Garden Chef Recipes

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Join us at the Fruit & Vegetable Garden for the free and popular Garden Chef series. You can purchase many of the ingredients to make these recipes from the Garden's Farmers' Market.
 
On this page, we'll feature recipes from the Garden's participating chefs, past and present. Check back often to get ideas on how to cook with the season's harvest and goodness.

NOPALES AND CORN RELISH SALAD WITH ORANGE VINAIGRETTE
Alvaro Chavez, Depot Nuevo

LUMP CRAB AND CITRUS SALAD WITH AVOCADO
Colin Crowley, Terlato Wines International

VANILLA BUTTERMILK PANNA COTTA WITH STRAWBERRY MASH OR RHUBARB COMPOTE
Gale Gand, Tru and Cenitare

HAMACHI WITH LEMON CUCUMBER
Mark Hannon, Quince

GRILLED PEACH CROSTINI WITH SPICY BEEF SALAD AND HOOK'S GORGONZOLA
Hans Lentz, Zest, InterContinental Chicago

BAKED OMELETTE WITH ZUCCHINI FLOWERS
Chris Macchia, Coco Pazzo

VEGETARIAN QUICHE
Pedro Martinez, Café Central

CHILLED VEGETABLE GAZPACHO
Jeff Muldrow, Va Pensiero

MUSSELS IN A SUMMER VEGETABLE-FINE HERB BROTH
Charlie Socher, Café Matou

LEMON-BLUEBERRY PANCAKES WITH FRESH PEACHES
Heather Terhune, Atwood Café

SUMMER FRUIT SOUP
Christopher Tong, My Private Chef

HEIRLOOM PEPPER TERRINE
Amalea Tschilds and Jason Hammel, Lula Café

NORWEGIAN SALMON WITH LEEK AND FENNEL CONFIT,
POMMES FRITES AND ESPRESSO-PORT BEURRE ROUGE

Ramiro Velasquez, Carlos Restaurant