|Foody's chef Bryan Futerman setting up at The Hort for The Hamptons & Long Island Homegrown Cookbook reading|
It seemed natural that chef Bryan and his inspired grower, Jon Snow, from the Hayground School would have traveled to Gotham together.
|Fans of the chefs arrived early to meet|
Arriving from an account meeting downtown, Kareem Massoud, Paumanok Vineyards' grape farmer and vintner – and inspired grower to Chef Tom Schaudel as written in the Homegrown Cookbook, bringing two of his family’s estate wines: a Rose and a Chenin Blanc. Both were rich, nuanced, and tasty partners to the evening’s recipes, and very popular with the Hort’s guests, too.
Chef Tom and Bryan made a recipe – or two – from the four recipes every one of the 27 chefs graciously and lovingly provided for the Homegrown Cookbook.
|Jon Snow, Hayground School at The Hort|
|Kareem Massoud, Paumanok Vineyards|
|Foody's Watermelon-Red Pepper Gazpacho|
|Jennifer Calais Smith (L) & Homegrown author, Leeann Lavin|
|George Pisegna adds Homegrown to The Hort's Library|
And words can’t express how honored I was to sign a book for The Horticultural Society of New York’s illustrious library. A dream come true…