Malibu Chronicle Features Gina’s Bittersweet Farm Chicken

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As a celebrity chef, many of my clients are very health conscious. They understand that they have only one body and they have to take care of it. Being a native Californian, I am so lucky to have the best and healthiest products at my disposal, and as a chef, it is all about farm to table. I truly enjoy food in its simplest form, and I like my food to be the healthiest, freshest, and simplest as possible. I love to see my clients enjoying it more and more every day.


  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 lbs. chicken (cut into pieces)
  • 8 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup orange-flavored liqueur
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons orange zest
  • 1 tablespoon soya sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In plastic bag, combine flour, salt, and pepper.
  2. Add chicken and coat completely with flour.
  3. Melt 4 tablespoons of butter.
  4. Roll chicken in butter, making sure to coat all sides.
  5. Place chicken, skin side down, in pan.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes.
  7. In saucepan, melt remaining 4 tablespoons of butter.
  8. Stir in lemon juice, liqueur, honey, orange zest, and soya sauce.
  9. Turn chicken pieces over.
  10. Pour honey mixture over chicken.
  11. Continue baking an additional 30 minutes or until chicken is glazed and tender.

Makes 4 servings.

Source: Malibu Chronicle June-July 2016

Malibu Seaside Chef makes personalized dining a breeze | Malibu Surfside News

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Sometimes it’s nice to eat in or entertain a house full of guests while avoiding the task of preparing the food and cleaning up after cooking. Malibuite Gina Clarke, an internationally renowned model and chef, has just the solution. Clarke owns Malibu Seaside Chef and brings one-of-a-kind epicurean experiences to people’s homes.

Source: The Dish: Malibu Seaside Chef makes personalized dining a breeze | Malibu Surfside News

Gina Clarke | IfOnly

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Model, muse, and professional chef, Gina Clarke is a California native who founded and operates Malibu Seaside Chef. After studying at the French Epicurean School in Los Angeles, Chef Gina apprenticed under the tutelage of renowned chefs Florence-based chef Guiliano Bugialli and of Malibu restaurant Granita. She now counts movie stars, CEOs, musicians, and world-class athletes among her clientele, and she loves to create custom menus that showcase California’s seasonal bounty for celebrations of all sizes. When she’s not cooking, Chef Gina enjoys art collecting, hiking, and exploring all that her home base of Malibu has to offer.

Source: Gina Clarke | IfOnly

Los Angeles Times Gift Guide: L.A. Experiences – Los Angeles Times

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You need that perfect gift for that perfect someone. @LATimes is here to help.

Private chef Gina Clarke will lead you past the cliffs of Malibu down to the Santa Monica Pier on a pleasant morning hike before returning to her home for a cooking lesson using fresh, locally sourced ingredients for an only-in-California spread, such as caramelized sea scallops or pearl couscous salad with sun-dried tomatoes.

Source: 2016 Los Angeles Times Gift Guide: L.A. Experiences – Los Angeles Times

Bittersweet Farm Chicken

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