Hell’s Kitchen Contestant Stops in Omaha

Season 5 and 6 chef-testant Robert Hesse will join local chef Glenn Wheeler at Spencer’s for Steaks and Chops on March 2, at 7 p.m. The two chefs will team up for a 5-course meal including cocktail and specialty drink pairings, benefiting Food Bank for the Heartland.  The cost is $75 per person, call 402.280.8888 for reservations.

Wohlner’s Neighborhood Grocery & Deli Presents “Mid Week Market”

Omaha’s oldest, family-owned grocery store, Wohlner’s Neighborhood Grocery & Deli, is bringing a fresh, new community event to midtown Omaha this summer. The Mid Week Market at Midtown Crossing will feature the best in locally-grown, freshly-harvested produce every Wednesday, from 4 – 7 p.m. The community event will run from June 6 until August 8 (the Fourth of July included). A mix of local growers and producers will set up in the parking garage attached to Wohlner’s Midtown Crossing location near 33rd & Dodge. “This is going to be a great opportunity for everyone, — from restaurant chefs to moms and dads looking for the best for their families — to stock up on great fruits and vegetables from the area’s top local growers,” said Mike Schwartz, owner of Wohlner’s Neighborhood Grocery & Deli.

Omaha Beer Fest

The Omaha Beer Fest is drawing near and tickets are now official on sale. Mix and mingle with brew masters and craft beer aficionados, enjoy unlimited samples, attend beer academy classes, and dance to live music. Omaha Beer Fest is Friday, May 18 4-8 p.m. or Saturday, May 19, 3-7 p.m. located at Stinson Park, Aksarben Village. For more information or tickets go to omahabeerfest.com

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