"...They seemed like mythical names out of an old Western to me. Then, last spring, I learned that chef Paul Petersen had become executive chef at the legendary Gage Hotel in Marathon after closing his highly acclaimed Little Texas Bistro in Buda..."
"...I've followed chef Paul Petersen's career since the talented San Antonio native operated the cozy Little Texas Bistro on Main Street in tiny Buda. After closing the successful bistro, Petersen continued to build his reputation running the kitchen at the historic Gage Hotel in West Texas and then a busy steak house in a restored historic property on the town square in McKinney..."
"...In the earlier days of this 17-year-old event, a chef named John Randall concocted salsas that placed regularly in the individual category as well as some that were representative of three different businesses – Green Pastures, the Yellow Rose, and the Texas Chili Parlor – before moving away from Austin and retiring from the competition. These days, a young chef named Paul Petersen has taken up that banner, recently garnering accolades for himself as well as his former Little Texas Bistro in Buda and now trekking back to Austin every August to represent the Gage Hotel from the far West Texas town of Marathon..."
"...Former Austin chef Paul Petersen announced his return to town last week. He's teamed with fellow San Antonio native Roger Diaz in an overhaul of the Lake Creek Shopping Center outlet of Diaz's Vivo restaurant (12233 RR 620 N.)..."
"...News of the New Congratulations to Paul and Beth Petersen, owners of Little Texas Bistro (214 N. Main in Buda, 312-5828) on the birth of their daughter Ella, who arrived last week at 8 lbs., 1 oz., and 21 inches long..."
"...After a dip and a drink, we always look forward to dinner at the historic Gage's restaurant, Cafe Cenizo. Until a few months ago, the kitchen here was the playground of former Austin chef Paul Petersen, who elevated the cuisine and service to a nationally recognized high standard..."
"...This year's new Eat+Drink+Local tent will feature cooking demos from Texas chefs Jeff Blank of Hudson's on the Bend, Paul Petersen of the Gage Hotel in Marathon, and Justin Raiford of 34th Street Cafe. These will be interspersed with interesting wine talks from Stephan Hockey, who will be discussing terroir as expressed in the wines from Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant, and winemaker Jim Johnson from the acclaimed Alamosa Wine Cellars in Lampasas..."
"...The menu looks very inviting... Kudos to former Austin chef and recent Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Contest finalist Paul Petersen for the great coverage he's received in the October issue of Esquire..."
"...Considering the remarkable success of the Little Texas Bistro in Buda, I was very surprised when chef/owner Paul Petersen called to say he was closing up shop on April 1. It wasn't an April Fools' joke, either..."
"...1-2pm: Longtime festival attendees and food aficionados will rejoice with the return of chef Paul Petersen to our fair city. The San Antonio native and graduate of the Culinary Institute of America gained regional acclaim for his inventive takes on Texas cuisine, first at his much-missed Little Texas Bistro in Buda, then as executive chef at the Gage Hotel's Cafe Cenizo in Marathon..."
"...Honorable Mentions: Jimmy Anderson (Alvin), John Robinson, Andrew Rodenberg, Akl Batrouni, Jason Brice, Jeff Schulz, Roy Alvarado (Round Rock), Jimmy Anderson (Alvin), Marc Irving (Cedar Park), Ken Coffelt (Briarcliff), Cesar Remus, Jarrod C. Mejia (Cedar Park), Paul Petersen (Alpine), Mike Bunga, Steve McMillon, Richard Botello (Dripping Springs), Jason Stanford, Rene Moreno, Dana Richie (Cedar Park), Roy Alvarado (Round Rock), Dennise Cowart, Juana Younce, Justin Williams, ManDee Mason (DeLeon), Bryan Bunkowski, Brandon Grebe, Scott NettlesGreen SauceFirst: Mark & Margaret Harsh (Round Rock)..."
"...Look for the official application at www.choppedcasting.com. Austin has got to have some potential winners – chefs John Bullington and Paul Petersen, this is definitely in your wheelhouses!..."
"...› Target presents a promotional cooking competition between Austin chefs Shawn Cirkiel of parkside and Paul Petersen of Vivo's Lake Creek location. TV personality and food critic Gail Simmons hosts the cook-off in the parking lot at Fourth & Congress..."
"...• The outdoor stage at Stubb's (801 Red River, 480-8341) becomes a venue for Texas celebrity chefs when the restaurant/music venue hosts the Bad to the Bone Chef Smackdown to benefit the Sustainable Food Center. Chefs David Bull of Bolla at the Stoneleigh Hotel in Dallas, Paul Petersen of Rick's Chophouse in McKinney, and Shawn Cirkiel of parkside here in Austin will create original dishes based on secret ingredients during televised cooking demonstrations..."
"...It was the second time in the past two weeks I've had the opportunity to sample the cooking of local chef Lawrence Kocurek, and I'm more convinced than ever that he's one to watch. Both local and visiting chefs presented standing-room-only classes to appreciative crowds at the Central Market Cooking School and the Sunday Fair – we're told the Saturday brunch class with Charleston, S.C., chef Bob Waggoner and the Chef Smackdown dinner between Paul Petersen and Josh Watkins were particular treats..."
"...The October 1964 cover also depicts TV star Paul Petersen plugging his ears against the Fab Four. Inside are photos from Shelley Fabares' wedding to "Only Sixteen" author and future Monterey Pop impresario Lou Adler, with Petersen and Annette Funicello in attendance..."
"...SV: 1) Chuck Hell, 2) Paul Petersen (Alpine), 3) Burt Friedman..."
"...› Chef Paul Petersen of Vivo's Lake Creek location (12233 RR 620 N. #105) will prepare a multicourse dinner paired with wines showcasing the restaurant's growing wine list..."
"...And while Cary Grant and Sophia Loren's star power alone can float boats, it's the kids in Houseboat -- the three young Winston siblings who have recently lost their mother -- that keep this vessel seaworthy, a tribute to director Melville Shavelson's handling and realistic script. Veteran child actor Paul Petersen (Mickey Mouse Club, Gidget, The Donna Reed Show) portrays kleptomaniac David, whose 13-year-old broken heart is carefully concealed by typical eldest-son bravado..."
"...• Burgers 'n Blues Enjoy an art show, live music, wine tastings, and burgers grilled by chef Paul Petersen at this festive event on the patio. Event is free but lunches must be purchased by online reservation..."