Root to Table’s Recognition of Culinary Excellence

Summer Event – Sunday, July 23rd 2023 (6 – 8:30 pm)
Market Salamander – Middleburg, VA

Join us for an intimate culinary experience as we highlight the “Brand of Excellence” featuring Chef Pete Smith, Chef Jason Reaves, and Boxwood Winery!

About the Dinner

The Root to Table Culinary Series is excited to visit Market Salamander for the first time in the 2023 season! Join us as Chef Pete Smith and Jason Reaves help us highlight what it takes to earn Root to Table’s Brand of Excellence. This event will help us kickoff the our Brand of Excellence campaign which will see 4 Chefs / Restaurateurs earn Root to Table’s Brand of Excellence at the All-Star event in December!


Boxwood Winery is located in an area steeped in Revolutionary, Civil War American history and renowned for world-famous horse farms. Today the area is also known as a wine region, Virginia being the fifth largest wine producing state. Chef Pete will be featuring wonderful dishes to pair with this great wine to create a unique experience.

Disclaimer: Please call (540) 687-9726 during regular business hours Wednesday – Sunday 8AM – 6PM or email for inquiries, email doesn’t secure reservation. Please book soon, limited space available.

Taste of Blue Ridge Top Chefs for this Summer Celebration!

Chef Pete Smith of Market Salamander

Pete Smith

Market Salamander

Middleburg, VA

Chef Jason Reaves working dough

Jason Reaves

Salamander Resort

Middleburg, VA

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The Menu

Amuse Bouche
Smoked Trout Stuffing, Sweet Corn Puree, Chive and Caviar
Sauvignon Gris 2020, Middleburg, Virginia

First Course
Steamed Chesapeake Oysters, Melon Coulis, Cucumber Relish, Mint
Rose 2022, Middleburg, Virginia

Second Course
Quinoa Risotto, Local Mushroom, Summer Truffle, Herb Salad, and Shaved Parmesan
Boxwood 2020, Middleburg, Virginia

Third Course
Bacon Wrapped Rabbit Tenderloin, Vegetable Ratatouille, Crispy Potato, Aged Balsamic
Trellis 2020, Middleburg, Virginia

Fourth Course
Duo of Beef, Ovoka Striploin and Short Rib, Sweet Potato Puree, Asparagus and Peppered Demi
Reserve 2020, Middleburg, Virginia

Fifth Couse
Chef Jason Reaves Specialty Desserts
Milk & Honey Cheesecake, Tart Cherry Compote, Pecan Sable
Sauvignon Blanc 2020, Middleburg Virginia

Plan your weekend around this great destination

Taste of Blue Ridge has a line up of award-winning hotel and resort partners around the region. Itinerary ideas are listed for each lodging location so you can plan a weekend around this Root to Table event.

Middleburg, VA is about 30 minutes from Dulles International Airport and one hour from Washington D.C.

Market Salamander Logo

Market Salamander

200 W Washington St.
Middleburg, VA 20117