Dan’s Taste of Two Forks Countdown: Zach Layton of Babette’s

Organic, local and seasonal are at the heart of everything served up by Zach Layton, executive chef at Babette’s in East Hampton, but when asked for three words to describe his relationship with food, Layton takes his passion to a whole other level: “A love affair,” he says. And once you taste what Layton is serving up at Dan’s Taste of Two Forks food-and-wine event in Bridgehampton this Saturday, July 14, that love affair is no doubt going to include you.

What Are You Most Looking Forward To at the Dan’s Taste of Two Forks Event: The smiles of satisfied guests after tasting our food.

What is one food or dish that everyone should try at least once in life? BBQ Tofu at Babette’s.

What quality do you most admire in a chef? A calm and steady temperament.

The World Ends Tomorrow. Your Last Meal Would Be: My grandmother’s eggplant parmesan. Nothing would even be a close second.

What Is Your Favorite Local Ingredient: Local sweet yellow corn in the summer in the Hamptons is to die for.

What do you consider a chef’s most underrated virtue? The incredible organizational skills that it takes to be an executive chef.

Finish This Sentence: The Perfect Meal Is…: Awaiting you at Babette’s

The second annual Dan’s Taste of Two Forks is Saturday, July 14, at Sayre Park in Bridgehampton. Click here for more information and to get your tickets now!

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