Esther Koukios from Greek To Go will be demonstrating how to use fresh seasonal vegetables in traditional Greek cooking for the Chef Series at the Holland Farmers Market this Saturday, August 10 at 10:00 am. She’ll be using eggplant, green beans, tomatoes and more to create a number of delicious and authentic Greek dishes. The Chef Series is proudly sponsored by Higher Health Chiropractic with in-kind support from Visser Farms.
Koukios is the chef and owner of Greek To Go, a company that sells traditional fresh and frozen Greek foods, including Baklava, Spanakopita and more. The company was founded by three Greek friends with a passion for Greek cuisine. You can find Koukios at the Greek To Go booth at
the Holland Farmers Market every Wednesday and Saturday Each week during the Chef Series at the Holland Farmers Market, a talented local chef, caterer or Market vendor demonstrates how to prepare an easy, healthy and delicious meal using fresh Market ingredients. The Chef Series is held at 10:00 am every Saturday through August 31 and is free to attend. Recipes are available at the demonstration and will also be posted online at www.hollandfarmersmarket.com the week following the demonstration.
Upcoming Chef Series Demonstrations
Raw, Grilled and Charred Salads
The Farmhouse Deli
Christine Ferris, owner and executive chef at The Farmhouse Deli, will demonstrate three mouth-watering summer salads that utilize the best of Michigan’s summer produce, including a watermelon salad, grilled peaches and charred green beans.
Seventy-Six Executive Chef Shelly Rash will prepare a variety of Spanish-inspired dishes in anticipation of their sister tapas restaurant, Poquito, opening in Downtown Holland this year!
Cooking with Watermelon
Chef Jen LLC
Cold watermelon is the fruit of choice for Jen Plaggemars, owner and chef behind Chef Jen LLC. Join her as she demonstrates how versatile this popular summer fruit can be as she uses it to prepare both savory and sweet dishes.
About Higher Health Chiropractic:
Led by Dr. Andrew White, the team at Higher Health Chiropractic is driven by faith, proven by results and dedicated to creating an extraordinary experience for their youngest chiropractic patients. Higher Health Chiropractic is a neurologically based practice utilizing state of the art
technology and FDA approved adjusting tools to help patients of all ages achieve their health goals. Visit them online at www.gethigherhealth.com or call 616.294.8376 to make an appointment today.
About the Holland Farmers Market:
The Holland Farmers Market is located at 150 West 8th Street at the Eighth Street Market Place in Downtown Holland. The Market is open every Wednesday and Saturday from 8:00 am – 3:00 pm from May 15 through December 21, rain or shine. Each season, the Holland Farmers Market brings together over 100 local farmers and vendors, food trucks, street performers and special events. Be sure to shop early for the best product assortment! The Market offers free parking and an ATM onsite. Visit Market staff inside the front lobby of the Holland Civic Center Place for information on food assistance programs, including Bridge Cards, Double Up Food Bucks, Senior FRESH and Project FRESH. Animals are prohibited at the Market, so please leave Fido safe at home!