You’re invited to a holiday date night on Friday, February 10th (date change!!) at People’s Food Co-op...Vegan Iron Chef style! This special event includes live cooking demos, stories and tips for a “DIY” date night of your own, featuring samples and a take-home recipe handout for a homemade Italian American menu by Jess “Sconé” DeNoto including:
Spaghetti Bolognese w/ toasted Pumpkin Seed-Hemp Parmesan
Sautéed Broccoli Raab
suggested Cocktail/Mocktail pairing
Limoncello-inspired dessert TBA.
Enjoy samples, live cooking and plating demos of all dishes, light refreshments and mood music by SELECTOR TNT. Gluten-free options will be marked & available.
Bring a date (or two!), bring a friend, or hey, bring yourself and come to meet new friends! “DATE NIGHT” tickets are now avaiabile at diydatenight.eventbrite.com and are $15 per person, $25 per couple, or $35 per trio. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions, donation inquiries or ideas to get involved.
All event proceeds go to Vegan Iron Chef, a 100% volunteer run, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded 2010 in Portland, OR. Our mission is to celebrate creative culinary achievements, bring attention to food justice issues, and unite the ever-expanding vegan community through events and programming. Past happenings include the “Summer of Brunch” series, VeganMacShowCase, Pop-Up! Taco Shop!, Scrambletown, Rainbow Brunch and city-wide competitions. Real talk: We want to show plant-based cuisine as empowering, inspiring, and exciting!
The nitty gritty:
This special event will open with light refreshments and mingling. You are welcome to come with a date (or two!)...or not! You'll get to sample all dishes from the demo at the end of the evening. Please realize this is not a plated dinner and you will NOT be at your own cooking stations. That said, this will be a surely lovely, interactive evening!
Btw, gluten-free dishes will be notated at the event and this menu is currently treenut-free. Seriously.
Individual tickets are available for $15.
Two tickets are availalbe for $25
Three tickets are available for $35
This event is recommended for those ages 16 and up.
This event is sponsored by People's Co-op: "We cultivate strong relationships with the food we eat, the people who produce it, and the friends and family we share it with. We strive to buy directly from farmers and food producers whenever possible, and believe that these healthy connections fortify our local economy. We are committed to safe and sustainable growing and manufacturing practices and work to minimize our impact on the earth. Being a cooperative means People’s is owned by the people who shop at the store, and that we focus first on serving the needs of our community."