Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Just add Salt(yard)

This week at PRFM...
Country Financial will be on hand with free market bags featuring this year's winning design, plus a chance to win a $50 PRFM gift certificate! Also check out live music by Alex Gordon.

Chef Demo with Nick Leahy
of Saltyard
10:00 a.m. on 5/17
Chef Demos are sponsored by
COUNTRY Financial
Chef Nick Leahy is one worldly chef. He was born in Bermuda and grew up in England before moving to Atlanta in elementary school. With a mother who's half-French, he was exposed early on to delicacies like duck confit and knew even then that he wanted to be a chef. His culinary career has included stints at Food Studio, Two Urban Licks, Stats, and Parish, among others. But it was in 2011 that he and his wife really took an international leap of faith, traveling (and eating around) Europe and Africa for six months, then living in London for a year. In London, Leahy served as executive chef at Daylesford Organic, a restaurant that sources ingredients from its own farm. He brought back from abroad an even richer global perspective and a strengthened commitment to all things local and organic. Just down the road from PRFM, he opened his own restaurant, Saltyard, almost a year ago. Stop by the demo tent this Saturday to catch up with the chef!

Save the date...

Slow Food ATL Ice Cream Social
June 7th from 12:15 to 2 p.m.
in the garden of St. Philip’s
Proceeds benefit the Atlanta Chapter of Slow Food International and the Peachtree Road Farmers Market
Buy your tickets now to taste the best frozen treats from Atlanta’s renowned local chefs and ambitious amateurs participating in the Eighth Annual Slow Food Ice Cream Social fundraiser! The event features nearly 30 delicious homemade ice cream and sorbet flavors made from fresh ingredients, and it’s a sell-out every year. Participants include chefs from Miller Union, St. Cecilia, Woodfire Grill, Empire State South, Five & Ten, Cakes & Ale, Local Three, 4th & Swift, Lusca, Seven Lamps, Pricci, Bantam + Biddy, Davio's, Livingston, Osteria Mattone, and more! Tickets, which include a taste of each flavor and a ballot to vote on your faves, are $15 for adults, $5 for children ages five to 10, and free for children under five. Purchase tickets online here. Don’t forget to please BYOS (bring your own spoon)!

- Jennifer Maley

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