Chef Program (temporarily suspended due to COVID-19)

Kim Vu, owner and operator of Vucacious Catering and Sorry not Sorry bar is the Santa Monica Farmers Markets Chef In Residence.  Check out her seasonal farm to table recipe collection below.  Each recipe features a specific farmer or vendor from the Santa Monica Farmers Markets and teaches you how to select, prep and cook the best of the season!

Be sure to check out the live feed on Instagram as well as our videos on YouTube.  

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Cauliflower Steaks with caramelized fish sauce
Fennel & Citrus Salad

Blistered Sunchokes, Chile Carrot Romensco Dip, Citrus Avocado Bok Choy Salad

March - Vang Farm
Vegetable Curry, Bok Choy Herb Salad, 

April - Rancho La Familia
Roasted Fennel & Strawberry Salad, Blistered Sugar Snap Peas w/ Vietnamese Nuoc Cham, Vietnamese Pickled Carrots & Kale

May - Apricot Lane Farm
Citrus Avocado Salad
Lisbon Lemon Dressing
Snap Pea Hummus
Red Wine Braised Lamb Leg

June - Anna's Farm & Country Rhodes Farm
Swiss Chard & Summer Squash Hash
Fresh Mint Tea
Fresh Peach Salad

July - Olson Family Farms
Smoking Tips
Grilled Stone Fruit & Bok Choy Salad
Stone Fruit Gazpacho
Skillet Plum Crisp

February 2018 Valentine Recipes

March 2018 Vegetarian Recipes

April 2018 Roots to Tips Recipes

Summer After School Cooking Class Recipe (2018)





Vietnamese Pan Roasted Butter Nut Squash, Caramelized Fish Sauce, Skillet Asian Pear Crisp.

Shakshuka Recipe

Seafood Recipes

Salad Recipes

2017 Coast Recipes

November 2017 Recipes

Sweet Potato Breakfast Nachos