Did you know that on a per acre basis, growing truffles can be 7-10 times as profitable as growing grapes, on average? The American Truffle Company proudly introduces The Napa Truffle Festivalpresented by Lexus. The Napa Truffle Festival is destined to be North America's premier tuffle event, uniquely featuring the best Michelin star chefs and world’s top truffle scientists.
The festival will showcase the black Périgord truffle (Tuber melanosporum) and the black summer Burgundy truffle (Tuber aestivum/uncinatum) through a variety of cooking demonstration classes and truffle cultivation seminars.
Credit:The Napa Truffle Festival
You'll also experience a 13-Michelin Star six-course Truffle Dinner, with each course created and expertly prepared by a Michelin star celebrity chef. Top truffle scientists will cover the principles of truffle cultivation based on rigorous scientific methodology and research. There will also be an exciting tour of the Robert Sinskey Vineyards Truffle Orchard in the world-renowned Carneros region of Sonoma, plus other fascinating activities. For those that are vegetarian or vegan, please contact the restaurant for available options. Part of the proceeds will go to Feeding America and The Hunger Project. Here's the 3 Day Agenda, and you can register here.
Product Giveaway: Do you have a favorite Truffle Recipe? If so, please let us know in the Gratitude Gourmet blog comments below, and 1 person will win an 'Earth Balance Vegan Buttery Spread Product Coupon'.