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Galena LitFest: Savoring Winter – A Feast! (in-person)

January 28, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

In collaboration with Beth Dooley and using her recipes as a guide, Chef Fernando at Galena Cellars Downtown has curated a special four course selection of small bites showcasing local producers + wine pairings!
Beth will be the keynote speaker featuring a discussion about her most recent cookbook, The Perennial Kitchen: Simple Recipes for a Healthy Future , which provides information about regenerative agriculture and sustainable growing practices to connect home cooks with these delicious, valuable ingredients. It is currently on the short list for an IACP Award (International Association of Culinary Professionals, Food Matters and Issues Category) to be determined at the Fall 2022 Conference.
Beth Dooley (she/her), James Beard Award winning food writer, is a columnist for the O section of the Minneapolis-St. Paul Tribune, and appears regularly on KARE 11 (NBC) television and MPR Appetites with Tom Crann. She co-authored The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen with Sean Sherman, winner of the James Beard Award for Best American Cookbook in 2018. Other titles include Sweet Nature, Savory Sweet, In Winter’s Kitchen, Minnesota’s Bounty: The Farmers Market Cookbook, The Northern Heartland Kitchen , and she coauthored Savoring the Seasons of the Northern Heartland with Lucia Watson, James Beard Award finalist. Beth is an Endowed Chair with the Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture (MISA). Find out more about Beth on her website, https://www.bethdooleyskitchen.com
This event is in-person only. Tickets are $55 per person and include four food courses, a wine pairing with each, Beth Dooley’s keynote presentation, and the opportunity to meet Chef Fernando. The full menu will be available soon. Visit https://savoring-winter.eventbrite.com Tickets can also be purchased at the front desk of the Galena Public Library.
Our local bookstore, Galena Book & Paper, will be on site with Beth’s books available for purchase. Beth will sign books at the conclusion of her keynote.
This event is part of Galena LitFest 2023. Be sure to check out the rest of the line-up! Galena LitFest is an annual literary festival organized by the Galena Public Library with generous support from the Friends of the Galena Public Library.


January 28, 2023
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Galena Public Library
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Galena Cellars Downtown
111 N. Main St.
Galena, IL 61036 United States
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(815) 777-3330
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