Toyota Farm to Table Tour Arrives at Baton Rouge
Red Stick Farmers Market August 28
Local Chefs and Farmers Team up to Create Tastings That Celebrate the Bounty of Locally Grown Food
NOTE: This is one of those really cool events that I'm promoting because I'm actually going! I hope to see you there!!!
The Toyota Farm to Table Tour is making its way around the country on this year’s summer tour and will hold the final event at The Red Stick Farmers Market on Saturday August 28, to help showcase the thriving Baton Rouge culinary scene and celebrate the connection between farmers markets and the communities they serve.
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WHAT: Nine of the area’s celebrated chefs will create complimentary samplings for farmers market visitors using fresh local produce to highlight the amazing food available at the Red Stick Farmers Market.
WHO – LOCAL CHEFS: Terry McDonner of Juban’s
Don Bergeron of Don Bergeron Enterprises
Jaime Hernandez of The Bluffs Country Club
Peter Sclafani of Ruffino’s Restaurant
Eric Arceneaux of City Club
Frederick H. Nonato of Tsunami Sushi
Chris Motto of Mansurs on the Boulevard
Ross Headlee & Johnathan Metellus of Louisiana Culinary Institute
Jim Urdiales of Mestizo Restaurant
WHERE: Red Stick Farmers Market, 501 Main St. Baton Rouge, LA
WHEN: Saturday, August 28, 2010 – 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
CHEF/FARMER PAIRINGS SCHEDULE (pairings subject to change):
TENT 1: 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Terry McDonner + TBD
9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Eric Arceneaux + TBD
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Don Bergernon + Papa Tom Bonnecaze Farm
TENT 2: 8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Peter Sclafani + Glaser Produce Farm
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Jim Urdiales + Fekete Farm
10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Fredrick H. Nonato + Chenier Farm
TENT 3: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Jaime Hernandez + Papa Tom Bonnecaze Farm, Amato Louisiana Native Winery, and Smith Creamery
10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Chris Motto + Bocage Bee Company
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Ross Headlee & Johnathan Metellus + Bocage Bee Company, Lance Nacio, Ann Marie
Seafood and Plantation Pecan