For this Makers Meals we drew inspiration from Mediterranean flavors and techniques for a Six Course Dinner with Chef Lauren Sanders of Sospeso. Each course was an ode to the sun-drenched countries and seas of Southern Europe, the Eastern Mediterranean, and North Africa and featured cocktail and wine pairings by Don Ciccio & Figli and The Balkan Wine Project.Read More
A spin-off from our traditional Makers Meals, for this workshop + lunch we offered a little taste of Sperryville, Virginia's small town charm by first visiting Wild Roots Apothecary, whose owner Colleen O’Bryant guided us in foraging medicinal plants and led a workshop to mix up our own fire cider and elderberry syrup to support health and immunity throughout the Winter months.
For this meal we were on a flower farm and experienced the joy of being on a farm.Read More
For this edition of Makers Meals, we enjoyed a Four Course Dinner covering the four categories of local food - From the Sea, from the Land, from the Animal and from the Trees - pairing each course with our drink of choice.
The meal was served family style to invite guests to engage with each other and enjoy the experience as a community while taking time to enjoy the details of the food we eat as a celebration of all of the work that was put into bringing it to our table.Read More