Chef John Ash

February 3, 2023

Patty James

Dubbed the “Father of Wine Country Cuisine” he opened acclaimed restaurant John Ash & Company in 1980 and it continues today.

He has had a show on KSRO radio (The Good Food Hour) for 34 years. He hosted two shows on the Food Network. John teaches widely to professional and home cooks.

John has written 5 books and is a two-time James Beard Award winner as well as a Julia Child Cookbook of The Year. His latest Cooking Wild was published in 2018. He is working on a new book: Soups: The Original Comfort Food.

He writes regularly for the Santa Rosa Press Democrat and occasionally for other culinary publications. John is a passionate supporter of sustainable food practices, having served on the Board of the Chef’s Collaborative as well as Seafood Watch, an initiative of the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

We are proud that Chef John Ash is a Foogal Chef! He is a master teacher, and in this video he teaches us how to make crepes. Enjoy!  Chef John Ash teaching how to make Crepes