Wise Acre Eatery, Chef Shack (food truck) and Pat's Tap Join the Party!
Chanhassen, MN (July 17, 2012) - The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum's Toast & Taste in the Gardens, set for Thursday, July 26, from 6 to 9 p.m., celebrates fresh, local cuisine from top local independent restaurants/producers, including new-this-year participants Chef Shack (food truck), Pat's Tap, Sun Street Breads and Wise Acre Eatery.
All participating eateries/producers emphasize "fresh, local and green" foods and products - a perfect fit for a party set amid the Arboretum's gardens and greenery.
Here's the Toast & Taste lineup of restaurants/producers: Beez Kneez and University of MN Bee Squad (with MN Honey Producers Assn.), Arboretum Catering, Cafe Maude, Campus Club with Cornercopia (U of M student organic farm), Chef Shack, Corner Table, Crema Cafe, Dakota Jazz Club & Restaurant with Dragsmith Farms (of Barron, Wis.), Gardens of Salonica, Lakewinds Natural Foods, Mill City Farmers Market, Minneapolis Club, Muddy Paws Cheesecake, Pat's Tap, Prairie Bay Grill and Catering (of Baxter), SenYai Sen Lek Restaurant, Signature Cafe, Spoonriver, Sun Street Breads, Sturdiwheat (of Red Wing), Terra Waconia, The Strip Club, Turmeric Trail (spices), Two Pony Gardens of Long Lake, Three Goats in a Tub and Wise Acre Eatery.
Guests will enjoy sips from the following local wineries: Carlos Creek, Fieldstone Vineyards, Hinterlaned Vineyards, Indian Island Winery, Morgan Creek Vineyards, Northern Vineyards, Parley Lake Winery and Woodland Hill Winery, plus these breweries: Mantorville Brewing Co., Surly Brewing Co. and Harriet Brewing.
Reservations required: $75 for general admission from 7 to 9 p.m.; $125 for patron-level early admission at 6 p.m. All proceeds benefit the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum For reservations & info, call 612-625-9875 or visit www.arboretum.umn.edu/toastandtaste.aspx. Toast & Taste is presented by the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Foundation. Presenting sponsor is UnitedHealth Group.
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Toast & Taste in the Gardens. Thursday, July 26, 6-9 p.m. Admission is $75 (for 7 p.m. entry) and $125 (for 6 p.m. entry). Sample in-season, fresh cuisine from some 20+ Twin Cities independent restaurants, plus Minnesota wines, while strolling the gardens of the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Proceeds benefit the Arboretum. To reserve, call 612-625-9875 or visit www.arboretum.umn.edu/toastandtaste.aspx. Presenting sponsor is UnitedHealth Group.