Dinners on the Farm
2021 Dinner Schedule
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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
Elote Shooter - with grated pelota roja cheese
Cucumber, goat's milk yogurt and pumpernickel
Beet croquant with PFFC goat cheese
Local wheat berry salad with glazed beets, pickled carrots, crispy leeks and PFFC goat milk feta
Roasted cherry tomato Galette with Jacobs & Brichford Briana and Everton cheeses, eggplant, basil and local egg
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
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.