Serenbe Hosts the 3rd Annual Chefs Potluck Benefiting Wholesome Wave Georgia | Events
ATLANTA (June 13, 2012) – Some of the South’s favorite chefs are getting out of the kitchen and into the country for the 3rd Annual Southern Chefs Potluck at Serenbe, a casual Sunday supper benefiting Wholesome Wave Georgia on Sunday, August 5 at 3 p.m. Guests will dine family style with the chefs and their families on the pastoral grounds of the Inn at Serenbe. In addition to food and fellowship, the event will feature local beer, wine and cocktails created by renowned mixologists and served by members of the Atlanta chapter of the United States Bartender's Guild, and a live auction for one-of-a-kind chef experiences with guest auctioneer, Will Harris.
Each chef will contribute a side dish along with homemade pickles, relishes and desserts to be shared. The chefs’ creations will complement the main dishes: White Oaks Pastures meats from Jim N' Nicks Bar-B-Q and fried chicken legs from The Farmhouse at Serenbe. Participating chefs include:
· Hugh Acheson -- Empire State South, Five and Ten
· Andy Carson – Bacchanalia
· Shaun Doty – Yeah! Burger
· Gary Finzer – Star Provisions
· Ford Fry – JCT Kitchen, No. 246, The Optimist
· Todd Ginsberg – Bocado
· Linton Hopkins – Restaurant Eugene, Holeman & Finch Public House
· Dan Latham - Farm Burger
· Marie Nygren - The Farmhouse at Serenbe
· Duane Nutter - One Flew South
· Anne Quatrano – Bacchanalia, Quinones, Star Provisions, Floataway Café
· Todd Richards – The Ritz-Carlton, Buckhead
· Steven Satterfield - Miller Union
· Christopher Schmidt – Floataway Café
· Jay Swift - 4th & Swift
· Joe Truex - Watershed
· Hilary White - The Hil
· Tyler Williams – Abattoir
Tickets are $125 per person and available online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/251283. For more information about Serenbe and other events in the community, visit www.serenbecommunity.com. Follow Serenbe on Facebook and Twitter (@serenbe) for regular updates about events and happenings in the community.
Serenbe is a 1,000-acre community located just 30 minutes from Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, with a focus on balanced growth, sustainability, green building, organic farming, and smart environmental practices. Serenbe has private residential homes, commercial space, art galleries, original shops, stables, the 20-room Inn at Serenbe with conference facilities, and Serenbe Farms with CSA program and Saturday markets. The community is home to three restaurants, all pioneers in the farm-to-table movement: Blue Eyed Daisy Bakeshop (the nation’s smallest Silver LEED certified building), The Farmhouse (proprietress Marie Nygren), and The Hil (chef/owner Hilary White). www.serenbe.com.
About Wholesome Wave Georgia:
Founded in 2009 by Gina Hopkins and Judith Winfrey, Wholesome Wave Georgia is an organization whose mission is to increase access to fresh, healthy, locally grown food at producer-only farmers markets in the state of Georgia. We create financial incentives for low-income shoppers by doubling the value of their state and federal nutrition benefits spent at local farmers markets. Wholesome Wave Georgia is working in 14 markets statewide. For more information, visit www.WholesomeWaveGeorgia.org.