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 May 22, 2021 

farm to table dinner

Spring Harvest Farm-to-Table Dinner

Saturday, May 22, 2021

hosted by Montesino Ranch, Wimberley, Texas

Join the Taste of Wimberley for a decadent evening and a one-of-a-kind experience at the beautiful Montesino Ranch + Farm in Wimberley, Texas, for an organic and locally-sourced "Farm to Table" Dinner. Gather with old friends and make new in an intimate, candlelit setting under the stars. Watch local Chef Stefani Immel prepare an inspired meal in the Live Oak Kitchen from that morning's farm harvest along with locally-sourced grass fed beef tenderloin and cheeses with a selection of breads baked with locally-milled ancient grains.

 

Agenda

4:30 p.m. — Gate opens at Montesino Ranch (parking in the barn parking lot)

4:30 - 6:15 — Gather in the barn for charcuterie boards including pickled items and jams from Vicki's Kitchen (Wimberley), fresh picked Montesino Farm vegetables (Wimberley), CKC Farms (Fischer) goat cheeses — herbed, jalapeño, peach/chipotle, dry sausages from Granzin's Market (New Braunfels), hummus from Abby Jane Bakery (Dripping Springs) + more!

 

Enjoy complimentary basil-cucumber lemonade + Dripping Springs Vodka, and mint juleps made with Treaty Oak Day Drinker Bourbon (Dripping Springs). Stroll just a short distance from the barn to see where the growing magic happens. Josh Newton, Farm Extraordinaire, will be milling about to answer questions.

6:15 p.m. — Mosey from the barn area to the Live Oak Kitchen — just a short walk from the barn — where dinner will be served under the oak trees and stars. (in case of inclement weather, the meal will be served inside the barn)

6:30 - 8:00 p.m. — Dinner is served.

8:00 - 9:00 p.m. — Gather around the fire pit back at the barn where each guest will receive a gourmet S'mores packet to enjoy around the bonfire or to take home.

9:00 p.m. — Evening concludes. Safe travels back to your neck of the woods.

 

Dinner Menu

(subject to change based on viability of the day's harvest)

 

Starters

Chilled Cucumber-Avocado Soup

Topped with Spicy Kohlrabi Slaw and drizzle of Texas Hill Country Olive Co Garlic-Infused Olive Oil

Mixed Farm Greens/Arugula Salad

Roasted beets, pickled red onion, spicy pepitas topped with Chèvre farm fresh goat cheese
(CKC Farms) and lightly tossed in an apple-citrus vinaigrette
 

Various almond, sesame, herb crackers

Paired with complimentary Texas Rosé wine from Fall Creek Vineyards, Driftwood

Wagyu Beef Canoes

Grilled Wagyu Beef Bone Marrow from Flying C Cattle, Wimberley

Main

Grilled Summer Squash, Rainbow Chard and Whipped Mascarpone Risotto 

topped with grilled farm-raised Wagyu Beef from Flying C Cattle, Wimberley

Charred Shallot Gastrique

Micro Greens 

Ancient grains/locally-milled Sourdough Boule and Olive Breads from Abby Jane Bakery, Dripping Springs

Various Herb Butters

Paired with complimentary 2016 Aglianico from Duchman Family Winery, Driftwood

Dessert

Gourmet S'mores Kit with homemade Graham Cookies and Texas Pecan Fudge

Made with Swift River Pecans, Lockhart
 

Let's make some new memories sharing a beautiful, locally-sourced and thoughtfully-prepared meal together
while gathering in a gorgeous outdoor space.

This will truly be an evening to remember. Treat yourself to something special.

$145 pp with Texas wine tastings

$125 pp (without wine tastings, use discount code NOWINE at checkout)

BUY TICKETS — SOLD OUT!

Our farm has ample space for safe social distancing but please let us know if your group requires extra distance and
we will try to accommodate to the best of our ability. 

 

 

Musical Guests:

Paula Held

Cocktail Hour: 4:30-6:15 p.m. in the Montesino Barn

 

Paula Held is an Austin-based performing songwriter and student of jazz, with a penchant for melody, storytelling and poetic lyricism. Raised in New England and Spain, her music is informed by a variety of influences from classical music to popular Jazz, Folk, Rock and Blues. She's won songwriting kudos from internationally known songwriting clubs like the Kerrville Folk Festival, Wildflower Festival and the John Lennon Songwriting Contest (double finalist). She’s performed in numerous hallowed listening rooms including Anderson Fair, Bugle Boy, Eddie's Attic, Cactus Cafe, Momos Club, Saxon Pub and Blue Bird Cafe. Paula's original music is described as lyrically rich, melodic and sensual, with a voice reminiscent of Eva Cassidy and Norah Jones.

 

 

 

 

Ike Eichenburg

Dinner: 7:00-9:00 p.m. in the Montesino Barn

Ike Eichenburg is a Wimberley, Texas, favorite and will play a variety of jazz, blues and Americana. Enjoy!

Questions? Please inquire: tasteofwimberley@gmail.com

Photos by @MckenzieLace

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