Tuesday, November 29, 2011

The Other A-town


Chef Demo with Peter Dale
of The National
10:00 a.m. on 12/3

Chef Demos are sponsored by

Whole Foods Market

Y'all know Hugh Acheson. Meet Hugh's Executive Chef from his Athens restaurant The National—Peter Dale. No, really, you should come meet him this Saturday. A UGA grad, Peter decided to pursue his culinary passion shortly after college, in 1999. With family background in Ecuador and Greece, he had experienced a diverse array of cuisines and was ready to get his start in the field. He began as an apprentice at Hugh's Five & Ten restaurant, with plans to attend culinary school thereafter. Instead, he chose travel as his education and spent time in Europe, mostly Spain, where he found further inspiration and honed his skills. In 2007, Dale and Hugh opened The National, combining their interests in cooking, travel, and food politics. The daily-changing menu features ingredients from local farms, combining the seasons of Georgia with the influences of cuisines from Spain, France, North Africa, Greece, the eastern Mediterranean, and Middle East. You don't have to travel around the world, or even to Athens, to get a taste for Peter's fantastic dishes—you just have to stop by the demo tent, where he'll be cooking up some Asian greens!


Another 'A' for Your List
Holiday Artist Market
December 17th, 9am-12pm

inside the Cathedral of St. Philip

Save the date for the last day of PRFM's 2011 season and plan to finish up your holiday shopping, too! The annual indoor Holiday Artist Market has something for every locavore on your list, with choices from fine foods like bacon, hot chocolate, and artisanal jams to crafts from 35 local artists (think handmade baskets, fabric art, glass, jewelry, wood creations, cutting boards, bird houses, candles, blooming bulbs, plants, glass beads and more). Just can’t decide? PRFM has gift cards available or our volunteers can help you create the perfect gift basket. P.S. We won't tell anyone if that extra-special gift is for you to enjoy!



- Jennifer Maley

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