Voting under way in logo contest
With a time line and financial plan in place, the group working to form the Ticonderoga Natural Foods Co-op will hold a public reception and information session. The event will be Friday, March 14, at 6 p.m. at the PRIDE office on Montcalm Street in Ticonderoga.
Top chefs compete for honors
The third annual Schroon Lake Chili Cook Off was a rousing success. The event raised more than $1,226 for local emergency services, reported Shelby Davis, who organized the cook off. That’s $500 more than a year ago.
Nearly 5,000 people assisted in 2013
The Schroon Lake Food Pantry served nearly 5,000 people during 2013. A report prepared by Lenchen Marnell, pantry director, shows 1,962 families, 3,261 adults, 1,350 children and 974 senior citizens received support from the pantry last year.
Whether it’s brewing a craft IPA in Lake Placid, or scratch-making a French Bechamel sauce at one of the many Northern Tier restaurants he’s worked at over the years, Rob Davis is a self-described foodie, who taught himself to be a chef.
Senior citizen meal program available
Attendance is down at the Schroon senior citizen nutrition site. The Schroon nutrition site is not unique. Patty Bashaw, director of the Essex County Office for the Aging, told the county board in December fewer seniors are attending the meals served at 14 locations around the county.
Third annual event Feb. 22 at Mountainside
Regardless of the winter weather, there will be plenty of heat in Schroon Lake Feb. 22. That’s when the third annual Schroon Lake Chili Cook Off will be held to benefit the community’s emergency services.
The fourth annual Dine United for the Adirondack Region will take place Wednesday, Jan. 15.
Plattsburgh area, and it’s due in equal parts to Chef David Allen’s cooking experience, and his youthful energy and ability to make people feel like they are at home in his restaurant.
Contest to determine group’s symbol
The committee working to establish a food cooperative store in Ticonderoga is now seeking a logo. The Ticonderoga Natural Foods Coop committee has announced it will hold a contest to select a logo for the yet-to-be-created store.
Phillip J. Smith, of Loon Lake, New York, Executive Chef at Whiteface Club and Resort in Lake Placid, New York, has earned the Certified Chef de Cuisine (CCC) designation.
Livingoods Restaurant is open for business, and work on an upcoming brew pub is pressing ahead rapidly.
The long awaited opening of Buffalo Wild Wings in Plattsburgh will take place on Monday, Dec. 9, at 11 a.m..
The Indian Lake Central School Student Council, the Indian Lake Chamber of Commerce and the Country Christmas Tour (CCT) Steering Committee kicked off the Operation Decoration community service program on Nov. 19 at the Indian Lake Meal Site.
The Taste of the North Country was savored at the North Country Chamber of Commerce’s annual fundraiser Nov. 7. “It was bigger than ever, just great food, great people and a chance for people to learn about different area businesses and their services and products,” said Jody Parks, Executive Vice President of North Country Chamber of Commerce.
At The Pepper in downtown Plattsburgh the culinary duties are handled by committee, with three chefs sharing the load.