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Baltimore, Maryland
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The "Culinary Ambassador of the Chesapeake Bay,"John Shields is a chef, a television host and an author. His popular restaurant, Gertrude's, has been thriving at the Baltimore Museum of Art since 1998. John has written three popular cookbooks and hosted two television series on the cuisine of the region.

Where's John?

With The New Chesapeake Kitchen just released last autumn, and Gertrude’s celebrating 20 years, John's a very busy man!

Keep up with him here.

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RESCHEDULED! The Definitive Guide to Chesapeake Summer Vegetables - with Joan Norman

Join us for a cooking demo and luncheon on August 17th featuring the best of local summer vegetables presented by the Chesapeake's First Lady of Local Food, Joan Norman. Beyond the vegetables, we will learn about Joan & Drew Norman's sustainable, integrated farming practices at One Straw Farm and how it affects our health, the health of the community and the health of the Bay. Joan is one of the Chesapeake's best storytellers too!

We’ll be making: Crispy Rockfish Tacos with Lime-Jicama Slaw; Farmer Joan's One Straw Farm Pasta & Greens with grilled chicken, sun-dried tomatoes & Parmigiano-Reggiano, and for dessert - Black Rock Orchard Peach Upside-Down Cake with vanilla bean ice cream.

$75 includes three course brunch, bar, tax and gratuity. Call for reservations 410-889-3399,
seating is limited.

You don't want to miss this one!