Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Congrats to CIC Grad Jamie Simpson

CIC grad Jamie Simpson is now the chef at The Culinary Vegetable Institute, a part of The Chef's Garden in Milan, Ohio.
"The Culinary Vegetable Institute provides the world’s most innovative chefs with a place to share knowledge, experiment and discover techniques for growing and preparing the most flavorful varieties of vegetables in the world. The collaboration between the garden farmer and the chef and between the old and the new is the foundation of the Culinary Vegetable Institute (CVI). The CVI Kitchen Garden™ team searches for the best techniques to produce the most flavorful vegetable varieties in an organic fashion. The CVI is a learning center for the most progressive chefs to pass their vegetable knowledge and techniques to the rising stars of tomorrow."
Under the guidance of Bob JonesSr.Lee Jones, and Bob JonesJr., The Chef's Garden employs traditional farming methods combined with innovative technology to stay on the leading edge of the produce businessThe Jones family's farm has been delivering products with optimum shelf life, quality, flavor and nutrition direct from the farm to the world's most discriminating chefs for nearly 30 years.  

Farmer Lee Jones was a guest of CIC at our Diversity Dinner during the Charleston Wine + Food Festival a few years ago. 

http://www.culinaryvegetableinstitute.com/ http://www.chefs-garden.com/

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