The Sam Hayward Ripple Effect
Brief article about Maine chef and restaurateur Sam Hayward, cofounder of the Fore Street Restaurant in Portland. Describes Hayward's career in Maine, beginning with the restaurant 22 Lincoln in Brunswick. Discusses Hayward's impact on the Maine restaurant industry and his pivotal role in developing a nationally recognized food scene in Portland. Also discusses his advocacy of locally sourced ingredients and his promotion of interest in uniquely Maine foods. Explores the ways the local food industry might have been different if Hayward had never come to the state. (Number 81 of this issue's "200 Reasons to Love Maine.")
Cavallaro, Michaela, "The Sam Hayward Ripple Effect" (2020). Maine News Index - Down East Magazine. 5452.