Of Course is an evening of food, friends and gettin together.
We had our first Of Course this past November and we are back to bring you another one!
The evening will consist of a six course meal from local favorites Pallet restaurant, Even Stevens Sandwiches, Sweet Lake Limeade, Chef Joshua Hoellein, Chef Tom Call and Chef Katie Weinner. Each of these talented chefs brings a different creative flair to the table that should make for a tasty and memorable night.
Thank you to our sponsors Harmons Grocery and Uinta Brewing!
A little about each chef:
Amuse-bouche course: Chef Buzz Wiley of Pallet Bistro
Buzz has long been enamored with the culinary arts, thanks to a grandmother who taught him the joy and perfection of classic, Italian cuisine. . Those that have worked with him see a unique attitude and approach to the culinary industry that will lend Salt Lake City an entirely refreshing restaurant experience.Pallet just celebrated their three year anniversary, and Buzz is excited to be working more closely with local farmers for his menus, and going into spring he will be adding at least four new farmers to their list. Visit eatpallet.com for a deeper look into all Pallet has to offer for your palate.
Appetizer course: Chef Jason Dreelin of Even Stevens
With 13 years of restaurant management experience, Jason is committed to the food industry lifestyle: quality food, impeccable service, cleanliness and a very impressive moustache. As a co-founder of Even Stevens, Jason has a keen passion for the local culinary scene in Salt Lake City and all that's community to has to offer. He has been an intergral part of creating Even Stevens and is excited about the impact their donations are having in Salt Lake City. Hit up evenstevens.com to see more about their non-profit program.
Salad course: Chef Joshua Hoellein of US Foods
Food Fanatics Chef Josh Hoellein has loved food since he was a child. After earning his culinary degree, Chef Josh learned the culinary ropes at a number of restaurants in the Salt Lake City area. An active member of the American Culinary Federation, Chef Josh has won silver and bronze medals in various ACF competitions. Today, he spends his days sharing his love of food to help chefs and restaurateurs in and around Salt Lake City build their businesses. – See more at: http://foodfanatics.usfoods.com/about/chefs#sthash.rEqcko5t.CqER0mhI.dpuf
Food Fanatics Chef Josh Hoellein has loved food since he was a child. After earning his culinary degree, Chef Josh learned the culinary ropes at a number of restaurants in the Salt Lake City area. An active member of the American Culinary Federation, Chef Josh has won silver and bronze medals in various ACF competitions. Today, he spends his days sharing his love of food to help chefs and restaurateurs in and around Salt Lake City build their businesses.
Intermezzo: Chefs Hasen and Terri Cone of Sweet Lake Limeade
Hasen and Teri Cone love shaking their fresh mint limeades at the farmers markets each summer. After 8 years of heavy shaking, they've decided to take their addiction to the next level, so they can satisfy yours. They are currently in the middle of building a full-service restaurant on 1700 S just off of Main Street–Sweet Lake Biscuits and Limeade, where they'll serve their take on home cookin' biscuit and gravy sandwiches, hearty lunch salads, delicious desserts, and, of course, lots of hand-shaken drinks. They've been working like maniacs this off-season so they can be ready to open their doors this summer in conjunction with the Downtown Farmers Market. Peruse their Facebook for photos of their tasty creations.
Entree: Chef Tom Call of 'Food Made By Tom'
Chef Tom started cooking at the age of 15 in the Sierra foothills of northern California. 17 years later, his resume was filled with the experience of a chef who graduated the california culinary academy, interned in Italy, was the sous chef at 3 different Michelin starred restaurants in San francisco, was the chef for the Trio restaurant group, and the Restaurant chef of the Grand America. Now Tom owns a business that offers private events, pop-up dinners, catering, and cooking class. Tom lives to cook and cooks to live! Learn more at foodmadebytom.com and instagram.com/foodmadebytom
Dessert: Chef Katie Weinner of SLC Pop and Top Chef Season 12
Katie Weinner is still riding the incredible wave after competing on Top Chef this past season in Boston. She's found a home at the Red Moose for her eclectic pop-up dinners and has been catering more using her interactive and unique cuisine. Katie can't wait for the Spring and Summer produce to inspire the next round of pop-ups and events for Salt Lake City. http://www.slcpop.com/ is where you will find all of her latest happenings!