Author Archives: Fred Bollaci

About Fred Bollaci

I'm CEO and President of Fred Bollaci Enterprises. I lost more than 100 pounds while living "La Dolce Vita" and I'm now known as "The Healthy Gourmet." Sample the good life with me through fitness, fine food, and good wine. Meet chefs who cater to a healthy gourmet lifestyle through my Golden Palate blog.

Join us for Venu Magazine’s Inaugural Sip & Savor Virtual Food and Wine Event, Weds July 29, 6:30pm! Featuring Live Cooking with Chef Christopher Covelli of Sage SRQ and Williamson Wines from Sonoma! Recipes Posted Below So You Can Cook Along!

  Friends, we hope to see you Wednesday 7/29/20 at 6:30pm on Venü Magazine Facebook Live with Chef Christopher Covelli of Sage SRQ with Williamson Wines Sam Williamson for Venu’s first Sip & Savor Virtual Food and Wine Event! As … Continue reading

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Venu Magazine and Fred Bollaci Enterprises to co-host Venu Vines Inaugural “Sip & Savor” Virtual Wine and Dine Series with Celebrated Chef Christopher Covelli of Sage SRQ in Sarasota, FL, Paired with Wines from Williamson Winery in Sonoma, CA July 29, 2020 @6:30pm on VenuMagazine Facebook Live

  Friends, please SAVE THE DATE! Weds July 29th, 2020 @6:30pm LIVE on Facebook Venü Magazine our inaugural Venu Vines Sip & Savor Virtual Dining Series Event featuring delicious food by celebrated Christopher Covelli of Sage SRQ and Toscana Saporita … Continue reading

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“All the Lobsters We Know Crave Chardonnay” By Monty & Sara Preiser of “The Preiser Key,” Co-Founders of “The American Fine Wine Competition,” and Co-Owners of Shadowbox Cellars in Napa, CA, Guest Contributors

  Pictured: Shadowbox Cellars 2013 Forty Sixth Leaf Chardonnay   IT’S TIME FOR WINE AND OTHER THINGS by Monty and Sara Preiser July 13, 2020 “All the Lobsters We Know Crave Chardonnay” Everybody seeks out something they love to help … Continue reading

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Chilled Cantaloupe Soup with Fresh Chantilly Cream- A Perfect Summer Starter or Dessert!

  This delicious, refreshing soup works great as a starter, as well as for dessert, especially during the summer months when the weather is hot and the likelihood of finding a ripe, sweet, delicious melon is greater. Serves 4 Ingredients: … Continue reading

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Pasta with Smoked Salmon Pink Sauce, Perfect for Brunch!

Pasta with Smoked Salmon Pink Sauce Perfect for Brunch! Serves 2-3 Ingredients 1/2 pound imported Italian pasta (or fresh pasta) 1 tablespoon butter 4 ounces Smoked Salmon 1 cup tomato sauce (previously made or store bought) handful fresh basil 1/2 … Continue reading

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