A Taste of Freedom in the Blue Ridge
Sunday, July 5th 2020
Bavarian Inn Resort & Brewing Company
4 – 8 pm
Join us for a Culinary Celebration on Independence Day Weekend!
About the Dinner
The Bavarian Inn will be opening it’s doors to Root to Table enthusiasts with “A Taste of Freedom in the Blue Ridge” celebration where you will have thoughtfully dedicated areas with abundant space as the top chefs showcase their favorite dishes with guest chefs and local farmers.
Make it an Independence Day weekend celebration with an opportunity to stay overnight at the Bavarian Inn with a special promotion of 15% off your room! Root to Table guests can simply use promo code “Taste” when booking your room to receive this special offer.
About the Menu
The menu is inspired and themed by celebrating a taste of freedom from the eyes of our chefs. Serving their favorite dishes as they let us in on their secret recipes, favorite farms to get the best products and experience firsthand the true taste of top dishes from their cookbook.
Local wines and beer from the Bavarian Brothers Brewing Company are included in the ticket price. Liquor Cocktails will be available for an additional cost.
This is a food experience you do not want to miss. Join our restaurant owners, farmers, food artisans and of course, our passionate food friends for an exciting event!
Stay in Touch for Regulation Updates
Thank you for supporting the Root to Table movement while we comply with COVID-19 related restrictions. To accommodate all guests to the best of our abilities and comply with state regulations, it is crucial for us to abide by the constant change of regulations. This helps us to better serve you and ask that you check back with us for updates as we get closer to the July 5th event at the Bavarian Inn.
Taste of Blue Ridge Top Chefs for “A Taste of Freedom in the Blue Ridge”
Taste’s VIP Ambassadors
Plan your weekend around this great destination
Taste of Blue Ridge has a line up of award-winning hotel and resort partners here in the Shenandoah Valley. Many partners are offering packages as well as shuttles to the event. Itinerary ideas are listed for each lodging location so you can plan a weekend around this Root to Table event. Shepherdstown, WV is one hour from Dulles International Airport and an hour and a half from Washington DC.
164 Shepherd Grade Road
Shepherdstown, WV 25443
“The best ingredients could be in our own back yards” – Chef Jeff Ault, Bavarian Inn Resort & Brewing Co.
Station 1 – Chefs Ault & Loeffler
Hazy River IPA, Ramp and Cheddar Brat, Embered Cabbage Slaw & Ramp Mustard on spent Grain Rye
Maryland Crab “Cigar” served with Mango Remoulade
Bison Slider, Chanterelle Ketchup, Rogue Blue, and Pickled Vegetables
Station 2 – Chefs Ferrell & Von Moll
Spicy Beef with Crunchy Grilled Vegetables and Puffed Rice
Pickled Shrimp, Squash Curtido on Corn Cake
Cherry Almond Cake
Station 3 – Chefs Brooks & Shyrene
Chilled Corn Soup: Blistered Corn Salsa and Ancho Chili Lime Oil
Salmon Tartare: Spiced Roasted Beetroot, Rustic Avocado Mash, Fresh Salmon,
served with local everything seasoned sourdough and house-made crème fraîche
Station 4 – Chefs Evans & Swaner
Briars Farmstead Whole Hog Sausage Gravy with Buttermilk Sage Biscuits
Freedom Ranger Fried Chicken with Fingerling Potato Salad and Crispy local Bacon
Local wines and beer from the Bavarian Brothers Brewing Company are included in the ticket price.
Liquor Cocktails will be available for an additional cost.