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2012 OFAM Farm to Table Dinner & Tickets

SOLD OUT!!

See Menu below !

Location: Rocklands Farms
14525 Montevideo Rd. Poolesville, MD 20837  (see directions below)

Date: Friday Evening, Sept 14th, from 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Rocklands Farm is 34 scenic acres located on a historical property in Montgomery County, Maryland, thirty miles from Washington DC.  It is one of the first farms within Montgomery County's Agriculture Reserve, adjacent to Seneca Creek State Park and the Potomac River, and is conveniently located just off River Road, a main road from the metropolitan area used by destination seeks of open space and scenic farmland.

The dinner will begin with a Farm Tour, champagne and hors doeuvres, featuring some Market specialties and other local cuisine.

Guests will then be treated to a sit-down, multi-course Dinner prepared from some of our areas top chefs. The dinner will feature wine pairings and a vegetarian option.  In between courses, youll meet the chefs and hear from speakers about the importance of the Farm to Table Movement.

Five-course dinner with wine $95; $175/ couple. Including gratuity & tax. Non-refundable (rain or shine). Limited Seating.

Live Music by Smith Avenue Band (Paula Diamond's group).

Participating Chef's and Restaurant's include:

  • The famed Roberto Donna, from Al Denta (formerly named La Forchetta);
  • Ismar Reyez Cruz, from El Nopalito Grill;
  • Chef Kenny Louis, a renowned personal chef, based in Harlem and DC;
  • and Taste Mezze (chef tba) from Olney!
  • Greg Phillips, Banquet Captain (formerly worked at the White House), and other participants to be scheduled!

All profits from this fundraiser will go to the Olney Farmers and Artists Market,  and it will be used for maintaining its service to the community.

DIRECTIONS:

From Olney - the quickest way is to take the ICC to the end (onto I-370 west until the end), then left on Great Seneca Highway. Turn right at next light onto Route 28 west. Continue on Route 28 west (about 8 miles) until you see the Harris Teeter on your right. Turn left onto Seneca Rd. (Md 112). Seneca Rd becomes River Road. Turn right onto Montevideo Rd and continue until one lane bridge. Cross the bridge and follow signs for parking.

From DC - Take River Road North about 17 miles. Right onto Montevideo Dr. to Rocklands Farm (follow directions above).


Farm-to-Table Dinner & Wine Tasting

Rocklands Farm

 

 Menu

 

Hors d’oeuvres

Provided by Olney Farmers Market food vendors

 

 Assorted hors d’oeuvres with farm fresh produce and meats, including mini-knishes from Erick Gilbert, and Asian chicken skewers

 

Gazpacho

Freddy Turim, Eat a Little Something Catering

 

A homemade gazpacho made with farm-fresh vegetables, flavored lightly with spices

 

Chopped Salad
Chef Eddie Ishaq

The Wildfire House Specialty

 

Chopped salad with a citrus lime vinaigrette dressing

 

Lamb Chop Tapas

Taste Mezze, Olney

 

Marinated wood-fired local lamb chop with fava bean, Silver Queen corn and watermelon radish salad and Mavrodaphne reduction

 

Gnocci

Executive Chef Roberto Donna, La Forchetta Ristorante

 

Potato dumplings in a homemade pork sausage, topped with a pecorino cheese ragù

 

Pollo Relleno a la Parrilla

Chef Ismar Reyes Cruz, El Nopalito Grill

 

Chicken breast stuffed with cranberries, raisins, spinach and Monterrey Jack cheese, served with Peruvian purple smashed potato, grilled zucchini, yellow squash over Hibiscus-Merlot sauce

 

or

 

Vegetarian Entree

Chef Kenny, Private Chef

 

Rockland Sweet Potato & Grilled Asparagus Hash with Smokey Basil Aioli

 

Desserts

A taster buffet of desserts

 

 Featuring gourmet cupcakes, compliments of Georgetown Cupcake*; Nancy MacBride’s assortment of homemade pound cakes; A spread of sweets compliments of the Olney Farmers’ Market vendors.

To be served with fresh lemonade, spring water, tea, and coffee.  *May contain nuts

 

Wine pairings and tastings featuring Vins de Provence’s Finest Wines and Maryland wines

 

 

September 14, 2012