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Local Foods + Summer House Santa Monica Farm Stand Pop-Up Dinner

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Savor the last bites of summer at a collaborative pop-up dinner featuring Chef Ben Goodnick of Summer House Santa Monica!

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Savor the last bites of summer at a collaborative pop-up dinner featuring Chef Ben Goodnick from Summer House Santa Monica in Lincoln Park + Local Foods! Highlighting the importance of "summer simplicity," Chef will deliver a simple yet decadent four-course tasting menu inspired by our local farmers. Enjoy fresh cooking and bursting flavors from items like Cornmeal Crusted Midwest Walleye with roasted corn remoulade and marinated cucumbers.

Join us for this not to be missed event at Local Foods in Bucktown - with special seating for the night at our Chef's Counter!

Tasting Menu:

  • Course 1: Klein’s Farm Tomatoes, local blue cheese, sweet onions
  • Course 2: Cornmeal Crusted Midwest Walleye, roasted corn remoulade, marinated cucumbers
  • Course 3: Grilled Butcher & Larder Sausage, roasted baby summer squash, grain mustard jus
  • Course 4: Peaches, vanilla chantilly, shortbread crumble

Each ticket includes: A special farm-to-table chef's tasting menu of 4-courses, wine pairings, and a welcome cocktail!

About Chef Ben Goodnick: Ben Goodnick is the Divisional Chef of Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises (LEYE) Restaurants Summer House and Stella Barra located in Lincoln Park, IL, Bethesda, MD, Santa Monica and Hollywood, CA. Since starting his culinary career, Chef Ben has been committed to providing food that is both good for people and good for the planet. He encourages his culinary team and guests to think about what kind of planet they’re helping to create. "We are all in this together. If we don't make responsible decisions now, the future will be a much different place.” When Chef Ben is not in the kitchen at Summer House and Stella Barra, you can likely find him in his home kitchen – testing recipes with his wife, who also happens to be a freelance food writer.

About Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants: Based in Chicago, Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises Inc. (LEYE) is one of the nation's leading independent restaurant groups, owning, managing or licensing more than 130 establishments in Illinois, Minnesota, Maryland, Nevada, California, Virginia and Washington D.C. The restaurants range from the casual style and cuisine of the original restaurant, R.J. Grunts (opened in 1971), to the formal elegance of Michelin-starred Everest. Follow us @LettuceEntertainYou or visit leye.com for more information and a full list of Lettuce restaurants.

About the Summer Farm Stand Collaboration: Each summer Local Foods + Summer House Santa Monica partner to provide patrons and community residents with 3 curated pop-up farm stands at the Summer House location in Lincoln Park! Each farm stand features one of Local Foods' amazing local farmers and a featured summer produce option!

About Growing Home: A portion of the proceeds from the evening will be donated to Growing Home, a Chicago-based non-profit focused on creating job and education opportunities through urban agriculture! Local Foods is proud to partner with Growing Home in their job creation programs!

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