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All female food team from Finger Lakes featured at James Beard House (access required)

The team of chefs and producers who will represent the Finger Lakes at the James Beard House are, from left, Claire Benjamin, Nancy Irelan,  Autumn Stoscheck, Samantha Buyskes, Linnea Shumway, Trish Aser, and Susanne Messmer. Photo supplied.

A septet of female chefs and food-and-beverage producers from the Finger Lakes region will be featured presenters at the esteemed James Beard House in Manhattan in January. The team, headed by Geneva’s Samantha Buyskes, is currently listed on the house’s list of ...

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Farm-to-table movement gains steam in Finger Lakes (access required)

Samantha Buyskes, executive chef at F2T restaurant in Geneva, explains the meat course served at a special dinner after the alfresco FLX event organized by the Canandaigua Chamber of Commerce.  Photo supplied by the chamber.

  Full-service hotels, especially those in small markets, don’t normally get adventurous with their restaurants. But the Ramada Plaza in Geneva, which changed hands in October 2017, has set out to do just that with the hiring of Finger Lakes culinary star ...

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