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Farm Dinners on the Shore at Lockbriar Farms

Farm Dinners on the Shore at
Lockbriar Farms, Chestertown, Maryland
with Chef Robbie Jester,
Guest Chef Kevin Frederick, former Executive Chef of Annapolis' Maryland Inn
Chef Rob Parker, Culinary Instructor and former Banquet Chef, DuPont Country Club 
 
Friday, June 18 - Dinner on the Farm - SOLD OUT!

A fete prepared by a team of chefs - Hors d’oeuvres followed by a 4 course meal with Chef undefineddemonstrations. Jason Mantis of Bacchus Distributors will be pouring and discussing geographically interesting wines to complement our courses.
Wayne and Marcella Lockwood, the owners of Lockbriar Farms, will be giving a Farm Tour at 5:45 to people coming to the dinner who are interested in finding out about the farm and its workings.
Hors d’oeuvres will begin at 6:30. Dinner limited to 50 people. Please reserve early!

First Course: The Salad featured at Governor O'Malley's 2009 Buy Local Cook Off: Maryland Crab, Blueberry, Local Peas, Cucumber, and Honey Lavender Vinaigrette

 

Second Course: Seared Scallops with Farm Fresh Vegetable Saute and Shallot Beurre Blanc

Entree Course: Petite Filet with Corn Proscuitto Risotto Cake and Blackberry Gastrique
 

Dessert Course: Grilled White Peaches with Oatmeal, Mascarpone, and Salted Caramel

Advance Reservations and Payment Requested by Sunday, June 13


Saturday evening, June 19 - Tapas on the Farm
 
Small plates enjoyed in good company, beginning at 6:00 - with music by Bob and Pam Ortiz!
 
Gazpacho        Crab Cakes          Old Bay Potatoes              Grilled Vegetable Kebabs
Asian-Influenced Chicken           (And a few extras!)            Berries with Chocolate Fondue       
Local Beer from Delaware’s 16 Mile Brewery, Sangria & White Wine
 
Sold out!!!!



Sunday afternoon, June 20 - Sunday Supper on the Farm

Celebrate Father’s Day with the family! U-Pick berries, the music of Chester River Runoff and a family cook out, beginning at 11:30. Ribs, chicken, hot dogs, cole slaw, Caesar salad, Old Bay potatoes, (corn if it's ready!), berry shortcake and ice cream sundaes for the kids!                           
Advance Reservations and Payment Requested
by Sunday, June 13  
 Children under 15: $10    Adults: $25

          
 
We regret we will not be able to issue refunds after June 13.
Should you need to cancel, please do so before that date. Thank you.
A portion of the proceeds from the Lockbriar Farms events will benefit
The Center for Environment and Society at Washington College, which supports interdisciplinary research and education, stewardship of natural and cultural resources and the integration of ecological and social values.
 
Lockbriar Farms is located at 10051 Worton Road, Chestertown, Maryland
From Route 213, turn onto MD 297- Worton Road. Lockbriar Farms is 1+ miles down on the right.
 
 
About the Chefs:
Chef Robbie Jester graduated with high honors from the Culinary Institute of America, quickly making his mark at the DuPont Country Club and Hotel DuPont, a considerable accomplishment for a chef in his young twenties. He currently divides his time as Chef de Cuisine, Toscana Kitchen And Bar in Wilmington, Delaware, and as Executive Chef, Harbor House Restaurant in Chestertown, Maryland. Jester’s talents have not gone unnoticed; he was one of a handful of chefs chosen to cook for Governor O’Malley’s 2009 Buy Local Challenge, and at Chefs by the Bay in 2010. He is the Head Chef for Farm Dinners on the Shore, and hand picks a team of select Chefs for each event.
 
 
Chef Jester will be joined by Chef Kevin Frederick, formerly Executive Chef at Annapolis' Maryland Inn, and Chef Rob Parker who brings the expertise of a career that runs the gamut from Philadelphia’s Striped Bass to the DuPont Country Club. He is currently a Culinary Instructor and a regular demonstrator at Celebrity Kitchens in Wilmington. This will be his second appearance at Farm Dinners on the Shore.
 
About the Farms:

Lockbriar Farm is a family-run business, owned and operated by Wayne and Marcella Lockwood along with their children Jacqueline (age 13) and James (age 9). The original farm, located in rural Cecil County, Maryland, was developed on land owned by the Frazier family dating back to the 1800s.They have been growing fruits and vegetables since 1989. Lockbriar Farms started out growing strawberries, later adding raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, gooseberries, currants, and elderberries plus a full line of vegetables including sugar corn, cantaloupes, watermelons, and tomatoes–including High Tunnel/early tomatoes. With the move to Kent County came peaches, apples, plums, apricots and sweet cherries, and added their famous "U-Pick": peaches, blueberries, apples, pumpkins, white peaches, nectarines, apricots, pluots and sweet cherries. Lockbriar Farms strives to grow the best quality fruits and vegetables possible, and are committed to a cleaner, healthier environment for our family, farm, and community. 

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