Chef and Owner, Nomad Food Company LLC
Jared Batson is the Chef/Owner of The Nomad Food Company LLC and was raised in the Chicago-land area. A 'Nomad' in his own right, Jared has cooked and traveled across the country and worldwide. Having worked under many inspirational and accomplished chefs in Chicago, California, Ohio and the esteemed Ballymaloe School in Ireland in particular, Jared developed a passion to support local sustainable agriculture and use the finest seasonal ingredients whenever possible. Through his current culinary business venture and his involvement with the Junior Board, he hopes to further the Green City Market mission and support all things local!
What inspired you to get involved with Green City Market?
I've always wanted to be involved with GCM after working under one of my most inspiring chef/mentors, Sarah Stegner, who is one of the Market's co-founders.
What’s the most delicious thing you’ve ever purchased from the GCM?
Among many other amazing food items offered at Green City Market, I might have to say either the Goat's Milk Gelato from Prairie Fruits Farm or the Boules from Crumb Bakery top my list!
What’s your favorite Jr. Board event?
My favorite Junior Board event has to be the Big Table Dinners.