StarChefs.com, a restaurant industry trends magazine, presented it’s 2014 Rising Stars Awards for the Coastal New England region this week. The Awards are given out to honor up-and-coming chefs and culinary professionals who represent who StarChefs.com believes is the best in modern dining.
The 2014 James Beard Foundation Restaurant and Chef Awards Semifinalists were announced today and a number of Rhode Island chefs and restaurants are included on this year’s list.
Updates on current local food and drink news in Rhode Island featuring: Daniele, Local Agriculture and Seafood Act Grants Program, and Providence Restaurant Week 2014 Extended
Providence Restaurants Named Among the Best in the World In Saveur Culinary Travel Awards
Food & Wine has announced the nominees for this year’s The People’s Best New Chef and in the New England region the nominees include Rhode Island Chefs Nemo Bolin of Cook & Brown Public House and Benjamin Sukle of The Dorrance. This is Bolin’s third nomination for the award and Sukle’s second. Food & Wine nominates 100 chefs—ten chefs in ten regions… Read more →
The 2013 James Beard Foundation Restaurant and Chef Award Semifinalists were announced today and a number of Rhode Island chefs and restaurants are included on this year’s list. The semifinalists in our area are: Outstanding Bar Program: Cook & Brown Public House Outstanding Service: Persimmon Best Chef: Northeast: Matt Jennings of Farmstead Inc. Champe Speidel of Persimmon The Semifinalists will… Read more →
For Release: January 23, 2013 Contact: Gail Mastrati 222-4700 ext. 2402 DEM AGRICULTURE CHIEF KEN AYARS RECEIVES MERIT AWARD FROM RI NURSERY AND LANDSCAPE ASSOCIATION PROVIDENCE – Ken Ayars, chief of the Department of Environmental Management’s Division of Agriculture, received the Award of Merit from the Rhode Island Nursery and Landscape Association (RINLA) at the group’s annual trade show and… Read more →
Chef Jamie Bissonnette of Coppa and Toro in Boston was the winner of the fourth annual Cochon 555 Boston competition. The event, held this year at the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Boston was even more over-the-top than years past with a packed ballroom of people eating outstanding pork dishes from Bissonnette along with the four other competitors, Chefs Barbara Lynch and Colin Lynch of Menton,… Read more →
Not everyone likes surprises, but when leaders from March of Dimes Rhode Island recently showed up on the doorsteps of the Boat House in Tiverton to surprise the restaurant’s Executive Chef Jonathan Cambra with an important announcement, cheers and elation ensued. That’s because Chef Cambra was named Signature Chef of the 11th Annual March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction. The… Read more →
For a second year in a row Rhode Island can claim a James Beard Foundation Award Nominee in the category of Best Chef Northeast: Chefs Matt and Kate Jennings of Farmstead & La Laiterie in Providence. The Jennings were nominated alongside Jamie Bissonnette of Toro and Coppa in Boston, Tim Cushman of O Ya in Boston, Gerry Hayden of The… Read more →