What a wonderful night last night! Thanks for joining us and Annie Gunn’s & Smokehouse Market for this fantastic collaborative dinner!!!
Beautiful Saline Creek Valley
Heritage Farms Goat Kofta with Peah Chutney and Papadum
The leaves have just begun changing at Chaumette
Chambourcin, Norton & Port
Annie Gunn’s & Smokehouse MarketChef Lou Rook preps Shaved Wine Barrel-Smoked Turkey with Baetje Farms Miette on County Line Farms Sweet Potato Biscuits
Grilled Funk’s Grove Maple Syrup Glazed Smoked Jumbo Shrimp
1st Course: Smoked Troutdale Farm Rainbow Trout (Missouri) on Local Greens with Chardoel Verjus Poached Apples, Pickled Onions, Apple Cider Vinaigrette and Baetje Farms Goat Cheese paired iwth Chaumette Unoaked Chardonel 2012
Owner Jackie Johnson and Chef Adam Lambay’s wife Angie
Chaumette Owner Hank Johnson
Chef Lou Rook, Chef Adam and Chaumette Winemaker Mark Baehmann clown around between courses
2nd Course: Confit Jones Heritage Farm Berkshire Pork Belly with Roasted Local Pumpkin and Funk’s Grove Maple Soy Caramel, paired w /Chaumette Chardonel Reserve 2012
Chaumette Sous CHef Dan Linza, Annie Gunn’s Sous Chef Jesse Mendica, Annie Gunn’s Pastry Chef Danielle Bush, Chaumette Pastry Chef Jessica Hinkebein and Chaumette Guest Chef Ryan Maher, Owner Missouri Wild Edibles
Annie Gunn’s & Smokehouse Market Executive Chef Lou Rook
Winemaker Mark Baehmann chats about a special tasting of 2013 Unfermented juice!!!
gorgeous, gorgeous menu & collaboration of Chaumette Chef Adam Lambay and Annie Gunn’s & Smokehouse Market Chef Lou Rook
David Geile & Tim Leon, Villa Owners & Partners Geile/Leon Marketing Communications
Lou Rook’s dad & mom, Lou & Claire are proud of their son!!
some of our favorite guests, Marianne & Jim Moore
Owner Hank Johnson and his sister, “Sister”
Lou Rook’s book, “Rook Cooks: Simplicity at It’s Finest”
chefs swapping stories
3rd Course: Fire Roasted Ozark Forest Mushrooms on Polenta Cake with Chambourcin Glace and Gooseberry Syrup served with Chaumette’s Chambourcin Reserve 2011
sharing kitchen stories
Chaumette friend Glenn Bardgett reminds guests when Missouri Wines show their best: WITH FOOD!
Chaumette Owners Hank & Jackie Johnson
Heritage Farms Lamb Chops with Preserved Chaumette Tomato Chutney, Local Veggies & Lamb Glace, served with Chaumette Norton 2011
celebrating harvest and great food!
Dessert: Annie Gunn’s Chocolate Mousse with County Line Farm Elderberry Gelee, Shortbread Cookies and Baetje Farms Fleur de la Valee, paired with Chaumette Port 2012
thank you Chefs!
Annie Gunn’s & Smokehouse Market Chef Lou Rook, Gerry Jones from Jones Heritage Farm, Chaumette Owner Hank Johnson and Chaumette Exec Chef Adam Lambay
Chaumette Chef Adam Lambay & team plate the lamb