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A Story Worth Sharing

Laura Hester, founder and owner of Red Gingham Gourmet, LLC, is commended for her hard work, dedication, and personal sacrifices in building her company into a successful enterprise. But, there is more to Laura’s story than just her business success. … Continue reading

SHOALS AREA BUSINESS WOMAN SELECTED TO ATTEND WALMART’S NATIONAL WOMEN’S ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT INITIATIVE CONFERENCE.

Laura Hester, owner of Red Gingham Gourmet, LLC, a  Florence Woman Owned Business (WOB) was recently invited to participate in Walmart’s Women’s Economic Empowerment Initiative in Bentonville, Arkansas.  Laura was among a select group of Women Owned Business executives that … Continue reading

Kids Summer Cooking Camp Starts Next Week!!!

ONLY A FEW PLACES LEFT – RESERVE YOUR SPOT TODAY!!!!!!!  RED GINGHAM GOURMET Kids Summer Cooking Camp Starts Next Week Laura Hester, owner of Red Gingham Gourmet, will be teaching two Sessions of Cooking Classes for kids, at the Shoals … Continue reading

RED GINGHAM GOURMET PRESENTS KIDS SUMMER COOKING CAMP

  DON’T FORGET…….. RED GINGHAM GOURMET Kids Summer Cooking Camp Starts Next Week ONLY A FEW PLACES LEFT – RESERVE YOUR SPOT TODAY!!!!!!! Laura Hester, owner of Red Gingham Gourmet, will be teaching two Sessions of Cooking Classes for kids, … Continue reading

Congratulations to Smokin’ on the Boulevard!!!!

SMOKIN’ ON THE BOULEVARD NAMED 2014 ALABAMA BBQ BRACKET CHAMPION!!!!!!   Alabama Foods introduces the 2014 Alabama BBQ Bracket champion! It was a tight race, but Smokin’ on the Boulevard has come out on top and been named the 2014 … Continue reading

Food Business Workshop – Tuesday, April 15th 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

 Are you thinking about starting a food business with a favorite family recipe or maybe producing a value added product using vegetables from your garden? Join us at the Shoals Culinary Center (SCC) on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 from 6 p.m. … Continue reading

Applications Now Being Accepted for FOOD Team Class

The Shoals Culinary Academy will begin the next session of the FOOD Team program on Tuesday, January 21st.  During this program, students participate in a hands-on culinary experience designed to teach the fundamentals of food service to prepare them for … Continue reading

Red Gingham Gourmet – SEC Culinary Client

If you have never tasted Red Gingham Gourmet’s spicy jalapeño cornbread muffins or sweet cinnamon rolls, you are sadly missing out. Laura began her baking business by utilizing her love for fresh produce and cooking by selling to local restaurants … Continue reading

FOOD TEAM Participants Prepare Soups and Sauces

Stocks and sauces are essential items produced in the professional kitchen.  The French word for stock is “fond”, which means “foundation”.  Stocks provide the foundation for numerous sauces and soups. Countless ingredient combinations are used to create soups in every … Continue reading