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Atlanta Botanical Garden features Atlanta chefs

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courtesy of Atlanta Botanical Garden

If you would like to watch some of Atlanta’s top chefs demonstrate their craft and sample their fare, Atlanta Botanical Garden has a full schedule of choices for you. The Edible Garden’s Outdoor Kitchen will host local chefs in the Neighborhood Nosh series and in the Well-Seasoned Chef Series. Each includes a demonstration and four-part tasting menu.

The Neighborhood Nosh series presents chefs from Atlanta’s favorite neighborhood restaurants who demonstrate how to prepare their signature dishes. In the Well-Seasoned Chef series, a number of Atlanta’s best-known farm-to-table chefs will prepare menus with food harvested from the Edible Garden. Recipes and wine pairings are designed to highlight locally-grown produce.

Neighborhood Nosh Series:

Dates:  Last Tuesdays, May – October, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

  • May 31: Chef Joe Schafer, Parish
  • June 28: Chef Ron Eyester, Rosebud
  • July 26: Chef Micah Willix, Ecco
  • Aug. 30: to be confirmed
  • Sept. 27: Chef Betsy Pitts, Urban pL8
  • Oct. 25: to be confirmed

Online registration coming in early April for the Neighborhood Nosh series. Fee: $95 per session (Members $85).

Well-Seasoned Chef Series

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courtesy of Atlanta Botanical Garden

Dates: First or Second Tuesdays, May – October,
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

SERIES ONE (First Tuesdays)

  • May 3: Gerry Klaskala, Aria
  • June 7: Drew Belline, no. 246
  • July 5: Jay Swift, 4th & Swift
  • Aug. 2 :Shane Touhy, Dogwood
  • Sept. 6: Piero Premoli, Pricci
  • Oct. 4: Hugh Acheson, Empire State South, 5&10, The National

SERIES TWO (Second Tuesdays)

  • May 10: Kevin Gillespie, Woodfire Grill
  • June 14: Marie Nygren, Farmhouse at Serenbe
  • July 12: Ford Fry, JCT. Kitchen & Bar
  • Aug. 9: Joe Truex, Watershed
  • Sept.: 13 Gary Donlick, Bistro Niko
  • Oct. 11: Carvel Grant Gould, Canoe

Mark your calendars with the registration date for the Well-Seasoned Chef series as most of these classes sold out rapidly last year. Registration starts today for Circle Members (denotes donor level) and general registration opens Wednesday, April 6. Phone registration only at 404.876.5859 ext. 2558. Fee: $115 per session; $650 per series.

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave. NE Atlanta, 30309, 404-876-5859

–by Jenny Turknett, Food & More blog

– Jenny Turknett writes about Southern and Neighborhood Fare for the AJC Dining Team. She also publishes her own blog, Going Low Carb.

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Lisa

March 19th, 2011
7:12 am

The outdoor kitchen is absolutely gorgeous.

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World Spinner

March 20th, 2011
11:46 pm

Atlanta Botanical Garden features Atlanta chefs | Food and More ……

Here at World Spinner we are debating the same thing……

Kar

March 21st, 2011
1:49 pm

My guess is that the Gillespie one’s already sold out.