If you’ve been Down East to Rockland, Maine, you’ve probably met Kerry Altiero.
Kerry is chef and owner of Café Miranda and author of the cookbook “Adventures in Comfort Food.” He was named the 2015 Down East Magazine Maine Chef of the Year, winner of the Maine Lobster Council Lobster Chef of the Year and Harvest on the Harbor Top of the Crop – Best Farm-to-Table Restaurant. He was recently named Hospitality Maine’s 2019 Chef of the Year.
He also works with a number of community organizations focusing on kids, food security, homelessness, and addiction and recovery. Chef Altiero and Café Miranda are local to the core and practice sustainability. Café Miranda has been recognized as an Environmental Leader by the Maine Department of Environmental Protection.