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An edible conversation between a farm, a chef, and the community.

Join us for an unforgettable experience as our Community Table series returns this Spring. We’re bringing together a new lineup of world-class chefs to create an edible conversation between a farm, a chef, and the community. This series celebrates a seasonal palette of fruits, vegetables, herbs, berries, and flowers, all grown on our 28-acre Regenerative Organic Certified™ farm.

By inviting these culinary artists to the heart of our farm, we open doors to new ingredients, inspire them with our bio region’s historic foodways, and deepen their connection with the land. This intimate, family-style feast features thoughtfully crafted courses, showcasing the freshest farm produce.

Limited to just 80 guests, this gathering offers an authentic taste of the farm in a cozy, communal setting.

Book Your Tickets Now for an intimate feast of farm-fresh flavors!

Community Table with Chefs Logan and Gary of Cellar Door

The Ecology Center 32701 Alipaz Street, SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA, United States

Chef Logan Mitchell along with her husband Gary, generously opens their North Park apartment doors to welcome guests for delightful culinary experiences at their Cellar Door Supper Club. Join us for a fine dining dinner experience at the farm with these two talented chefs.

Get Tickets $160.00 – $175.00

Community Table with Chef Moira Hill of Lilian’s

The Ecology Center 32701 Alipaz Street, SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA, United States

Join us for an edible conversation between a farm, a chef, and the community.Our Community Table series returns this Spring with a new cohort of world-class chefs and a seasonal […]

Get Tickets $160.00 – $175.00

Community Table with Chefs Colin Whitbread & Cody Requejo of Fiish

The Ecology Center 32701 Alipaz Street, SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA, United States

Chefs Colin Whitbread & Cody Requejo of Fiish are two dynamic and passionate individuals with an expertise in creating delicious and responsible dining experiences using sustainably caught seafood. Join us for this special seafood inspired dinner with playful flavor twists.

Get Tickets $160.00 – $175.00

Community Table with Chef Brian Bornemann of Crudo e Nudo

The Ecology Center 32701 Alipaz Street, SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA, United States

Chef Brian leads the kitchen at Santa Monica’s sustainable seafood market and low-intervention wine shop, Crudo e Nudo, where his extensive background in Italian, Mediterranean, and California cuisine highlight the highest quality local seafood and market vegetables. Gather on the farm for a fireside dinner with Chef Brian Bornemann.

Get Tickets $160.00 – $175.00

Community Table with Chef David Serus of Montage Laguna Beach

The Ecology Center 32701 Alipaz Street, SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA, United States

“At a very young age, I was exposed to locally sourced ingredients in my parent’s backyard garden, watching how my family used them to create simple but unforgettable dishes." Join us for a special evening with Chef David Serus.

Get Tickets $160.00 – $175.00

Community Table with Chef Willie Eick of Matsu

The Ecology Center 32701 Alipaz Street, SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA, United States

With Matsu, William aims to showcase the roots of his culinary career and passion for Japanese flavors and techniques, in a progressively modern setting. Gather on the farm for a fireside dinner with Chef William Eick.

Get Tickets $160.00 – $175.00

Community Table with Chefs Sabrina Nyswonger and Jason Mcleod

The Ecology Center 32701 Alipaz Street, SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA, United States

“Too often, chefs try too hard and muddle the deliciousness of the core of the dish. I am excited to showcase that all you need is a really great product to make tasty food.” - Chef Jason McLeod

Get Tickets $160.00 – $175.00

Community Table with Chef Alan Sanz of Maizano

The Ecology Center 32701 Alipaz Street, SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA, United States

The culinary maestro at Porch & Swing in Irvine, Chef Alan Sanz, hails from Mexico City, pursued culinary education in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and has honed his skills in esteemed kitchens worldwide. Come experience a brilliant fusion of flavors on the farm with Chef Alan Sanz.

Get Tickets $160.00 – $175.00

Community Table with Chef David Sim of Kingfisher

The Ecology Center 32701 Alipaz Street, SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA, United States

Chef David is driven by a profound passion for the culinary arts and a childhood filled with memorable moments cooking for family. Join us for a delightful evening on the farm with Chef David Sim.

Get Tickets $160.00 – $175.00

Community Table with Chef Whitney Aronoff

The Ecology Center 32701 Alipaz Street, SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA, United States

Chef Whitney Aronoff is a Health Supportive Personal Chef based in her hometown of Laguna Beach, California. She is founder of Starseed Kitchen and host of the High Vibration Living Podcast. Gather on the farm for a fireside dinner with Chef Whitney.

Get Tickets $160.00 – $175.00

Community Table with Chef Paddy Glennon

The Ecology Center 32701 Alipaz Street, SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA, United States

Glennon's culinary odyssey took him through some of the toughest kitchens of renowned chefs in Ireland, France, Spain, and Italy during a seven-year tenure abroad. Join us for an exceptional evening with the open-fire master chef and dear friend, Paddy Glennon.

Get Tickets $160.00 – $175.00

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The Community Table

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Principles of a Regenerative Food System

Our Community Table dinner series began with the development of the Community Table Accord–a set of principles developed by chefs and leaders of the regenerative food movement to promote sustainability throughout all aspects of sourcing, preparing, and eating food. At The Ecology Center, we believe that everyday, simple solutions create big change in our communities. Together, we are building a healthy, vibrant future designed around the understanding that we are a part of nature.

The Community Table Accord is an effort to mainstream sustainability in the global farm-to-table community. Shaped, practiced, and shared by our found chefs, the Community Table Accord advances the conversation at the dinner table. By living and eating in accordance with these principles, each one of us contributes to a more abundant future.

eat fresh + seasonal

Choose local produce that’s in season

Buy local

Support a dynamic local economy

Choose Organic

Remove contaminants and toxins from our food supply

Respect Animals

Only eat animals raised with intention and respect

Grow your own

Participate in the act of growing food

Celebrate diversity

Cultivate and consume a diverse variety of foods

Promote Polycultures

Make farms regenerative ecosystems

Nourish All Children

Give children everywhere access to delicious, healthy food

Educate for Change

Empower positive change through personal and collective activism

Celebrate the harvest

Take time to celebrate, recognize, and inspire your community