Walter Bundy hosts Jeremiah Bacon and Chris Hastings for our FFF kick-off luncheon at Shagbark that celebrates C. F. Sauer's 130th anniversary and the beautiful Reel Masters book.
Restaurateurs and caterers honor the legacy of John Dabney, a renowned Richmond caterer, restaurateur and barman of the 19th century, in food, drink and story. The evening includes a new documentary premiere by filmmakers Field Studio that details Dabney's remarkable life and traces his talents through his multi-talented descendants.
Cory Bahr returns to FFF, this time teaming up with Joe Sparatta at Heritage for a sustainable fish dinner!
You pick the two Signature events you'd like to attend Thursday through Sunday and we'll make sure you have a Class Pass as well! Choose from among the Dabney Dinner, Smoke on the Water: Global BBQ, Carnaval Latino or Chaat it Up.
Scott Crawford of Crawford & Sons returns to Richmond to cook with Michelle Williams, Trevor Knotts and Dallas Miller of Richmond Restaurant Group.
Chef Joe Sparatta shares his pasta-making techniques, which you'll get to sample during lunch and we'll keep the carb-loading going with a visit to Canon & Draw, the new brewery in the neighborhood to taste what they're all about.
We'll toast the 130th anniversary of C.F. Sauer Company with a tour and reception that will include a book signing by Maureen Egan and Susan Winiecki with their new book Richmond's Culinary History: Seeds of Change which of course has a chapter about Sauer's, Sally Bell's and FFV/Interbake, respectively, all of which we'll learn about on this walking tour.
Your choice of 6 p.m. or 8:30 p.m. seatings with Chef Brittanny Anderson and Top Chef winner Kristen Kish at Metzger Bar & Butchery. You'll have the option to buy Kristen's new book and get it signed.
Join us for an intimate dining experience at Blue Bee Cider, highlighting the local Virginia ingredients for which Fredericksburg-based Chef / Restaurateur Joy Crump and Blue Bee are known.
So much to sample and learn throughout the day at The Valentine. The morning starts with Gabrielle Hamilton of Prune being interviewed by Kerry Diamond of Cherry Bombe in our keynote. Then we split into Fire, Flour & Fork sessions. See the Class Pass schedule here.
Join us on a walking tour of the Downtown Arts District led by a local artist who has done his share of livening up RIchmond's streets with art. We'll combine in-depth looks at street art with tastings of food from Jackson and Monroe ward markets, bakeries and restaurants for a multi-sensory experience.
Take a rare behind-the-scenes tour, filled with history and fun facts, of the Jefferson and the kitchen at Lemaire, then we will sit down to a "tea" that will feature tea cocktails.
A triple threat of chefs bring their skills to Brenner Pass.
Saturday evening, we will turn Clay Street and the grounds of the Valentine into a Latin-inspired carnival. Sample coffees, desserts, drinks, and, of course, dishes from Richmond’s Latin chefs, bakers and makers as well as visiting chefs, including the legendary Zarela Martinez! Rumba and salsa under the Clay Street tent, on the terrace and in the garden.
Michael Hall's French Connection is the key to this brunch on FFF's final day.
Philly native Chef Tom Pizzica of Big Chef Tom's Belly Burgers in San Francisco joins Jason Alley of The Paulie for a Philly style sandwich freak out. Expect unique takes on classic sandwiches and desserts at this walk around pop-up at Comfort, home of The Paulie. Optional beer pairings from Duvel will be available for an additional fee.
Take a road trip through the four corners of India Sunday afternoon, sampling Indian street foods and wines, under the helm of Lehja’s Sunny Bajewa and his restaurant friends from Virginia and around the country, including Michelin-star chef Hemant Mathur and others. After we chaat, we’ll Bhangra!
Let Kristel Poole of Graffiato up your holiday cocktail game with this class focusing on Richmond's own Belle Isle Moonshine. You'll update a classic, learn a new cocktail and learn the ins and outs of batching drinks for a party. Small plates will keep you in the game.
Former Sub Rosa baker and Pizza 2000 Mastermind Ben Burakoff fires up the ovens at Sub Rosa Bakery for a four-course "Seed-to-Table" experience, featuring the artisanal grains of Hayden Flour Mills. Choice of two seatings, 6 and 8:30. Tax included. Gratuity not included. Wine will be available for purchase.
Even before they had a spot to call their own Longoven was hailed by Bon Appetit. Oriole's Noah Sandoval and Genie Kwon join them for a fitting finish to FFF!