EXCLUSIVE DINNER SERIES
Join Locavore for an array of exclusive dinners throughout the year. Each dinner is a one-of-a-kind experience bringing fresh flavors to the community. Whether it’s an on-farm dinner or a special fundraising event, these dinners a truly special.
Fall Harvest FeastOn-Farm Dinner at DD Ranch
Central Oregon Locavore proudly presents the Second Annual Fall Harvest Feast
Please join us for this ever-popular event that will tickle your palate and delight your senses. From the beautiful views of Smith Rock, alluring scent of fall in the air, and the delicious taste of the 6 course fall harvest feast featuring the best of Central Oregon fare. Your senses will thank you!
This year we are adding what we believe will become a famous tradition. The great Pig Kiss! There will be a donation fund for each nominee, and she/he who has the most donations must kiss a pig at meals end. Com’on folks! Who doesn’t love to see a big ol smooch?
Who do you want to Kiss the Pig?
Click on the photo below to make your pick!
Nicolle Timm-Branch, Founder and President of Locavore
Rockin Dave Flier, Rockin Daves Bagel Bistro and Backstage Lounge
Sally Russell, Mayoral Candidate
This event directly benefits Central Oregon Locavore and all of our tireless work to bring you fresh, nutrient dense, locally grown and raised food.
Wagonrides begin at 4pm, courtesy of Farmer Jeff of DD Ranch. Dinner begins at 5pm.
Menu by guest Chef Kim Bast of Windy Bottom Farm, Lopez Island, San Juan Islands
Current Locavore Member $65
Thank you to our sponsors!
Sanchovore Father’s Day On-Farm Dinner
Sunday, June 17th 2018
Join Locavore and Bend classic favorite El Sancho Taco Shop at Anker Farm this Fathers day for a righteous fiesta de father, party de padre and good time for all. This is nacho ordinary Fathers Day gift, this is an experience your pop will remember for a lifetime!
Chef’s Dinner at 5 Fusion Restaurant
Supporting Central Oregon Locavore Non Profit Farm Kids Program
An intimate 5 Course feast hosted by 5 Fusion and award-winning Chef Joe Kim
Local Beet Cured King Salmon Sashimi Salad
Local Beet Soup with Goat Cheese Fritters, Tarragon and Honey Balsamic
Braised Local Lamb Shank Ragu with Creamy Polenta & Soft Boiled Egg
Kalbi Jim Korean Braised Local Beef Short Rib Potatoes & Carrots
Winter Squash and Pumpkin Tarts
$800/table – Table of 8
*Wine & Cocktail Pairing included with meal
About Locavore and Farm Kids: Central Oregon Locavore is a small, grassroots non-profit that promotes local food and farmers for the health of our community. Locavore houses 8 educational programs, including a 6-day a week indoor farmers market located at 3rd and Revere. The additional 7 programs are educational and celebrational in nature. The Farm Kids program takes place each spring in collaboration with the Deschutes Public School District. Kindergarten-3rd grade children are treated to experiential field trips to local farms where they learn about where food comes from. Low income schools are provided with scholarships and the focus of this program.
About 5 Fusion: Located in the heart of downtown Bend, 5 Fusion melds key elements of Asian and European cuisine into a tantalizing “fusion” of flavors, along with Central Oregon’s best sushi and inspired cocktails.
Executive Chef Joe Kim has built an environment at 5 Fusion that is filled with passion, creativity, and a true desire to push the limits of cuisine in Bend. In a nod to his talents, he has received three nominations for a James Beard Foundation award for Best Chef in the Northwest – the first Central Oregon chef to receive this honor.
The Fusion 5 Charity Dinner Series is part of an ongoing effort by the 5 Fusion team to increase community support and awareness of local non-profit organizations. “A key reason we even exist is to give back to our community. It’s a huge part of our mission,” relates co-owner Lilian Chu. “We began our Charity Dinner Series as a way to support the non-profits who make Central Oregon the best place to live and thrive.”
Locavore Fall Harvest Feast Farm to Table Dinner at DD Ranch
featuring Crafted Life Spirits
Central Oregon Locavore proudly presents our first ever on-farm Farm to Table dinner!
Please join us for this monumentous event that will tickle your palate and delight your senses. From the beautiful views of Smith Rock, alluring scent of fall in the air, entrancing sound of Second Son musical duo and delicious taste of the 6 course fall harvest feast featuring the best of Central Oregon fare, your senses will thank you!
Crafted Life Spirits will be mixing specially paired craft cocktails featuring local distilleries and extravagant concoctions that you will not soon forget.
Wagonrides begin at 5pm, courtesy of Farmer Jeff of DD Ranch, and proud Locavore board member.
by Chef Nick Ragazzo *Gluten-free & vegetarian options available with advance notice
Roasted Corn Bisque | Tarragon Puree | Toasted Corn | Pickled Chilies
Smoked “Curds & Whey” Gnudi | Wild Fall Mushroom Sugo
Bangers and Mash – House-made Pork Sausage | Root Vegetable Puree | Carmalized Onion Gravy | Pickled Mustard Seeds
Seared Beef Short Ribs | Debris Sauteed Cabbage | Beet Glace | Dill Creme Fraiche
Cumin Roasted Lamb Shoulder | Multiple Preparations of Carrot | Mint Gastrique
Chocolate Pecan Financier | Butternut Squash Ice Cream | Bourbon Pepita Brittle
$60 Locavore Member
Inspired Wines, Local Brews & Craft Cocktails available for purchase
If you would like a vegetarian meal, please notify at least 1 week in advance. Charlotte@centraloregonlocavore.org
*This is an outdoor dinner event, however tents and heaters will be in place in the presence of inclement weather.
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