This past summer Walrus and Carpenter Oysters held a series of dinners at their farm in Ninigret Pond in Charlestown, Rhode Island. Rhode Island aquaculture is a rapidly expanding form of farming and having the opportunity to dine on a sandbar in the salt pond is a rare experience. Couple that with a multi-course dinner prepared by some of Rhode Island’s best chefs and you have a evening that is highly unique.
On Sunday, October 6, from 4 – 7 p.m., Chefs Collaborative, the leading nonprofit network of chefs that’s changing the sustainable food landscape . . .
From Walrus and Carpenter Oysters comes the following news release, and accompanying poster, announcing their first Summer Farm Dinner Series in conjunction with some of Rhode Island’s most renowned chefs. Each dinner will include a boat ride to the offshore farm, a tour with farmer Jules Opton-Himmel, and dinner on and in the water. This sounds like some amazing opportunities… Read more →
EAT DRINK RI FESTIVAL RHODE ISLAND’S FIRST-EVER THREE-DAY LOCAL FOOD CELEBRATION COMES TO PROVIDENCE Friday, April 19 through Sunday, April 21 PROVIDENCE, RI (March 1, 2013) – Celebrating the best of the culinary world in Rhode Island, the Eat Drink RI Festival is set to take the stage as the state’s very first three-day local food festival. Taking place Friday,… Read more →
The following is a media release from Chefs Collaborative regarding their upcoming Trash Fish Dinner. Two of the chefs from the Rhode Island network, Jake Rojas of Tallulah on Thames and Derek Wagner of Nick’s on Broadway, are participating, along with a group of some of New England’s best. Tickets are now available for this multi-course New England seafood dinner…. Read more →
On Sunday, October 14, from 4 – 7 p.m., Chefs Collaborative, a non-profit organization that works with chefs and the greater food community to celebrate local foods and foster a more sustainable food supply, is collaborating with some of Rhode Island’s best “farm-to-fork” chefs to promote awareness of local and sustainable ingredients available in the Ocean State. The event Co-Chairs,… Read more →
This week a number of Rhode Island area restaurants are participating in Earth Dinner events. The Dinners are a series of events sponsored by Chefs Collaborative and Organic Valley to promote local, sustainable and organic foods. Over 100 restaurants around the country are participating in this event and donating a portion of their proceeds to help Chefs Collaborative’s work of… Read more →
If you love food and you’re an active Twitter or Instagram user you are probably well aware of #chefsincanada. For the third year in a row a group of Rhode Island chefs—Matthew Gennuso of Chez Pascal, Matt Jennings of Farmstead & La Laiterie, Ed Reposa of Thee Red Fez, Jake Rojas of Tallulah on Thames, Beau Vestal of New Rivers… Read more →
On Sunday, October 16, from 4 – 7 p.m., Chefs Collaborative, a non-profit organization that works with chefs and the greater food community to celebrate local foods and foster a more sustainable food supply, is collaborating with some of Rhode Island’s best “farm-to-fork” chefs to promote awareness of local and sustainable ingredients available in the Ocean State. The event Co-Chairs,… Read more →
Noted cookbook author and Providence native Joan Nathan writes an excellent story for this week’s The New York Times Dining & Wine section on Rhode Island based Trace and Trust and Wild Rhody, a “boat-to-table initiative” as Nathan describes it. The article also features comments from Nick’s on Broadway Chef Derek Wagner and New Rivers‘ Chef Beau Vestal. For more… Read more →