Award-winning chef Christine Piccin cooked in white tabletop establishments for ten years (Hotel la Rose, Madrona Manor, Mixx). As a chef, Christine has paired food and wine for wineries, and has written for various food and travel magazines. A confessed fanatique of la cuisine française, Christine’s past articles for FRANCE magazine have allowed her to taste her way through Cognac, help make Comté cheese in the French countryside, and practice the finer points of playing pétanque.
She is a past president of the Sonoma County Culinary Guild, and a Harvest Fair Sweepstakes Award winner, a competition she now helps judge. Currently training student-chefs in the Culinary Arts program at SRJC, Christine also teaches French cooking class, in French, and “Why We Love Paris,” a food and travel class.