Congratulations to New Rivers’ owners Beau and Elizabeth

This has been a momentous year for Chefs Beau Vestal and Elizabeth LaMantia. First, in mid-May, they took over ownership of one of Providence’s best restaurants, New Rivers, from Vestal’s mentor Bruce Tillinghast. Tillinghast opened New Rivers in 1990 with his late wife Pat, bringing Vestal on as chef in 2000. Vestal rose to be New
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Chef Beau Vestal’s Outstanding in the Field dinner in Portsmouth, RI

On Tuesday evening, August 24th, the Outstanding in the Field bus was parked outside a huge barn at Aquidneck Farm in Portsmouth and the invited chef, Executive Chef Beau Vestal of New Rivers in Providence, prepared a multi-course local food dinner right there at the farm. Over 160 people arrived at Aquidneck Farm around 3:00
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