Farm to Table Dinner

May 4

Last night we had the pleasure of hosting our first farm to table dinner of the year. Our featured farm was Broad Branch Farm in Wyoming, IL. What an amazing evening filled with incredible, fresh, organic food and inspired, fun dishes! The diners were super enthusiastic about the whole menu and of course we had so much fun preparing and serving it! We have done several of these and every time we feel such an adrenaline high the next day.

Farm to table is a huge marketing ploy of late and everyone is jumping on the band wagon. Here at CSI we ALWAYS strive to provide guests with the freshest, local food we can find, sourcing from many local farms. It is a passion and our mission. Here are some photos from the event. We eagerly await our next event coming soon!

Garnishes

Some of the beautiful, edible garnishes for the dishes

Lovely spring flower arrangements

Lovely spring flower arrangements

Dining Room

Dining Room all set for guests to arrive

Menu

The delectable menu

Sausage

Italian sausage and Bratwurst sampler with sorrel sauce, roasted pepper relish and pea shoot

Tomato Bisque

Tomato Bisque with fresh goat cheese and micro greens

Salad

Gorgeous salad with roasted beets, roasted radish, sweet baby turnips, bacon, egg and feta from Nordic Creamery

Entree

Apple cider brined pork loin chop with garlic mashed potatoes, heirloom red Russian kale chip, kale blossom and pomegranate molasses

creme brulee

Apple butter creme brulee with dried apple, mint

pit

And we ended the evening by lighting the fire pit for the first time

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