Food & Wine Tastings, Chef Demo at Sawbridge Celebration

Sawbridge Studios gets a jump on Summer Solstice with a Summer Celebration at their expanded 4,200-square-foot Winnetka location

from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m Saturday, June 18, complete with a chef demo, appetizer, dessert and wine tastings, plus the latest summer entertaining accessories and last-minute Fathers Day gift ideas.

The Summer Celebration features an in-store demonstration by Executive Chef Larry Smith, of Winnetka’s popular Jerry’s Restaurant-Corner Cooks,, showcasing the forgotten art of Chaud Froid. Smith extensive culinary background includes Chicago’s Ritz-Carlton, Le Bouchon, and Lowes Monte Carlo. Starting at 1:30 p.m. Smith will begin this centuries-old food decorating technique, creating a spectacular, completely edible food mosaic.

All the while visitors can stroll the store, enjoying appetizers from Jerry’s menu, with champagne and wine tastings provided by The Winnetka Wine Shop, Decadent sweets from Hungry Monkey Baking Company will also be featured, including their all-new Chocolate Chip Macaroons and Lemon Vanilla Bean Cake.

Headquartered in a converted 1880s livery stable, Sawbridge Studios carries the works of over 80 individual, one-of-a-kind artisans and craftsmen from around the country, and has become the largest retail sources in the U.S. for handcrafted, American-made home furnishings and accessories.

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