Ed Chiles is the son of the late Governor Lawton Chiles. He’s the owner of several seafood restaurants: the Sandbar on Anna Maria Island, the Beach House in Bradenton Beach and Mar Vista Dockside on Longboat Key). Ed has a passion for local and sustainable food sourcing. Host Robin Sussingham spoke to Ed about the way his restaurants have been experimenting with cooking wild-caught hogs from Shogun Farms.

Journalists and political insiders packed into the Hay-Adams hotel in downtown Washington on Sunday for a breezy brunch hosted by Thomson Reuters to cap off White House Correspondents’ Dinner weekend.

Shogun Farms wild boar tenderloin was a big hit at the brunch.

Adrian De Berardinis, better known as The Bear-Naked Chef, and onetime Oprah Winfrey personal chef Art Smith held court over a southern schnitzel wild boar dish that had a number of guests salivating.

Chef Art commented “The boar was a huge hit. We were the stars of The White House Corespondents Brunch put on by Thomas Reuter. 300 people. We served probably 500 portions. “

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It was an honor to have James Beard Foundation Award winner Chef Art Smith feature our Wild Boar on the menu at their recent Cheers, Queers 2019! event in New York. Chef Art is a Florida native and well known celebrity chef who has created some wonderful recipes using our Wild Boar like the Shogun Farms Wild Boar Ragu with Homemade Pasta he served at the James Beard House.


Preparing the dishesOur Wild Boar was served along side of many other talented and creative chef’s dishes at the JBF event supporting Pride Month in NY.  This has been an exciting experience for us to see our wild boar on the table at the James Beard House, and even equally exciting that Chef Art enjoys creating recipes with it to share with the best of the best!

You can learn more about the amazing charitable work done by the James Beard Foundation at this link and all that they do to support the culinary arts. Shogun Farms particularly appreciates their mission and dedication to American food culture, because food is definitely something that can bring us all together!

Photos: Jeff Gurwin