Farm to Plate
Thursday, May 9, 2019. 6:00 - 9:30 pm. Barr Mansion
Thursday, May 9, 2019. 6:00 - 9:30 pm. Barr Mansion
Benefiting Sustainable Food Center
What makes Farm to Plate so unique?
This sip-and-stroll event features delicious bites from over 30 of the best Austin chefs who are dedicated to sourcing local and sustainable food from our area farmers. At Farm to Plate, you get a taste of the best cuisine Austin has to offer on the beautiful indoor/outdoor grounds of Barr Mansion.
100% of proceeds from Farm to Plate benefit Sustainable Food Center and our programs that support our local, sustainable food system and increase access to healthy, affordable food for everyone in Central Texas.
Farm to Plate also features:
Artisan cocktails, local wines and craft beers
On-site screen printing from Kong
Taste the Place - SFC Farmers' Market samples
Live Portrait Painting by Franco Mondini-Ruiz
Photo booth by Amurica TX
Silent auction featuring getaways and culinary experiences
Sustainable Food Changemaker Award Ceremony honoring the National Center for Appropriate Technology
Tickets and Tables
If you would like information on table sponsorships, please email Ronda Rutledge, Executive Director at email@example.com.
The VIP Experience:
All VIP guests will enjoy an exclusive hour with the Chefs from 6pm-7pm, giving you first taste of all the delicious bites available, as well as VIP parking.
All VIP guests will also enjoy dedicated seating during our program, with a bottle of sparkling wine.
General Admission (GA) Experience:
From 6pm-7pm all GA guests will enjoy passed appetizers on the great lawn, as well as fun interactive activities and lounge areas before the program begins. GA Table guests will enjoy dedicated seating during our program, while GA ticket holders will have access to standing cocktail tables.
After the program, all GA and VIP guests will have open access to the Ballroom and Farmstead to enjoy bites and drinks from our full line-up of incredible Chefs.
One $300 General Admission ticket provides Double Dollar benefits for 10 families, doubling the amount of fresh fruits and vegetables they can put on their tables at home.
One $500 VIP ticket provides enough seeds to start 20 school gardens, connecting children with the joy of growing their own food and the lasting knowledge of where their food comes from.
One $2,500 General Admission table provides enough food and supplies for 5 free 6-week cooking and nutrition education class series, helping hundreds of families develop the skills they need to cook affordable and healthy meals.
One $5,000 VIP table provides enough funds for an entire year of educational activities at the SFC Farmers’ Markets, increasing awareness in the Austin community about the benefits of eating healthy food and supporting local agriculture.
Chefs and Beverage Artisans
Restaurants and Chefs
Austin ISD Nutrition & Food Services / Chef Diane Grodek
Aviary Wine + Kitchen / Chef Andre Molina
Barr Mansion / Chef Jessie Ximenes
The Bonneville / Jennifer Costello and Chef Chris Hurley
Café Josie / Chef Todd Havers and Chef Cody Taylor
Cocoa Puro / Tom Pedersen
Contigo / Chef Andrew Wiseheart
East Austin Hotel / Chef Sean Bedford
Fixe / Chef James Robert
Greenhouse Craft Food / Chef Rob Snow and Chef Todd Engel
Holy Roller / Chef Britt Castro
Intero / Chef Ian Thurwachter
Italic / Chef Andrew Curren
Juniper / Chef Nicholas Yanes
L'Oca d'Oro / Chef Fiore Tedesco
La Condesa / Chef Rick Lopez
Lenoir / Chef Thomas Calhoun
Lick Honest Ice Creams / Anthony Sobotik
Loro / Chef John "JB" Gross
Make It Sweet / Chef Jennifer Bartos
Mattie's / Chef Ethan Holmes
Olive & June / Chef Brian Moses
Péché / Chef John Lichtenberger
Pitchfork Pretty / Chef Max Snyder
South Congress Hotel / Chef Lindsay Flagg
SRSLY Chocolate / Bob Williamson
Sway / Chef Charles Schlienger
Tacodeli / Chef Roberto Espinosa
Thai Fresh / Chef Jam Sanitchat
TRACE / Chef Wade Greenwood
Uchi / Chef Ed Sura
Want to help us make our 2019 silent auction a success? Donate items and services, or even a full package! We would love to offer food and drink experiences, excursions, or themed packages.
For more information on donating to our Silent Auction, please contact Robin O'Neil at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Farm to Plate is hosted by the historic Barr Mansion, our nation's first certified organic events venue. The Artisan Ballroom is reclaimed from a 18th-century Dutch barn in New York, has been lovingly resurrected to perfectly encompass their philosophy of being luxurious, eclectic and organic. The Farmstead outdoor pavilion features local wood crafted farm tables and a soaring solar-paneled roof.
10463 Sprinkle Road, Austin, TX 78754
At Farm to Plate
- Dress Code: Dressy casual, be prepared to stroll through the beautiful outdoor venue, heels are not recommended. We recommend keeping an eye on the weather and dressing appropriately for predicted conditions.
- RideShare and Parking: Parking is limited, we encourage you to carpool with your fellow table guests or by using RideAustin. When you ride local with RideAustin, you can elect to round up your fare to the nearest dollar and designate a local nonprofit as your beneficiary. Be sure to select SFC as your round-up choice before your ride to Farm to Plate!
- VIP Parking: All VIP guests will receive an email with instructions to download your VIP parking pass.
- Ticketless: Farm to Plate is a zero waste event and no tickets are necessary. Simply provide your name or table host’s name at registration upon arrival.
Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Rusche Foundation
2019 Sponsorships Are Still Available
Want to see your logo here? For information about our sponsorship levels, please download our Partnership Packet below.
If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of Farm to Plate in 2019, please contact Betsy Boone at email@example.com.