Maggie, now really faint and trembling with fear, was t aken
on board, making an interesting object of contemplation to admiring Dutchmen.
Florida restaurant chef/owner and cookbook author Norman Van Aken (owner of Norman's in Coral Gables and Norman's at the Ritz-Carlton Orlando) has moved west and opened Norman's restaurant in Los Angeles.
Van Aken melds the exotic ingredients and rich cultural heritages of Latin America, the Caribbean, the Southern U.
Award-winning chef Norman Van Aken will be honored at the fourth annual International Summit of Gastronomy, Madrid Fusion, on January 17, 2006 in Madrid, Spain.
Van Aken will join his colleagues Mark Miller, Paul Prudhomme and Alice Waters in receiving this year's honored tribute, "Founders of the New American Cuisine," the award given to those exceptional talents who have changed and influenced cooking and dining in the United States.
The California farmers who produce more than 90 percent of the nation's processed tomatoes are proud to have one of America's most renowned chefs, Norman Van Aken, join with them to spread the word about these fresh-canned and nutritious red fruits.
Growing up in Diamond Lake, Illinois, Van Aken fell in love with the eccentric "end of the rainbow" town of Key West in the 1970's where he began to weld his own unique style of cuisine.
Bob Akens, a 13-year island resident and member of the Kiwanis Club, said, "We light up the whole forest as a community service.
I don't remember whose idea it was, but it started as a joke during a Kiwanis meeting," Akens said.
Akens the 2006 NAPA/ASE Parts Specialist of the Year.
The award helps confirm that I am reaching my own personal goals of providing a high level of service to my customers," said Akens.
Kupp Chief Executive Officer Gentry Akens
said, "Contrary to its usual fascination with high-tech ventures, I think the market will appreciate the simplicity of the Kupp.