Today at your ENFM we are hosting a cooking demonstration with Chef Mattie Goldberg who will be highlighting some of our farmers best of the season farm raised meats from Triple L Ranch and vegetables from our other local Tennessee farms.

Steven and Ann Lee, Triple L Ranch

Steven and Ann Lee, Triple L Ranch

The local meats are provided by our very own Triple L Ranch in Franklin TN. Triple L is a family owned and operated beef farm on the rolling hills of western Williamson county.  They raise polled herford cows the natural way which is in large open grass pastures and are never confined in small pens or barns for finishing.  The cows are raised on a steady diet of grass constantly. During the last 120 days they are offered natural feed consisting of corn, wheat , soy bean meal, cottonseed hulls, soybean hulls.  This grain finishing creates a wonderful marbling and tenderness of the meat that makes their premium cuts taste so delicious.

Visiting Chef Mattie serves it up at her local farmers market in Austin, TX

Visiting Chef Mattie Goldberg serves it up at her local farmers market in Austin, TX

Our chef Mattie Goldberg, born and raised in Nashville TN,  is an up and coming chef currently residing in Austin, Texas. Having grown up cooking at home, her specialty is rustic, bold flavors with a broad range of knowledge in world regional technique.   She has worked in some of Austin’s finest restaurants including Perla’s Seafood and Oyster Bar on historic South Congress Ave and health conscious, gluten free Snap Kitchen. At the top of her class at Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts, a small and elite private culinary academy in Austin, she has excelled under renowned chefs and earned a spot as a school ambassador.

As the Demo Chef for 512 Market Kitchen, Chef Mattie highlights different vendors of the Lone Star Farmers Market at Bee Cave each week by showing market patrons how to use only the ingredients available to make fresh, seasonal dishes.  In the coming months, she will be moving to New Orleans, Louisiana to work at James Beard Award winning restaurant Herbsaint.

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