The Second Annual Historic McKinney Farmers Market Farm to Table Dinner will feature fresh local makings donated by market vendors and prepared by Chef Andrea Shackleford from Rick's Chophouse. The Farm to Table Dinner is scheduled for Friday, May 30 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. All inclusive price is $100 per person.
Once again this year the evening will start with signature McKinney Farmers Market cocktails and appetizers on the shaded Dulaney House porch to soothing harp music. Dinner will be served in the courtyard at Chestnut Square accompanied by Celtic music by Flashpoint.
The six course meal is accompanied by wine and will include:
Appetizer: Chorizo, Cabbage, Tomato, and Goat Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms
First Course: Spinach Salad
Pickled Fennel, Beet Pickled Grated Eggs, Beet Puree, Whole Grain Mustard and Honey Texas Olive Ranch Vinaigrette
Second Course: Cucumber and Goat Cheese Sweet Cream Semifreddo
Vanilla, Sweet Vinegar Reduction, Salty Caramel Brittle
Third Course: Slow Roasted and Glazed Leg of Lamb
Jamaican Spice Rub, Pan Charred Sugar Snaps, Butter Poached English Peas and Braised Purple Hull Peas, Roasted Carrots and Spring Onions, Herb Salad, Candied Lemon Wheels
Fourth Course: Smoked, Slow Roasted Crispy Beef Belly & Thinly Sliced Roasted Loin Tip Beef
Red Wine Jus, Garlic Potato Puree, Pureed Braised Summer Greens and Pickled Market Veggies
Fifth Course: Lemon Pot De Crème
Ginger, Mint, Verbena, Macerated Fresh Fruit
New this year, we'll have a small silent auction featuring items from the Farmers Market. Guests will also receive a goodie bag with Farmers Market items.
Last year's Farm to Table Dinner sold out quickly, so don't miss out. This year we've added a silent auction with baskets of goodies from our vendors. Tickets are limited, get yours now.
About Chestnut Square Historic Village
Chestnut Square Historic Village is a collection of six historic homes, a replica of a one-room school house, chapel and store on 2.5 acres just south of the downtown McKinney square. The grounds also include a blacksmith shop, smoke house, and beautiful chapel and reception gardens. The buildings include period artifacts showing how people lived in Collin County from 1854-1920. For more information visit chestnutsquare.org.