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Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden and Restaurant Associates are excited to be part of the popular Summer Supper Somm dinner series.

Saturday, July 29, 2023
Time: 5-8 p.m.; party starts at 6 p.m.
Location: Robins Room inside the Robins Visitors Center

Reservations are through Open Table.

Cost is $100 and includes food and wine

In its third year, Summer Supper Somm features top chefs and food and beverage professionals across the state celebrating tomatoes. Partners include David and Barbara Hunsaker (their Village Garden grows over 300 varieties of the fruit on their small farm in Hanover) and enthusiastic oenophile and sommelier Jason Tesauro of Barboursville Vineyards.

This year’s event at the Garden will focus on local tomatoes and Virginia wines. Our garden party starts promptly at 6 p.m. and will have passed hors d’oeuvres and various food stations with paired wine.


Passed hors d’oeuvres
Paired with NV Prosecco DOC
Fontina Stuffed Tomato| Mushroom Duxelles
Butter Poached Prawn| Tequila Tomato Cocktail Sauce
Avocado & Yucca “Fries”
Candied Bacon | House-Made Ketchup

Cacio e Pepe Pasta
Paired with 2021 Fiano Reserve 
Local Tomato| Cheese & Pepper
Tossed in a Wheel of Parmesan

Tomahawk Carving Station
Paired with Octagon 2019
Celeste Farms Lettuce| Heirloom Tomato
Anchovy| Olive| Egg

Paired with Allegrante Rosé 2021
Seasonal Sausages| Cured Meats| Roasted Tomato Focaccia
Tomato “Pie” in Puff Pastry| House-made Pickles| Watermelon Tomato Salad
Roasted Tomato Hummus

For Your Sweet Tooth
Paired with Philéo Moscato NV
Tomato Cupcake with Lemon Basil Buttercream
Cherry Tomato and Bing Cherry Cobbler





Saturday, July 29, 2023