Art, Food & Roots

October 16, 2016 @ 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Urban Roots
3001 W 4th St
Reno, NV 89523
Jordan Petrilla
Art, Food & Roots @ Urban Roots | Reno | Nevada | United States

Join us for Art, Food, and Roots – the 7th annual fundraising event for Urban Roots, a nonprofit whose mission is to grow healthy minds, bodies and communities in northern Nevada by providing school and farm-based garden education for teachers, students, and families! Orchestrated by Chef Mark Estee, five chefs will each prepare their own distinct dish highlighting the locally-sourced harvest of the season. Paired with wines, the courses include:


Hole in One Ranch beef + Andelin Family Farm squash + Sand Hill Dairy queso fresco + Urban Roots’ produce

Chef Stefanie Teeter of Liberty Food & Wine Exchange, Reno

Vegetable Course

Lattin Farm carrots: slow roasted with local honey and Aleppo chile in a silan glaze + carrots soubise + pickled carrots + raw carrots + carrot chips + City Green Garden carrot tops + Peri & Sons Farms onions

Chefs Josh & Whitney Deri of Blend Catering, Reno

Fish Course

Salmon mousse Ballantine + local crayfish broth + brunoise of butternut squash + butter-poached crayfish + chopped chives

Chefs Amy Simpson & Yves Gigot of Jack Rabbit Moon, Incline Village

Pit-Roasted Pork

Urban Roots pork + sweet potato gratin and braised red cabbage provided by Whole Foods Market + cracklins + jerk sauce

Chef Chris Cowell of BFF Café, Reno


Honey-roasted Seckel Pear + lemon ricotta cake + sweet mascarpone using Estill Ranches eggs + thyme + butterscotch dust

Chef Jessica Marrufo-Shapiro of The Cheese Board, Reno

Dinner will be accompanied by a live art auction and exclusive raffle prizes.

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