Join us at Stone Acres Farm on Sunday, October 13 and show your support for the Yellow Farmhouse Education Center and the Jacques Pepin Legacy Fund as we celebrate Jacques Pepin and his lifelong influence in culinary arts and home cooking. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Yellow Farmhouse Education Center and the Jacques Pépin Legacy Fund.
There are three ways to enjoy this landmark day, including a daytime harvest festival and reveal of a bronze bust of Jacques Pepin that will stay at Stone Acres Farm, an early evening cocktail reception and book signing with Jacques, and a formal dinner in the Stone Acres manor house with Jacques. See below for details!
Daytime Harvest Festival, 1 - 5pm
Farm crafts, artisan market, cooking activities, games, food curated by 85th Day Food Community (Engine Room, Grass & Bone, Oyster Club) and live music by the Pat McGee Band. Daytime tickets also include a 5pm champagne toast and reveal of a bronze bust of Jacques crafted by internationally renowned sculptor Zenos Frudakis.
$50 per adult (includes $10 of lunch tickets)
Free for children under 12
Cocktail Reception and Daytime Harvest Festival Combo, 1 - 7pm
Come for the daytime festivities and stay for a cocktail reception in the stunning gardens at Stone Acres Farm. Sip seasonal cocktails amongst the blooms and snack on farm-inspired hors-d'oeuvres by Chef James Wayman and his team. Specialty cocktail and rum tasting with The Real McCoy Rum and acoustic set by the Pat McGee Band. This ticket also includes a copy of The Apprentice: My Life in the Kitchen, by Jacques Pepin which he will be signing during the reception.
$250 / per person
Setting Our Table Dinner, 7pm
Enjoy an intimate five-course dinner with Jacques Pepin in the Manor House at Stone Acres Farm. Chef James Wayman of the Oyster Club restaurant in Mystic will prepare a seasonally-inspired tasting menu celebrating Connecticut's finest farmers and purveyors paired with exclusive wines.