Saturday, July 23, 2011

“Farm to Table” Dinner at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena to Showcase Heirloom Tomatoes and Other Seasonal Produce from Local Farms

On Wednesday, July 27, 2011, The Terrace at The Langham Huntington, Pasadena, in partnership with Pasadena Magazine, will host a “Farm to Table” dinner showcasing exquisite Heirloom Tomatoes and other fresh, seasonal produce from local area farms.  Terrace Chef de Cuisine Erik Schuster will create a five course tasting menu featuring these ingredients in creative ways, and the dishes will be accompanied by perfectly paired wine selections.

Throughout the dinner, Chef Schuster will present each course and explain the characteristics of the dishes and wine pairings. The evening will begin with a cocktail reception in the hotel’s Lobby Lounge at 6:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 7:00 p.m. in The Terrace. The dinner is $95 per person including wine pairings.

The menu will be as follows:

Amuse Bouche
Sliced Tomato, Olive Oil, Maldon Salt
First Course
Hamachi Sashimi, Purple Cherokee Tomato & Avocado“Dip n’ Dots”, Yuzu Kosho, Puffed Rice
Second Course
“BLT Gazpacho”
German Stripe Green Tomato Gazpacho, Corn Bread Nitro Croutons, Herb Salad, Bacon Dust
Third Course
“Classic ”
Watermelon, Sweet Gold Tomato, Cabrales Chip, PX Pearls, Wild Arugula
Fourth Course
Ricotta Gnudi
Roasted Celebrity Marinara, Iberico Ham
Local Halibut
Squash Blossom Fritter, Black Garlic & Bruno Russo Romesco, Shaved Fennel
Ale Roasted Chicken
Sweet Corn Cake, Charred Baby Leeks, Warm Sweet 100 Tomato Vinaigrette
White Heirloom Tomato Strawberry Shiso Sorbet, Basil Seed
Fifth Course
Pineapple Tomato Upside Down Cake
Candied Tomato Chip

There is limited seating for this event and reservations are required. For more information or to make a reservation, please dial (626) 585-6218 or visit  The hotel is located at 1401 S. Oak Knoll Ave., Pasadena, CA 91106.

Capturing the grace and elegance of classic Southern California, The Langham Huntington is an iconic landmark hotel located at the base of the picturesque San Gabriel Mountains, just minutes from downtown Los Angeles in beautiful Pasadena. A renowned Pasadena hotel since 1907, the property features 380 guestrooms including 38 suites, eight cottages, award-winning dining and a luxurious spa featuring treatments based upon Traditional Chinese Medicine. For more information, visit   

Based in the heart of Pasadena, Pasadena Magazine is designed to showcase the people, places, charities and events that define the beauty and heritage that is Pasadena and the San Gabriel Valley. Featuring the finest of the region’s culture, dining, entertainment and business offerings, Pasadena Magazine caters to the interests of Southern California’s affluent, savvy readers. Pasadena Magazine is available for purchase at all major newsstands, bookstores and grocers in the region and LA metro area. To subscribe, go to

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