Winner of the 2009 James Beard Award for Best Chef Midwest, Chef Tim McKee is one of the most recognized and respected chefs throughout the Upper Midwest. In addition to the praise he's garnered for his newest St. Paul outpost, Octo Fish Bar, he's also earned critical acclaim for his past projects, most notably La Belle Vie.
Yia Vang is the proprietor of the pop-up restaurant Union Kitchen. He was born in a refugee camp in Thailand and his father and mother moved their family to the US in 1988. While working in some of the foremost kitchens of Minneapolis (including Nighthawks, Borough, and Spoon and Stable) he began to find his own voice in showcasing Hmong food.
MightyVine is proud to offer two of the varieties they grow in their 15 acre Glasshouse. Grown sustainably through a hydroponic process accompanied by drip irrigation, MightyVine's methods eliminate runoff of fertilizers into surrounding waterways and preserve our precious ecosystem.