Medina’s Farm-to-Table Dinner is a sell-out

Staff Reports Posted 15 July 2016 at 12:00 am

MEDINA – The village’s first annual Farm-to-Table Dinner event is a sell-out with 125 tickets sold for the Aug. 4 dinner that will be served on Main Street in the village’s historic downtown district.The meal will be a full five-course dinner, prepared by chef Michael Zambito of Medina’s Zambistro restaurant. Each course will feature pairings from local Niagara Wine Trail wineries, 810 Meadworks and a WNY brewery.

“We made provisions for one-hundred tickets only, with an extra twenty-five in reserve in case demand was high,” Chris Busch, president of Orleans Renaissance Group, said on Thursday. “As of this morning, all one- hundred and twenty-five tickets have been sold. We want to thank everyone for their amazing and generous support of this landmark event which has generated Medina buzz from Rochester to Buffalo.”

The Orleans Renaissance Group is organizing the the dinner, which is a fund-raiser for the the Canal Village Farmers’ Market. The ORG started the farmers’ market last year. It now draws about 500 people every Saturday at the corner of West Center Street and West Avenue.

The farm-to-table event will be located on the north end of Main Street, between Pearl and West Center Streets. Guests will arrive at 6:30 p.m. with the first course scheduled to be served at 7. A rain date is scheduled for Aug. 11.