Monday, June 3, 2013

The Best Kind of Social

This week at PRFM…
COUNTRY Financial will be on hand giving out limited edition 2013 Peachtree Road Farmers Market Reusable Design Contest bags. Stop by to grab your free bag and enter to win a market gift certificate.

Slow Food ATL Ice Cream Social
June 8th from 12:30–2:00 p.m.
in the garden of St. Philip’s
Proceeds benefit the Atlanta Chapter of Slow Food International and the Peachtree Road Farmers Market.
Buy your tickets now to taste the best frozen treats from Atlanta’s renowned local chefs and ambitious amateurs participating in the Seventh Annual Slow Food Ice Cream Social fundraiser! The event features 30 delicious homemade ice cream and sorbet flavors made from fresh ingredients, and it’s a sell-out every year. Participants include chefs from Miller Union, The Optimist, Woodfire Grill, Five & Ten, Local Three, The Spence, Ammazza, 4th & Swift, Seven Lamps, Pricci, Rosebud, Buttermilk Kitchen, One Eared Stag, Bantam + Biddy, Cook Hall, Davio's, Livingston, plus our awesome amateurs! Tickets, which include a taste of each flavor and a ballot to vote on your faves, are $15 for adults, $5 for children ages five to 10, and free for children under five. Tickets can be purchased online here. Don’t forget to please BYOS (bring your own spoon)!

Chef Demo with Ron Eyester
of Rosebud & The Family Dog
10:00 a.m. on 6/8
Chef Demos are sponsored by
COUNTRY Financial
Before you enjoy all that delicious, delicious ice cream, don’t forget to stop by the chef demo tent and lay down a layer of the savory stuff. Hint: it is also delicious, courtesy of Ron Eyester. We love Chef Ron’s unique take on what it means to eat local, and we know from experience that he makes preparing the season’s best a whole lot of fun. Ask him about his new restaurants in the works—a pizza joint for Morningside and a diner for Atlantic Station. Or maybe ask about Rosebud’s new weekday brunch menu. Just don’t you worry—“The Angry Chef” is really one of the nicest guys you’ll meet.

On sale now…

Reserve your plate at
On June 23, join the city’s hottest chefs (Kevin Gillespie, Aaron Russell, Dan Latham, Thomas McKeown, Jenn Robbins, EJ Hodgkinson) and mixologists (Arianne Fielder and Brian Stanger) for a great meal, live music, and special auction. All of the evening’s proceeds will support PRFM’s Wholesome Wave Program that doubles food stamp and EBT benefits. Tickets are $100 and are available at Peachtree Road Farmers Market.

- Jennifer Maley

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