James Beard Foundation President Will Step Down - Susan Ungaro, who helped lead the culinary organization back from a financial scandal, plans to retire at the end of the year.
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We are having a really exciting event at Sweet Grass on June 28th. We are holding a fundraising dinner in cooperation with Blackberry Farm for Lebonheur Children's Hospital to kick off Le Bon Apetit. Michael Sullivan of Blackberry Farm and I will put together a charcuterie platter to start. Barry Maiden of Hungry Mother in Boston is opening with a fish course. Kevin Nashan of Sydney Street Café in St. Louis is putting up an entrée, Porchetta of Goat. Shannon Walker of Blackberry Farm is constructing a cheese plate. And Sweet Grass will serve a dessert. Chase Cellars, Napa Valley, a great boutique vineyard will be the featured winery and this will be their introduction into the Memphis market. Reservations are $150 plus gratuity per seat. There could possibly be one or two more local chefs involved.This is an extremely rare opportunity to witness the talents of some incredible super star chefs all under one roof. Great food, great wine & a great cause. Don't miss this! Sweetgrass Restaurant, 901.278.0278
Napa Café & Rodney Strong Special Guest Winemaker, Rick Sayre Wine Tasting with Four Wines Rodney Strong, Alexander's Crown, Cabernet Sauvignon Brother's Ridge, Cabernet Sauvignon Rockaway, Cabernet Sauvignon Symmetry Meritage Appetizer Tasting Mini BLT on Toasted Brioche Delta Grind Grit Cake, Fontina Cheese, Braised Beef Short Rib Sausage & Ricotta Canneloni, House Made Marinara Monday, March 5, 2012 6:00-9:00 p.m. drop in, reservations recommended $15.00 per person includes Wine & Appetizer Tasting! Reservations 683-0441 Napa Café 5101 Sanderlin Avenue Memphis, Tennessee 38117