Farm Tour with Chef Matt Hutchins and Lunch at Birdsall House


On Saturday, August 13th, Culinary Collaboration is organizing a tour of Hemlock Hill Farm by chef Matt Hutchins, below, of Birdsall House in Peekskill, and a 4-course lunch with beer pairing back at the restaurant in Peekskill.  The menu will showcase beef and pork from the farm.

The morning will start at Hemlock Hill Farm in Cortlandt Manor where chef Hutchins will lead a private tour.  The 120-acre farm has been in the DeMaria family for the past 70 years.  All of Hemlock Hill’s offerings, including meat, poultry, vegetables, eggs and cheese, will be available for purchase.

After the tour, it’s a short drive to Birdsall House for lunch, which will be served on their new outdoor patio. Chef Hutchins will discuss his craft of making terrines, sausages, pâté, pickles, and even his own ketchup. The menu will include vegetarian choices as chef Hutchins is happy to accommodate all tastes.

All inclusive price for tour and 4-course lunch with beer pairing is $75 per person. Tour starts at 10:30 in the morning with lunch to follow.  There is a raindate of Saturday, August 20th, in case of bad weather.  Click here for more information and to register.

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