Board to honor The Root restaurant and its top chef

On Wednesday, July 17, 2013, Oakland County Commissioner Jim Runestad will honor White Lake’s The Root restaurant’s owner Ed Mamou and Executive Chef James Rigato for creating an exceptional restaurant and bar with a fine dining experience. The Root has garnered special recognitions including the 2012 Detroit Free Press Restaurant of the Year, the 2013 nominee for Food & Wine’s People Best New Chef in the Great Lakes Region of which Chef James Rigato was one of ten nominees. He was the only … [Read more...]