MAINE CLASSICS: More Than 150 Delicious Recipes from Down East by Chefs Mark Gaier and Clark Frasier, winners of the prestigious James Beard Foundation’s “Best Chefs in the Northeast” for 2010, will be released in late April 2011. 

Mark and Clark have been supporting their local Maine farmers, food artisans and food suppliers for decades. In fact, more than twenty years ago they pioneered sustainable dining with the opening of Arrows in Ogunquit, Maine, where their farm-to-table philosophy still governs the restaurant today. Their new book shares their passion for fresh, seasonal food and introduces readers to the artisan bakers, organic farmers, and sustainable fisherman that make it all possible. 

MAINE CLASSICS covers all of the areas that make Maine cuisine what it is known for today – the shore, the sea, the forest, the farm, the garden, the dairy, the bakery and the root cellar – and bring readers as close to the true Maine experience as possible with such classic Maine dishes as Oyster Fritters with Remoulade, Lobster Shortcake with Rum-Vanilla Sauce and Slow Braised Pork Roast with Roasted Root Vegetables, just to name a few. 

The hardcover book will retail for approximately $30.00 everywhere books are sold beginning in late April 2011.