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Category: Chefs

Go Fish! Missy Carr: Driving the Seafood Truck

In the past few years, food trucks have gained great popularity, selling every food type from barbecue and doughnuts to kebabs and bratwurst. But the one category that may be filled by only one or two vendors? Seafood. That’s where Missy Carr and her Go Fish truck win the prize. Driving around and selling her […]

In Memorium - Chef Aaron Leonard McCloud

In Memorium – Chef Aaron Leonard McCloud

Chef Aaron Leonard McCloud, 38, passed away March 5 after a year-long battle with cancer. His wife Linda Szewczyk McCloud, whom he met at Cedar in 2012, shared this background with us because she wanted the FSM community to know “how wonderful he was.” As a young boy, McCloud showed a great affinity for music, […]

Amanda McClements: Owner, Creative Director, Curator of Salt & Sundry

Amanda McClements: Owner, Creative Director, Curator of Salt & Sundry

by Genevieve LeFranc A ten-year local food writer, now turned haute retailer, Amanda McClements has been redefining easy entertaining by helping people (including DC’s hospitality community) feel comfortable with stylish hosting and home decor. In 2012, Amanda made the daunting leap from writer to shop owner when she opened Salt & Sundry, a modern general […]

USA Claims First Medal in Bocuse Competition

The ment’or BKB Foundation announced Team USA’s podium placement of second place in the 2015 Bocuse d’Or cooking competition in Lyon, France. The previous best finish by the US was sixth place in 2009. Over the course of two days, 24 culinary teams from across the world competed on behalf of their country and represented […]

2015 RAM ‘Stars of the Industry’ Awards Finalists

2015 RAM ‘Stars of the Industry’ Awards Finalists

  Thousands Will Cast Their Vote for Maryland’s Best Restaurants by Alex Cooper, Director of Membership and Marketing, RAM The Restaurant Association of Maryland’s (RAM) annual Stars of the Industry Awards celebrate Maryland’s diverse food options and recognize the exceptional talent of the people who dedicate their lives and livelihoods to this industry. Each year, […]

Restaurant Food Waste: What Can You Do?

Restaurant Food Waste: What Can You Do?

by Celeste McCall You see it every day. Your bus person whisks away diners’ plates—still heaped with food—and carts them back to the kitchen. There, those uneaten mounds of fries, vegetables and spaghetti are unceremoniously dumped into the trash. According to the National Resources Defense Council, the United States wastes as much as 40 percent […]

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