Monthly Archives: March 2016

Rockland chocolatier only Maine finalist in entrepreneur competition

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A Rockland chocolatier is one of 30 female entrepreneurs across the nation competing for a chance to be mentored by fashion designer Tory Burch. Kate McAleer of Bixby and Co. received word Monday that she is shortlisted for a fellowship at ToryBurchFoundation.org. If selected, the craft candy maker will participate in a three-day workshop in New York City hosted […]

Best for last: Restaurant Week’s coffee and dessert competition

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Everybody knows about beer and wine dinners. But what about coffee? America’s favorite beverage has raised its profile high enough to warrant its own culinary salute. On Sunday, a roundup of Greater Portland bakers, chocolatiers and chefs parade their best sweets for Maine Restaurant Week’s grand finale. The coffee and dessert competition held at Coffee […]