This past week we did two tastings here at our Willabys “Tasting Room” with some prospective clients and it reminded me what an important part of our guest services this is.
On Friday we had the parents of a future bride here from Chicago and we tasted them on a summery menu of things that reflect the months when their daughter’s wedding will be. They had requested some particular items and I was happy to cook them what they had wanted to try.

They had wanted to taste some gnocchi in a brightly flavored “Caprese” sauce with fresh heirloom tomatoes, basil and mozzarella; Continue reading TASTING WITH US

Chefs Night Out

A HUGE thank you to all who joined us at Chefs Night Out at Willamette Valley Vineyards last Sunday afternoon, October 2.  Salem’s annual benefit for the Polk-Marion Foodbank was nicely attended and 17 food vendors and an equal number of wineries and breweries were there to feed the hungry masses and the slake their thirst with some of the best our Valley has to offer.

Willabys was represented by Pedro Romero and myself serving up Little Corn Pancakes topped with Black Bean/Corn Salsa and Continue reading Chefs Night Out