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Boston Lamb Jam Is B-aaa-ck

Will Chef Michael Scelfo of Alden & Harlow Retain his Reign?

DENVER, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, April 13, New England's top 20 chefs and more than 750 hungry attendees will gather for the Boston Lamb Jam, a culinary cook-off where lamb fans will decide which chefs have earned their "chops" based on inventive American lamb dishes.

Competing for the titles of "Best in Show," "People's Choice" and "Best Leg, Breast, Shank and Shoulder," chefs will prepare a plate of American lamb to be voted on by lamb-loving attendees and Boston's top food media. The Boston victor will go head-to-head with other cities' Lamb Jam winners for the title of "Lamb Jam Master" at Savor the Central Coast in Calif. this fall. 

Last year's winner, Chef Michael Scelfo of Alden & Harlow, took home three titles, including "Best in Show" for his dish, Smoked and Braised Lamb Belly on a Steamed Bun with Pickled Radishes and Herb Salad.


Sunday, April 13

VIP admission 2:30-3:30pm

General admission 3-6pm


The Royal Sonesta, Cambridge, MA


Sample lamb-inspired dishes by New England's top chefs. Visit for the lineup.

VIP Pre-Party: Lamb charcuterie from Chefs Jamie Bissonnette, Will Gilson, Louis DiBiccari and Dante DeMagistris. Sheep's milk cheese, craft cocktails, wine and beer. $75 VIP advance purchase through until February 28; $90 VIP regular price. Find tickets here:

General Admission Tickets: Sample 20 lamb dishes and dozens of New England's best microbrews, mingle with local shepherds, watch butchery demos and visit the DIY spice rub station. $50 advance purchase until February 28; $60 regular price. Find tickets here:

Organized by the American Lamb Board, the event is a fundraiser for Lovin' Spoonfuls, a local food rescue organization. Visit the Boston Lamb Jam Website and the Facebook page for tickets and information.

About the American Lamb Board
The American Lamb Board is an industry-funded research and promotions commodity board that represents all sectors of the American Lamb industry including producers, feeders, seed stock producers and processors. The Board, appointed by the Secretary of Agriculture, is focused on increasing demand by promoting the freshness, flavor, nutritional benefits, and culinary versatility of American Lamb. The work of the American Lamb Board is overseen by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the board's programs are supported and implemented by the staff in Denver, Colorado.

SOURCE American Lamb Board

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