Hundreds take part in Tower Bridge Dinner in Sacramento

The ninth annual Tower Bridge Dinner kicked off on Sunday night. It is a Farm-to-Fork event organized by Visit Sacramento.”We’ve been growing food here for well over 100 years. We grow so much of the food that feeds the rest of the country, so this celebrates the farmers, this celebrates the chefs, this celebrates our food scene in Sacramento, and it’s always a great party,” said Mike Testa, president and CEO of Visit Sacramento.A total of 850 people sat down for dinner on the Tower Bridge, participating in the unique dining experience.They enjoyed a five-course meal thanks to some of the top chefs in the region.This year was the first time ribs were included on the menu.Chef Q Bennett of Q1227 Restaurant in Roseville said he chose to serve up ribs for the fourth course to pay homage to his mom.”It’s like childhood nostalgia. Everybody likes ribs and, as a kid growing up in the south, it was just a thing, man. All summer long, my mom would just make ribs all different ways,” Bennett said. More than 200 servers and more than 50 local chefs helped make the event possible, according to Visit Sacramento.

The ninth annual Tower Bridge Dinner kicked off on Sunday night. It is a Farm-to-Fork event organized by Visit Sacramento.

“We’ve been growing food here for well over 100 years. We grow so much of the food that feeds the rest of the country, so this celebrates the farmers, this celebrates the chefs, this celebrates our food scene in Sacramento, and it’s always a great party,” said Mike Testa, president and CEO of Visit Sacramento.

A total of 850 people sat down for dinner on the Tower Bridge, participating in the unique dining experience.

They enjoyed a five-course meal thanks to some of the top chefs in the region.

This year the first time ribs were included on the menu.

Chef Q Bennett of Q1227 Restaurant in Roseville said he chose to serve up ribs for the fourth course to pay homage to his mom.

“It’s like childhood nostalgia. Everybody likes ribs and, as a kid growing up in the south, it was just a thing, man. All summer long, my mom would just make ribs all different ways,” Bennett said.

More than 200 servers and more than 50 local chefs helped make the event possible, according to Visit Sacramento.

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