Slow Food Foothills benefit dinner around the corner

Published 2:46 pm Monday, May 6, 2013

In addition, a silent auction will be on site.

For more information about Slow Food Foothills, contact me at or Mindy Wiener at

Proposed menu, which will change slightly based on local harvest selection, includes:

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Appetizer: Local lamb ribs from Camp Creek Farm in Saluda

Buffet: Slow roasted pork butt with sauce, summer succotash, watermelon, tomato salad with feta and mint, mixed cabbage slaw with arugula and a light citrus honey vinaigrette, macaroni and cheese with fresh herbs and baby spinach, black eye pea salad with sweet potato, goat cheese crumbles and a sweet and spicy vinaigrette

Dessert: Brownies, cookies, lemon cake (all house made), baked goods basket

Refreshments: Iced tea, fresh mint and lemonade. Overmountain wines and BottleTree Blonde beer can be purchased.

Evening schedule:

4-5 p.m.: wine tasting, wine tours, silent auction & exhibition areas

5 -6:30 p.m.: Opening music by Cole Pellatt, a PCHS senior and Vocal Impressions Honors Tenor and the PCHS Percussion and Sax ensemble

5-5:30 p.m.: Appetizers

5:30-6:30 p.m.: Dinner buffet service

6:30-7:30 p.m.: Gigi Dover & The Big Love

7:30-7:45 p.m.: Slow Food announcements, Silent Auction conclusion

7:45-8 p.m.: Gigi encore

Tickets can be purchased at Overmountain and at La Bouteille. Also, online tickets are available at