Meseret Crockett is executive chef at the Hope and Glory Inn

The Hope and Glory Inn and Vineyard in Irvington recently introduced its chef, Meseret Crockett.

“Heretofore, we respected the Ethiopian culture of modesty and the shame of boasting; thus, Ms. Crockett’s wishes to be private and unheralded were honored by the owners,” said Dudley Patteson. “Finally, our chef has granted us the privilege of reviewing her background.”

Crockett, the executive chef and manager at the Hope & Glory Inn and Vineyard, was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and was educated in French…