On Saturday, October 20, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., master chef and author Brendan Cronin will visit Karl’s Sausage Kitchen and European Market to sign copies of his newly released autobiography and chat with customers about his book and all things gastronomical. In Cheffin—From Potatoes to Caviar : An Irish Chef’s Journey of Cooking and Travel, Cronin takes his readers on a journey from his childhood on a small dairy farm in Western Ireland, to cooking in the great hotels of Limerick, Dublin and onward to the Swiss Alps, West Africa, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore.
Karl’s co-owner Anita Gokey expressed her excitement about the visit: “We are thrilled to have our friend and long-time customer Brendan Cronin at Karl's on October 20th! We’ll be featuring on our cafe menu Brendan's recipe for Swiss Rosti paired with Karl's Bloodwurst- you will feel like you are in Switzerland again.”
Brendan Cronin is the only Irish chef to attain the prestigious Swiss culinary title of ‘Chef de Cuisine Diplomé’, Swiss Master Chef. He has contributed to many hospitality textbooks, particularly in the field of translation. A member of the American Culinary Federation, The International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education, and the Massachusetts Restaurant Association, he is also a two-time nominee for the Excellence in Teaching award. He currently teaches Hospitality Management classes at Endicott College in Beverly, MA, and lives on Boston’s North Shore with his wife, Christine.
Karl’s Sausage Kitchen & European Market, which recently moved from its fifty-plus-year residence in Saugus to One Bourbon Street in Peabody, is well known throughout New England for its authentic, old-world European sausages, cold cuts and smoked meats, made on the premises with the finest meats and spices. They also stock imported products jams, jellies, chocolates, cheeses, pickles, cookies and bread in their grocery. The move to the larger Peabody facility has enabled owners Anita and Robert Gokey to add a European Café, where customers can now enjoy sandwiches, grilled sausages, traditional German fare and imported and locally produced beer and wine before stocking up on meats and imported goods to take home.
For more information contact, Anita Gokey at 978-854-6650 or firstname.lastname@example.org.