Rhode Island Food Policy Council Call for Nominations of Council Members

We welcome nominations of candidates who work in any part of the food system (production & harvesting, processing, distribution, consumption, resource recovery) who can also successfully look beyond their own areas of expertise and work collectively with partners across the food system toward the goal of greater community food security in RI.

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

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

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
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