Celebrate Philadelphia’s 10 Sister Cities at Sister Cities Park with a day-long festival that includes dance, music, cooking demos, mini language lessons and hands-on fun for adults and kids alike. Come see Chef Michèle Haines flip crepes in the park and enjoy everything else the festival has to offer!
As a part of our Giving Wednesdays series, 10% of the evening's sales will be donated to SPCA.
As a part of our Giving Wednesdays series, 10% of the evening's sales will be donated to Morris Arboretum.
As a part of our Giving Wednesdays series, 10% of the evening's sales will be donated to The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults. This summer, Julie Britton & Ali Straub will be participating in a 70 day cycling journey across the US from Maryland to California with 4K for Cancer. (http://4kforcancer.org/follow-us/2013-baltimore-to-san-francisco/) This program of the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults is a non-profit organization that donates money to those fighting the battle of cancer. (http://www.ulmanfund.org/) The purpose of their journey is to raise money for the Ulman Cancer Fund and to raise awareness about cancer.
Collectively known as Les Dames d’Escoffier International (LDEI), the Philadelphia Chapter is a talented and philanthropic group of chefs, restaurateurs, cookbook authors, bloggers, media personalities, wine and spirits specialists, educators, nutritionists and farmers, hosting a fundraiser benefiting its Educational, Scholarship and Green Tables initiatives. Building on 2011’s 1-day Symposium featuring Judy Wicks as keynote, Chapter President Dame Kathy Gold presents this year’s program, which will engage a larger, more diverse audience of food enthusiasts. Attendees of CUISINE, CULTURE & COMMUNITY: A Global Celebration Of Women & Food will have the opportunity to meet renowned cookbook author, TV personality and current Grand Dame, Nathalie Dupree, who will serve as keynote speaker and sign copies of her new book, Mastering the Art of Southern Cooking. The Symposium presenters include flavor expert, Marcia Pelchat (Monell Chemical Senses Center), Amy Hoopes, Chief Marketing Officer, EVP, Global Sales of Wente Family Estates Vineyards, Dame Angie Brown hosts a panel featuring Chef Tia McDonald (The Vetri Foundation for Children) and Delilah Winder on Breaking the Color Barrier in the Kitchen; local legend Chef Georges Perrier and Charlotte Calmels (Bibou) are panelists for Women and Their Role in the French Kitchen, led by Chef Michèle Haines of the Spring Mill Café; and Chef Marta Quintana who will teach a hands-on Cuban Cooking class. Gluten free/vegan baking is also on the menu, served up with a special appearance by Jason Roberts from The Chew. Underwriting sponsors include ShopRitetm, The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College, Roland Foods, and ESCA Enterprises, Inc. Event chair Aliza Green, one of Philly’s foremost female culinarians, will be signing her latest book, “Making Artisan Pasta”, recently named one of Cooking Light’s Top 100 Cookbooks of the Last 25 Years, and demonstrating how to prepare hand-stretched pasta. Local farmer Linda Geren will be presenting a how-to on raising chickens, working with bees and more. Farm-to-table mixologist Katie Loeb, author of “Shake, Stir, Pour” will be providing a lesson on making herbal simple syrup and tasty libations, and olive oil expert Fabio Auguardo will test our palates in an interactive olive oil tasting. For a peek at the 2011 event, watch this clip from WHYY’s Friday Arts show. WHO: LDEI Philadelphia; lesdamesphiladelphia.com WHAT: CUISINE, CULTURE & COMMUNITY: A Global Celebration of Women & Food WHERE: The Restaurant School at Walnut Hill College, 4207 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104 WHEN: Saturday, May 4, 2013 • 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., plus an Afternoon Reception WHY: To raise funds for LDEI Educational, Scholarship and Green Tables initiatives, as well as shine a light on the many talented individuals working in the culinary, hospitality, farming, beverage and education fields with whom the organization has relationships. And of course, to have lots of fun savoring what the Dames enjoy most: thinking about food. COST: Registration of $105, includes breakfast, lunch, all sessions & afternoon reception EVENT CHAIR: Aliza Green, firstname.lastname@example.org, (215) 635-0651 PROGRAM CHAIR: Kathy Gold, email@example.com, (609)206-4511 SPONSORSHIP CHAIR: Adrienne Abramson, ChefARA@TheArtfulChef.com, (610) 470-7447 MEDIA CONTACTS: • Sarah Doheny, Your Unfinished Business Public Relations • (484) 855-0189, Sarah@yubpr.com • Dawn Warden-Reeder, the warden ettinger group/The Whole Enchilada PR • (267) 250-8005, firstname.lastname@example.org
As a part of our Giving Wednesdays series, 10% of the evening's sales will be donated to Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA).
As a part of our Giving Wednesdays series, 10% of the evening's sales will be donated to the Center for the Empowerment of Women.
Make someone special happy, and celebrate St. Valentine's Day with Spring Mill Café! Your mouth will love you for it too! Click for details.
Sexy Omelettes in honor of St. Valentine! $32 per person Plus tax and gratuities, BYO. Reservations to be made with Chef Michéle by email: Michele@springmill.com
As a part of our Giving Wednesdays series, 10% of the evening's sales will be donated to the Woodmere Art Museum to support local arts.
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! $60 per person Plus tax and gratuities, BYO. Reservations to be made with Chef Michéle by email: Michele@springmill.com
Come ring in the new year with us! Click the image for additional information.
Spring Mill Café is partnering with Philabundance to help provide food for those who do not have it. Come enjoy dinner at the Spring Mill and know that your meal will help to provide one for someone who would otherwise go without. 10% of the proceeds of the evening will be donated to Philabundance as well as any canned goods you would like to donate. Eat, drink and be merry this holiday season and help others to as well!
Before your holiday festivities begin, come eat and relax at the Spring Mill Café and give back in the process. As a part of our Giving Wednesdays series, 10% of the evening's sales will be donated to the American Red Cross to benefit those people effected by Hurricane Sandy. Any donation received above and beyond the cost of your meal will be tax deductible. So enjoy the holiday and help to insure others can as well!
$60 per person Plus tax and gratuities, BYO
A lunch for seniors but all ages are welcome (we are a very tolerant society!) In order to live longer, the French say, "Enjoy Wine, Food, Company et l’Amour!" $35 dollars per person plus tax and gratuities, BYO
Bike to brunch on November 11th and a portion of your meal will be donated to the Bicycle Coalition of Philadelphia. Being so close to the bike path makes us a perfect place to both sate your appetite, and give back to a cause you care about. See you and your bike Sunday!
Demonstration Series Continued at the Demonstration Kitchen at William& Sonoma. Located on Walnut & Broad St in Center City Philadelphia 215.545.7392
The Spring Mill Café and many other restaurants will donate their time and their food to raise money for school children and families in need. PHS will host an exciting event called PHeaSt at the Navy Yard in Philadelphia. The industrial-chic party setting will bring together the region's great chefs and fantastic local farmers. All proceeds benefit PHS City Harvest, which helps feed 1,000 families in need each week.
The Spring Mill Café will be hosting classic car brunches on the 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th of September. Just bring your classic car to brunch on any of the above Sundays and receive a 20% discount! Spread the word, tell your gear-head friends and affiliated car clubs. Happy Motoring!
Every Wednesday, enjoy dinner outside with your best canine friend and dessert is on us! Offer cannot be combined with any other offer/coupon. Dessert is complimentary with the order of an entree and the presence of your pooch. Please make reservations as outside seating is limited. Woof woof!