St. Regis Monarch Beach Farm to Feast Event Benefits the Ecology Center in San Juan Capistrano

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St. Regis Monarch Beach Chef’s Farm-to-Feast

You’re invited to experience the exclusive Farm-to-Feast event with the talented chefs of the St. Regis Monarch Beach, taking place at the Resort’s Botanical Garden on Sunday, August 17 from 4pm-8pm. Enjoy an evening of ocean views and supporting local farmers and artisan products, while enjoying chef prepared dishes by the Resort’s award-winning culinary team. Executive Chef Raj Dixit of Michael Mina’s Stonehill Tavern and Executive Resort Chef Frederic Castan, with Executive Chef Graem Blair of Motif Restaurant and the Resort’s Pastry Chef Frederick Moreau, along with Chef Franck Tassic of Monarch Bay Club and Larson Warkentin of Club 19, will be offering their delectable seasonal tastings. Walk the grounds of the lush Botanical Garden and enjoy a variety of hand-selected cheeses, freshly shucked oysters and sustainable seafood, olive oils, fresh baked bread, and various charcuterie from the finest vendors in Orange County.

In addition to tasting some of the freshest seasonal produce from local farmers, guests are invited to indulge in hand-crafted signature St. Regis Bloody Marys by the Resort’s Lobby Lounge mixologists, as well as local wines, live music and art by Laguna Beach artists.

Tickets are $55 per person, with $10 per person donated to the Ecology Center in San Juan Capistrano – an exciting educational center, that engages individuals, families, and students in fun, hands-on activities that teach practical, environmental solutions at the household and community level.

Tickets are limited. To reserve, call (800) 722-1543.

Complimentary parking will be available at Club 19 for event attendees.
http://www.stregismb.com/farmtofeast

Look at the great produce at Doheny Beach Farmers Market Right Now

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Out of the great produce that you bought over the weekend at your local Farmers Market? Check out the new Doheny Beach Farmers and Craft Market at Capo Beach Church! The picture above is from today’s market. They have grapes, plums, tomatoes, green beans, lettuce, and many more great organic produce. They also have beautiful flowers and a craft fair. They are open now until 7:00pm.
They are located at 25975 Domingo Ave. Dana Point, CA 92624
http://danapointchamber.com/farmers-market-198/

Dana Point and San Clemente Events Today

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Today we will be covering the following events. Hope to see you there!

This morning San Clemente Farmers Market will start at 9:00am and continue till 1:00pm. This is the first Sunday of the month, so the Village Art Fair will also be going on from 9:00am till 3:00pm. Both events are on Del Mar in the historic section of San Clemente. For more information please link to http://villagesanclemente.org.

This afternoon we will be enjoying the Dana Point Concert Series. The Fabulous Ultra Tones and The Sam Morrison Band will be playing.
Today’s event will be at Sea Terrace Park from 2:30pm till 6:00pm.
Sea Terrace Park is located at PCH & Niquel road. It is recommended that you park at Salt Creek Beach Park and access Sea Terrace Park through the pedestrian tunnel.
http://www.danapointconcertseries.com

Dana Point Farmers Market

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Dana Point Famers Market is happening right now! Every Saturday morning you can purchase fresh produce from local farms. They also have flowers, baked goods and farm fresh eggs. The Market also features a craft fair. The market is located in La Plaza Park. The park is located just north of Golden Lantern Street on Coast Highway. Weekly hours are from 9:00am till 1:00pm.