Friday, April 25, 2014

Hot Off The Press

Big shout-out to Seven Days for this fun ink written by Xian Chiang-Waren

Chef Courtney Contos, the owner of Shelburne's Chef Contos Kitchen & Store, lives by a philosophy attributed to Joseph Campbell: "Follow your bliss." Raised in Chicago's high-end restaurant scene, Contos skipped a semester of high school to run a small eatery in Mexico, talked her way into a coveted internship at the legendary Charlie Trotter's restaurant and traveled the country as a private chef before settling in Vermont in 2006. For the chef, now 39, following her bliss has always…continue reading here...

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Sunday, April 6, 2014

CCKS Turned One

On April 2nd Chef Contos kitchen & store turned One... so we celebrated! 

This year has flown by, I feel like it should still be November but here we are springtime in Vermont!
As a 1st year business owner I am most surprised and thrilled by all of the new friends that I have made  through customers, vendors, and neighbors. CCKS has created a community centered around food and will continue to be a resource for inspired cooks and entertainers. My goal for this next year is to continue striving for excellence in every area of the business whether it be searching for the latest fun specialty foods, perfecting recipes for our new cooking classes, or collaborating with other local business. 

Charlie Trotter