Uptown was thrilled to welcome Chef Wade Simpson of Chef Wade’s Bistro on Wheels to the market for a demonstration at our special St. Patrick’s Day Market on March 16th. You may recall spotting this food truck at either the Wednesday or Saturday markets — he’s a fan favorite around here! Bistro on Wheels is [...]
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It was such a treat to welcome local chef and owner of Fà-me Caffe, Chef Ivan O’Farrill to Uptown Saturday. Just in time for Spring, Chef Ivan demonstrated how to make a vibrant, Spring Farmers Salad with fresh ingredients he found around the market. This creation was inspired by the Farmers Salad that can be [...]
We celebrated February 13th with a Special Valentine’s Day Market. With vendor specials, sweet treats abound, and a Valentine card making station it was only fitting that we made something heart-shaped with a special chef to commence the day! We were honored to welcome Chef Claudio Urciuoli and Jason Raducha from Noble Eatery (home of [...]
If you joined us at Uptown on the 6th, we are sure that you (like us!) couldn’t resist stopping at the Chef Demonstration table — the aromas coming from Chef Robson’s Paella dish demonstration were simply mouthwatering. We were honored to have Chef Robson, of Otro Cafe, join us to create this signature dish that [...]
We were honored to have Chef Jeremy Pacheco and Chef Joe Hobson from Lon’s at The Hermosa Inn join us to celebrate Uptown Wednesday’s 1st Anniversary with a very special demo! The chefs arrived at Uptown without a particular dish in mind to demonstrate, wanting to scour the market for special, unique ingredients that stood [...]
Thank you for joining us at Uptown Farmers Market for a demonstration by one of our newest vendors, Chef Tony Rea. Chef Tony is the owner and executive Chef of Creations in Cuisine Catering and launched his new pasta and sauce line, Pasta Rea, at our market last week. Because fresh pasta is the single [...]
Chef Paul Hamernik from St. Francis joined us this weekend for our Uptown Market Chef demo. He arrived early and had the C-CAP students walk around the market that morning to pick out fresh ingredients from McClendon’s Organic Select, Farm Phoenix and other local vendors. What they chose created a spectacular Winter Salad.Chef Hamernik prepared [...]
What a fun holiday market this past weekend! We hope you enjoyed all the festive activities from unique presents, to having Santa for pictures and balloons made into holiday fun! Chef Justin Beckett and his wife Michelle joined us from Beckett’s Table and Southern Rail for a spectacular demo. Beckett’s Table started in 2010 and [...]
It was a little chilly this past Saturday morning at the market but that didn’t stop any of you from joining us for Small Business Saturday! While we warmed our hands and supported our local favorites, Chef Jared Porter from Clever Koi got setup for his demo. Chef Porter used a red snapper from Uptown [...]
It’s the week before Thanksgiving and a perfect time to gather up some bounty and learn about how to properly garnish those holiday drinks. Ross Simon, from Bitter & Twisted Cocktail Parlour, joined us on Saturday and poured out a plethora of drink tips for us. While Ross setup, the C-CAP students sliced fresh produce [...]