**SPECIAL PRE-FESTIVAL OFFSITE EVENT**
Gliding into Autumn
Chef and restaurateur Joy Crump is driven by the seasons in her Virginia-based, locally-inspired restaurants FOODE and Mercantile. Join her for an afternoon of crafting a hearty luncheon that celebrates the brief, magical balance of late-summer treasures and the early-Autumn harvest. Get ready to join in on the slicing, dicing and simmering in this interactive, southern-inspired meal.
Bites and Spreads
Stone Fruit Jam
Bread n Butter Pickles
Cornmeal Mini Biscuits
Burnt Sorghum Butter
Foraged greens (variety)
Local Goat Cheese
Local Seasonal Fruit (Pear, Apple, Stone Fruit)
Spiced Candied Pumpkin Seeds
char-grilled hanger steak
Braised greens with bacon lardons
Apple Cider Gastrique
Lemon-zested chantilly cream
About Charlottesville Cooking School
Specializing in hands-on cooking classes for beginners to professionals, the Charlottesville Cooking School is owned and operated by Martha Stafford. Monticello’s Heritage Harvest Festival is delighted to welcome Chef Crump to this private event at the school.
Founder/Executive Chef FOODE, Mercantile
A Pennsylvania native, Joy Crump is known for crafting the seasons’ best locally sourced ingredients into comfortable, refined dishes. A culinary graduate of the Art Institute of Atlanta, Joy honed her skills alongside farm-to-table pioneers, chefs Michael Tuohy and Kevin Gillespie. In 2011, Joy opened her first restaurant, FOODE, in historic downtown Fredericksburg, Virginia, with business partner Beth Black. In 2014, the duo opened their second Fredericksburg restaurant, Mercantile. Crump has had the honor of cooking at the James Beard House in both 2016 and 2017, and is actively involved in the James Beard Foundation’s Impact Programs for Food Policy, Chef Advocacy and Change.