“Wisconsin Foodie,” the Emmy Award-triumphing manufacturing aired regionally on Wisconsin Public Television, introduced nowadays that Chef Luke Zahm will officially be a part of the display because the host for the 2020 season.
Zahm is the proprietor and head chef of Driftless Cafe, which he has operated together with his spouse in Viroqua, Wisconsin since 2013. He is a -time winner of the Edible Madison Local Hero Award, and changed into named a 2017 James Beard Best Chef Midwest semifinalist, a rarity for small-city culinary expertise.
“As a child developing up in a small, rural metropolis in Wisconsin, I found my identity in meals,” Zahm said. “I’ve loved my visitor position with Foodie immensely; I cannot wait to retain to discover and create broader recognition of the culinary scene with viewers as everlasting host of Wisconsin Foodie.”
Zahm has been formerly featured on “Wisconsin Foodie,” together with season 11, episode 13, “Love Letter to Summer,” and is most regarded for his ever-converting menu of neighborhood meals at the Driftless Cafe, which showcases the bounty of the Driftless location, highlighting neighborhood farms by spending eighty five percentage of its meals budget on substances which might be sourced inside a one-hundred-mile radius of the restaurant.
He replaces Kyle Cherek, previous host of “Wisconsin Foodie.”
“Kyle [Cherek] was the first face of ‘Wisconsin Foodie,’ and performed an essential role in assisting lots of Wisconsinites fall in love with neighborhood meals and culinary subculture,” notes Arthur Ircink, founder and director of “Wisconsin Foodie.”
“We will continue to interrupt bread as friends, and he’ll continually be a part of the ‘Foodie’ circle of relatives even as we continue to analyze, grow and make bigger our culinary horizons.”
In addition to several exciting activities happening this summer season, a unique dinner celebrating Zahm is planned for Saturday, Aug. 10 in Spring Green. The dinner will function Pleasant Ridge Reserve by Uplands Cheese cheesemaker Andy Hatch, amongst several wonderful offerings for Foodie lovers in attendance. Tickets are to be had to buy here.
Cherek will continue to be engaged in the Wisconsin food scene publish-‘Foodie.’
“As host of ‘Wisconsin Foodie’ for the past 11 years, it’s been a deep and abiding honor to symbolize my state’s food approaches thru the stories of its farmers, artisans, bakers, and cooks. I stay up for the subsequent bankruptcy in my position as a meals storyteller and that specialize in my wonderful new position as father to my newborn daughter,” says Cherek.
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