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Community Table with Chef Ben Martinek of Pendry

August 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

$160.00 – $175.00

Join us for an edible conversation between a farm, a chef, and the community.

We are excited to welcome you to our Community Table all summer. This beloved event brings a renowned chef to our farm to design an ecological meal around our four seasonal rotations (market garden, milpa, fruit forest, cover crops) highlighting the bioregional cuisine of San Juan. By bringing these culinary artists back to the source, they have the chance to connect with new ingredients, unearth fresh inspiration in our bioregion’s historic foodways, and discover the rewards of relationship with the land.

CHEF BEN MARTINEK

From his early days working in a Colorado dive bar at just eleven years old to his recent appointment as as Culinary Director of Pendry Newport Beach and the flagship private members club, The Elwood Club, Chef Ben’s journey has been nothing short of extraordinary. With a commitment to locally sourced ingredients and a garden-to-table philosophy, Chef Ben’s creative approach has earned him accolades and admiration in the culinary world. We invite you to experience Chef Ben’s innovative plant-based cuisine and love for crafting unforgettable dining experiences.

FAQ

DIETARY PREFERENCES
Community Table dinners are fixed course, family-style meals. As such, we cannot accommodate every dietary restriction. Please email us with any dietary needs.  We will try to accommodate for vegetarian/vegan needs, gluten intolerance, and seafood/shellfish allergies but let us know if there are any specific dietary restrictions for any of your guests.  We will do our best to accommodate anything beyond the 3 listed. If there are any life threatening allergies we recommend emailing before purchasing tickets.

SCHEDULE
Community Table Dinners begin at 6pm, when we’ll start with drinks and a farm tour. We appreciate timeliness as the dinner is coursed intentionally with just one seating. Dinners typically end around 10pm.

REFUNDS
We can offer refunds up to one week before the dinner.  In the case that you need to cancel last minute, we would be happy to work with you to pass along your tickets to friends or family members.

MEMBERSHIP
If you are an active member of The Ecology Center, thank you so much for your support! As a token of our appreciation, we are pleased to offer you exclusive ticket pricing. If you are not yet a member but wish to take advantage of the discount, please visit our SUPPORT page to become a member today. If you’re unsure of your membership status, feel free to reach out to us at [email protected], and we’ll be happy to assis

Details

Date:
August 23
Time:
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost:
$160.00 – $175.00
Event Categories:
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Venue

The Ecology Center
32701 Alipaz Street
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA 92675 United States
Phone
(949) 443 4223

Organizer

The Ecology Center
Email
info@theecologycenter.org

Tickets

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Community Table Single Admission - General
NON-MEMBER: If you are not an active member, please select this option. Please consider becoming a member - we’d be happy to answer any questions regarding welcoming you into our community. Please email [email protected].
$ 175.00
Community Table Single Admission - Member
MEMBER: If you are an active member, please select this option. If you are unsure of your membership status we’d be happy to check for you. Please email [email protected].
$ 160.00