“Grilling and Chilling”:
Root to Table’s Summer Celebration
Sunday, July 18th 2021 (5 – 9 pm)
Bavarian Inn Resort & Brewing Company
Relax and “Chill” while our Top Chefs Grill!
About the Dinner
The Root to Table Culinary Series will once again visit the Bavarian Inn in beautiful Shepherdstown, West Virginia. We’re excited to welcome Root to Table enthusiasts to “Grilling and Chilling“, a celebration of the Summer!
Enjoy the abundant space of “Almost Heaven” West Virginia as our top chefs showcase their favorite Summer dishes with guest chefs and products from our favorite local farmers. Each Chef will have a food station that you can visit and chat with them about their dishes!
Make it a weekend celebration by staying overnight at the Bavarian Inn! Simply use code “Root to Table” when booking to receive 15% off your stay. Call (304) 876-2551 to book.
About the Menu
The menu is inspired by the season and the best local products we have available in the area. When you think of summer, you want to be outside with your favorite chefs as you experience firsthand the true taste of top dishes from their summer cookbook. Experience the smoky flavors of the barbecue or a chilled dish to enlighten and cleanse your taste buds.
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 foodie friends for an exciting event!
Celebrity Guest Chef for “Grilling and Chilling”
Taste of Blue Ridge Top Chefs for “Grilling and Chilling”
Taste of Blue Ridge Guest Chefs for “Grilling and Chilling”
Hillbrook Inn and Spa
David Lay Farms
Stephens City, VA
Root and Marrow Farm
Twin Ridge Orchards
Shenandoah Junction, WV
Eighty Four, PA
Lydia’s Fields at Wheatland
Bolivar Bread Bakery
Harpers Ferry, WV
Spring Valley Market
Mackintosh Fruit Farm
Featured Farmer Demonstration – Apple Grafting
Farmer’s Bill and Lori Mackintosh from Mackintosh Fruit Farm are widely regarded as experts in the field of “grafting”. In this demonstration, Bill and Lori will give our guests a look at how an apple tree’s fruit can be altered from the trunk of an existing tree!
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
Special Thank You to Our Sponsors!
“Events like “Grilling and Chilling” not only provides amazing food to folks, it also champions the local food movement by showcasing the talent of local farmers and cooks alike, and it celebrates our community by bringing food-passionate people together from across the region.” – Chef Matt Welsch
Station 1 – Chef Matt Welsch “The Vagabond Chef”
-Summer Soup Beans with Smoked Pork Shoulder
-Crawdaddy Mac & Cheese
-Pickled Ramp Cornbread
Station 2 – Chef Erik Foxx-Nettnin
-Grilled Mole Brisket, Compressed Pickled Things, Fresno Mop Sauce, Gratin
-Chilled Beef Tartar, Black Garlic Aioli, Capers, Minced Onion, Brioche Crisp
*Beef proudly provided by Audley Farm*
Station 3 – Chef Marcus Repp
-Szechuan Spiced Lamb Chops with
Smoky Eggplant Dip “Moutabel”, Spiced Bacon leek Potatoes & Red Chili Lime
-Tea Cocktail Shooters
*Lamb proudly provided by Baldor Specialty Foods*
Station 4 – Chef Steve Ferrell
-Oak Smoked Duck Breast, Apple Slaw, Candied Walnut, Fermented Berries, Ginger Shrub, and Honey Gastrique
*Duck proudly provided by Maple Leaf Farms*
Station 5 – Chef Chris Michanco
-Chilled Smoked Corn and Peach Salsa, Shredded Chicken, Peach Buffalo Sauce.
-Peach Vinaigrette, Smoked Corn Salsa, Swordfish, Scallop, Salmon Ceviche
Station 6 (Dessert) – Chef Vincent Badiee
Blueberry & Oats
(Yogurt Cremoux, Carol’s Royal Stout, Oats, P.F. Blueberry Variations)
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.
*Vegetarian Foodie Friends: Our Chefs for Grilling and Chilling have the ability to alter their dishes to accommodate vegetarian needs. Please make sure to fill out the order form with this dietary restriction when purchasing your ticket(s)!*