Friday, June 19: Meet internationally renowned epicure/ food activist /author Gina Mallet and learn about the state of food today. What are the trends, the biggest risks to our food supply, and how we can help?
The all-inclusive $50 event includes a special 4-course dinner menu prepared by Executive Chef Hickey of The Cellar, Camp Hill. The Cellar is a BYOB restaurant. The presentation and dinner costs $50 (including gratuities), payable at the end of dinner to The Cellar. By not charging its own separate fee, Slow Food Harrisburg wants to keep this event moderately priced. However, please consider a donation to help support Chapter activities. The deadline for reservations is Wednesday, June 17.
To make a reservation, call The Cellar at 724.2803 (in the evening). Be sure to mention Slow Food Harrisburg event when making your reservation. The event starts at 6 PM with hors d’oeuvres and an informal presentation on The Future of Food. Then at 7 PM Chef Hickey works his culinary magic using fresh, local ingredients. Winner of the 2005 James Beard Award for writing on food, Ms. Mallet is author of Last Chance to Eat. Copies will be available for purchase and signing. She is currently restaurant critic for the National Post of Canada.