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Fermentation Guru Coming for Special Dinner

If you're a fan of fancy food and/or fermented things, you need to hop on this ASAP. Sandor Ellix Katz is swinging through Knoxville in April for a lecture and one-of-a-kind dinner created by some of the city's most talented young chefs. (Don't believe us? Check out these recipes from last week's food issue.)

Here's the scoop:

Fermenting Knoxville with Mr. Sandor Ellix Katz

Chefs Collaborative Knoxville is very pleased to welcome Mr. Sandor Ellix Katz to the Historic Riverdale School in East Knoxville for an evening of food and culture on Thursday, April 17th.  

Sandor is the author of Wild Fermentation and The Art of Fermentation (a James Beard Award Winner, by the way). He will share his vast knowledge and passion during a very personal lecture followed by good food and drink.  

Chefs Joe Bliffen (Hoof Food Truck), Joe Cunningham (Three Rivers), Dustin Busby (Century Harvest Farm), Stephanie Russo (Pastry Chef, The Plaid Apron), and Drew McDonald (The Plaid Apron) will create a conversation meal featuring the techniques from Sandor's books. Beer (Alliance Brewing) and wine will be served as well.

All profits will go to Chefs Collaborative Knoxville to start a revolution of sorts regarding the food systems all over our area.

The best part? Dinner is only $50. That's it! Tickets are bound to sell out, so order while you still can.

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