CUESA's 4th Annual Summer Celebration
Sunday, June 22, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)
An Evening Supporting CUESA's
Work to Cultivate a Healthy Food System
Join CUESA in kicking off the summer harvest (and solstice) in one delicious bite. Star chefs and bartenders focus their palates and talents to create a veritable bounty of delights. Six culinary families make up the gravitational center and pull of the night: berries, cucurbits (cucumbers and melons), grains and legumes, alliums (onion and garlic), leaves and flowers, and of course, stone fruits. All bites and sips will showcase one of these groups using farmers market produce at the peak of the summer season.
Stroll the halls of the iconic Ferry Building while you enjoy unlimited food and drink at the themed tasting areas. And no CUESA event would be complete without the presence of farmers, who will be displaying their bounty and offering farm-fresh tastes. Enjoy live music, a scavenger hunt, the popular “What’s Your Stone Fruit Name?” game, and more.
Proceeds from the night provide much-needed support for CUESA's ongoing education initiatives, including free cooking demos, kitchen skill-building classes, the Schoolyard to Market youth entrepreneurship program, and sustainability scholarships for farmers.
Tickets are $125, $85 of which is a tax deductible donation.
Win a year of dining out at the Bay Area’s best restaurants! Purchase tickets for CUESA’s Summer Celebration Raffle at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market Info Booth or on the night of the event. Winners will be announced at Summer Celebration, but you need not be present to win. Proceeds support CUESA's educational programs.
Participating Chefs & Restaurants
Alex Saneski and Jennifer Ko
Tony Ferrari + Jonathan Sutton
Shauna Des Voignes
Jake Des Voignes
Traci Des Jardins
Tu David Phu
Charles Phan & Ross Wunderlich
Participating Spirit Companies, Wineries,
Breweries & Other Beverage Companies
Tickets are nonrefundable but may be transferable by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org
Photos by Drew Altizer Photography.
CUESA (Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture) is dedicated to cultivating a sustainable food system through the operation of farmers markets and educational programs.
We are a tax-exempt 501(c)3 nonprofit organization founded in 1994 to educate urban consumers about sustainable agriculture and to create links between urban dwellers and local farmers.
CUESA manages the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market at the Ferry Building in San Francisco (Saturday 8am-2pm, and Tuesday & Thursday 10am-2pm), and the Jack London Square Farmers Market in Oakland (Sunday 9am-2pm). CUESA’s markets are a certified farmers markets renowned for diverse offerings of high-quality, delicious local products.
CUESA’s educational initiatives inspire eaters of all ages to participate in cultivating a healthy food system, including cooking demonstrations, farm tours, youth programs like Foodwise Kids and Schoolyard to Market, and more. Learn more at cuesa.org.
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