Restaurant Debuts at Scottsdale Fashion Square
November 14, 2018
LOS ANGELES - Nathan Peitso,
FARMHOUSE redefines the traditional restaurant model by placing a farmer at the forefront of the business and thus creating a new culinary movement focused on collaboration with the region’s top farmers to grow and harvest ingredients dictating the dining destination’s dishes.
Led by Peitso, in the unique role of Executive Farmer, FARMHOUSE provides seasonal farm-traceable “seed-to-plate” cuisine, presented in an atmosphere that evokes the restaurant’s name. Peitso works directly with his family farm and the region’s top farmers to grow, harvest, and create seasonal and vibrant dishes. The grain used for the pasta, pizza
Growing up amongst his mother’s lettuce fields, later morphing into today’s popular Kenter Canyon Farms, Peitso has an innate understanding of a wide range of
“For me, FARMHOUSE represents and is inspired by the farming, milling, and baking of my mother,” Peitso states. “From allowing me to play beside her in the lettuce fields as a youngster, to our collaboration on growing and milling of wheat, she provided me with the instrumental tools that would shape how I view food. We are proud to be part of the new dining destination that Fashion Square is offering and we are looking forward to
As Executive Farmer, Peitso plans each season’s rotating menu months in advance through the selection of seeds and varieties of produce utilizing his relationships with an assortment of farms and network of purveyors - including the planting and harvesting of exclusive ingredients for FARMHOUSE.
“Throughout Nathan’s childhood, cooking was a form of entertainment for our family. Tightly squeezed into our kitchen, I would put him to work chopping parsley and instilling in him the importance of forgoing fad microwave meals of the 80s and instead developing an appreciation of real, from-the-earth food,” says Peitso’s
FARMHOUSE is set to open early 2020.
FARMHOUSE’s first location opened in March 2018 and is located at 8500 Beverly Blvd. on the street level of Beverly Center in Los Angeles.
For more information, and to stay up to date on opening announcements, please visit the website: http://www.thefarmhousela.com.