Chefs announced for Merryspring Kitchen Tour
Camden — Sixteen Midcoast chefs and caterers will contribute their culinary talents to the 2012 Merryspring Kitchen Tour on Wednesday, Aug. 1. In each of the unique home kitchens featured on the tour, a chef will be on hand to serve his or her cuisine. The event is an opportunity to sample the fare from a wide array of the area’s newest restaurants and caterers, as well as many well-known favorites. All proceeds benefit Merryspring Nature Center — its 66 acres of scenic trails and gardens open free to the public, and its year-round nature and environmental programs.
Order advance tickets for $25 at firstname.lastname@example.org or 236-2239. Advance tickets can be purchased from Tuesday, July 17 through Tuesday, July 31 at The Good Table, Belfast; Dot’s Market, Lincolnville; Once a Tree, Party Fundamentals, Stonewall Kitchen or The Well Tempered Kitchen, Camden; The Market Basket, Rockport; Atlantic Baking Company, Rockland; or Treats, Wiscasset. For more information call Merryspring at 236-1059.
Participating chefs and caterers include Laura Cabot of Laura Cabot Catering, Waldoboro; Nancy Wood and David Cooke of Amalfi on the Water, Rockland; Peter Gelman of The Market Basket, Rockport; Josh Hixson of 40 Paper, Camden; Ken Paquin of Atlantica, Camden; Alyson Flemming of Fromviandoux, Camden; Michael Salmon of Hartstone Inn, Camden; Scott Yakovenko of The Slipway, Thomaston; Kerry Altiero of Café Miranda, Rockland; Jennifer Thieme of Café Mediterranean, Camden; Melissa Kelly of Primo, Rockland; Pat O’Brien of Fiore, Rockland; Shirley Marriner of French & Brawn, Camden; Trish Moroz of Starlight Custom Cakes, Rockport; Anna Sideris of Conscious Kitchen, Camden; and Sandy Oliver, food writer and historian, Islesboro.
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