for Women” (IYT), a program for women entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs. The deadline for...

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What Exactly is Crowdfunding? Lets Explore…

What Exactly is Crowdfunding? Lets Explore…

By | August 6, 2014 at 9:15 pm | No comments

Crowdfunding is the practice of raising money for a business, venture or need through the Internet. What happens is that the initiator finds a moderating organization through which individual investors review the initiator’s business, idea or need and decide whether or not to...

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Sharing some Educational, Fun & Delicious Events

Sharing some Educational, Fun & Delicious Events

By | July 30, 2014 at 6:10 pm | No comments

Nearly everyone has thought of writing a book. Have you? How about a friend? The Coachella Valley Women’s Business Center (which is for men, too) is having a two-hour workshop for those interested in writing and publishing a book. Here are the specifics: Date: Thursday, July...

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ShareKitchen is Cooking Up Success this Summer!

ShareKitchen is Cooking Up Success this Summer!

By | July 23, 2014 at 4:25 pm | No comments

POP-UP ALERT- July 27: Fresh from their wildly successful Avant-Garde ‘Chanel-esq’ dinner event LIGHT, PS Underground jubilantly proclaim “Let them eat cake!”. The underground duo have announced July’s monthly Sunday Brunch aptly called CAKE. How many ways can PS...

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Summertime Heat have you feeling stressed or depressed?

Summertime Heat have you feeling stressed or depressed?

By | July 16, 2014 at 8:05 pm | No comments

When many people feel stressed or depressed, they eat comfort foods.  The quick fix is to grab a sugary food or a carb-heavy food like pasta or bread that boost those feel good centers of our brains. David Ludwig of Harvard University points out that eating such foods can...

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Whole Foods Market is Coming to the Valley

Whole Foods Market is Coming to the Valley

By | July 9, 2014 at 7:47 pm | No comments

What would you say if one of the world’s most ethical and admired companies that was rated as one of the 100 best companies to work for was coming to town and looking to hire? Whole Foods Market is that company. With a Grand Opening scheduled for September 22nd, they are...

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Would you lend $5.00 to someone if you thought it could change their life? Well, you can now do that.

By | July 2, 2014 at 7:20 pm | No comments

Kiva Zip is a micro-lending effort that helps alleviate poverty. With as little as $5.00, you can be part of Kiva Zip and help upstart entrepreneurs at changing their life’s trajectory. ShareKitchen is proud to announce its association with Kiva Zip as a trustee to this...

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As Summer Heats Up, So Does ShareKitchen!

As Summer Heats Up, So Does ShareKitchen!

By | June 25, 2014 at 2:25 pm | No comments

POP-UP ALERT - One Night Only - On Friday, June 27th Chef Reese Murakami of Kobe Steakhouse will be crafting his own special affair entitled Akamai Ohana.  Held at ShareKitchen, dinner features some of the best produce of Southern California sourced from Chino Farms in Rancho...

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ShareKitchen is shaking up the summer with Pop-Ups and celebrating the culinary arts with artsOasis!

ShareKitchen is shaking up the summer with Pop-Ups and celebrating the culinary arts with artsOasis!

By | June 18, 2014 at 5:35 pm | No comments

POP-UP ALERT - Sunday, June 22nd. The nationally renowned creators of PS Underground will be hosting one of their signature Pop-Up Sunday brunches. Entitled ‘BLUE’, this event is their spin on the Blue Plate Specials of the 1950s and 1960s. Cost is $59 per person plus tax...

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MONEY FOR SOMETHING

MONEY FOR SOMETHING

By | June 11, 2014 at 3:15 pm | No comments

Could you or a friend use some extra money, training or guidance to help improve your career or life? The County of Riverside will give you $4 for every $1 you save to start or expand a business, learn a new trade or buy a house. The program is part of the Community Action...

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In Memory of Eileen Smith

In Memory of Eileen Smith

By | May 29, 2014 at 12:52 am | No comments

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MAYO FOR MEMORIAL DAY!

MAYO FOR MEMORIAL DAY!

By | May 21, 2014 at 8:20 pm | No comments

It’s Memorial Day weekend, the official start of the summer season! A simple way to make any potato salad, salad dressing or hamburger taste better is by making your own mayonnaise. It’s actually quite easy. First, you need pasteurized eggs. As most grocery stores do...

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We All Want Clean Fruits And Vegetables

We All Want Clean Fruits And Vegetables

By | May 7, 2014 at 10:08 pm | No comments

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) recently completed their 2014 listing of the safest and dirtiest fruits and vegetables to eat.  Their annual study is based on FDA and USDA tests of pesticide residues on produce when it reaches the consumer. EWG’s biggest...

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ZAGAT’S TOP 20

ZAGAT’S TOP 20

By | April 30, 2014 at 4:35 pm | No comments

May in the desert marks a time when many start planning trips outside the area for escape during our hottest months. In determining what to do or where to go, we looked at Zagat’s survey of 224,000 diners in compiling their list of America’s Top 20 Restaurants. Sushi Ota...

