Indy pastry chef to compete at World Food Championships

Indy pastry chef to compete at World Food Championships

Whether it’s a big-time barbecue contest, a community chili cookoff or all those shows on TV, food sport competitions have never been hotter. And Indiana has its own cadre of competitors. Indianapolis pastry chef Cindy Hawkins, owner of Circle City Sweets, will be...

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Award-winning rye in Indiana

Award-winning rye in Indiana

Did you know that Indiana now has an official whiskey designation? The Indiana Rye Whiskey designation took effect last summer and follows the federal requirements for rye whiskey — a minimum of 51 percent rye in the grain bill, distilled at no greater than 160 proof,...

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New culinary scholarship created in honor of Indy chef

New culinary scholarship created in honor of Indy chef

As students head back to school, Culinary Crossroads, in conjunction with the Ivy Tech Community College School of Culinary Arts, is pleased to announce the creation of the Chef Greg Hardesty Scholarship Fund. The scholarship will serve as an ongoing tribute to Chef...

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2022 Spring Dinner Series Begins

2022 Spring Dinner Series Begins

The Culinary Crossroads 2022 Spring Dinner Series kicked off its four-week run on April 19 with a menu inspired by the flavors of Spain and Portugal. The "global culinary experience" theme will continue as we spotlight Italy on April 26, France on May 3 and the Middle...

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Dinner series with top Indy chefs kicks off April 19

Dinner series with top Indy chefs kicks off April 19

The Culinary Crossroads 2022 Spring Dinner Series kicks off April 19 with three of Indy’s top chefs. Abbi Merriss of Bluebeard and Kan-Kan Brasserie, Carlos Salazar of Lil Dumplings Noodle Bar and Pete Schmutte of Leviathan Bakehouse will be cooking for the first...

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