Marco Shaw, Executive Chef from Piedmont Restaurant will lead the Homefries Cookin’ Class this Saturday, June 18th! Chef Marco is a regular at the Market. Every week, on Wednesdays and Saturdays, he walks from the restaurant down to Market with a large cart on wheels and fills it up with meats, eggs, cheeses and produce!
Marco Shaw grew up in metropolitan Washington, DC. He earned a BA is Psychology from Randolph-Macon College in 1991. After graduation he decided to work in a restaurant for a year before commencing medical school. In that year he fell in love with the business. At the end of that year he began a three-year apprenticeship at the Tobacco Company Restaurant in Richmond, Va. At the same time he pursued an Associates Degree in Culinary Arts and Hotel, Restaurant Management. After completing the apprenticeship he traveled the country and cooked at restaurants in New Orleans, New York, Santa Fe and eventually ended up in Portland, Oregon. He opened Fife Restaurant in Portland in 2002. He moved to Durham in August of 2009 and joined forces with the group to launch Eno Restaurant and Market in downtown Durham. When that project fell through, EHG purchased Piedmont Restaurant in August of 2010 and Chef Marco has been at the helm ever since.