Show 532, July 1, 2023: Executive Chef Andie Hubka, Cork & Fork, Indio, CA Part Two

Andie Hubka of Platinum Hospitality Group

Cork & Fork restaurant in Indio was born out of their Cooking School, Cooking with Class. What started as a weekly get together on Wednesday evenings inside the cooking school featured small plates and wines by the glass. Each week the list of attendees grew and grew until Executive Chef Andie Hubka was turning away more people than she could seat. The empty space next door suddenly became very appealing!

A big move to a new location in 2023 saw the addition of twice the seating, a full bar and private dining rooms. The rest as they say, is history!”

This is casual fine dining at its best. The menu features creative small plates ranging from classic comfort to exotic fusion. Chef Andie uses the highest quality ingredients and shops locally, organically and sustainable whenever possible. Cork & Fork’s Mix, Match, Share & Enjoy philosophy allows you to choose your own adventure and order many small plates to share, or let the chef choose for you if you’d like with their Seasonal Tasting Menu.”

“Andie Hubka is the award winning Executive Chef and Owner of three acclaimed restaurants – Cork & Fork, Heirloom Craft Kitchen in Indio and the recently opened Tu Madres Cantina & Grill (located next door to Heirloom). Andie was named “Chef of the Year” by Palm Springs Life Magazine for her work at her beloved cooking school, Cooking with Class, and has since gone on to open her exceptional restaurant Cork & Fork, which has earned top honors including Best New Restaurant in 2013 in the prestigious ‘My Desert’ poll.”

“A teacher at heart, Andie staffs her kitchens with students from the La Quinta High School Culinary Program, in partnership with the school, creating the Desert’s first paid culinary internship program that has successfully graduated 6 years of students in to the local culinary workforce and beyond.”

Chef Andie Hubka takes a further break from her busy kitchens to continue with us.

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