This five-course conservation dinner will feature dishes inspired by imperiled bird species created by Chef Jessica Shillato. As each course is served, SCWF Habitat Education Manager Jay Keck will share information about each species and the conservation efforts needed to help them thrive.
Ticket revenue will support wildlife and habitat through SCWF’s conservation and education programs.
The menu and the species inspiring each course includes:
Roseate Spoonbill - Red and White Wines
First Course - Red-headed Woodpecker: Cacio con Pepe butter beans with roasted tomatoes and toast
Second Course - Baltimore Oriole: Housemade pasta, ricotta, collard chow chow, herb browned butter, pecan pesto
Third Course – Bobolink: Deviled egg with crispy pancetta, Firelli hot sauce
Fourth Course - Eastern Towhee: Bacon wrapped shrimp, sorta mashed green peas, griddled onion, mushroom “browned” Carolina gold rice
Fifth Course - Scarlet Tanager: Cannoli cheesecake
Event tickets are $120 and can be purchased by visiting: www.scwf.org/events. Vegan and vegetarian options available. Ticket sales will close June 17th.
This event is sponsored by Columbia Water.
About the South Carolina Wildlife Federation:
One of the 52 state & territory affiliates of the National Wildlife Federation, the South Carolina Wildlife Federation (SCWF) was founded in 1931. As the oldest conservation organization in the state, SCWF promotes science-based wildlife conservation policies and provides high quality education programs for all ages. SCWF’s mission is to conserve and restore South Carolina’s wildlife and wildlife habitat through education and advocacy. For more information, visit their website at: www.scwf.org.
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