Project Green Fork Restaurant of the Month: Interim - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Project Green Fork Restaurant of the Month: Interim

(WMC TV) - PROJECT GREEN FORK RESTAURANT OF THE MONTH: Interim, 5040 Sanderlin Ave., 901-818-0821

No one gets away with anything at Interim -- in a good way!

The state-of-the-art kitchen -- the most gorgeous kitchen in Mid-South restaurants, in my opinion -- is also in-the-round. It's fused with the dining room.

All eyes are on the chefs.

"I probably clean as much as I cook," smiled Executive Chef Jackson Kramer.

The cleaning at Interim doesn't take much because they recycle all of their glass, plastic and cardboard. According to Project Green Fork statistics, Interim has recycled more than two tons of glass, plastic and cardboard in the last three years.

The restaurant, a former High Score of the Week, also earned its PGF certification through its commitment to local food sources and farms, including Covington, TN's Claybrook Farms for Interim's Black Angus beef and local farmers markets for its produce.

When Interim keeps it local, it keeps customers costs down.

"You don't have to pay for the extra packaging, for it being flown in," said Project Green Fork's Executive Director Margot McNeeley. "It's fresher because it is not frozen, and again, back to supporting local farmers is really important to every that we do at Project Green Fork."

WHAT ANDY LIKES:  Mountain Trout, Mahi Special, Sea Bass, Trendy Bar w/Great Wine and Beer Selection, Impressive Interior Design

FARMS SERVED:  Flora Farms (Byhalia, MS), Delta Grind (Water Valley, MS), Mississippi Natural Products (Newhebron, MS), Peach World (Memphis), Strickland Pork Farms (Jackson, MO), Claybrook Farms (Covington, TN), Whitton Farms (Dyess, AR), Windermere Farms (Memphis), Woodson Ridge Farms (Oxford, MS)


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