Slow Food Lake Tahoe invites you to ‘Cooking Outside of the Box’ |

Slow Food Lake Tahoe invites you to ‘Cooking Outside of the Box’

Special to the Sun

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. — Slow Food Lake Tahoe is excited to announce their annual fundraising event — Cooking Outside the Box.

This year the event will celebrate local, seasonal and sustainably inspired food, wine and made-from-scratch cocktails.

Join Slow Food Lake Tahoe and PlumpJack Café on Wednesday, June 18, 6-8 p.m. at PlumpJack Café Conference Center for an evening of exciting culinary creations. Cooking demonstrations at the ChefDemo tables by Chef Wyatt Dufresne of PlumpJack Café; Chef Elsa Corrigan of Mamasake; and Chef Dan McCabe of Rocker are sure to inspire creative recipes to prepare your community supported agriculture box veggies.

The evening will feature locally raised meat from Sinclair Family Farms and locally grown produce from Mountain Bounty Farm and the Tahoe Food Hub.

Paired with the tasting style menu will be sustainably produced wines, graciously provided by Uncorked as well as made-from-scratch cocktails.

This event builds on Slow Food Lake Tahoe’s mission to reconnect the community to the enjoyment of local, seasonal and sustainable food.

Tickets to this delicious and sustainable event can be purchased in advance for $55 for Slow Food Members and $65 for the general public at PlumpJack Cafe Conference Center is located at 1920 Squaw Valley Road in Olympic Valley.

Slow Food Lake Tahoe also educates community members about their vital role as participants in our food system.

For additional information about Slow Food Lake Tahoe and upcoming events, visit