Farmer's Market Fever!

(Organizers: Karen Sack, Chef Hunter Morton & Sharon Boyd at Bugbee School)
Max Restaurant Group has always prided themselves on their community involvement and this summer is no different. Max Restaurant Group Chefs - Chef Hunter Morton of Max Downtown, Chef Scott Miller of Max's Oyster Bar and Chef Chris Torla of Trumbull Kitchen are partnering with the West Hartford school system; working with the school lunch program professionals, fine tuning their recipes and adding culinary inspiration to the cafeteria menus. In the spirit of Michelle Obama's "Let's Move!" initiative which promotes childhood health and nutrition, Max's Chefs are incorporating local farm fresh produce into the school menu plans and hosting after school Farmer's Markets for parents and students alike. Featured are a collection of photos from yesterday's market at Bugbee Elementary School in West Hartford where Chef Hunter Morton served up samplings of his Garlic Scape Pesto!
 Chef Hunter's Garlic Scape Pesto - click on photo for recipe!
 Chef in training!