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You’re Invited: Farmhouse Local Artisan Dinner

Farmhouse Owner and Executive Chef Rich Mead is pleased to host an evening of unforgettable food and great company on Monday, March 19 from 6-9 p.m. Taking place during Roger’s Gardens’ annual Spring Celebration and benefitting The Ecology Center, the Local Artisan Dinner will feature an exclusive, multicourse menu and beverage pairing highlighting the season’s freshest flavors.

Under the stars and amongst the olive trees, meet and mingle with the real stars of the evening, the local food and drink artisans who made the special dinner possible. In attendance will be Evan Marks of The Ecology Center, Alex Weiser of Weiser Family Farms, Sherry Mandrell of the Tehachapi Grain Project, Peter Schaner of Schaner Family Farms, Meredith Bell of Autonomy Farms, Brian and Robin Christenson of Blinking Owl Distillery, Sara Lezama and Kyle Titterud of Rye Goods Co., Meredith Bell of Autonomy Farms, Paddy Glennon of Superior Seafood, local fisherman, Scott Brenneman and many other notables in the SoCal culinary circle.

The evening will begin with signature cocktails, beer by Docent Brewing, wine and hors d’oeuvres. A coursed dinner will highlight the freshest local fruits and vegetables from Weiser Family Farms and Schaner Family Farms, fresh cod from Superior Seafood, pastured chicken from Autonomy Farms as well as grains from the Tehachapi Heritage Grain Project. Farmhouse’s pastry chef will prepare a seasonal dessert; cocktails, beers and wines will be served.

Ridgeback Shrimp
Rye Goods Co. Grilled Rye Toast
Seasonal Soup Shooter

Schaner Farms Citrus and Avocado Salad, butter lettuce, sesame vinaigrette, toasted pine nuts

Grilled Kumquat Glazed Cod, Tehachapi Heritage Grain Project sonora grain, rapini, cipollini onions, sugar snap peas, pureed carrots

Grilled Carolina Barbecue Glazed Autonomy Farms Chicken, arugula

Pickled Beets
Romanesco Cauliflower, garlic, capers and butter
Braised Greens and White Beans
Farmhouse chimichurri

Grilled Satsumaimo Sweet Potato and Ginger Pound Cake, citrus banana compote, rum sauce

*Menu is in progress and subject to change due to product availability.

Monday, March 19, 2018, 6-9 p.m.

Farmhouse at Roger’s Gardens
2301 San Joaquin Hills Rd., Corona del Mar, CA 92625

$150 per person, tax and gratuity included

Space is limited. To purchase tickets, please visit

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