Edit ModuleShow Tags

Madden’s Releases Chef Line-Up for Late Summer Bash


Published:

Madden's on Gull Lake

Photo by Todd Buchanan

And just like that, we have arrived—summer weather, sun block, mosquitoes, days at the pool. This weekend barbeques will roar right past spring and straight into a much-anticipated start of summer.

For those of you itching to make summer plans, Madden’s on Gull Lake just released their chef line-up for their late summer bash, the Food and Wine Weekend. They are bringing back the cool crew with Chefs Doug Flicker, Erik Anderson, Jamie Malone, Jim Christiansen, and Robert Wohlfell out of the metro, as well some out-of-towners with Jenn Louis from Portland, Oregon, and Andrew Ticer and Michael Hudman out of Memphis, Tennessee.

The event is blast. Last year there was oyster shucking and wine sipping on the lake, chef burger contests, sit-down fine dining events, and impromptu bonfires way past bedtime. This year Madden’s is listing similar stuff, along with an authentic Jamaican cookout, whole animal cooking, and meat smoking demos. It’s like summer camp for grownups.

If you’ve never been to Brainerd, last year was my first trip; the lake area has a special feel, lazy and airy where everything revolves around leisure. With the weather making such a late shift, that sounds pretty good to me these days.

Maddens.com

Edit ModuleShow Tags

About This Blog

Minnesota Monthly's Taste Blog answers your restaurant and dining questions, dishes on latest discoveries, reflects on breaking news, and generally brings the plate to the page with a skilled crew of experts: Learn more about the Taste bloggers.

Have a food-related question? Email rhutton@mnmo.com

Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

More »Taste Blog

Pepito’s to Become El Burrito Minneapolis

The Pepito’s/Parkway Theater combo is sold to local entrepreneurs who have a restaurant tenant and theater remodeling plans.

James Beard Semifinalists Are Cheaper by the Dozen

Ten chefs and two restaurants were named to the 2018 James Beard Award semifinalist list

Banana Pudding Pie Recipe

Make some new sweet memories with a retro dessert

Bonterra Vineyards and the Future of Organic Farming

Learn how Bonterra Organic Vineyards set the standard for organic winemaking, then sample Bonterra at this year's Food & Wine Experience March 3-4, 2018

10 Best Friday Fish Fries for Lent

Christian or not, get your fried fish here around the Twin Cities

3 Things to Eat This Week: Valentine's Edition

If you forgot to make reservations for Valentine's Day week, you're not too late—these, ahem, romantic spots will still have you

Kimchi and Gruyère Pizza Recipe

Step up your pizza game with outside-the-box homemade pie

Great Breakfast with Great Coffee

Stellar food, top-tier coffee—at these Twin Cities restaurants

Banish the #BoldNorth Hangover

Recover from the Super Bowl with fries, delicious guacamole, and a special dinner with Jason & Joy
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags