If there’s a perfect setting for an outdoor summer food festival in Minnesota, it’s gotta be the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in Chanhassen. On September 24, more than 1,000 people toured the gardens as part of Tastes & Toasts, sipping and noshing on cold beverages and small plates from more than 40 vendors, from lavender coffee spritzers to scallops wide awake on a bed of creamed corn.
Christina Nguyen and her husband and business partner Birk Grudem, donated their time and food to demonstrate why Hai Hai is considered one of the best restaurants in the Twin Cities, during Perspectives Cooking with the Stars summer series.
Chefs and restaurateurs are invited to a special day of education especially designed for them at the Ag Innovation Showcase, a professional educational, networking and presentation event being held at The Guthrie Theater, September 9-11. The theme of the event is the convergence of food, medicine, health, agriculture and sustainability.
Only on a hot steamy night where the 90+ degree temperature was almost tied with the dew point would you see the verandas encircling Ninetwentyfive in Wayzata totally empty.
Need a cash infusion to help your emerging food business stay on track? The Minnesota Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier is accepting applications for its micro-grant program, Dame It! Dollars.