David Fuñe serves as Corporate Executive for Salt Creek Grille, a bi-coastal, premium casual dining concept with five iconic restaurants in California and New Jersey, and Pickled Monk, a new, contemporary gastropub experience in Downtown Fullerton. Fuñe was at the forefront of the gourmet food truck trend when he owned and operated Vizzi, which was featured on The Cooking Channel’s “Food Truck Revolution.” He has also been featured in several broadcast cooking demonstrations, food documentaries, instructional videos, and shows, including “Chopped” on The Food Network.
Chef Daniella Malfitano is an integrative nutrition health coach, author of nine cookbooks, host of the Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival, and creator of the new YouTube channel My Choice Kitchen. With over fifteen years experience in restaurants and culinary media, Chef Daniella is passionate about spreading joy by teaching kids and adults how to make healthy choices in the kitchen.
Producer: Heritage Future
Host: Chef Daniella Malfitano
Guest: David Fuñe
Audio: Brew Sessions Live
Creative + Cultural Podcast music composed and performed by Dan Reckard
For The Love Of Food is a culinary focused conversation with local restauranteurs from Orange County hosted by Chef Daniella Malfitano, Author, Integrative Nutrition Coach and creator of the YouTube series My Choice Kitchen. This program is an in-depth conversation about history, inspiration, and community, and how these elements relate to cooking and serving hungry people in this busy industry.
This episode was recorded live on October 24 at the Muckenthaler Cultural Center in Fullerton, CA.
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