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Garden Fusions: Athena's Gift - Olives

Date: 13-Sep-2017

Wednesday, September 13 at 6:00 pm

Garden Fusions: Athena's Gift - Olives

Garden Fusions is a unique interactive gourmet dining experience.  Every dinner has a horticulture theme featuring a special horticultural host. The host will share knowledge and advice on the evening's topic. Chef Pascal Olhats, Executive Chef of Cafe Jardin, is challenged to create a multi-course gourmet dinner to complement the theme.  This fusion between culinary and horticulture art create unique one-of-a-kind experiences.  

Sherman Gardens Horticulturist Joel Freisen will give a brief history of olive cultivation, highlight seven popular cultivars, review commercial production practices and demonstrate how versatile olive trees can be in a residential landscape.


Hors de ouvres: Toast to Greece - olive and olive oil tasting

Dinner: Baby arugula and micro root vegetables with Caesar and anchoiade dressing, flash seared striped bass with smooth purees of tapenade olive oil and Pascal's specialty chicken breast Provencal with black olives and roasted garlic

Dessert: Olive and goat cheese toast with honey blackberry chutney

Reservations required. To keep the experience intimate, seating is limited to 50 guests.  

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