Coming Sunday, October 14: 2012 Chefs Collaborative RI Farm Picnic

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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 [….]

BBQ Bonanza 2011 – Barbecued Beef Short Ribs

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This summer my friend Jacqueline Church has been showcasing BBQ posts on her site from some really great chefs and writers. The focus has been on sustainability at the grill and a few weeks ago my post on Barbecued Beef Short Ribs was featured. Please check it out and I hope, like me, you learn [….]

Chef Beau Vestal’s Outstanding in the Field Dinner at Westport Rivers Vineyard and Winery

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Last Thursday evening, on a gorgeous summer night in Westport, Massachusetts, I had the joy of photographing New Rivers‘ Executive Chef Beau Vestal and his team as they prepared a dinner outdoors in a vineyard for 160 guests. This was the second year Vestal was invited to be part of the Outstanding in the Field [….]

Chef Beau Vestal’s Outstanding in the Field dinner in Portsmouth, RI

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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 [….]