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Bruce Kalman        

Sustainable Farm-to-Table Celebrity Chef; Appeared on "Top Chef," "Beat Bobby Flay," "Knife Fight" and "Chopped"

A seasoned chef with years of experience and numerous accolades, Chef Bruce Kalman is no stranger to success. From Food Network’s "Chopped" championship title, to a win on Esquire Network’s "Knife Fight," to a recent "Beat Bobby Flay" duel, Kalman’s talents on and off the camera make him a favorite among his guests and audiences everywhere.

Bruce brings wide-ranging experience in event and food demonstrations, having worked with Octagon and BMW most recently at the Driving is Believing showcase at Santa Anita Race Track in California and Citifield in New York. He always puts on a great show with guests, conveying his unparalleled knowledge with local, sustainable ingredients and culinary technique in fun and exciting ways. Bruce's Union Restaurant in Pasadena was also recently named #2 of the top 10 Best New Restaurants in Los Angeles by Los Angeles Magazine in December 2014. Union will also be featured in the upcoming Bravo breakout hit "Best New Restaurant.

A recent feature on Life and Thyme’s “From Snout to Tail” showcases Bruce’s gentle but firm pig-carving technique as well. His commitment to serving local, soulful cuisine in his latest starring role at Union restaurant has won him numerous recommendations and accolades from top food critics like Jonathan Gold, magazines and newspapers across the country.


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Chef of the Moment: Union's Bruce Kalman, fresh in Old Town - LA ...

Bruce Kalman is the executive chef of Union, the northern-Italian-meets- California-cuisine restaurant in Pasadena's Old Town, where the local farmers market ...

New in Old Town: Bruce Kalman to open Union in Pasadena in March

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