Root to Table Culinary Series

The 2019 Root to Table Culinary Series wraps up with Chef Erik Foxx-Nettnin of Magnolias at the Mill throwing a fabulous fun event inspired by the art of Virginia Barbacoa. From ice carvings being cut right in front of you to your main course cooked outdoors barbacoa style on an open fire pit, the Night of Fire and Ice is a unique and perfect end to the 2019 Root to Table Culinary Series. This event will also feature a specially brewed beer from Adroit Theory Brewing for the evening as well as a one-off whiskey straight from Catoctin Creek Distillery.

This is a food experience you do not want to miss. Join our restaurant owners, farmers, food artisans and of course, our passionate food friends for an exciting event. The dinner will end with a dessert station and wonderful bluegrass music. The view is spectacular, be prepared for an amazing sunset!

Menu:

Greeter – Oysters, Smoked Virginia Trout and Rillettes, Local Cured Meats and Locksley Cheeses, Huckleberry Wine Jam, Char Crackers, Pickled Things, West Oak Mostarda

Station 1
Hearth Charred Chicken Thigh, Catch Onion Jus, Preserved Hot Peppers, Soft Boiled Egg (Apple Stuffed and wrapped with Spring House Bacon)

Station 2
Sapling Roasted White Sturgeon Oscar, Blue Crab, Pot Greens, Hollandaise

Station 3
Gathered Field Salad, Chervil, Pepper Grass, Wild Mint, Spring Onions, Watercress, Preserved Tomato, Pestle Dressing, Crusted Bread

Served Family Style
Beef, Pork, Lamb (main course)
Virginia Lamb, Whiskey Bavette, Porchetta, Root Vegetable Soubise, Bordelaise

Dessert Collaboration of 4 talented pastry chefs

Special Beverage Features include: Fire and Ice Special Brew by Adroit Theory Brewing

One off Whiskey for Magnolias at the Mill by Catoctin Creek Distillery

Cash Bar

Dinner in Old Town

You’re invited
What: An elegant and lively outdoor dinner, featuring locally-sourced ingredients prepared by Old Town chefs
Where: On Rouss Avenue in Old Town Winchester
When: September 21, 2019 at 6 p.m.
Why: To raise money for the Sinclair Health Clinic.

“Dinner in Old Town” is a new outdoor event to bring our community to the table. It promises to be an elegant, fun evening, with locally sourced ingredients prepared by Old Town chefs. It’s also a means to give back to our community.

Benefiting Sinclair Health Clinic
For over three decades, the Dr. Terry Sinclair Health Clinic has delivered low cost, community-based health services to local people in need.

Progressive Dinner – Farm to Table

The George Washington Hotel and Audley Farm invite you to celebrate the culture and culinary heritage of the Shenandoah Valley on Sept. 13th. This dining event will begin at Audley Farm with cocktails and tapas presented by Chef Sandy Gallagher.

Guests will then take a short ride to The George Washington Hotel where “young” George Washington will greet them. Soon to follow will be a five-course meal prepared by the Taste of Blue Ridge Top Chefs. Host Chef Patrick Evans has invited Chef Megan Agregaard to join him that evening to offer their own course.

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Farm to Table Dinner

Middletown, VA, closes down Main Street to host a dinner for 250 residents and raise money for NW Works, a non-profit that helps people with barriers to employment find meaningful work.

The Fourth Annual Farm to Table Dinner brings neighbors from all walks of life together for a family-style meal prepared and served by professionals from Firefly Café & Bakery, a Winchester favorite that provides training and job support for people with disabilities. The evening includes wine, locally sourced fare, and live entertainment. Tickets are $75 or $50 for Middletown residents.

Through the coordinated efforts of Middletown’s business community, the Mayor, the Fire Chief, the Police Chief, and the Frederick County Sheriff, Main Street becomes the setting for a lovely dinner party complete with delicious food, lively conversation, and warm support for a worthy cause. Thanks to Citi National Bank for volunteers and sponsorship.