Leelanau News and Events

Some Of The Region’s Top Chefs -- Including Those At Blu and 9 Bean Rows -- Share Their Secret Weapons

May 10, 2021

In the latest issue of the Northern Express, (the Leelanau Ticker’s sister publication) check out what a smattering of the region’s top chefs claim as their favorite kitchen gadget or ingredient. Leelanau County represents: Chef Jen Welty of 9 Bean Rows, Suttons Bay, says a squeegee is her most coveted cleaning tool…and check out her go-to ingredient here.

Chef Randy Chamberlain of Blu in Glen Arbor shares the secret source of his creativity (shhh: it’s sleep!) and other inspiration

The Express is also celebrating 30 years of publishing in northern Michigan this week with the launch of a new twice-weekly email that will deliver inside stories about the arts, events, food, drink, people, and places that make this special place home. To make sure you’re on the list, email here. Like the paper — available at nearly 700 physical locations throughout 14 counties — the emails are free.

Pictured: Chef Randy Chamberlain at Blu


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