cafe Adam est. 2006
Wheatleigh Hotel, Lenox, MA
The Connaught Hotel, Mayfair-London
Pot au Feu Restaurant, Providence RI
A night of Cooking at the James Beard House in 2009! Wee
Cat Island, Bahamas
Best Chef America 2013 + 2014
Foraging Ramps, South Berkshires
ORIGINAL CAFE ADAM
BIOGRAPHY: ADAM ZIEMINSKI
Adam is truly Berkshire Grown! His family spans back three generations and has roots deep in the North County Mountains. Originally immigrating from Poland, Ukraine and Austria through Brooklyn and the Lower East Side of Manhattan. His Great Great Grand Parents ran the Zieminski Dairy on Fales Road in Adams. Being a Berkshire native, Adam graduated Monument Mountain Highschool with the class of '94. Adam's parents owned a Bakery and there it was determined he wanted to be a Chef. Adam cooked locally while still in highschool for Tanglewood both at Saranak and Highwood Kousevitsky Society dinner clubs. Shortly afterward he worked one year stints at the Historic Federal House Inn in South Lee and Bistro Zinc in Lenox.
After winning a full scholarship in a High School Recipe Contest Adam attended culinary school at Johnson & Wales University in Rhode Island. During culinary school he worked at the French bistro Pot au Feu in Providence. During university he completed an appenticeship under Michel Bourdin at Connaught Hotel in Mayfair, London England and The Celtic Manor in South Wales, UK. From there he went on to stage at Le Manoir de Quat Saison in Oxford, England and Marcus Samuellson's Aquavit in Manhattan.
Adam's last official employ was at Wheatleigh Hotel in Lenox, Massachusetts. There he was part of the honorary 2005 James Beard Team. Over the course of three years Adam assisted Chef Bryce Whittlesey and Chef Jeff Thompson to attain the highly sought after AAA Five Diamond Award. While there he worked through all stations of the kitchen. In addition his culinary travels have put him working beside culinary icons Wylie Dufresne, Daniel Boulud, Thomas Keller, Charlie Palmer, Jean-Claude Vierne and Patrick O'Connell.
Recently Adam has joined the Board of Directors of Berkshire Grown. Outside of cooking Adam has volunteered in the WOOF program at Paradise Biodynamic Farm in Homestead Florida. 'I enjoy the new expeiences of traveling through forgein countries and absorbing culture through food, drink and music.' Adam also enjoys chess, photography, foraging and painting canvases. Sylwia and Adam are also proud parents.
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'the today show' live kitchen
Jamon Iberico, La Bouqueria, Barcelona
Casa Delphine, Baccala, Barcelona
'bresse chicken picnic in St.Romain'
Escoffier's actual desk!
Live at Daryl's House with Cee-Lo
Watch Adam on Live Fron Dary's House
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Chef Corey Lee of 'Benu', SF
still life: richmond melons