Los Angeles

Event Announcement: Chef’s Tour of the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market

toque.jpgCome join Neal Fraser, chef/owner of Grace Restaurant, for a personalized tour of the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market.

This third in a series of farmers’ market tours will include a hands-on tour of the market and then a cooking demo and lunch at Grace prepared by Neal, utilizing the produce he has selected from the market that morning.

This event is limited to 15 people, so be sure to sign up early. UPDATE: Due to the enthusiastic response we’ve made arrangements to increase the number of participants to 24. Spaces are being reserved at a rapid pace; please see the information below and let us know if you wish to secure a spot!

When: Wednesday, April 12, 2006, just in time to prepare for Passover and Easter
Where: Our group will meet at the Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf on the Third Street Promenade (1321 Third Street Promenade) at 9:00am sharp. The tour will be conducted at the Santa Monica market, and the lunch and demo will take place at Grace Restaurant, located at 7360 Beverly Boulevard, Los Angeles.
Cost: $55 per person for members; $65 for nonmembers. Cost includes the tour, the cooking demonstration, and lunch (including wine).

To secure your reservation, send an email message to jinko [at] dslextreme [dot] com. Checks for the total amount of your reservation should be payable to Slow L.A. and sent to:
Jordan Vannini
P.O. Box 91536
Pasadena, CA 91109

Your check will confirm your reservation. Once we have received your check there are no cancellations. We will need your reservation and check no later than April 3 in order to allow Neal time to plan the lunch.

Be sure to bring a basket or cart for your produce, and a hat for the sun. Also, please bring cash for any purchases you may wish to make at the Farmers’ Market.

We hope to see you there!