Celebrity Star Chefs Utilize Local Farmer’s Markets
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NY (October 2, 2002) - Wouldn’t it be great to catch a celebrity off guard - early in the morning, no time for coffee or make-up - just to see what they’re really like? Surprisingly, there’s a good chance of experiencing a star sighting at the local farmer’s market. World-renowned chefs are getting up before the sun to venture through the markets, hand picking the highest quality local products they can get their hands on. And it’s not just famous chefs bumping into each other over heirloom tomatoes. The L.A. Farmers Market has been described as “the number one place in L.A. to spot stars.” Practically everyone is jumping on the bandwagon, or shall we say, the wheel barrel, and supporting their local farmers. The possibilities are endless for what can be found – fresh fruits, crisp vegetables, artisan breads and cheeses, flowers, gourmet relishes and so much more! And StarChefs has all the juicy details on exactly when and where farmers markets are happening in every city with its new Farm Fresh Markets listing. All the information needed is at the click of a mouse.

Recipes Using Virginia Grown Products
So, now what does one do with those irresistible chanterelles purchased at the market? Not to worry. Check out Savor Local Flavors highlighting recipes from eight talented Virginia chefs who are using Virginia-grown products, such as croaker, Piedmontese beef, sweet peas and chanterelles. For even more recipe ideas, StarChefs’ Recommended Book List is a comprehensive list of cookbooks featuring farm fresh, Organic, whole foods, and Farmer’s Market cooking.

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StarChefs would like every food lover to read this article (attached to this release) and have the opportunity to support their local farmer’s markets. If you would like to excerpt or reference this article in your publication, please feel free. For information about no-charge reproduction of this article, contact Will Blunt at StarChefs.com.


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