09 March 2012

Down to Earth

by Mary Closson

Want to learn some chef’s secrets for using local foods to take your meals from good to fantastic?

Join Chef Pascal Chureau, owner / proprietor of Allium in West Linn and the Brasserie Monmartre in downtown Portland as he teaches French-inspired techniques that anyone can use to work within a budget and still prepare meals that are healthy and nutritious for family and friends.

Nutritionist Karen McGeehan of Northwest Wellness Center in Wilsonville will also be on hand to provide a step-by-step approach to eating more healthful, local, in-season ingredients, as will market managers from the West Linn, Oregon City and Villebois (Wilsonville) farmers markets.

This event will support the Arts & Technology High School in Wilsonville. The high school students take a “Farm Project” class at the district’s CREST farm, where they grow all types of produce and learn about managing a farm. Chef Pascal Chureau purchases produce grown by the students and features it on his menu at Allium.

Bring your questions for the Q & A session. The event will include a cooking demonstration and food sampling. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from these exceptional professionals!

Event details:

Down to Earth Sustainability Speaker Series
Secrets from the Chef: Using Local Foods to Create Superb Home-Cooked Meals!

Location: Arts & Technology High School
29796 SW Town Center Loop E  Wilsonville, OR  97070
March 13, 2012
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Admission is free but donations are gladly accepted to support the school. For more information or to RSVP call 503.320.9757

Down to Earth Event Poster