A Celebration of Squash

Sat. Sep 30, 2017 5:00pm - 8:30pm CDT
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Price: $100.00
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Price: $100.00
18 and Over
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A Celebration of Squash

Guest Chef Nicole Pederson, Found Restaurant, Evanston, IL

The plant family, Cucurbitaceae, is one of the most diverse on the planet.  Guest Chef, Nicole Pederson of Found Restaurant, is a not daunted by this diversity; au contraire, she is excited to prepare a multi-course meal celebrating as many varieties of squashes and pumpkins that we can get our hands on. The Great Pumpkin Patch will oblige with over 400 varieties of cucurbits. 


First Course

Roasted Squash and Tomato Soup

Second Course: Squash Mezze

Thinly sliced squash spread with walnut/pepper paste

Squash borani, pff goat yogurt, saffron water- with Squash blossom paratha

Braised Goat, PFF Feta Cheese and squash  

Third Course

“Cider can” Guinea Fowl with Grilled Squash and Squash bbq sauce

Simple mashed squash with butter and warm spices

Squash Slaw

Fourth Course

Selection of Prairie Fruits Farm Cheese with Squash moraba (preserves with cardamon and rosewater- persian)

Squash membrillo

Squash Seed Cracker


Squash cake, apple cider icing, crab apple butter, goat's milk gelato

5-8:30 PM $100 per person (does not include alcoholic beverages, but they are available for purchase).

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Prairie Fruits Farm 4410 N. Lincoln Avenue
Champaign, IL 61822
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