Courtesy of WYES PBS

Support Your Local Businesses With WYES’s “Season of Personal Chefs”

13:00 January 20, 2021
By: Kellie Arevalo

From the end of January to the beginning of March, WYES will be hosting an event called Season of Personal Chefs. This is a COVID-friendly version of WYES's Season of Good Tastes. This special dining experience gives restaurant customers a safe way to support local businesses during the pandemic.

The event consists of a prepared dinner from six different restaurants and a chance to virtually meet the chefs. Dinners will be available for pickup between 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. at the designated location, and there will be a Zoom event at 6:30 p.m., during which participants will be invited to a chat with the chef of the night. The dinner schedule is as follows:

January 26: Chefs Susan Spice of Rosedale and Eason Barksdale of Bayona will offer a four-course Asian-inspired menu. Dinner will cost $99 per person, with pickup at Rosedale, 801 Rosedale Dr.

February 1: Chefs Melissa Martin and David Harrower from Mosquito Supper Club are cooking a four-course meal for $99 per person. Pick up is at Mosquito Supper Club, 3824 Dryades St.

March 1: Chef Cynthia VuTran of Café Minh is offering a four-course Asian-inspired menu, a bottle of wine, and a special cocktail with lychee puree and vodka, for $85 per person.

March 9: Chefs Amarys and Jordan Herndon of Palm & Pine are offering a four-course menu, a bottle of wine, and a special cocktail, for $99 per person. Dinner pickup is at Palm & Pine, located at 308 North Rampart St.

March 15: Chef Rebecca Wilcomb of Gianna will have an Italian-inspired four-course menu with a bottle of wine, for $99 per person. Dinner pick up is at Gianna, 700 Magazine St.

March 23: Chef Kevin Belton is offering a four-course menu with a bottle of wine for $89 per person. Dinner pick up is at WYES, at 916 Navarre Ave.

Participants are allowed to register for as many or as few dinners as they would like. Reservations for each night must be made in advance. Support your local businesses and reserve your spot today.

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