Since 1939, Savenor’s Market has been a Boston family tradition. The gourmet butcher shop and grocer made a name for itself, being frequented by Rockefellers, Kennedys and Schlesingers, along with the help of America’s first celebrity chef, Julia Child. She was a loyal customer at Savenor's long before she became a household name, and she continued to source all of the meats for The French Chef throughout the eleven-year run of her educational cooking show. As any fan of the show could attest, Jack Savenor was frequently mentioned on-air, and made several guest appearances as Julia’s butcher.
Keeping the strong family bond with WGBH, Ron Savenor participated in the Taste of WGBH Food & Wine Festival, a three-day celebration of good food at the WGBH studios in Brighton, and offered a master class called "The Butcher and the Rib".
>>See photos from the first Taste of WGBH Food & Wine Festival