Jody Denton is on fire. After securing the success of his three California restaurants
and award-winning Restaurant LuLu Gourmet Product line, Denton has moved to
Bend, Oregon to see if he can tantalize diners with his rustic French and Italian
cuisine at his latest venture, Merenda Restaurant and Wine Bar. Whether stretching
the dough for another innovative pizza, experimenting with his wood-fired grills
and ovens, or traveling to Europe and Asia for inspiration, Star Chef Jody Denton
is heartily dedicated to ensuring that dining in his restaurants and cooking
with his products never falls short of a sizzling culinary experience.