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Culinary Magic Cooking Show was created by Chef Dan Catanio. Culinary Magic is curently being aired in Northern California,on Redding Community Access Channel 11, and in Coos Bay & North Bend Oregon, on Community Access Channel 98.

30 shows have been produced, with topics covering several Culinary types of American Regional and International recipes. Chef Catanio is the Executive Producer of Culinary Magic, and has had many local Community leaders appear on his show to learn and create menu ideas with Chef Dan. If you would like any copies of the show, you can call the Broadcast studio or go on to their website to order any of The shows. When you pay for a show, the money will be donated to the Station from Chef Dan Catanio. We hope you enjoy looking at some of the pictures in the Culinary Magic Section.

Click on the above Culinary Magic picture and it will take you to the Redding Community Access Channel 11 website. When you are at their website, click on the program guide on the left of the page , then click on the Culinary Magic picture to view the live video of the Introduction to Culinary Magic. There are some pictures below, for your viewing of some of the locations where Culinary Magic was filmed, click any of the pictures to make it larger.   Chef Dan donates all the proceeds to local High School Culinary programs in the greater Sacramento area.

Thank you ! and..... "Good Cooking"


Chef Dan in the Studio at News 10, Sac & Company with Host Melissa Paul. I had 2 appearances and will be the Station's "Culinary Expert Spokesperson" :)

In the studio with Oregon Bounty Cooking Show
Chef Dan at the Studio filming The Oregon Bounty Cooking Show... !

Chef Dan Catanio is the Executive Producer of his own 30 minute Cooking show called; Oregon Bounty ! Cooking Show The show is filmed and taped in North Bend Oregon at the North Bend Business center Media Studio every Monday morning. I t take about 28-30 minutes to film a Cooking Show, then it is edited that day and aired on The Bay Area Local Community Access on Channel 98 on Charter Cable network only. The Show comes on 2 time frames on Tuesday at 7:00 Am and at 7:00 PM the same evening. Tune in and have some fun rattleing your pots and pans with Chef Dan. Chef Dan donates his time and all the proceeds are going toward helping local Culinary Programs with products costs and donations.

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Click on the above picture of the cooking show to go to the Coos Media Website. Type Oregon Bounty Cooking Show into the search engine to select any of the cooking shows. I hope you enjoy the cooking show ! oh yea ! and me playing my drums with my Oregon Bounty Band..:) Yes, that's me on my

Oregon B;ack Steamed Mussels in Dark Beer!!

View Chef Dan Catanio's "Dining on a Dime" Segments !


View Chef Dan's "Dining on a Dime" segment
that is currently being aired on News Channel 16 out of Eugene Oregon.

To view the segment,
Click on Chef Catanio's Picture.

When you get on the News Source 16 website,

 To view the Dining on a Dime segment, click on the search this site tab box, that is directly below the Logo breaking news, click the search video selection, then type in dining on a dime in the search box, then click the go button.

select any of the dining on a dime selections to view the segment video. 

Enjoy !

"Good Cooking"

Chef Dan Catanio


I also like to visit Assisted Living Centers and have sing alongs with the residents. It makes them happy to play and sing to them. I also offer free coking demonstrations for the seniors. Have fun, learn to cook and sing !

This Facility is in my Home town, Stockton California.

Gift from my Culinary Staff Team Members

WOW ! what a nice surprise !
The Food & Beverage Mill Casino Team presented me with this "Drum cake"
Now they all know my second "Passion"...
The Drums.... Cool !
Thanks Team
Chef Dan

2009 Dungeness Crab Challenge

Pictures of the 2009 Dungeness Crab Challenge.
Sous Chef James Pennington & Assistant Chris Dilts from the Mill Casino Competed. It was a fun challenging event for all. All the proceeds from the Crab challenge went to local Culinary High School Programs.

"The Singing Chef"

   Andy Lo Russo

Click on Chef Lo Russo's picture below to view his exciting website!


Click on Chef Andy's picture to get to his website

Pictures below of Chef Andy Lo Russo, "The Italian Singing Chef", and Chef Dan at the Mill Casino.

Chef Andy & Chef Dan had a "Great time" Dinning in both restaurants.

The Plank House, Australian Lobster Tails, Fresh Tomato Bruchetta, Assorted fresh local Oyster's prepared three way's.

Our "Grand Seafood Buffet", Fresh Dungeness Crab, Wild Alaskan Coho Salmon, baked on the plank, Fresh steamed clams, green lip mussels, many assorted fresh seafood choices..... "We ate our "HEART OUT"..... it was "Good Eats"

Chef Andy Lo Russo & Chef Dan, in the Seafood Buffet at The Mill Hotel Casino

Chef Andy Lo Russo & Chef Dan in The Hotel Lobby.

Chef Andy Ro Russo with Donny & Marie Osmond

Learning how to carve Wood Carvings

Ever wonder how us Ice Carvers learn some of our carving abilities?

Let me tell you a secret !

I'm learning some of my shapes of animals and birds, from an American Native Indian, "Master wood carver" ,

His name is Tom Castaneda, the owner of , The Rusty Frog Gallery & Chainsaw Carving.

Thank you Tom for being a " Great Instructor"
Your friend & Student
Chef Dan Catanio
Executive Chef The Mill Hotel Casino




Recent Bay Area Iron Chef Competition 2010

I won the 2010 Oregon Iron Chef Bay Area Chef Competition against Shawn Hanlin CEC., The Executive Chef Director of the Oregon Coast Culinary Institute. This was an all volunteer event and the proceeds went to local Community Non profit programs.

KCBY News Channel 11 Report

Local Television News Report on the Winner of the Oregon Bay Area Iron Chef Competition, held at the Oregon Coast Culinary Institute on Feb-21st 2010. Click on the Chef Picture, and it will take you to the KCBY Website, Type -Iron Chef in the search engine, and click the the tiny camera icon to view the news clip...:)
Sous Chef Marivn Terry was my partner during the competition... It was a team effort that made us win.... "Thanks Chef Marvin.....!!

High School & Boys & Girls, 2110 Iron Chef Quick Challenge
The Mill Casino & The ACF Bay Area Chef Association hosted the first High School Quick Fire Fund raiser at the The Mill Casino. We raise close to $4,000 for the the Pro-Start, High School Culinary Arts program and the Local for the Boys & Girl's Club Culinary Arts fund... We are looking forward to next years High School Culinary Quick Fire Challenge...

The Winner of the North Bend High School vs Boys & Girl's Club Culinary Challenge was, Donny Noaha from the Boys & Girls Club !!!
Click on the Picture to go to the World news Paper website. Type Future Stars in the search engine to locate the article..

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Chef Dan inside the News Station Channel 10, Sac & Co... Thank you to News Channel 10 for showing my Local Volunteer Website on the show; I love volunteering my time and sharing my talent with the Greater Northern California viewer of ABC New Source channel 10. "Keep on Cookin...... :) Chef Dan

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