HOSTS

Allan Borgen
Food Critic & Host

Allan Borgen has been the host of the Let’s Dine Out shows since its conception, and has been a well-known and respected food critic for the past 27 years.  In addition to hosting the Let’s Dine Out Television Show which airs on Ch. 24, KVCR-PBS, Allan also hosts the Let’s Dine Out Radio show which can be heard on AM 590, the Answer. Allan is a member of the prestigious Southern California Restaurant Writers.
 
Allan has worked in restaurants for 8 years, has taken numerous restaurant management and chef's training classes, done restaurant consulting, and has written many articles for various magazines and daily newspapers including the San Bernardino County Sun and Inland Valley Daily Bulletin.  He is an accomplished cook and has dined at well over 2,800 restaurants and has reviewed an estimated 15,000 dishes as a food critic. He is a sought after speaker and judge at various food events including the International Pizza Expo in Las Vegas which he has been part of for 5 years.

 

Tricia Janzen
#1 Foodie Diva & Co-Host

From the moment Tricia was born, she was meant to be a Foodie. Her passion is to always be in the kitchen cooking up something good for her hubby and 6 kids. She and her family have traveled throughout the world, eaten at some of the finest restaurants and at a young age, would help her Grandmother in the kitchen where she learned the important elements of cooking. Tricia is an excellent cook. She is very creative and is a successful interior designer and party planner. Tricia’s love of food is a big part of her life (behind her family of course), and her sense of humor and charm are the perfect qualities to compliment Allan. She is definitely a great addition to the Let’s Dine Out Radio and TV Shows.

 

Chef Dina Hanna
Cooking Segments Host

Chef Dina Hanna has been in the food-service industry for almost twenty years. As one of the few versatile female chefs in today’s culinarey scene, specializing charcuterie and butchery. Chef Dina is very well versed in savory, baking, and pastries. Aside from her experiences as a chef, she has run a successful hospitality consulting business for a number of years. Chef Dina has gone beyond the restaurant food-service industry to share her knowledge and experience as an educator at one of the largest educational institution for the arts. Her talent has been exhibited on food network television and other various media/social platforms. Her passion for her profession and her gregarious, sassy, and witty persona makes her segments both fun and very informative.

 

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