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COUNTRY MUSIC AND BBQ

COUNTRY MUSIC AND BBQ

By | April 23, 2014 at 9:52 pm | No comments

With nearly seventy musical acts in town for the Stagecoach Musical Festival, we thought you might find it interesting to understand a little bit about the music fans in town for the greatest country music festival in the United States. The Country Music Association did a...

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What is Norovirus?

What is Norovirus?

By | April 16, 2014 at 1:15 pm | No comments

With the large Norovirus outbreak on the Crown Princess that departed from Los Angeles last week, its second large outbreak in as many cruises, let’s take a look at what Norovirus is and how to avoid it. You may not realize it but 25% of all Americans get some strain of...

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A Simple Healthy Eating Glossary

A Simple Healthy Eating Glossary

By | April 9, 2014 at 1:35 pm | No comments

You probably see terms like ‘farm-to-table’, food miles, low carbon diet and sustainable farming in the news and at many restaurants.  Let’s take a moment and understand what these terms mean. When you hear of a farm-to-table or farm-to-fork meal or event, what...

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“Comfort Yoga” & “Yoga in the Kitchen”

“Comfort Yoga” & “Yoga in the Kitchen”

By | April 2, 2014 at 6:30 pm | No comments

On Sunday, April 6th at 10:30am, Mary Fay Pinnow and Chef Jennifer Johnson of Jennifer’s Kitchen will be hosting a very unique event with all proceeds benefitting FIND Food Bank. Their event: “Comfort Yoga” & “Yoga in the Kitchen”, the combination a gentle yoga...

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Our Condolences to the Friends and Family of Dan Webster

Our Condolences to the Friends and Family of Dan Webster

By | March 26, 2014 at 7:05 pm | No comments

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Two Guys and A Jersey Girl

Two Guys and A Jersey Girl

By | March 19, 2014 at 9:05 pm | No comments

On the first Monday of each month, Two Guys and A Jersey Girl take over ShareKitchen for a one-of-a-kind dining series aptly named “First Mondays”.  These Farm-to-Fork dinners feature a different guest Chef monthly who prepares a special wine paired multi-course menu...

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34th Natural Food Expo West 2014

34th Natural Food Expo West 2014

By | March 12, 2014 at 4:25 pm | No comments

ShareKitchen attended the 34th Natural Food Expo West 2014 last weekend.  Held at the Anaheim Convention Center, the Expo is the largest of its kind in the world with over 2,600 exhibitors and more than 67,000 attendees.  Natural products have become a $200 billion a year...

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Nourishfoods

Nourishfoods

By | February 26, 2014 at 2:35 pm | No comments

By Lori Cohen-Sanford of Nourishfoods Nourishfoods Organic Meal Service was born from my passion for cooking with organic, healthful and seasonal ingredients as the basis for creating recipes and serving delicious meals. I specialize in private chef services, cooking classes,...

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ShareKitchen Wants You!

ShareKitchen Wants You!

By | February 19, 2014 at 2:25 pm | No comments

ShareKitchen has helped people in creating over 25 local food businesses over the last fifteen months.  At present, the ShareKitchen family of businesses are generating approximately $500,000 in revenues as well as numerous local jobs. In case you didn’t know, ShareKitchen...

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Workshops at ShareKitchen

Workshops at ShareKitchen

By | February 12, 2014 at 3:55 pm | No comments

ShareKitchen is host to a number of events this month.  You are invited to join us for a meeting with our local County Supervisor John Benoit and a workshop to help you raise capital for your business. Supervisor John J. Benoit Coffee with the Supervisor Saturday,...

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ShareKitchen Awarded Non-Profit of the Year!

ShareKitchen Awarded Non-Profit of the Year!

By | February 5, 2014 at 5:55 pm | No comments

At the Orion Awards on January 31st, ShareKitchen won the award for Non-Profit of the Year. The Orion Awards is an annual gathering of the Cathedral City Chamber of Commerce. The award is in recognition of ShareKitchen’s efforts having helped start over two dozen new...

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REAL FOOD WEEK

REAL FOOD WEEK

By | January 29, 2014 at 3:15 pm | No comments

The Certified Farmers’ Markets will be celebrating Real Food Week in the Coachella Valley from February 5th through the 9th. Real Food Week is a celebration of healthy foods that are locally sourced and produced in ecologically sound and humane ways. At the Farmers’...

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Upcoming Workshops

Upcoming Workshops

By | January 22, 2014 at 4:25 pm | No comments

Coachella Valley Women’s Business Center Writing a Winning Buisiness Plan Wednesday, January 29th 5:30PM to 7:30PM 77-806 Flora Rd, Suite A Palm Desert, CA 92211 Cost of $20.00 Contact: Kim Scanion 760-345-9200 Your participation in this introductory workshop...

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Food Trucks in Riverside

Food Trucks in Riverside

By | January 15, 2014 at 4:31 pm | No comments

With the recent lifting of the ban against food trucks in Riverside County, people are beginning to think about mobile food eateries.  This emerging business type to the county will present a variety of opportunities for investors, food truck operators, restaurateurs and...

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