Chef Matt Jennings Nominated for 2012 James Beard Foundation Awards Best Chef Northeast (UPDATED)

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[…]

Chef Matt Jennings in New England vs. New York chefs Super Bowl bet

Chef Matt Jennings of Farmstead & La Laiterie in Providence joins New England Patriots’ fans Chefs Jamie Bissonette, Tiffani Faison and Gabriel Frasca in putting their pride where their mouths are in a big Super Bowl bet against New York Giants’ fans Chefs Harold Dieterle, Lee Anne Wong and Michael Ferraro. The trash talk begin[…]


Cochon 555 Boston

On Sunday March 28th the second annual Boston event for Cochon 555 was held at The Liberty Hotel. Last year’s champion from Providence, Rhode Island, Chef Matt Jennings of Farmstead, successfully defended his title. Chef Jennings won in a very tight competition against Chef Tony Maws from Craigie on Main, Chef Joseph Margate from Clink.,[…]