Dine with Design: A Culinary Event at the Glass House — and the Farmhouse at Bedford Post


If I had an extra grand lying around, I would so be doing this: a weekend at the Bedford Post Inn — room, yoga, breakfast and a five-course dinner included — and tickets and transportation to Dine with Design, a culinary fundraising event at (and to benefit) the Philip Johnson Glass House in New Canaan.

Let’s talk about Dine with Design first. There are two events: A Modern Picnic, where six chefs (we’ll get them in a minute; some big names there) and 10 artisans offer samples of their dishes from noon to 3 p.m. While you’re not noshing, you can take the time to explore the buildings, the art collection and the 47 acres of grounds at the Glass House. At 6:30 p.m., there is The Food Film Festival, which shows 8 short films about food. (The film festival alone is sold out.)

OK the chefs:

Impressive, right? And the artisans, three of which are some of our favorite Westchester producers:

Want to know more? After the jump:
So this whole $1,000 ticket? It includes:

If you who book a package through the Bedford Post, you will get an exclusive 5-Course Chef’s Tasting Menu paired with wines (on Friday), prepared by executive chef Jeremy McMillan, who incorporates the richness of Italian traditions with seasonal and locally sourced ingredients.


– Accommodations in a King Deluxe Room on June 8 and 9

– Sunset Yoga for Two (Friday, June 8)

– Luxury transportation to and from the Dine with Design events (Saturday, June 9)

– Complimentary breakfast tray each morning

Want to know more about the fundraiser? Head over to the Glass House web site.

Want to book the weekend? Here’s the Bedford Post web site. Tell me how it is!


About Author

Liz Johnson is content strategist for The Journal News and lohud.com, and the founding editor of lohudfood, formerly know as Small Bites. As food editor, she won awards from the New York News Publishers Association, the Association of Food Journalists and the Associated Press. She lives in Nyack with her husband and daughter on a tiny suburban lot they call their farm — with fruit trees, an herb garden, and a yardful of lettuce, tomatoes, onions, shallots, cucumbers, zucchini, radishes, cabbage, peppers, Brussels sprouts and carrots and four big blueberry bushes.

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