Overlook Farm and Chef Timothy Grandinetti are bringing together an all-star cast of chefs for the Second Annual Overlook Farm Sweet Summer Luv Luv Festival & BBQ Cook Off. The 2011 lineup promises to amaze guests with culinary superstars from across the country. This year’s masterful particpants include Joseph Lerner, Sue Torres, Stefano LaCava, Greg Sharpe, Ray Lampe, Grady Spears, Ted Reader, Bernard Guillas, Tim Recher, Sharon Hage and Mark Beaupre.
Over the course of the three day culinary festival (August 12-14), the guest chefs will participate in various BBQ cook offs and prepare extravagant and inventive fare. Foodies and festival goers alike will have the opportunity to hang out, visit and eat with their favorite chefs while touring the beautiful grounds and sipping fresh-from-the-garden cocktails.
“There is nothing better than good food and good friends in the summer time,” said Grandinetti. “Lucky for me, some of my closest friends happen to be some of the greatest chefs around! Working on this festival is a passion of mine and I’m excited to get my friends together and create one of the most impressive BBQ experiences Missouri has to offer. Three days of BBQ and sunshine, it’s a can’t miss.”
“With such an all-star line-up, this year’s festival is impressive out of the gate. We are bringing together an amazing collection of chefs that are committed to serving the freshest ingredients straight from the garden,” said Overlook Farm proprietor, Nathalie Pettus. “This festival is a way for us to connect with our community and put a spotlight on the bounty of our farm. With exciting guests from across the country, we feel privileged to host such a first-class, delicious, local festival.”
Additional details on festival costs, times and events will be released in the coming weeks. For more information on the Second Annual Overlook Farm Sweet Summer Luv Luv Festival & BBQ Cook Off call the Station Restaurant at Overlook Farm at 573.242.3838.