Meet and Greet with Chef Tina Bourbeau

Here at the FreshDirect headquarters, we’re lucky to work with many interesting people who share our passion for food. One great example is Chef Tina Bourbeau, Executive Chef/Senior Director of Research and Development here at FreshDirect. I sat down with Tina to find out why she went into the food business in the first place. […]

Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas from Chef Tina Bourbeau

Leftovers are a conundrum for me. I’m not a fan, but I hate to waste food. If there were ever an opportunity to enjoy leftovers though, Thanksgiving is it. It’s a great opportunity to double-utilize some really beautiful food. Haricots verts work beautifully with a fresh dose of olive oil and lemon juice to top […]

Easy Weekday Meal Ideas from Chef Tina Bourbeau

I have three requirements when I make dinner for myself at the end of a busy day (already spent in the kitchen!). 1) Preparations must be fast 2) It should be pretty healthy 3) Ingredients must be great. It’s the last requirement which really allows me to keep things simple. If you have great ingredients, […]

Late Summer Cooking Inspiration from Chef Tina Bourbeau

Ever run out of ideas on what to make for dinner? Late summer is the best time of year for light and delicious seasonal treats. “There are more choices right now than during any other season,” says FreshDirect Chef Tina Bourbeau. Below are some easy ideas to get you going in the right direction. Rule […]

Testing Recipes with Chef Tina for Your #FreshDirectParty

FreshDirect is getting ready for HouseParty! While thousands of people are still signing up (you can too – click here) to be selected to host a gourmet meal at home with friends (on us!), we’re busy in the kitchen, whipping up recipes and testing each one to make sure they’re easy to make and taste […]

Quiche with Spring Veggies for Easter Brunch

Whether for Easter or a warm-weather get-together, Spring is the perfect time for brunch with friends. We’ve recently added three easy quiche recipes created by Chef Tina Bourbeau to our One-Click Recipe section using our pre-made quiche shells and some of our favorite Spring produce. When packed with fresh, quality ingredients, quiche is the perfect […]

Just Desserts*

We’re wired to enjoy the sweet life. Nature knows this. Her answer: Sweet summer fruit. While it’s in season and in peak form, why look anywhere else to satisfy your sweet tooth? People have long cherished the treasures of summer. Long before poet T.S. Eliot mused, “Do I dare to eat a peach?”; and long […]