On Saturday I was lucky enough to help out at Slow Foods Knoxville’s fundraising dinner. Slow Foods is raising money to send a farmer to Terra Madre which is like the United Nations of food. The Knoxville chapter was invited to send a delegate. Mockingbird is doing an event on Saturday to help raise some additional funds as well.
The dinner was:
The dinner was prepared by Chef Matt Galaher and he was assisted by Shawn and Joseph, all former or current Blackberry Farm cooks. It was a beautiful dinner of pork belly, 17 hour braised short ribs, and an amazing cocktail of Prichards TN rum, Jack Daniels, sweet tea and a lemon foam.
The cooks set up shop in the Ironwood Gallery:
All in all it was an amazing evening. If you are interested in Slow Foods Knoxville please email: Slow Food Knoxville firstname.lastname@example.org