Fellow Amanda Wareham finishes her Bon Appétit Fellowship and reflects on the work she’s done and lessons she’s learned through her unique experience.
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Fred Hutchinson Shares Tastes of Summer
At the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, the Bon Appétit team held a welcome party for summer itself, hosting a Taste Summer farmstand and barbecue for the entire campus.
From Farming to Fellowship: Purchasing as a Path to Progress
Bon Appétit’s newest Fellow, Peter Todaro, is passionate about redeveloping and strengthening local food systems.
Curing Caviar from Water to Table at The Commissary
Executive Chef Rogelio Garcia of The Commissary restaurant in the Presidio of San Francisco is no stranger to cooking with caviar.
United Fresh Lauds Adobe – Lehi Executive Chef for Produce Professionalism
Executive Chef Ted Mathesius of Adobe in Lehi, UT, was among eight honorees at the 2017 United Fresh Produce Excellence in Foodservice Awards in Chicago
The Getty’s Culinary Team Finds Inspiration and Connection at the Farmers’ Market
Executive Chef Julie Picco may have just joined the team at the Restaurant at the Getty Center in Los Angeles this spring, but she is no stranger to farm-to-table cooking
The Common Market in Pennsylvania: Breaking Through the Food Hub Hubbub
Aggregating local food from more than 80 small farms, The Common Market supplies Bon Appétit at Johns Hopkins University, Emory University, and the University of Pennsylvania as well as other institutions.
Visiting DePauw’s Local Growers
Fellow Amanda Wareham visits DePauw University’s on-site campus farm and Farm to Fork vendor Ponderosa Aqua Farm
Oberlin Students Make Field Trip to Field-Less Tyler Farm
Roughly 15 students joined to see Tyler’s greenhouse and ask questions about hydroponics and the greens they eat at Oberlin.
A Trip Inside RI Mushroom Company
In addition to getting access to the freshest, most flavorful local ingredients, one of the perks that Bon Appétit chefs enjoy through the Farm to Fork program is the chance to get out and visit their suppliers. With RI Mushroom Company recently coming on board, it was only a matter of time before everyone wanted to check it out. Manager of Strategic Initiatives Nicole Tocco Cardwell joined a group of chefs and managers from Brown University (both Bon Appétit and Brown Dining culinary team members) and Roger Williams University for a trip to the mushroom mother lode in West Kingston, RI. The company’s owners, Mike Hallock and Bob DiPietro (“Chef Bob”), met at a farmers’ market about four years ago, and started growing mushrooms in an 8-by-8-foot room in the basement of nearby Sweet Berry Farm and selling them at […]