In our commitment to promote and educate the public on sustainable eating, we produce educational cooking and dining experiences from elevated fundraisers, to wine tastings, to casual dinners in partnership with mission-driven chefs, nonprofits and producers to educate through taste and further the dialogue around sustainable food.
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An ode to seasonality, locality and sustainable wine-growing
February 26th, 2021
This dinner featured the talents of Chefs Flynn McGarry and Master sommelier Pascaline Lepeltier.
Our guests enjoyed a multi-course menu designed to promote local farming while showcasing eco-friendly foods and techniques. The organic wine selection is committed to educate on sustainable wine production.
Chef Flynn McGarry took his first steps in gastronomy at the age of 11. In addition to his undisputed talent, Flynn places sustainability at the heart of the experience he and his team offer the guests at Gem, the restaurant he opened in Manhattan's lower east side in 2018.
Pascaline Lepeltier, who’s originally from Loire Valley, is passionate about sustainable agriculture, hospitality, and organic, biodynamic, natural wines. She is a Master Sommelier & Managing partner at Racines NY. Amongst multiple prestigious awards, she won the titles of 'Meilleur Ouvrier de France' & 'Best sommelier de France' 2018.
In attendance at our sustainable food & wine events
"The only thing better than good food is food that does good."
- Anonymous guest