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Executive Head Chef

Chef Tim 150pxSnow Pond Center for the Arts couldn’t be happier to announce its new Executive Head Chef Tim Lewis, or as he prefers to be called, Chef Tim. Chef Tim will be bringing his culinary expertise to all of  Snow Pond’s events including its tasting menus, farm to table dinners, holiday menus, along with all of its concerts and special events.  He will also be curating and overseeing the menus for all of Snow Pond’s core summer programs including the New England Music Camp, the Snow Pond  Music Festival and the New England Adult Music Camp.

Chef Tim brings an enormous amount of experience with the farm-to-table culinary philosophy and will be working closely with many of the area farms in Central Maine to build a repertoire of simple cooking that lets the true flavors of every dish shine through.

Chef Tim is one of the Chefs for a Hollywood reality company called Casting Duo and has casted folks in Maine reality food shows such as Family Food Fight.  He also co-hosts a radio segment on The George Hale & Ric Tyler Show, which focuses on educating the Maine Restaurant & Foodie Community. The show airs on Wednesdays at 8:00am on FM radio stations 103.9 Bangor, 101.3 Augusta/Waterville and 95.1 Rockland, Maine.

Prior to joining Snow Pond, Chef Tim was The Corporate Chef to Fiore Artisan Olive Oils & Vinegars, and traveled Maine participating in Chef competitions and trade shows developing recipes and unique ideas for Fiore product uses. Some of his early employment has been at renowned establishments such as The Farmington Country Club Farmington, CT. as the Saucier Chef circa 1990, The Whitman House,  Avon, CT. Garde Manger Chef circa 1993. He also mastered his Italian Culinary skills by working for Icon Chef Armando Boccia at Restorante de Armando’s in Hancock, Maine.

Chef Tim excitedly noted, “Every experience has taught me so much and given me so many more unique experiences that I can pass on to all the wonderful people I have the privilege to cook for. I look forward to working with Snow Pond and cooking for all of their amazing guests throughout the year.”

“We are excited to welcome Chef Tim to Snow Pond Center for the Arts. Chef Tim is extremely talented and has an impressive culinary background. We are confident that all our guests will love what he brings to the table, “ commented John Wiggin, Snow Pond’s Executive Director.

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