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Over the last few years, the Cole Hotel (at 2323 N. Palm Canyon Drive, in Palm Springs) has played host to various pop-up restaurants. Now it seems the Cole is the permanent home of Freddie’s Kitchen, helmed by Chef Frederic Pierret, a classically trained French chef from Alsace. The menu includes French classics like steak [...]
Stadium 1, the ‘main stage’ and center of it all welcomes Ristorante Mama Gina for the first time! Chef Frederic assists the Mamma Gina team in opening their premiere BNP Paribus Open “pop-Up”. Patrons enjoyed world-class dining while watching tennis with unprecedented views of Stadium 1. Mamma Gina has been a landmark in Florentine cuisine [...]
Chef Frederic had the honor of assisting Cafe De Beaux-Arts owner Didier Bloch and Guest Chef Thierry Barot for the very special: “Culinary Adventure of St. Tropez”. When owner, Didier Bloch spends his vacation in St. Tropez, one of his favorite restaurants is La Grange des Agapes. During a discussion with chef-owner, Thierry Barot, they [...]
What do you do when a well-known chef changes venues and you want to tell your patrons? A billboard, of course! For a long minute, this effective tactic brought many an old friend, guest, or northern traveler by to visit Chef at the brasserie!
A simple and satisfying dish where a fried egg crowns a decadent sandwich of ham enrobed in béchamel and melted cheese. Prep. Time: 30 minutes Ingredients to serve 4 6 tbsp. unsalted butter 4 tbsp. flour 1 cup milk 5 1 ⁄ 2 tbsp. Dijon mustard 1 ⁄ 4 tsp. freshly grated nutmeg 8 (1/4"-thick) [...]
Creamy, comforting and full of flavor. This is one of my comfort foods. Prep. Time: 30 Minutes Ingredients to serve 6 ¼ C Butter, Soft 6-8 Desirée (red skin) Potatoes, depending on size 1 ¼ C Whole Milk 1 1/3 C Heavy Cream 2 small or 1 large Garlic Clove(s), Peeled and halved 2 sprigs [...]
A wonderful Holiday Dish, yes, but earthy roasted chestnuts make a wonderful and hearty soup all fall and winter. Prep. Time: 2 Hours if including ‘chill’ time for blending. Best made 1 day ahead for flavors to cultivate together. Ingredients to serve 6 4 slices bacon, roughly chopped 2 tbsp. unsalted butter 1 large shallot, [...]
This Coconut Cake is one of the best cakes I’ve ever had and my wife makes it! It's light and fluffy, it's brimming with sweet coconut flavor and it's finished with a rich and creamy frosting. Prep. Time: 30 Minutes Ingredients: Coconut oil – Firm, in a jar 3 cups cake flour 1 Tbsp. baking [...]
Chef Frederic is classically French trained with a flair for blending regional and global influences. "I like to deliver what pleases my guests..." Read more about Chef Frederic as the SnowChef asks him what we all would like to know!