Join us for an evening of top Virginia chefs and cidermakers celebrating Virginia Cider Week. Jason Alley of Richmond’s Pasture and Comfort restaurants, Lee Gregory from The Roosevelt and Angelo Vangolopoulos from the Ivy Inn will serve inventive dishes. Cidermakers from Albemarle Ciderworks, Foggy Ridge Cider and Potter’s Craft Cider will pour their blends. Heirloom apple experts Tom Burford and Cider Week Scholar in Residence, Gary Nabhan will be on hand to share apple lore. This event benefits the Southern Foodways Alliance.
November 11th, 2012
Our next configuration is an opportunity to taste the food created by talented Chefs while interacting with them as they prepare dinner in a “live buffet” setting. It will be a culinary celebration of Virginia Cider Week to benefit the Southern Foodways Alliance, who do an amazing job educating folks about the glories of food in the South. The event begins at 5:00 p.m. with music by Adam Larrabee and friends. Tickets are $65 and can be purchased here. Please email with additional questions or dietary restrictions.
Previous Hill & Holler Configurations
Close and Hart at Barboursville Vineyards
A dinner in the vineyards at Barboursville with husband and wife chef duo Melissa Close of Palladio and Matthew Hart of The Local, in support of the Scottsville Center of Art & Nature.
Taste of Nelson at Oak Ridge Estate
A celebration of all things grown, brewed, and made in Nelson County, VA in support of the Nelson County Pantry. A six-course dinner prepared by six talented local chefs, each creating a course sourced exclusively from within Nelson County. Chefs included Ben Thompson from the Rock Barn; Ellen English, private chef; James Harris of Zynodoa; Tucker Yoder of the Clifton Inn; Angelo Vangelopoulos of the Ivy Inn; Claudia Gibson catering.
Christian Kelly and Cardinal Point Winery at Bellair Farm
A four-course meal from chef Christian Kelly of Maya restaurant, paired with wines from Cardinal Point Winery. The dinner benefited Slow Food, Albemarle Piedmont, which is organized by volunteer leaders who carry out the Slow Food mission in their communities. Sunday, June 24th, 2012
Gay Beery and Jefferson Vineyards at Morven Farm
The setting was Morven Farm, and the dinner benefited the City Schoolyard Garden at Buford Middle School in Charlottesville. The chef of honor was Gay Beery of A Pimento Catering, whose four-course dinner was served with wines from neighboring Jefferson Vineyards. Sunday, May 27th, 2012
Gabriele Rausse and Tucker Yoder at Bellair Farm
The second configuration of our farm dinner series, set at Bellair Farm located in the bottoms of Carter’s Mountain and in support of The Local Food Hub. Gabriele Rausse wines were served alongside the culinary exaltations of Tucker Yoder, Chef of the Clifton Inn. Sunday, January 29th, 2012 See the photos.
Lee Gregory at Blenheim Vineyards
The inaugural Hill & Holler roving farm dinner – uniting farmers, chefs, and community eaters – took place outdoors at Blenheim Vineyards in Charlottesville, October 2011. A four-course dinner, created by Chef Lee Gregory of Richmond restaurant The Roosevelt, each course paired with a Blenheim wine, to support the UVA Food Collaborative.