David Kinch of Manresa to Kickoff "Outstanding in the Field" Farm Dinners

David Kinch of Manresa Restaurant in Los Gatos has been selected as guest chef for the kickoff to the 2005 season of Outstanding in the Field farm dinners on June 26, 2005. Joe Schirmer of Dirty Girl Farm in Santa Cruz, California will host Chef Kinch and local wine makers and cheese artisans for a dinner prepared and served al fresco. Dirty Girl Farm, a scenic farm situated 90 miles south of San Francisco in the coastal town of Santa Cruz, grows a wide variety of organic produce for restaurants and farmers' markets.

Outstanding in the Field brings together farmers and accomplished culinary artists to celebrate the bounty of the farm with adventurous diners. Reservations are available at events@outstandinginthefield.com or by calling 1-877-886-7406. Visit www.outstandinginthefield.com for more details.

David Kinch delighted guests with his menu for the Outstanding in the Field dinner at Happy Valley Farm in Santa Cruz on September 23, 2003:
Creamed Corn and Garden Tomatoes with Assorted Basil
Monterey Bay Abalone with Potato Pancakes, Baby Leeks in Saffron Vinaigrette
Pork Belly BBQ'd with Spiced Cane Syrup, Joe Schirmer's Cannellini Beans
Cheese, Figs, Lavender Honey
Happy Valley Farm Apple Tart Tatin with Homemade Crhme Fraiche
Chocolate Confections by Hsing

David Kinch's inventive American cuisine with French and modern Catalan influences is showcased at his restaurant Manresa in downtown Los Gatos, California. Manresa is located at 320 Village Lane, Los Gatos, California 95030. 408-354-4330. www.manresarestaurant.com

David Kinch at Dirty Girl Farm, Santa Cruz, California
Outstanding in the Field Farm Dinner
Sunday, June 26, 2005

David Kinch, Chef/Co-owner
Manresa Restaurant
320 Village Lane, Los Gatos, CA 95030
Los Gatos is located in the Santa Clara Valley, 50 miles south of San Francisco.


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