Culinary enthusiasts shouldn 't miss this opportunity to savor the finest foods of the Finger Lakes at this locally sourced gourmet dinner on Thursday Aug. 5. Held in the pavilion outdoors on the grounds of Geneva on the Lake, the evening begins at 6:30 p.m. with a hors d ' oeuvres reception featuring a selection of the finest artisan cheeses, fruits and wines from the Finger Lakes.
At 7:30 p.m. guests will be treated to a sit down five course dinner prepared by local chefs well renowned for creating the regional cuisine. Each course will be paired with two Finger Lakes wines to bring out the delicate flavors of the summer harvest. The dinner concludes with a selection of delectable desserts and a gift box of truffles.
Throughout the evening stories of the farmers, winemakers, specialty food producers, and chefs will be featured. A silent auction with the opportunity to bid on gift baskets filled with fabulous products of the region and dinners for two at the finest restaurants.
Tickets are $75 per person and may be purchased by contacting Geneva on the Lake at 789-7190. Seating is limited so purchase early. Vegetarian options available, request when purchasing tickets.
All proceeds from the event will benefit Finger Lakes Culinary Bounty as they strive to promote the Finger Lakes as a culinary destination and increase the economic viability of our region by connecting area farms, food producers, wineries and restaurants.