CTFG @ Big Chief
Imagine hopping on a plane and flying halfway across the country to pick up groceries, or food for dinner. Seem far-fetched and unreasonable? Well, thanks to the industrial agriculture system today, the average American meal travels approximately 1,500 miles from the farm to the plate.
Chef Mackenzie Kitburi invites you to join him for an evening on an Up Top Acres' rooftop farm to explore where our food comes from, and envision a city where most, if not all food, is grown within city limits. Join the Chef for a 4 course dinner with bountiful views of the DC skyline where the ingredients sourced are measured in steps taken, rather than miles driven.
Note: Tickets include a four course meal (menu to be released shortly), and two drinks.
The Bay is an event curated by Capital Taste Food Group designed to educate and bring awareness to two separate issues in the Chesapeake Bay.
The first is the problems that invasive species can cause and the harm they can do to the eco system. Your meal will feature dishes utilizing some of these invasive species such as blue catfish and northern snakehead.
The second issue is the underutilization of many different native species in the bay. There is a treasure chest of seafood in our very backyard that is being underutilized. We can cut down on the usage of resources from importing seafood if we can utilize what we have right here in the Chesapeake Bay. Your meal will also feature some of these local, native gems.