DINNER TICKETS NOW ON SALE FOR ‘CHEF IN MY GARDEN’ SUMMER DINING SERIES TO BENEFIT LOCAL NONPROFIT GROWING GARDENS. TOP CHEFS, WINERIES, STUNNING PRIVATE GARDENS, DISTILLERS, LIVE MUSIC & MORE
PORTLAND, OR – May 5, 2017 – Tickets are now on sale for the popular Chef in My Garden 2017, a series of extraordinary multi-course dinners, created by the region’s top chefs, served in delightful private gardens throughout the Portland metro area, all to benefit local nonprofit Growing Gardens. www.growing-gardens.org. Tickets are $175.00 per person, and available at www.growing-gardens.org. This year our chefs are collaborating with Bull Run Distillery to create a ‘signature cocktail’ at each dinner. Special touches include live music at each garden venue, table side coffee and tea service, and a silent auction.
This will be Growing Gardens 15th annual summer dinner series. There will be six, 2017 Chef in My Garden dinners, held on Sundays in July and August. Six spectacular evenings in magnificent Portland-area gardens, prepared by premier local chefs with the finest local wines.
Six Great Chefs, One Great Mission:
Growing Gardens uses the experience of growing food in schools, backyards and correctional facilities to cultivate healthy, equitable communities. Our work promotes better health, self-reliance and stronger communities across the state of Oregon.
What a wonderful way to spend a sunny, summer afternoon, enjoying fantastic wines and an unforgettable meal prepared with fresh, local ingredients by a prominent local chef all served in stunning private gardens. Doing good never tasted so Great!
This year’s Chef in My Garden lineup includes:
>July 9th: Mae with Chef Maya Lovelace, paired with Apolloni Vineyards
July 23rd: Toro Bravo with Chef Pat Manning
July 30th: Tusk with Chef Sam Smith, paired with Azzurro Wine Company (A Vegetarian Extravaganza)
August 6th: Ned Ludd with Chef Jason French, paired with Rex Hill, and hosted at Lee Kelly’s private studio/workshop
August 13th: Clyde Common/Twisted Filipino with Chef Carlo Lamagna, paired with Leah Jorgensen Cellars
August 27th: Roe with Chef Trent Pierce, paired with Cooper Mountain Vineyards (A Seafood Delight)
Chef in my Garden sponsors include Nicky USA, Garden Fever, Ring Bender LLP and Bob’s Red Mill.
Other participants, including the chefs and wineries, donating services and products include Jasmine Pearl Tea, Portland Roasting, Nicky USA, and Bull Run Distillery.
For more information, and reservations for dinners, go to www.growing-gardens.org.