The Stamford Museum and Nature Center will be hosting its Fall Farm to Table Supper on Saturday, September 26 at 6 pm and will feature Executive Chef Joe Jenkins of Apogee Events. This exceptional dining experience, sponsored by First County Bank, will take place in the intimate setting of the Bendel Mansion. The evening will begin with artisanal hors d’oeuvres and cocktails to be enjoyed during an exclusive gallery tour with artist and environmental advocate Nancy Judd in her new exhibition, ReDress: Upcycled Style by Nancy Judd.
Chef Joe Jenkins honed his cooking skills at the prestigious Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY. Jenkins and wife founded the successful Le Potager Catering in 1999 which was later acquired by Glorious Food. He served as Executive Chef for fifteen years at Glorious Food in New York City, where he tempted the elite with his exquisite, delectable food. During his career he has had the distinct pleasure of creating memorable dinners for some of New York’s most prestigious organizations including, The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Ball; Robin Hood Foundation, the US Open Tennis Corporate Tents at Arthur Ashe Stadium; and the New York City Ballet. Jenkins currently resides with his family in Stamford, CT.
Tickets are currently on sale for the Fall Farm to Table Supper. The cost is $200 per person or $2,500 for a table sponsorship of ten tickets. Seating is limited. To purchase tickets online or for more information, visit www.stamfordmuseum.org/farmtotable or call Madeline Raleigh at 203.977.6546. Proceeds will support the mission and vision of the Stamford Museum & Nature Center. Table settings for the event will be provided by Juliska with flowers being created by the Stamford Garden Club. The media sponsor is Moffly Media.
The Stamford Museum & Nature Center, a 501(c) (3) not-for-profit organization, is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of art and popular culture, the natural and agricultural sciences, and history. The Museum is a vital cultural and educational resource for the community, and a focal point for family activity and interaction, seeking to inspire creativity, foster self-discovery, promote environmental stewardship, and nurture an appreciation for lifelong learning through exhibitions, educational programs, and special events that enhance the visitor’s experience of its unique site.
The Stamford Museum & Nature Center is located at 39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT.