Heirloom Tomato Happy Hour

Tue. Sep 22, 2015 6:00pm - 9:00pm EDT
21 and Over
$45.00 - $50.00
21 and Over
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$45.00 - $50.00
21 and Over
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Join us, Slow Food Pittsburgh, Wigle Whiskey and Hitchhiker Brewing for an Heirloom Tomato Happy Hour at Churchview Farm!

We are celebrating the bounty of the season, and our 114 varieties of heirloom tomatoes, with eight courses of heavy appetizers and dessert. Chef Monique Ruvolo's (Above & Beyond Catering) vegetarian menu highlights our tomatoes and other farm fresh products.

Wigle Whiskey is creating two custom cocktails, also featuring heirloom tomatoes and other farm products, and Hitchhiker is serving their Trial By Fire Farmhouse Saison as well as a specialty cask brew involving farm ingredients. Both Wigle and Hitchhiker will be on hand to chat with guests about their products and processes.

Roam the farm and visit with our goats, chickens and ducks while enjoying some delicious farm-fresh food, local spirits and beers. Farmer Tara will talk with guests about her experiences at the international Slow Food festival Terra Madre and Salone del Gusto in Turin, Italy last fall, which she attended with the generosity and support of Slow Food Pittsburgh.

the details:

Tuesday 9/22, 6 - 9 pm. Rain date, Wednesday 9/23. Your ticket includes entry to the farm, eight courses of appetizers, two cocktails from Wigle Whiskey, and beers from Hitchhiker Brewing. Tickets are limited to 75 people, 21 years of age and over.

the menu:

-Spicy tomato broth with roasted wild mushrooms
-Baked summer squash with tomato, arugula & feta cheese
-Caprese stuffed pasta with tomato, fresh mozzarella, basil, eggplant & tomato sauce
-Stuffed cabbage with tomato, auburn rice, farm vegetable medley, tomato mustard cream
-Tomato canapé, herbed egg salad, truffle, nasturtium flower
-Roasted pepper, homemade ricotta, roasted tomato, garlic chive pesto
-Chilled beet, haricot vert, goat cheese, heirloom tomato with caramelized onion dressing
-Honey & limoncello soaked tomato, melon, mascarpone with balsamic raspberry reduction

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Churchview Farm 3897 Churchview Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15236