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Harvest Festival at Blackwells This Saturday, Oct. 28

Comment | October 15, 2012 | By | Photographs by Randee Daddona

Executive chef Chris Gerdes from Blackwell’s at Great Rock Golf Club shows two of his farm-to-table favorites: roasted local striped bass with flageolet beans and ratatouille, and Crescent Farms duck breast with organic wild rice, local asparagus, butter and shallots.

Blackwells at Great Rock in Wading River will be holding a Harvest Festival from noon to 6 p.m. on Sunday, October 28.  Executive chef Chris Gerde will be making fall dishes and signature items  including roasted local corn, butternut squash and local apple soup, local sweet corn fritters, artisanal cheese, fruit plates and much more.  There will be live music by the Ed Balsamo Jazz Quartet and the McAuleys, among others.  Those ages 21 and over may savor unlimited Long Island wines by the glass and Long Ireland handcrafted beers for $30 per person, with $5 of the fee being donated to Island Harvest.

 For more information, contact Blackwells at Great Rock, 141 Fairway Dr., Wading River, New York 11792, at (631) 929-1800 or visit www.blackwellsrestaurant.com.

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