Busy moms Stephanie Allen and Tina Kuna set out to answer a question that has troubled humans for millennia: "What's for dinner?" They wanted to make people's lives easier and allow for more time around the table with families. Dream Dinners was born from Tina's business savvy and Stephanie's experience with assembling ready-to-cook meals for her clan from fresh, healthy ingredients.
MDC Concierge makes special events unforgettable with luxury vehicles and delicious cuisine. The party bus has been employed for bachelorette parties, weddings, and proms, and its catering services have been enjoyed by Hollywood actors such as Martin Lawrence and influential politicians such as Councilman Bernard Parks.
Pick a class from the schedule and let the oregano-scented romance begin. Master meat with the Beef on the Grill class featuring tutorials on such cook 'em and eat 'em delights as maple rosemary steak skewers, skirt-steak salad, and braised brisket in chipotle molasses barbecue sauce (June 8, 6:30 p.m.), or opt for the poultry-friendly Chicken on the Grill with mini chicken burgers, balsamic black-pepper-grilled thighs, pesto and portabella grilled breasts, and a minty summer squash salad (July 20, 6:30 p.m.). Get more festive than a fiesta with a Mexican class, where participants learn how to prepare heirloom tomato and avocado salsa, scallop ceviche, adobo marinated pork, and a sautéed chard sweet-potato salad (August 24, 6:30 p.m.).
Though the sandwiches at Leonardo’s Deli are all constructed on a French roll and layered with provolone, tomatoes, pepperoncini, and condiments, their flavors couldn’t be more unique. That’s because the deli’s extensive selection of meats infuses each hot or cold sandwich with a different savory finish, from the smokiness of bacon to the subtle spiciness of roast beef. Staffers create these sandwiches a la carte, or pair them with a bag of chips and a soda for a ready-made meal. They also assemble fresh salads, sandwiches, and pasta dishes for large catered events, customizing each order according to the number of guests, their dietary requirements, and their average score on the cold cuts section of the SATs.
First-time campers kick off with a comprehensive, one-on-one consultation with a certified fitness consultant. Then, during each session, boot-bodies can expect varied total-body workouts heightened by exercise formats such as resistance training, jump roping, kickboxing, Pilates, partner drills, short-distance running, and encyclopedia ripping-in-half. At the end of four weeks, goals are assessed and firm, silent, head nods of confidence are exchanged. Long Beach Boot Camp requires that all campers bring the following equipment to each session: exercise mat, set of hand weights, resistance band, and water bottle.
Co-owners Tyler Valencia and Tony Nunez have spent years ensuring that they could help others be healthy. They’ve received certifications as personal trainers and have earned degrees in kinesiology with emphasis on fitness. Together, they lead students of all fitness levels through rigorous outdoor boot camp sessions. They customize the program to suit all students, designing routines of interval training that make use of battling ropes, TRX suspension equipment, and resistance bands.