It highlights the best qualities of our state, the soil that our food comes from and a Chef that is utilizing it.
A little bit about David Swanson. He’s been working in restaurant kitchens since he was 16 years old, and it was at this age that he realized the wonders that could be created with food. He trained at the Culinary School of Kendall College (Evanston, IL), graduating in 1992. He also attended Le Cordon Bleu in Paris. But despite all of these accomplishments and travels, he came back to Wisconsin, where he created “Braise on the Go” Traveling Culinary School in 2006, and is working to open Braise Restaurant in the future.
Something that impressed me based on my passion for local products – He just won the Buy Local – Buy Wisconsin grant from the Wisconsin Deparment of Agriculture. He is truly a foodie ambassador of our state, and we are lucky to have his influence here.
I hope you enjoy the first of many unique Wisconsin Foodie shows over the next several months.
This week, we’re going fishing at Rushing Waters Trout Farm!
We are all things apple this week on Wisconsin Foodie! We check out Edible Milwaukee’s Apple Sauced Event, Weston’s Antique Apple Orchard, and New Glarus Brewery’s new fruit caves.
We celebrate the 100th anniversary of Cheese Days in Monroe, Wi!
We dine at two farm dinners! First, the Fondy Farm Feast and then at Dinner Service!
This week we return to Door County to check out Door County Creamery and Door County Brewery.
This week on Wisconsin Foodie, we help Gretchen Mead install gardens in people’s as part of the Victory Garden Initiative. Then we come back to see how Concordia Gardens has grown over the season.
This week on Wisconsin Foodie, we find ourselves in Sun Prairie for some amazing pizza’s from Salvatore’s Tomato Pies and Central Park in Madison for the first annual Yum Yum Fest.
This week on Wisconsin Foodie we visit Door County to meet with farmer Tom Lutsey from Waseda farm. Then travel the Wickman House to dine on some products from the farm.
Don’t just travel to Spain, taste and drink your way through it on the 2015 Spain Foodie Tour!
Wisconsin has been honored in Wine Spectator’s newly released 2014 Restaurant Awards