Swank Farm-To-Table Dinner Will Benefit Adopt-A-Family

Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches will be the beneficiary of one of the season’s most coveted events for foodies and those with fresh epicurean tastes.

The first Swank Table event of the year will take place at the Swank Specialty Produce “farms” in Loxahatchee Groves on Sunday, Dec. 7 from 4 to 8 p.m., featuring succulent fresh food crafted by Clayton Miller, culinary director of Miami’s 50 Eggs Inc. restaurants Khong River House, Swine Southern Table & Bar and Yardbird Southern Table & Bar.

A local microbrewer, Tequesta Brewing Co., and Richard Paladino, advanced sommelier at the Virginia Philip Wine Shop & Academy in West Palm Beach, will be on hand to slake the thirst with rich and flavorful libations. Mixing the signature welcome cocktail will be St. Augustine Distillery.

Known for its bright vegetables, exquisite greens and fragrant herbs, Swank Specialty Produce is a favorite for produce stands, top chefs and shoppers seeking the best farm-to-table produce. This season, the company is hosting exclusive Swank Table events where guests will enjoy an al fresco dinner in Swank’s own fields of green. A tour of the hydroponic farms is included, followed by the hand-crafted meal.

The Swank Table evening will go on rain or shine. The Killbillies will provide entertainment. Tickets are $155 per adult, with proceeds benefiting Adopt-A-Family’s ongoing efforts to help homeless families get back to self-sufficiency. Some of the many programs offered by the agency include housing for homeless families, after-school programming for homeless or at-risk children, tutoring and homework assistance, financial literacy counseling, tuition assistance and job training.

Named one of the “Top Ten Fiscally Responsible Agencies in America” by Worth magazine, and receiving its seventh consecutive 4-star rating for best financial management by Charity Navigator, Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches was founded on the principle that taking care of those most in need in the community is not only good for residents but for business as well. The agency has helped more than 42,000 families attain self-sufficiency.

For more info., call Layren Espinosa at (561) 253-1361, ext. 112, or e-mail lespinosa@adoptafamily.org. To purchase tickets, visit www.swankspecialtyproduce.com.

ABOVE: Visitors enjoy a grow-house talk at Swank Specialty Produce.