News Bites: White House Kids’ “State Dinner,” Dave’s Coffee Syrup Goes National, Food & Wine’s People’s Best New Chef 2014

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Updates on current local food and drink news in Rhode Island featuring: White House Kids’ “State Dinner,” Dave’s Coffee Syrup Goes National, Food & Wine’s People’s Best New Chef 2014

Food & Wine’s The People’s Best New Chef 2013 Nominations for Rhode Island Chefs Nemo Bolin and Benjamin Sukle

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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 [….]

Chef Jamie Bissonnette Wins Cochon 555 Boston 2012

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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 [….]

Three Rhode Island Chefs Nominated for The People’s Best New Chef 2012

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Clearly it’s award season, and the food world isn’t getting left out. The James Beard Foundation Award semifinalists were announced two weeks ago and Food & Wine magazine also awards very prestigious honors to chefs and restaurants. Rhode Island’s Melissa Denmark from Gracie’s was nominated in the magazine’s first People’s Best New Pastry Chef and now [….]