Chef Spotlight: Jimmy Tu

Chef Spotlight: Jimmy Tu

Jimmy Tu, Chef/Co-Owner of Bunker  Favorite Heritage Cuts: Pork Belly, Porterhouse Pork Chops, Maple Sugar Cured Ham, Signature Bacon, St. Louis Ribs — and all our goat and lamb!  Jimmy Tu was one of the very earliest supporters of Heritage Foods when he owned legendary Tigerland restaurant in New York’s East Village. His current restaurant, Bunker, is one of the premiere Vietnamese restaurants in the country thanks to his amazing skills in the kitchen, blending flavors in both classic and in...
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Chef Spotlight: Liz McConnell

Chef Spotlight: Liz McConnell

Liz McConnell, Purchasing Manager for Union Square Cafe Favorite Heritage Cuts: Signature Bacon, Bone-in Pork Loin, Boston Butt  Liz McConnell is the Purchasing Manager for Union Square Cafe, the first (and the namesake) restaurant in Danny Meyer’s famed Union Square Hospitality Group. Liz is the eyes and ears for USC at the famed Union Square Greenmarket and has developed relationships with a network of farmers behind the most beautiful tomatoes from Eckerton Hill Farm and Norwich Meadows, w...
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Chef Spotlight: Michael Rubinstein

Chef Spotlight: Michael Rubinstein

Chef Spotlight: Michael Rubinstein, Chef de Cuisine, Momofuku Las Vegas Favorite Heritage Cuts: Tomahawk Chop & Bone-in Boston Butt Chef Michael Rubinstein, better known as “Ruby,” is a born and raised native Las Vegan. He joined David Chang’s first West Coast team at Momofuku Las Vegas in The Cosmopolitan just after opening in 2017 and now helms the kitchen as Chef de Cuisine. Though best known for their signature large format Bo Ssäm — a slow-roasted heritage pork shoulder — we love Ru...
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Chef Spotlight: Chris Fischer and Antonio Mora

Chef Spotlight: Chris Fischer and Antonio Mora

                    Chef Spotlight: Chris Fischer and Antonio Mora  Favorite Cut: Heritage Traditional Porchetta In celebration of the Year of the Pig, James Beard Award winning jack of all trades Chris Fischer has partnered with Antonio Mora, Executive Chef of Quality Meats and Patrick Martins, Founder of Heritage Foods, to help raise money and awareness for the Sylvia Center, a non-profit based in New York that teaches young people the value of proper nutrition and how to cook. Beginning o...
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Chef Spotlight: Lena Ciardullo

Chef Spotlight: Lena Ciardullo

Chef Spotlight: Lena Ciardullo, Marta Favorite Cut: Double-Cut Pork Chop for TwoUnion Square Hospitality Group was an early supporter of reintroducing Heritage breeds to the American public. Marta restaurant, led by Chef Lena Ciardullo, is the group's Roman inspired pizzeria that also celebrates the Italian tradition of cooking seasonal specials “alla brace”—over open embers. This Double-Cut Pork Chop for Two comes from their whole-animal Heritage butchery program and is Danny Meyer's favori...
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Chef Spotlight: Daniel Sharp, Mark Furstenberg, Marjorie Meek-Bradley, and Tae Strain

Chef Spotlight: Daniel Sharp, Mark Furstenberg, Marjorie Meek-Bradley, and Tae Strain

Chef Spotlight: Daniel Sharp, Mark Furstenberg, Marjorie Meek-Bradley, and Tae Strain.Favorite Heritage Cuts: Ground pork, boneless maple sugar cured Heritage holiday ham, Heritage signature bacon, porterhouse pork chops. Team Heritage just got back from Washington DC where we tasted some of the best bites that the Chesapeake Bay has to offer! Meatballs and crab balls at The Meatball Shop, the famous jambon beurre sandwich at Bread Furst, grilled bacon, biscuits and tartares at St. Anselm an...
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Chef Spotlight: Neil Kleinberg

Chef Spotlight: Neil Kleinberg

Chef Spotlight: Neil KleinbergChef/Co-Owner, Clinton Street Baking Co. and Community Food & JuiceFavorite Heritage Cut: Boneless Maple Sugar Cured HamNeil raised himself in a crazy kitchen in Flatbush, Brooklyn among 4 kids, 2 parents, 16 neighborhood cousins, and 6 aunts and uncles. He opened his first restaurant, Simon’s, at age 22 and in 1997 re-opened legendary seafood restaurant, Lundy’s in Brooklyn. In 2001, Neil opened Clinton Street Baking Company with his wife, DeDe Lahman. Thoug...
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