"Hey Kate -
Is this an open or closed event? If it's open, you might want to send the info out to everyone. Lots of people are asking about whether any events are happening, and we want to get the momentum up again after the lag, so if…"
"Hi Thejer! Thanks for the great advice! Being Greek I am used to cooking for a crowd so I had planned on just cooking and serving everything family style instead of having people work the event. (I usually serve between 16-20 on Easter.) Unless you…"
looks like you've got some great interest and a lot of great ideas. I wanted to share how we managed the cost for our first dinners. I would print the menu out, and on the back, i photocopied the receipts for the groceries. that way…"
"Got an email back from Trevor. We are on for August 22nd around 4:30ish. I'm going to put together a menu based on what he says he can get me at that time. Probably a local cheese plate and fruit, a crazy salad, a main course, and a dessert.…"
"We could do a potluck instead if everyone wants to pitch in a dish. That might be more complicated than it's worth because of preparation and transportation issues and then sourcing from FFM might also be difficult. If we dont do a potluck, the…"
"Alright, sounds like we have some interest. I contacted Trevor and Ill let you know what I hear from him about dates and product availability. He mentioned a local brewery contact and dessert contact. I was thinking 4 courses under $50 for 20…"
"Yup, I was thinking after 4, maybe 5 pm.
Fresh Fork Market is a virtual farmer's market linking farms within 75 miles. I have a CSA membership this year and I was going to put together a dinner menu and see if Trevor could source it all for me…"
"I get back from vacation to find out there's still space, woohoo!! Will talk to the hubby tonight and see if we can make it to this one (I just had my wisdom teeth out this morning so we'll have to see!)"
Over the weekend we were trying to figure out how many people we can accommodate since we have way over 20 responses. Unfortunately, as of right now we're going to have to "wait list" you and Brian. I'm going to send out messages to folks to reconfirm, and I'll definitely keep you informed about what's going on. I'm thrilled with your interest and hope that we can make Ghetto Gourmet an institution in Cleveland!