Farm to Plate

Farm to Plate

Thursday, May 9, 2019. 6:00 - 9:30 pm. Barr Mansion

Farm to Plate

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

Music from DJ Gatsby and Bridgid Bibbens

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

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.

Your Impact

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

The Brewer's Table

Café Josie / Chef Todd Havers and Chef Cody Taylor

Cocoa Puro / Tom Pedersen

Contigo / Chef Andrew Wiseheart

East Austin Hotel / Chef Sean Bedford

Eden East and Hillside Farmacy / Chef Sonya Cote

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

LeRoy and Lewis / Chef Evan LeRoy

Lick Honest Ice Creams / Anthony Sobotik

Loro / Chef John "JB" Gross

Make It Sweet / Chef Jennifer Bartos

Odd Duck, Barley Swine, Sour Duck / Chef Bryce Gilmore

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

Uchiko / Chef Ed Sura

Silent Auction

Donate Items

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


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.

Presented By:

Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Rusche Foundation

Hosted and Produced By:

Barr Mansion
Mueller Scott Concepts

Sponsored by:

  • Farm Credit Bank
Silicon Labs
Austin Cops for Charities
Austin Parks Foundation
Broadway Bank
Brown Advisory
Charles Schwab
Hardies Fresh Foods
Maxwell Locke and Ritter
Stratus Properties

Ralph Hasson & Mary Beth MurphyCharlotte HerzeleJody Madden & Daniel Kuehn Nancy & Chris Spencer

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
Ascension Seton
Austin Subaru
Frost Bank
Kastner logo
RAM Property Management Logo

Blairbax Energy LLC • Carrie & Nick Dyer • Christie Horne • Laura Estes & Joyce Lauck • Ericka & Andrew Levack • Robyn & Bob Metcalfe • James & Angela Osborn • Dr. Shelly Sethi & Bob Harding

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

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