Featured Retailer Of The Month


Kendra Veno is a native of Mt. Washington Valley and a graduate of the reknowned Balsams Culinary Apprenticeship Program, an intense three and a half year, 6000 hour initiative that earned her two Gold Medals and one Silver Medal in competitions while attending the Balsams program.

After culinary school, Chef Veno worked at The Ritz Carlton in Cleveland, Ohio, for three years, and then was an opening team member at Classic’s Restaurant at the Intercontinental Hotel in Cleveland, Ohio, where the restaurant and staff achieved Four Star Four Diamond status in one year.


Kendra recently elevated the Culinary Program at the Mount Washington Valley Career Technical Center program.  She added ProStart to the program; paired with Valley Originals by placing 35 students into the food industry; provided meals to Rotary weekly using school facility and students; and catered for many MWV industries, including the top of the Mt Washington.  Within three years of teaching, Kendra received both state and national recognition awards for program quality and leadership.

In addition to her passion for food, Kendra is extremely passionate about her family and friends. She resides in the White Mountains of New Hampshire with her husband Jason and their two children.



Veno’s retail market offers high quality beef, pork, and chicken, including a wide selection of marinated steak tips, steaks, burgers, marinated chicken, stuffed chicken breasts, pork chops and Charcuterie. They also offer “Gourmet To Go,” chef-prepared, ready-made meals and side dishes that you just heat and serve at home. 


Veno’s team works together as family to create the best quality products for their customers through team work. Their employees pride themselves on giving it their all—what’s best for you is best for them!