The 2010 Farm-to-Chef Harvest Celebration Week is fast approaching and will soon be underway during the week of September 26 – October 2, 2010. Dozens of restaurants and food service businesses throughout Connecticut will be participating in this stellar sustainable event, with some of them being Fairfield County eateries.
Fairfield County will be represented by a number of restaurants, all offering special menus consisting of Connecticut-grown ingredients. You can read more about the Celebration Week HERE. Below are mini-profiles of three dining establishments that will be participating in the 2010 Farm-to-Chef Harvest Celebration Week.
Bloodroot Vegetarian Restaurant
Bloodroot offers the best in vegetarian dining with organic produce and seasonal menus. For Farm-to-Chef Harvest Celebration Week, they will be offering a $22.00 prix-fixe dinner. The meal will consist of a Three Cheese Taster appetizer, Portuguese-Kale and Potato soup, Moussaka and Apple Pie. Reservations are requested for parties of five or more.
85 Ferris Street
Bridgeport, Ct 00605
Brownson Country Club
With locally sourced ingredients from Stone Gardens Farm in Shelton, Ned Island Oysters in Norwalk, Jones Farm in Shelton and Paganos Seafood in Norwalk, Brownson Country Club will be offering specially priced Appetizers, Salads, Entrées and Desserts. They will be featuring Connecticut produced wines as well. Reservations are requested.
15 Soundview Avenue
Shelton, CT 06484
Catch a Healthy Habit Café
For a deliciously healthy slant on your dining, give Catch a Healthy Habit Café a try. Start your meal with a “Grateful Green” Smoothie with kale, pear, dates and banana. The salad selection is a Boston Lettuce Salad with beets and cashew “cheese”. Next, try the Crème of Broccoli Soup with broccoli, walnut, Himalayan salt, Italian spices and cucumber olive oil. Round out your meal with Apple Pie Ice Crème made with cashew, coconut oil, maple syrup, apple and cinnamon. Reservations are not required or recommended.
39 Unquowa Road
Fairfield, CT 06824
COMING SOON: Part 2 of the Spotlight on Fairfield County participants in the 2010 Farm-to-Chef Harvest Celebration Week.
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