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West Central Research  and Outreach Center

2014 Dinner in the Garden

Dinner in the Garden 2012

Please note:  Registration for the 2014 Dinner in the Garden has now closed.  Thank you.

Thursday, September 4, 2014
5:30 PM - Social Hour
6:30 PM - Dinner 
$60 per person (all patrons must be 21 or older)

University of Minnesota West Central Research and Outreach Center
Horticultural Display Garden*
46352 State Highway 329
Morris, MN 56267

Santa Claus & Canary Melons wrapped in Prosciutto
Balsamic Strawberries

First Course
Tomato Salad with Basil, Balsamic and Mozzarella

2nd Course: (choice)
Meat option:

Roasted Duck with Caramelized Brussels Sprouts and Peruvian Purple Potatoes

Vegetarian option:
Roasted Peppers stuffed with Squash, Rice, Beans and Tomatoes

Ground Cherry Cobbler with Whipped Cream

This fine culinary experience includes an exquisite three-course meal in the beauty of the Garden, featuring fresh, local and seasonal ingredients, all expertly prepared by Chef Matthew Jensen of Broadway Bistro in Alexandria. Chef Jensen's philosophy of using local and sustainable foods mirrors his passion for presenting the freshest and most distinguished menus. With a notable reputation for supporting local growers and foods, each item on the menu has been carefully selected from a local source by Chef Jensen.

Social hour features fresh hors d'oeuvres and locally-acclaimed Minnesota wines.  Many of the fruits, vegetables and herbs used in preparation for this meal are grown in the Horticulture Display Garden.

All proceeds will benefit the Horticultural Gardens at the West Central Research and Outreach Center.  Registrations for this event are non-refundable.

Please note:  Tickets will not be mailed for this event.  Your registration will be recorded on the check-in list; you may bring your email confirmation as verification, if desired.

* In the event of inclement weather, Dinner in the Garden will be held in the AgCountry Auditorium at the West Central Research and Outreach Center.

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