Kelsie Kerr

Won Best New Chef at: Café Rouge, Berkeley
Herbed Roast Leg of Lamb
Rating: Unrated
Roasting large cuts of meat is extraordinarily simple as long as you have an instant-read thermometer to check for doneness. A great piece of meat like this leg of lamb needs little more than a drizzling of extra-virgin olive oil and a sprinkling of herbs, salt and pepper.Chef Tip Use mild, ultratender spring lamb when it's available. Centerpiece Roasts
Free-Form Onion Tart
Rating: Unrated
At Cavallo Point, school director Kelsie Kerr teaches the basics of preparing seasonal recipes. The buttery dough for her savory onion tart, for instance, is great with all kinds of fillings, like fruit.Chef Tip To make the crust flaky, keep the butter and dough cold. Quick Appetizers