Taste of Independents

On July 30, Apron Inc. presented a delightful afternoon tasting at the Olmsted, where attendees enjoyed samples from Butchertown Grocery, LouVino, Seviché and more. A silent auction and live music from the Robbie Bartlett Duo entertained guests as they mingled and tried foods from over 30 of the city’s finest independent chefs.

Photos by Tim Valentino.

  • Melissa Richards-Person and Gary Fox.

  • Melissa Richards-Person and Tom Person.

  • Chef Maria Bell.

  • Chef Maria Bell.

  • Chefs Sarah and Tavis Rockwell of LouVino.

  • Lisa Tuell and Jeff Stum of Ballotin Whiskey.

  • Chef Bobby Benjamin, Jonathan Little and John Higgins of Butchertown Grocery/Lola.

  • Matt Weber, Christopher Montgomery and Emily Colòn of Uptown Cafe.

  • Roger Romonies and Kathryn Jacob of Sevichè.

  • Dustin Allen and Jeremy McFarland of Bourbon's Bistro.

  • Deborah and Bart Greenwald.

  • Barry King and Robbie Bartlett.

  • Lizzy Turner, Allen "Chef Smooth" Hubbard, Sr., and Arthur Davis of Martini.

  • Glenn Gail and Tina Turner.

  • Chef Harold Baker of Gary's on Spring.

  • Chefs Dean Corbett and Paul Sant.

  • Chef Erik Abraham and Callie Critchelow of Varanese.

  • Kendall Wooods, Dylan Cook and Vince Woods of DelFrisco's.

  • Dan and Margaret Dry.

  • Ashley Barke, Annette Skaggs and Elizabeth Jent.

  • Dawn Richardson Bianconcini and Luca Bianconcini.

  • Bart and Deborah Greenwald, Mary Casey and Joe Perkowski.

  • Caroline Knop, Teresa Ray and Annette Skaggs.