Rodale Catering Hosting Pop-Up Dinner at Rodale’s Working Tree Center

by theelvee_w2oe3m

Rodale Catering and Events out of Emmaus recently announced that they will be hosting a pop-up dinner on July 25th at the Working Tree Center, the farm owned by the founder of Rodale, JI Rodale.  We wrote about them back in November 2011 when they launched a new website and even noted, “hopefully these guys pop up at an event somewhere soon so we can try their work.”

The dinner will feature a cocktail hour in the courtyard of the center and butlered hors d’oeuvres will be served.  Chef Leah Nichols, the director of the catering business, will be hosting the evening.  This dinner will is the first in a series of pop-up dinners.  Complimentary signature seasonal cocktail, sparkling herbal water, still water, house-made iced tea, and seasonal lemonade are all included.  Wine and beer are BYO.  There are 36 seats available and the dinners is $125 per person.  We’ll be there covering the dinner so expect pics and a write-up if you can’t make it.  The menu is below:

Hors d’oeuvres
Passed in the Bake-house garden and terrace

Shots of Tomato Water in chilled glasses
Fried Squash Blossoms with Lavender Ricotta Herb Gougeres
Crawfish Stuffed Devilled Eggs

Served on the Patio of the JI Rodale Farmhouse

Pre-Set Appetizer
House Cured Wild Salmon with Pickled Sweet Corn and Pea Shoot Salad

Chilled Cucumber-Yogurt Soup with Candied Fennel and Lemon Gelee

Family Style Main Course
Marinated Roasted Beets with Mint
Green Bean Salad with Mustard Seeds and Tarragon
White Bean and Collard Green Gratin
Sea Scallops with Sugar Snap Peas and Chervil
Grilled Quail with Rosemary and Garlic
Skirt Steak with Watermelon and Red Onion Relish

Dessert cart and Coffee/Tea Service
Choice of:
Strawberry Cheesecake with Balsamic Roasted Strawberries
Chocolat Pots De Crème
Blueberry Granita
Pistachio Lime Cookies

To reserve call 610-967-8515 or email

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