Meet The Chef

A west coast native, Chef Jamil spent his early career cooking in Santa Cruz, Seattle, and the Napa Valley. A sous chef position at The Madrona Manor lured him to beautiful Sonoma County where he gained the upmost respect for not only local ingredients, but also more refined techniques. After a few years in Las Vegas as sous chef for Wolfgang Puck and a stint waiting tables he returned to Sonoma County to re-focus. He landed as chef de cuisine at Syrah Bistro and then Petite Syrah where the team received a 3 star review from the SF Chronicle. A stint at Scopa and a co-chef position at Campo Fina was also met with raving reviews. After some personal chef work and an appearance on Chef Wanted on the Food Network he was then hired as the opening chef at Woodfour Brewing Company, garnering a perfect food review from the Press Democrat and Best New Restaurant from the Bohemian. Realizing that being chef in a Brewery was limiting he left to seek a better fit. The Applewood Inn was the perfect setting to further refine his personal style and continue to utilize the bounty of West Sonoma County. While at the helm, again he recieved a perfect food rating from the Press Democrat, Now working exlusively as a Private Chef you have an oppourtunity to enjoy the cuisine of Chef Jamil in your chosen setting and customized to your preferences.

 

Tel: 707-321-4346  |  Email: jamilpeden@yahoo.com

 

GOURMET CHEF

AT YOUR DINNER TABLE

 
 

TASTING MENU...

 

beet/hijiki/spicy mayo/avocado

 

fennel vichyssoise/burnt onion

 

halibut/potato confit/bacon/ purslane

 

asparagus/dashi/creme fraiche

 

quinoa/cured egg/morels/ truffle

 

quail/celery/mustard/raisin

 

rhubarb/vanilla/custard/rose

 

chocolate/smoke/black sesame

 

 

SAMPLE MENUS, just some ideas

priced from 50 to 250 per person

FAMILY STYLE RUSTIC...

 

crostini/pickled mushroom/

basil/ricotta

 

sonoma caesar/dry jack/anchovy/fennel cracker

 

braised chickpeas/salsa verde

 

roast prime rib/potato gratin

 

broccoli/carrots/green beans

 

seeded sourdough/good butter

 

lemon tart/whipped cream/ raspberries

 

ricotta/honey/toast

 

 

GERMANIC ELEGANCE...

 

roasted beets/pickled celery/ dill sour cream/pumpernickle/

watercress

 

spaetzle /walnut/apple/ cheddar cheese/ horseradish

 

old world rabbitry rabbit schnitzle/ braised cabbage

 

spent grain broth/ sprouts

 

bread pudding/ pear/ cinnamon

 

 

 

SIMPLE LUNCH WITH FAMILY...

 

housemade chips/scallion dip

 

simple greens/ champagne vinaigrette/ avocado/ corn

 

"JFC" fried chicken sandwich/pickles / jalapeno slaw / milk bun

 

chocolate goodness cookies/

ice cold almond milk

 

 

 
 

At Your Service

Tel: 707-321-4346  |  Email: jamilpeden@yahoo.com

 

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