Last year Providence restaurant Chez Pascal celebrated ten years under the ownership of Kristin and Matt Gennuso. The Gennusos threw the Ham Jam, a great big party with a bunch of bands. A highlight of the evening was the inaugural performance of Turn for the Wurst.
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This past November, Gracie’s restaurant in Providence hosted a No Kid Hungry fundraiser for Share Our Strength. Gracie’s Executive Chef Matthew Varga and Pastry Chef Melissa Denmark were joined by several guest chefs–Chef Matt Gennuso of Chez Pascal in Providence, Chef Keith Luce of The Square in Greenport, New York and Evan Mallett of the Black Trumpet Bistro in Portsmouth, New Hampshire–to prepare the evening’s cocktail reception and multi-course dinner.
From the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau comes the news of the winter 2014 Providence Restaurant Week. Restaurant Week has grown to Restaurant Weeks, running for two full weeks beginning Sunday, January 5. All the information, including the complete list of participating restaurants can be found . . .
On November 11, the region’s most celebrated chefs will gather at Gracie’s to prepare a multi-course dinner for a cause: ending childhood hunger in the United States.
On Sunday, October 6, from 4 – 7 p.m., Chefs Collaborative, the leading nonprofit network of chefs that’s changing the sustainable food landscape . . .
The American Lamb Board held their fourth annual Lamb Jam at The Charles Hotel in Boston tonight. Chef Michael Scelfo of Russell House Tavern in Cambridge, Massachusetts took home three trophies, one for Best Overall dish, as well as winning Best Belly & Breast dish, and the People’s Choice Award, all for his Smoked and Braised Lamb Belly on a Steamed Bun… Read more →
This Sunday, February 17, all Rhode Island lamb lovers should head to Boston to root for—and more importantly eat the lamb dishes—of Rhode Island chefs Beau Vestal of New Rivers, Champe Speidel of Persimmon and Matt Gennuso of Chez Pascal at the Boston American Lamb Jam. Last year Chef Matt Jennings of Farmstead competed for Rhode Island and brought home the… Read more →
From the Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau comes the news of the next Providence Restaurant Week. As has become the tradition in the area, Restaurant Week has grown to Restaurant Weeks, running for two full weeks beginning Sunday, January 13. All the information, including the complete list of participating restaurants can be found at http://www.goprovidence.com/rw/ Restaurants Statewide are… Read more →
In what has become the best annual culinary event in Rhode Island, on Thursday, September 20th, twenty-two of Rhode Island’s best chefs assembled at Belle Mer in Newport for the 11th Annual March of Dimes Rhode Island Signature Chefs Auction. This year’s honoree was Jonathan Cambra of the Boat House in Tiverton. A proud husband and father of two, Cambra has been… Read more →