Date: September 7, 2018
Mill-To-Table Dinner No. 3 by ENZO Olive Oil
Location: Trelio Restaurant
438 Clovis Avenue,Clovis CA
ENZO Olive Oil Company’s Vincent Ricchiuti invites you to gather around the table for a night of delicious fare at Trelio Restaurant, a local favorite that has garnered national attention, including the Best of Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator. Featuring the creative talents of chef and sommelier Chris Shackelford, this special dinner will celebrate seasonal offerings from our prized agricultural region. Each course includes craft beverage and wine pairings with a selection of entrees showcasing ENZO organic extra virgin olive oil. Come sip, savor and enjoy!
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Date: September 15, 2018
Ranch to Table: Olive Oil tasting + Demo with McEvoy Ranch
Location: Sunset Outdoor Test Kitchen at Cornerstone
23570 Arnold Dr, Sonoma, CA
Join Chef and Educator, Jacquelyn Buchanan from McEvoy Ranch, in the Sunset Outdoor Test Kitchen at Cornerstone for an olive oil tasting and demo, while sipping McEvoy Ranch’s most popular wines!
McEvoy Ranch is one of the country’s largest producers of estate-grown certified organic, extra virgin olive oil.
Chef Jacquelyn, previously the Julia Child Director of Culinary Programs at COPIA, will be demonstrating delicious ways to use McEvoy Ranch’s 2018 Traditional Blend Olive Oil. You will learn how to make several dishes at home with McEvoy Ranch’s estate-produced organic olive oil, all while relaxing at Cornerstone Sunset Gardens + Marketplace. Following the demonstration, taste McEvoy Ranch’s newest wines which pair perfectly with the delicious dishes Chef Jacquelyn will make. Guests will also receive recipe cards while exploring other offerings from the Ranch, including the acclaimed eco-luxe prestige natural beauty line, ODE.
The McEvoy Ranch Social Club Members will have the opportunity to join Chef Jacquelyn at an exclusive meet and greet before the main event in the Sunset Test Gardens at Cornerstone.
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Date: September 24, 2018
The Health Benefits of High Quality Olive Oil
Location: The Quail and Olive
14 Del Fino Pl, Carmel Valley, CA
The Quail and Olive and the California Olive Oil Council will be hosting a lecture by Dr. Mary Flynn PhD, RD, LDN on September 24 from 4:30-6pm at The Quail and Olive in Carmel Valley Village. Dr. Flynn will discuss the health and lifestyle benefits of using high quality olive oils. Beverages and light appetizers will be served.
Mary M. Flynn, PhD, RD, LDN is an Associate Professor of Medicine (Clinical) at Brown University and teaches courses in nutrition at Brown, and lectures on nutrition in the Albert Medical School. She has been a research dietitian at The Miriam Hospital (Providence, RI) since 1984. Her main research interest is how food can be used as medicine and her main food of interest is extra virgin olive oil, which she has been researching since 1998. In 2013, she founded The Olive Oil Health Initiative of The Miriam Hospital at Brown University that has a mission of educating the public and medical community on the health benefits of extra virgin olive oil. In 1999, she developed a plant-based, olive oil diet that she has tested for weight loss and improvement in clinical biomarkers for chronic disease in women diagnosed with invasive breast cancer; in men with prostate cancer; and to decrease food insecurity in low-income groups. She worked with McAuley House, Providence, RI to develop the Healing Foods program, which has a goal of combating type 2 diabetes mellitus, obesity and heart disease that disproportionately impacts those living in poverty.
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October 18, 2018
Olive Oil Tasting 101
Location: Olive This Olive That
304 Vicksburg St, San Francisco, CA
Time: 6:30pm -8:00pm
What is extra virgin olive oil? Why is it called that? How do I know it’s real? Get these questions and many more answered in Olive Oil Tasting 101. Janell Pekkain, owner of Olive This Olive That and a member of the California Olive Oil Council Sensory Panel, will walk you through the definitions, the process and pitfalls, and the steps of tasting olive oil. Food & olive oil pairing included. Space is limited.
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