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Featured in Esquire; Discovery Channel, Great Chefs of the East; Condé Nast Traveller; and in Food & Wine as owner of one of the Top 25 Restaurants in the US.

Ted Fondulas started his restaurant career at the age of five--frying baloney and cooking minute rice on the radiator! After these early years hanging out in the kitchens of his grandmother and restaurateur grandfather, Ted pursues a career in literature; and after trips to Europe wandering through some grand kitchens in France and Italy his interest in food is reignited.  He then works in hotels and restaurants in New York and California, eventually settling in New England as part of the back-to-the-land movement in the early seventies.

In 1982 Ted and his wife, Linda, open Hemingway’s Restaurant in Killington, Vermont which eventually receives critical acclaim. Chef Ted’s trailblazing dedication to using local ingredients paves the road for Vermont’s eventual farm to table movement. In addition to receiving Four-Star and Four-Diamond travel guide honors for many consecutive (a boat load of?) years, the Robert Mondavi Culinary Award of Excellence, is presented to Chef Ted who is among other culinary luminaries including Charlie Trotter, Thomas Keller, Todd English, and Daniel Boulud.

Chef Ted Fondulas now owns a new culinary experience in Vermont and we are excited to bring everyone an opportunity to learn how to cook with him in our own private cooking classes at The Chef & The Dish.

Chef Ted

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New England, United States

Favorite Restaurant: It depends on my mood, but it varies between The Grange at Hill Farm in Arlington Vermont, Silver Fork in Manchester Vermont, Arriana in Lyme, New Hampshire, Mr. Tuna, in Portland, Maine

Accolades: Featured in Esquire; Discovery Channel, Great Chefs of the East; Condé Nast Traveller; and in Food & Wine as owner of one of the Top 25 Restaurants in the US.

Favorite Ingredient: Oil, and how each serves a different purpose

Kitchen Must Have: Food Processor and my Serrated knife

Fun Fact: I love to cross country ski, hike and mushroom forage. I also volunteer for Meals on Wheels, collect art, grow herbs and vegetables, and finally - I gopher for my wife's wedding events. Ha!

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Bisque with Roasted Lobster

In this Team Building class, you'll treat your team to the best seafood dinner this side of New England! Learn how to work with lobster and build flavor using i...

Team Building Experiences: Starts at $79 USD/ per device

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Apples, Pickling & The Ultimate Grilled Cheese

This fabulous team building class will bring the delights of grilled cheese but with the adult spin. Master the art of the sandwich, and learn why the grilled c...

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Seafood & Corn Chowder

Take a trip to New England to learn the fundamentals of Chowder. In this interactive Team Building cooking class, you’ll make learn how to make a Seafood and Co...

Team Building Experiences: Starts at $79 USD/ per device

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Cooking with Salmon

Gather the team and learn how to make heart healthy salmon together. In this cooking class you'll learn the principles of making fish at home. Fabulous for corp...

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The Ultimate Burger

Virtually bring your team to the best pub to learn how to make the Ultimate Burger, complete with a Quick Pickle and Secret Sauce. Fantastic for a fun day in an...

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