Raleigh, NC, April 30, 2007 --(PR.com
)-- Scott James, executive chef of 115 Midtowne, a sophisticated restaurant featuring contemporary metropolitan food, has announced that he has joined Slow Food International, a non profit organization that protects the heritage of food, tradition and culture. Slow Food International counteracts fast food and fast life to help prevent people’s dwindling interest in the food they eat, where it comes from, and how it tastes. As an executive chef at 115 Midtowne, James is responsible for menu development, quality control, food preparation, as well as managing a staff of 10 chefs.
“I am pleased to be a member of such a great organization,” said James. “Slow Food International helps people understand the connections between a plate of food and the planet.”
About 115 Midtowne:
115 Midtowne is a sophisticated restaurant tucked away in North Hills at 4421 Six Forks Road in Raleigh. Chef Scott James’ menu is an elegant presentation of contemporary metropolitan food, with select international recipes ranging from Portuguese to Asian to Tuscan. The restaurant features a stylish dining area, waiters in black ties and white aprons who discreetly anticipate diners’ needs, and live piano on Friday and Saturday evenings. The restaurant is open from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for lunch, Mon thru Thurs 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Fri and Sat from 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. for dinner. 115 Midtowne closes at 11:30 p.m. on weekends. More information is available by calling 919-787-8963 or visiting http://www.115midtowne.com.
About Slow Food International:
Slow Food International is a non profit, eco-gastronomic, member supported organization that was founded in 1989 to counteract fast food and fast life. The organization helps prevent the disappearance of local food traditions and people’s dwindling interest in the food they eat, where it comes from, how it tastes and how our food choices affect the rest of the world. Currently, there are over 80,000 members that aid in good, clean and fair food. Slow Food believes that the food people eat should taste good, be produced in a clean way, not harm the environment, and should consider animal welfare. To learn more about Slow Food International, visit http://www.slowfood.com.
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