Garden Chef Series

Garden Chef Recipes

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On this page are recipes from the Garden Chef Series, whose participating chefs let us in on their cooking secrets.  Get ideas on how to cook with the season's harvest and goodness.

RED ONION AND GORGONZOLA FLATBREADS       
Mary Mora, Real Foods Collective

MASSSAGE KALE SALAD      
Mary Mora, Real Foods Collective

BRUSCHETTA       
Miriam Virto, Chicago Partnership for Health Promotion

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