May 14, 2019 – Portland, Ore. – Chef/owner Aaron Adams of Farm Spirit was presented with the award for Best Vegetables Restaurant on May 6th in Amsterdam at the We’re Smart Taste Summit in recognition for being of the 100 best vegetable restaurants in the world by the We’re Smart World organization.
This year 39 restaurants in 13 countries (3 per country) were nominated for the Award of Best Vegetables Restaurant. The other two nominees from the U.S. were The Fat Radish and CONTRA in New York. The award was presented by Frank Fol, former chef/owner of Michelin star restaurant Sire Pynnock, Dutch cuisine ambassador, and founder of We’re Smart World and the Best Vegetable Restaurants in the world awards.
Farm Spirit will also be listed in the We’re Smart® Green Guide 2019 alongside other Top 100 restaurants such as L’Arpege, Eleven Madison, Noma, and The French Laundry.
“At Farm Spirit, we strive to calibrate the community of Portland to the rhythm of the seasons. I am overjoyed and honored to receive this award and humbled to be amongst the other nominees. Most especially, I want to thank those who work in the orchards and fields to bring us the bounty that makes our restaurant possible, my talented staff, and our guests who support our mission at every dinner service,” said Aaron Adams, chef and owner of Farm Spirit.
We’re Smart World
We’re Smart World’s mission is to bring people and companies together that are healthy, ecologically and
sustainably active, in food and beyond, trying to learn from each other and to strengthen each other. With
the sole aim of allowing our society to evolve towards smarter solutions for our bodies, nature and the world. Best Vegetables Restaurant of the World®, We’re Smart®Green Guide are projects that contribute to this.
Located in Portland, Ore., Farm Spirit serves plant-based, locally-sourced modernist cuisine from the Cascadia region. Farm Spirit has been named “Best Farm to Table Restaurant” by Travel + Leisure, and one of Tasting Table’s “8 Best Vegan Restaurants in America.” Find Farm Spirit on Facebook.com/FarmSpirit, and @FarmSpirit on Instagram.