Manuel Garcia is from southern California and graduated from the CIA in St. Helena, California. After his apprenticeship, he started at The Lodge at Pebble Beach. After working his way up the kitchen ladder, he moved to Hawaii in 1994, to work under Chef Judith Capertina at the St. Regis Princeville Hotel in Kauai.
When Great Chef Daniel Delbrel became the executive chef at the Princeville Hotel, he elevated Chef Manuel Garcia to pastry cook. In September of 1994, the Great Chefs television team showed up to tape Chef Garcia for their Great Chefs of Hawaii television series (episode #7).
White Chocolate-Mango Mousse
Serving: 8 Print White Chocolate-Mango Mousse By Great Chefs September 21, 2015 Fresh fruit and featherweight mousse create beautiful little cakes circled with a band of mango petals. The chocolate garnish can be used on almost any dessert; the dark and light contrasting bands of chocolate are particularly pretty against the golden mango. Ingredients Cake […]