Archive for the ‘Dining’ Category

End of Summer Hawai’ian Luau at Lone Tree Golf & Event Center

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

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Camila’s Café opens in Antioch’s historic, downtown Rivertown

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

The Galindos, Lupita, Fernando and their three daughters, take a break from cooking. The restaurant is named for their middle daughter, Camila.

By Allen Payton

Owners Fernando and Lupita Galindo have just opened their first restaurant, Camila’s Cafe, at 740 W. 2nd Street on the corner of “I” Street in Antioch’s historic, downtown Rivertown.

Having grown up in Lima, Peru, Fernando has worked in restaurants in San Francisco and the Bay Area.

“This was one of my dreams,” he said. “I thank God because He opened the doors for this opportunity.”

They offer salads, sandwiches and soup and are open Monday through Friday from 8:30-5 and Saturdays 9-3. For more information and to see photos of their food follow them on their Facebook page.

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Southern Express Soul Food opens in Antioch

Monday, August 13th, 2018

Southern Express owner Cheeko Wells invites all to stop by and enjoy his food. Photo by Allen Payton

Southern Express Soul Food held its Grand Opening on Saturday June 23rd. Located in the Contra Loma Plaza at 3136 Contra Loma Blvd., the new restaurant serves smothered pork chops, fried chicken, baked chicken, rib tips, hot links, ox tails, fried fish, baked fish, and much more.

They offer $1.00 sides of greens, yams, macaroni and cheese, corn, rice, mashed potatoes, beans, coleslaw, potato salad, cabbage, and cornbread, plus desserts for $3.99. All vegetables are prepared from scratch.

Stop by, today or call and place your to go order at (925) 332-0932. For more information visit them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/TheSoulFoodExperienc/.

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Masquerade Murder Mystery Dinner at Lone Tree Friday, Aug. 10

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

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Campbell’s Bakery and Café opens in Rivertown

Monday, August 6th, 2018

Antioch Mayor Pro Tem Lamar Thorpe (left) stopped by Campbel’s Bakery & Cafe to celebrate with Cheyanne, Alyssa, Dawn and Greg Williams (Le’sha’s parents), and owners Le’Sha (with baby) and Adam Campbell, during their soft grand opening on Saturday, June 30, 2018.

Owners Adam and Le’Sha Campbell opened their new bakery and cafe at 211 G Street in Rivertown on Saturday, June 30, 2018 when they held a “soft” grand opening. Campbell’s offers “yummy treats, wedding cakes and more”, including cupcakes, cookies and coffee.

Visit their Facebook page for hours and to place an order call (925) 777-0600 or stop by, today.

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Family Feud returns to Lone Tree Golf & Event Center Friday, June 29

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

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Smith’s Landing Seafood Grill searches for a great chef

Friday, June 15th, 2018

Smith’s Landing Seafood Grill building has a new look. Photo by Allen Payton

Help us find a great chef for our restaurant. Please share.

Smith’s Landing Seafood Grill – Antioch’s newest waterfront dining location, expected to open later this summer at the former Humphrey’s location – is seeking an experienced and passionate Chef de Cuisine to lead our culinary team. You will be working directly with our Executive Chef to create new menu items as well as be responsible for the day to day operation of our kitchen.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITY:

Individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and must be able to demonstrate that they can perform the essential functions of the position.
1. A GREAT ATTITUDE

2. Excellent interpersonal skills with subordinates and superiors

3. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment is required.

4. Ability to effectively problem solve

5. Ability to ensure perform proper food prep and presentation, no short cuts

6. Ability to hire quality employees as well as train, support, motivate and develop employees

7. Dependability and follow through.

8. Knowledge of food and beverage operations and equipment is required.

9. Flexible schedule,

10. Dependable transportation

11. Certain physical requirements including standing for long periods, tolerance of extreme temperatures, ability to lift / push / pull 50 lbs, ability to properly and safely use all kitchen tools and equipment

12. Maintain a professional demeanor with superiors, subordinates, peers, vendors and guests at all times. Lead by example setting a high standard for yourself and others.

13. Food safety certification (Training provided)

14. Harassment Training Certification (Training Provided)

15. Basic computer knowledge including, email, internet, Word and Excel

16. Ability to read, write and speak English

17. Good Math Skills

18. Ability to understand and properly execute recipes

19. Ability to perform basic cleaning and sanitation practices

20. Ability to handle a knife and other sharp objects with extreme caution and skill

21. Ability to handle food safely

22. Ability to convert measurements

23. Ability to work as a team player and communicate with co-workers effectively

We are looking for someone with at least three years’ experience as a sous chef / chef de cuisine in an upscale environment with extensive experience working with a wide variety of seafood. This is a working management position and requires availability on weekends and holidays. Must be able to place food orders, write back of house schedules, set pars and production and process fresh meats and seafoods. Our ideal candidate will excel working in a team environment. Our top priority is coaching and developing hourly team member to increase skill set and execution of menu items.

Email resume to contactus@zephyrgrill.com for consideration.

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Take dad to see Pete Escovedo and sons at Southern Cafe Saturday, June 16

Thursday, June 7th, 2018

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