Dinners on the Farm

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2021 Dinner Schedule

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Summer Vegetarian

CHEF ANN SWANSON

August 14th, 2021, 5:00pm

Tomatoes! Peppers! Melons! Oh My! Mid-August is peak season for vegetable diversity here in central IL. Chef-Farmer Ann Swanson of Hendrick House Farm in Champaign will prepare a multicourse vegetarian feast featuring vegetables and fruits grown on her farm. Our cheeses and dairy products will be featured prominently too!

HENDRICK HOUSE FARM & MARKET GARDEN, CHAMPAIGN, ILLINOIS

Menu 

Upon Arrival

Elote Shooter - with grated pelota roja cheese

Cucumber, goat's milk yogurt and pumpernickel

Beet croquant with PFFC goat cheese

First Course

Local wheat berry salad with glazed beets, pickled carrots, crispy leeks and PFFC goat milk feta

Second Course

Roasted cherry tomato Galette with Jacobs & Brichford Briana and Everton cheeses, eggplant, basil and local egg

Third Course

Spreadable goat cheesecake on graham cracker with compressed melon and peanuts

Gaijin on the Farm

CHEF PAUL VIRANT

September 8th, 2021 5:30pm

Chef Paul Virant (Vie, Vistro and Gaijin) returns to the farm to showcase food from his latest restaurant Gaijin. This multi-course meal will feature Japanese inspired foods. Chef Paul takes his experiences with Japanese street foods and adds a Midwest twist. This dinner is being held on a Wednesday evening, so we'll start at 5:30 pm.

GAIJIN RESTAURANT, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS

Cucina Italiana

SUNDAY DINNER CLUB CHEFS

September 23rd, 2021 5:30 pm

The chefs of Sunday Dinner Club, Josh Kulp, Christine Cikowski and Alex Skrzypczyk are farm favorites. They have been coming to our farm since 2009! They'll be preparing a four-course Italian feast, including fall veggies, pizza made with locally-milled flour and a PFFC cheese course.

SUNDAY DINNER CLUB, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS

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