Chef brings syndicated food documentary to Southwestern Colorado
Daniel Klein, the chef from weekly documentary series The Perennial Plate, visits Durango this week on his cross-country tour, filming, hosting a cooking demo at Durango Natural Foods and cooking a dinner at Cocina Linda.
Building off the first season’s success, Chef Klein has set off from Minnesota on this “Real Food Road Trip" to discover great culinary stories around the country. For this six-month journey, Klein and his vegetarian cameraman will continue their ambitious quest to farm, hunt, cook, drink and eat with local food heroes from Minnesota to Louisiana, Oregon to Maine, Georgia to Colorado to California…and back. To find these stories, and the first Episode (about hitting the road, foraging for Morels and visiting Seed Savers), visit www.theperennialplate.com
Wednesday, June 8: Collaborative Chef Dinner
5:30pm join Chef Daniel Klein and Chef Linda Illsley at Cocina Linda for a four course collaborative meal of fresh and local food. Learn about The Perennial Plate and dine on the best of what Durango has to offer.
Thursday, June 9: Cooking Demo at Durango Natural Foods
6pm Durango Natural Foods hosts Chef Daniel Klein as he demonstrates a few recipes from the bounty of Durango and answers questions about the weekly series.
About The Perennial Plate:
Starting as a small Minnesota-based series, The Perennial Plate has grown into a nationally followed show with over 15,000 weekly views and syndication on The Huffington Post, Grist.org, Food52 and Serious Eats. Each week Chef Daniel Klein, formerly of: Bouchon (Thomas Keller), The Fat Duck (Heston Blumenthal) and Craft (Tom Collichio), delves into topics as diverse as squirrel hunting, nose-to-tail cooking, foraging, organic farming, and harvesting road kill. The first 52 episodes (each 5 to 15 minutes in length) boast the unique accomplishment of bringing Minnesota culinary, agricultural and outdoorsmanship to the national stage. Chef Klein gives viewers an up close look at the reality of food in America and the people who are changing that landscape...
“Check him out -- 'The Perennial Plate' is real food TV, in every sense."
– Michael Pollan
“One of the coolest shows I’ve seen in years. This is the real thing and I love the Perennial Plate.”
– Andrew Zimmern (Bizarre Foods)
Join the adventure and discover the heart of sustainable food. Follow the Real Food Road Trip every Monday in video form and throughout the week with blogs and recipes. www.theperennialplate.com