A graduate of Red River College’s Culinary Arts Honours program, Chef Jesse Friesen has never slowed down, no matter the climate of Winnipeg’s weather or food scene.Read Bio
In 2017, the lives of Nathan Lemley and Sarah Heard changed forever upon the purchase of Foreign and Domestic, an American-European fare + craft beer establishment in the heart of Austin, Texas.
With Lemley a culinary school graduate and Heard an experienced executive and banquet chef, taking on an already existing restaurant, rather than starting anew, made the most sense in an already bustling, ever-expanding Texan culinary destination.
We recently spoke with Chefs Heard and Lemley to find out all the things you want to know about these top Austin chefs.
Bold and cohesive.
Butter or tomatoes.
Smoked Sweet Paprika
Foreign and domestic. Foreign spices and domestic sourcing.
We pay attention to the details, our standards and our guests cues. We communicate these observations with our entire staff on a regular basis.
Mexican mint marigold because we’re local, deep rooted & versatile.
We love watching guests try new things and fall in love with them, especially items that they may not have ever thought they would be eating. The experience is very rewarding.
By experiencing other restaurants and playing with new flavour combinations.
Cardamom. It’s so fragrant and versatile.