The Chefs’ Table Series road trip to Dedham will be an exciting one to attend! Four chefs - four different cuisines - and four entertaining personalities will capture all food-lovers and home cooks alike!
The Mother Brook Arts and Community Center, located at 123 High Street in Dedham, MA 02026 will host the 4-week culinary series during the month of September. This first-ever Dedham Culinary Series kicks off on Monday September 8th with the chef/owner Vinny Marino of the ever-popular Italian restaurant Brickhouse Cafe. He will be making his secret family dish: Shrimp Siciliano featuring shrimp sautéed with mushrooms, broccoli, roasted red peppers in a Bianco sauce served over linguini. yum!
On September 22nd, Chef John Mahoney of Isabella Restaurant which opened in Dedham Square in 1995, will be preparing an American classic: Dry Rubbed Duck Breast with Crispy Duck Leg, served with charred broccoli rage, fingerling potatoes and cherry Agro dolce.
On September 15th, co-owner & chef of Vincenzo’s Italian Specialty Store & Deli Giuseppe (Joe) Musto originally from Avellino, Italy will bring his passion and culinary expertise to the table that night! He will be making a frisee salad topped with sliced burrata cheese, dressed with EVOO, balsamic vinegar and fresh coarse pepper. He will also demonstrate how to cook fresh bucatini pasta in a limoncello sauce!
And to finish off the cooking series, Greek cuisine will be on the menu: always smiling and welcoming, chef/owner Xeno Sountoulidis of Kouzina Estiatorio which opened in November 2007, will be cooking a favorite: braised lamb shank served with roasted lemon potatoes and Greek salad. You know the meat will not only be tender but delicious!
Pastry chef/owner Elias Saade of the European-style bakery La Luce Pastry Shop that recently opened in Dedham Square will donate dessert for each show.
Proceeds from the 4-week culinary series will benefit the Chefs Table Foundation, a local non-profit organization that produces The Chefs’ Table Series TV Cooking show and whose mission “service before self” strives to give back to veterans and young adults that are homeless and indigent. The Foundation’s goal is to provide a culinary education to this group of people in order to advance themselves and rise above their personal situations.
Tickets are ONLY $25 per person, which includes small-plated meal, glass of wine and dessert. Also a raffle to win a gift card of the featured restaurant will be part of the festivities.
Enjoy a night out: learn chefs’ tips, be part of the LIVE studio taping of The Chefs’ Table Series, donate to a great cause, be edu-tained and meet the chefs!
Reservations required; there are no food substitutions. All guests must be in their seats by 6:15pm. All electronic devices must be turned off so not to interfere with the sound and filming of the show. It is estimated that the taping of the cooking segment, and guests enjoying wine and food will be 2 hours the most.
Schedule of the Dedham Culinary Series
September 8th: Chef/owner Vinny Marino of the Brickhouse Cafe
September 15th: Chef/owner Giuseppe Musto of Vincenzo’s Italian Specialty Store & Deli
September 22nd: Chef John Mahoney of Isabella Restaurant
September 29th: Chef/owner Xeno Sountoulidis of Kouzina Estiatorio
On-line tickets, please visit the following links:
About The Chefs’ Table Series TV Show: an instructional and engaging 55-minute weekly cooking show featuring a cooking segment, wine and craft beer pairings, chef’s tip of the week, nutrition tip and restaurant interview. The show is currently aired in 46 local access TV stations in eastern Massachusetts, and produced by the non-profit organization Chefs Table Foundation.
About Mother Brook Arts & Community Center: non-profit organization created to act as a catalyst for the economic development, revitalization and enrichment of the surrounding neighborhood and the Town of Dedham. MBACC has established and operates an arts and community center in a repurposed East Dedham, MA public school that includes never-developed waterfront on the oldest man made canal in the United States. MBACC is committed to achieving excellence in programming, collaboration and renovation. The Center aspired to be a creative home, an environment that attracts artists of excellence and relevance, that inspires imagination and expands lives.