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Red Lion Chef Takes Top Honors at 'Lamb Jam'

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The Red Lion Inn's Brian Alberg took home the top prize in the American Lamb Board's "Lamb Jam" on Sunday.

According to Eat Drink RI, which covered the event at the Charles Hotel in Cambridge, Alberg's lamb shoulder and kale meatballs, featuring Farm Girl Farm of Egremont's smoked tomato puree and parmesan crustade won not only best overall dish and best shoulder dish, beating out 18 other chefs.

Berkshire Brewing Co. was also there serving beverages along with some notable Boston brewers.

Albert, president of Berkshire Grown's board of trustees, will go to California to compete against Lamb Jam winners from around the country.

A major supporter of using locally grown produce for Berkshires dining, Alberg has organized the upcoming "Preserving the Berkshire Harvest" with other local chefs at the James Beard House in New York on Mrch 2.
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