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The Whole Berkshire Hog: James Beard NYC 2011

Green Peas TV spotlights Berkshire chefs at the James Beard House in February 2011. Check out the teaser video below. A special thanks to Jane Watson for sending our way. More to come in the next few months! Green Peas TV: The Whole Berkshire Hog at James Beard Foundation 2011  

Preserving With Spirits at Mezze Bistro

To further our commitment to feature independent distilleries and give a nod to the age-old custom of boozy fruit, we thought a class featuring canning with spirits made perfect sense. Apart from freezing, it’s about the simplest preservation method there is. On Sunday, September 11, Mezze Bistro + Bar hosted Preserving With Spirits as part […]

Mezze Hosts Preserving in Spirit(s) Workshop Rescheduled for Sunday, September 11

Berkshire Grown’s Preserving the Bounty is back and Mezze Bistro and BeeSweet are participating featuring Berkshire Mountain Distillers spirits! Committed to the resurgence of the lost art of preserving food, Berkshire Grown presents Preserving the Bounty: Canning, Pickling and Keeping the Harvest. A series of fun and educational community canning workshops have been coordinated in […]

Dinner Party Download Features Mezze Cocktail

Mezze Bistro featured on Dinner Party Download on American Public Media in July! Featuring the story of Cheshire’s Mammoth Cheese, Dinner Party Download asked us to craft a specialized drink to accompany the tale. Nancy Thomas, our fearless leader, with less than 24 hours’ notice, created ‘The Berkshire Localmotive’ — a drink consisting of Berkshire […]

Mezze Bistro + Bar Seeks Career-minded Cooks

Mezze Bistro + Bar in Williamstown is seeking career-minded cooks to work in a professional kitchen environment. Mezze Restaurant Group is committed to the ‘buy local’ mission providing a wide range of fresh, seasonal foods from neighboring family farms, celebrating the bounty of our region. (Our group has been purchasing from local farmers since our […]

Cultural Cocktails are on the Menu

Mezze Restaurant Group is offering a Cultural Cocktails Menu this season to honor the arts community in the Berkshires.   We’re thrilled to be working with Williamstown Theatre Festival, The Clark, Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, MASS MoCA, Shakespeare & Company, The Mahaiwe and new to the menu this year… Tanglewood. The Cultural Cocktails Menu will […]

Berkshire Grown Restaurant Week: June 5-9, 2011

In celebration of Restaurant Week and as a benefit to members, Berkshire Grown restaurants will be offering a three-course prix fixe menu featuring locally grown or produced foods for $25.11 (not including tax and tip). This promotion is offered exclusively to Berkshire Grown members at 19 restaurants in our region from Sunday, June 5 through […]

Chefs in the Woods Where the Wild Things Are

Foraging at Cricket Creek Farm with Berkshire Chefs Last Friday morning, a group of local chefs visited Cricket Creek Farm in South Williamstown to take part in a foraging walk hosted by Mezze Restaurant Group and led by expert forager Evan Strusinski. Coffee was a required prelude for this gang and a bit of bramble […]

It’s All About the Food at the James Beard House

Photos from “The Whole Berkshire Hog” at the James Beard House on Friday, February 4th. Photos courtesy of Maia Landau Photography.

“The Whole Berkshire Hog” James Beard Dinner features Social Media Pro Jeffrey Kingman

We are very excited to announce our combined Berkshire culinary team efforts in the world of social media with “The Whole Berkshire Hog” Dinner at the James Beard House on Friday, February 4th in New York City. Participating Berkshire restaurants, chefs, fans and marketing professionals are working together to create a dynamic online presence leading up […]