February's "Chef at the Market" this Saturday: Chef Riz of the Hourglass Brasserie at the Mount Hope Farmers Market
From 11:00am - 1:00pm Chef Riz will be demonstrating how he prepares Asiago-Curry Crusted Sea Scallops with Baby Turnips & Fresh Herbs, and offering tastings.
Chef Rizwan Ahmed is the head chef and owner of Hourglass Brasserie in Bristol, Ahmed (“Chef Riz” to his friends and fans!) cooked in Michelin-starred restaurants around the world, before settling in Bristol and opening his restaurant here. Before becoming a chef, Chef Riz was a marine biologist, and he maintains a deep commitment to serving and promoting sustainable seafood--as well as to general local sourcing of meats and vegetables.
The Chefs at the Market series, started in November 2012 is a free monthly series of cooking demonstrations and tastings at the Mount Hope Farmers Market, featuring the talent of area chefs who source locally, and highlighting the wealth of ingredients available from our local farmers and producers.