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Forest to Mansion Dinner

Event Type
Social/Informal Event
Sponsor
Allerton Park & Retreat Center
Location
Allerton Park & Retreat Center - The Mansion
Date
Mar 18, 2022   8:30 am  
Cost
$100/person
Registration
Registration

Spend a Spring evening at Allerton enjoying the masterpieces of seven talented local chefs at our 8th Annual Forest to Mansion Dinner! This delicious seven-course meal will be prepared using foraged ingredients collected from the forest and fields of Allerton Park paired perfectly with specialty produced beer and beertails. Among the expected wild ingredients are garlic mustard, nettles, mushrooms, spruce tips, sassafras, and more! This is one unique dining experience you (and your stomachs!) don’t want to miss.

3:30 – 4:30pm: Cocktail hour
4:30 – 7:00 pm: Dinner (View the menu here)

$100/person
Tickets will go on sale HERE Monday, March 21 at noon. Please note that space is limited and we expect this event to sell-out quickly.

ADD-ON FORAGING HIKE*
Thirty (30) lucky dinner attendees may also attend a Foraging Hike four days prior to the Dinner on Wednesday, April 27 from 5 – 7 pm. Participants will spend the evening hiking through the early spring forest with Allerton Natural Areas staff and local chefs, learning what they can and cannot eat while also enjoying the sights and sounds of spring! Items collected on the hike will be used in the Forest to Mansion Dinner.

If you plan to attend, be sure to reserve your spot – tickets are limited; simply add “Add on: Foraging Hike” tickets along with your dinner tickets during checkout. *You must attend the Forest to Mansion dinner to attend the Foraging Hike.


If you will need disability-related accommodations in order to participate, please email Jordan at jmgiffor@illinois.edu.

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