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Fruit-to-Root Pre-Party presented by Raley’s
October 6, 2015

ONE NIGHT. TWO EVENTS.

This event is SOLD OUT! 

Food Literacy Center, America’s Farm-to-Fork & the Sacramento Public Library invite you to join us for a fun & adventurous night of food innovation!

We are partnering with local nonprofit Green Restaurant Alliance Sacramento to highlight the Sacramento region’s celebrated culinary talent and the green, water-wise ingredients that come from our local farms. Proceeds from the Fruit-to-Root Pre-Party benefit Food Literacy Center. 

The Fruit-to-Root Pre-Party will be followed by One Book 2015: Dan Barber in Conversation with Amber Stott. Both events are ticketed! Due to popularity and limited number of tickets, prompt purchase of tickets is strongly advised.

Date: October 6

Time: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Location: Central Library Galleria – 828 I Street, Sacramento 95814

Cost: Tickets are $55 available on August 3, 2015 ($65 starting August 7)

Tickets include:

  • Admission to Fruit-to-Root Pre-Party at 5pm
  • FREE reserved seating for Dan Barber in Conversation with Amber Stott
  • Bites from our region’s best chef’s
  • 1 free drink (More available for purchase) – themed by Sac’s top bartenders
  • Music from TEDx Sacramento Violinist-Looper Joe Kye of Joseph in the Well
  • AND MORE!

Chefs & Bartenders include:

  • Brenda Ruiz (Executive Chef & Food Literacy Genius)
  • Michael Tuohy (Sacramento Kings)
  • Eric Alexander (Carpe Vino)
  • Randall Selland (Selland Family Restaurants)
  • Kurt Spataro (Paragary Restaurant Group)
  • Brian Mizner (Hook & Ladder Manufacturing Co.)
  • Jay Veregge (Ten22)
  • Oliver Ridgeway (Grange Restaurant & Bar)
  • Ed Roehr (Magpie Cafe)
  • Billy Ngo (Kru Contemporary Japanese Cuisine)
  • Ian MacBride (Lucca Restaurant & Bar)
  • Kathi Riley – Restaurant Consultant
  • Rick Mahan (The Waterboy Restaurant)
  • Mike Lim (Frank Fat’s Restaurant)
  • Chris Tucker (Hook & Ladder Manufacturing Co.)
  • Brad Peters (Paragary Restaurant Group)

VIPea Experience - for Sponsors Only!

Tickets include: 

  • FREE admission to Fruit-to-Root Pre-Party at 5pm
  • VIPea reserved seating for Dan Barber in Conversation with Amber Stott
  • Special bites from our region’s best chefs
  • FREE drinks -themed by Sac’s top bartenders
  • FREE Inglorious Fruit and Veggie CSA 
  • Signed copy of Dan Barber’s book, “The Third Plate”
  • Opportunity to meet Chef Dan Barber & Sac’s own VIPea Chefs

Contact Community Relations Officer, Melissa Granville, to learn how to become a sponsor!

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