Kitchen

The holiday season is ripe for entertaining, and these two Maple Grove spots offer unique items that put a new spin on the holiday meal while leaving a lasting impression on your guests.

Marna's Catering executive chef Rolando Diaz.

AGENT: Executive Chef Rolando Diaz

MISSION: Create a meal made entirely from ingredients found at the Maple Grove Farmers Market

Extended Mission: Feed a crowd.

Jennifer Ebeling’s Maple Grove deck is as lush as the undergrowth of a Minnesota forest—not only with flowers, but with food. The master gardener simply walks a few feet from her kitchen to her deck door to gather the ingredients she needs for dinner.

Meet Merrilyn Tauscher, the “FoodE Expert” at Byerly’s Maple Grove location. Tauscher helps inspire and educate people about food through cooking demos, special events and delicious recipes for any occasion.