Pollinators on your Plate and in your Glass…….Oh My!

March 08
6:30 - 9:30 pm
Pollinators on your Plate and in your Glass…….Oh My!

Awbury’s Germantown Supper Club with Chef Gail Hinson presents: 

Pollinators on your Plate and in your Glass…….Oh My!  a dinner to buzz about

Please join us for a dining adventure of simply delicious foods brought to us by our pollinators.
We will dine on a sumptuous menu of pollinator driven foods and delve into the fascinating world of our pollinators with a talk by Philadelphia Master Gardener Howard Goldstein.



Pollinator Garden Salad

Roasted Buckwheat Salad with Dried and Fresh Fruit, Leafy Greens, Nuts and Seeds

Dressed with an herb infused vinaigrette

Coffee, Peppercorn and Cacao Crusted Beef Tenderloin on Crispy Chip

Demi Glace


Shredded Cabbage, Brussel Sprouts, Potatoes and Rutabaga Smash with a  Crispy Seeded Frico Shard and a Cauliflower and Veggie Biscuit


Greek Yogurt and Mascarpone Cheese Display with Figs, Poached Prunes, Honey, Toasted Pine Nuts

Black Forest Chocolate Cake

Coffee and Tequila scented Banana Mousse served in Dark Chocolate Cup


Hibiscus and Rose Hip Tea


Howard Goldstein has been a Penn State Master Gardener in Philadelphia since 2010.  Along with a small team of other local Master Gardeners, for the past 8 years he has helped to maintain and develop the Pollinator Demonstration Garden at the Horticulture Center in Fairmount Park.  This garden won  blue ribbons in 2015 & 2016 and a Garden of Distinction Award in 2017 from the PHS (Pennsylvania Horticultural Society) Gardening and Greening Contest.  Howard has had formal college training from Temple University, Ambler Campus and is also an Education Guide at Morris Arboretum.  He specializes in growing native perennials and shrubs.


Gail Hinson has a degree in Applied Science with a focus on biology and nutrition.  She is currently a Culinary Educator at Awbury Arboretum and also holds a position with Wakefern Food Corporation as a Corporate Chef.  Chef Gail’s interest is in preparing fresh foods in innovative ways, developing delightful flavor profiles while maintaining the highest nutrient levels possible.

Cost: $40.00 per person

Location: the Cope House at Awbury Arboretum, 1 Awbury Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19138

This class is part of our “2018: Year of the Pollinator” series at Awbury Arboretum!  Click here for more information.

Germantown Supper Club: Pollinators on your Plate and in your Glass

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