The fourth annual Lake Superior Fish Classic is a judged chef cook-off and tasting event focused on fish from Lake Superior, 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Glensheen, the Historic Congdon Estate in Duluth.
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Tom and Jaima Hanson took over the Duluth Grill in 2001. Beginning with homemade pancake batter, they converted nearly the entire menu to scratch-made, and it now includes meals that can range from grass-fed beef and banana cream pie to quinoa mint pilaf and duck burgers.
Avery is mostly self-taught over the last 8 years working in food preparation. His interest in using local, sustainable produce comes naturally – when he’s not in the kitchen or spending time goofing off with his family, he’s out tromping around foraging for mushrooms and taking it in.
Thomas started his culinary career at age 13, washing dishes in Minneapolis. After stints as Executive Chef at restaurants around the country, he returned to Minnesota, where he looks forward to a long and rewarding career creating culinary delights at Restaurant 301.
Chefs from Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin will prepare sustainably caught Lake Superior fish entrées on-site, judged by a panel of culinary experts. After sampling the dishes, attendees can vote for the People’s Choice champion.
The historic Glensheen Mansion is the centerpiece of a 7-acre estate on the Lake Superior shore, featuring gardens, bridges and the famous 39-room mansion. Tours of the mansion will not be available during the event.
American Culinary Federation Certified Executive Chefs:
And a People’s Choice Competition judged by YOU!