Taranta Blog

Starchefs ICC 2012 “The Human Cost of Food” ICW and Taranta

By Alex Galimberti, Taranta’s Beverages Director and Chef Instructor For over a year Taranta has been dedicated to learning and supporting what we consider to be a most important element to creating a sustainable food system: ensuring good work conditions for our nation’s farmworkers.…

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Energy-Efficiency Seminar: Energize Your Restaurant Profits By Saving Energy

Yesterday Taranta hosted one of many seminars that The Educational Foundation of the Massachusetts Restaurant Association offers. The seminar was geared to restaurant owners that were interested on saving energy and benefiting form various rebate programs available for small Business.…

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Taranta Receives the 2010 MassRecycle Award

Every year MassRecycle recognizes a select group of individuals, businesses, municipalities and organizations for their leadership and innovation in promoting recycling and waste reduction by presenting them with the “Green Binnie’ Recycling Award.…

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A Recycling and Composting day with Taranta’s Staff

Last Monday we did our first field trip with our Staff to the place we send our recyclable products, food waste and biodegradables. …

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Celebrating Earth Day with Carapelli Olive Oil

Carapelli Olive Oil and their all natural and Organic oils are supporting our Earth Day Celebration at Taranta. From April 22 to April 25, we have designed a 4 course tasting menu featuring Carapelli, cost per person in $49 not including beverages, tax and gratuity.…

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Taranta Restaurant invited to Brandeis University

Taranta was invited to attend the Green Careers Forum at Brandeis University.  Christopher Titus, Taranta’s manager was part of the forum that consisted of four expert panel speakers who all are involved in sustainability or green energy initiatives.  …

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Gourmet Adventure Peru 2009, with an Eco-Friendly aspect

March 21 to March 28, Chef Jose Duarte will be joining a group of travelers heading to Peru. The trip is organized by Gourmet Consulting Group and it will be the first exclusive high end Gourmet Adventure with an Eco-Friendly set.…

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Presentation at Williams College, Williamstown

A couple of weeks ago I was a guest speaker at Williams College in Williamstown MA, I was invited to present my experiences “going green” as well as demonstrate some culinary techniques.…

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Taranta’s Earth Hour 2008 Video

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Taranta joins Earth Hour 2008

Taranta will join Earth Hour 2008, we will turn essential lighting in our restaurant from 8 pm to 9 pm on Saturday March 29th.…

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