Stepsisters Rebecca Christensen and Elizabeth Wiley, both CIA graduates, share the kitchen at their acclaimed Blue Vervain Restaurant in Hot Springs, S.D. Christensen, the executive chef, is known for French-Italian cuisine with Asian and Southwest accents, while pastry chef Wiley creates treats such as Rhubarb Lavender Tart. ...
... “We always hung out in the kitchen,” Elizabeth recalled, talking about growing up in her large, blended family with parents Neal and Ola Christensen, who own and operate Hot Springs’ Red Rock River Resort, where the 6-year old restaurant is presently located.
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