This is an exclusive Chef led tour of the Farmer's Market in lively downtown Sarasota where guests will personally learn how to select the finest and freshest produce, cheeses, fish, herbs, spices, olive oils and other savory ingredients. As you stroll through the market visiting various culinary vendor tents, your executive Chef will teach you what to look for when buying organic, what colors to look for in ripened fruits and vegetables, and other nuggets of knowledge! After gathering the finest ingredients along the way, your group will proceed to a nearby restaurant for your own private Chef led cooking demonstration where you will enjoy a delectable lunch made from the very ingredients you selected, along with a glass of wine!
When: Saturdays only
Start Time: 9 a.m
Duration: 3 hours Price: $139 per person (5 person minimum)
Includes: personal escort by a Chef Tour Guide as you tour the Farmer's Market, purchase of fabulous ingredients, followed by a glass of wine to sip while you watch the Chef prepare a special meal just for you to enjoy!
Attire: comfortable walking shoes Weather: rain or shine so please dress for the weather
Where to meet: The Fat Chef Statue on corner of Main and Lemon outside Mattison's Grill & Restaurant in downtown Sarasota. Parking: Parking is available in the State Street parking garage on State Street. Please be sure to use levels 3-6.
**Please note that all tours require a minimum of 5 people. This does not mean one party must book 5 individuals, but that our total headcount achieves the minimum. We will notify you if we have not reached this capacity and will always strive to accommodate our valued guests! **