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Chef Tyler Stone

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Chef Tyler Stone

Chef Tyler Stone is one of America’s rising stars in the next generation of chefs. From the time he was 4 years old, Tyler Stone has had a full-blown passion for the culinary arts and has accomplished much in his short career. He graduated from a culinary academy at the age of thirteen with a student degree in restaurant management and culinary arts. He has also enjoyed numerous TV appearances on local television and has prepared fabulous dinner parties for local and national celebrities, organizations, and politicians.

Tyler cooked up some great strawberry recipes at the Watsonville Strawberry Festival, including his wonderful strawberry salad with aged Italian cheese and heirloom tomatoes.

For more information about Chef Tyler, visit http://www.ChefTylerStone.com.

Strawberry Salad

Strawberry Salad


1 heirloom tomato, cut into pieces
6 large strawberries, sliced
8 ounces pre-washed arugula
8 large basil leaves, chopped
1 pinch of sea salt and freshly ground pepper
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
1 tablespoon aged balsamic vinegar
1 wedge of aged parmesan cheese


Combine all of the ingredients except for the oil, vinegar, and cheese in a large mixing bowl.  Add the olive oil and toss well to coat.  Then add the vinegar and toss once more.  Serve the salad in bowls with freshly grated parmesan over the top and serve immediately.

Serves 2-4