Forest to Mansion Dinner -SOLD OUT

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Allerton Park & Retreat Center

515 Old Timber Road

Monticello, IL 61856

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Join local Chefs Ann Swanson, Drew Starkey, Mark Hartstein, Leslie Bettridge, Summer Kortkamp, Chris Alwes, Nicole Muvundamina, Heidi Leuszler, and Whitney Braddock on Sunday, April 28th for a delicious and unique dinner made with foraged ingredients from the Allerton Park forest. Among expected wild ingredients are morel mushrooms, sassafras, Japanese knotweed, wild ginger, garlic mustard, and elderberry.

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  • A Taste of Allerton's Forest
  • Scallop Potato with Seared Dauphinoise Potato, Ramp Pesto, and Nettle Nest
  • Yemenite Chicken of the Woods Soup with Allerton Wild Mushroom Dumplings, and Nettles
  • Fresh Funks Grove Sourdough Pasta in Washtub Farms Bacon Fat with Morels, Fried Ramps, Crumbled Washtub Farm Bacon tossed in Savignon Blanc Cream Sauce
  • Allerton Sassagras Braised Garden Gate Rabbit with Nettles, Wild Ginger, Allerton Parsnip Puree, Fricasee of Allerton Morels, Ramps, and Garlic Mustard
  • Prairie Fruits Farm Moonglo with Allerton Japanese Knotweed, Pickled Strawberries, Allerton Wild Ginger, and Crispy Allerton Garlic Mustard Pesto Focaccia
  • Allerton Spicebush Bread Pudding with Allerton Elderberry Honey Whiskey Sauce
  • Allerton Spruce Tip and Wood Mint Pot de Crème


ADD-ON* FORAGING HIKE

Thirty lucky dinner attendees may also attend a Foraging Hike four days prior to the Dinner on Wednesday, April 24th from 5-7pm. They will spend the evening hiking through the early spring forest with Allerton Natural Areas staff and local chefs, learning what they can and cannot eat while enjoying the sights and sounds of spring! Items collected on the hike will be used in the April 28th Forest to Mansion Dinner. If you plan to attend, be sure to reserve your spot – tickets are limited; simply add "Foraging Hike" tickets along with your dinner tickets during checkout.

*You must attend the Forest to Mansion dinner to attend the Foraging Hike.

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