Helms College Featured in Rebuilding Macon Annual Cookbook

What an honor and privilege that Edgar’s Bistro right here at Helms College was asked to contribute to the 2016 Rebuilding Macon cookbook — Let’s Get Cooking. The much-anticipated annual cookbook features more than a dozen recipes from Macon’s best restaurants, and Helms College is proud to be featured with Macon’s most gifted chefs and cooks who generously contributed their recipes for the beautiful, full-color cookbook.


For almost two decades, Rebuilding Macon’s dedicated volunteers have built homes, lives, and communities by helping their neighbors, including low-income homeowners, particularly the elderly and disabled, so that they may continue to live in warmth, safety, and independence. The money raised by Let’s Get Cooking will help build wheelchair ramps, replace roofs, paint homes and much more.

Chef Stuart Hardy

Chef Stuart Hardy

The concept behind Rebuilding Macon closely resembles Goodwill’s roots with founder Dr. Edgar Helms’ vision to off individuals a “hand-up” out of poverty through education and productive work. And today, this vision has come to fruition and his legacy lives on through the success of Goodwill and Helms College.

Along with contributing the featured cover photo, Chef Stuart Hardy, former Assistant Department Chair at The Polly Long Denton School of Hospitality at Macon’s Helms College, shares three of the Bistro’s menu favorites including savory Snapper with Mango Chutney from the Edgar’s summer menu.

Red Snapper with Mango Chutney recipe

Red Snapper with mango chutney.

If you are interested in buying a copy of this amazing cookbook, go to  www.rebuildingmacon.org/let-s-get-cooking.

Edgar’s Bistro is located at the Helms College Macon Campus, 5171 Eisenhower Parkway, and is open Monday through Friday from  11 a.m. until 2 p.m. for lunch  and Tuesday through Friday from 6 p.m.until 9 p.m. for dinner.

Helms College Imagine the doors you could open with a culinary education from Helms College. We have two campuses serving the Middle Georgia and CSRA region: the Augusta School of Hospitality and the Polly Long Denton School of Hospitality. Visit the Helms College website to learn more today!


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