Photo Credit: Andrew Thomas Lee

The Florence Presents The Seed Life Skills Benefit Dinner

  • a SFWF Supported Charity Event

Monday, November 7, 2016

Hosted by:

Location: The Florence


  • 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm: Cocktails with hors d'oeuvres
  • 6:45 pm to 10:00 pm: Dinner

Proceeds Benefiting:


$125 per person; all inclusive

Combo Packages:

Best deal! Limited ticket quantities available

$199 per person

  • includes 1 ticket to the Monday, Florence Presents Dinner & 1 ticket to Whisky at the Whitman

$199 per person

  • Double ticket includes 2 tickets to the Monday, Florence Presents Dinner

“Scott, Hugh, & Kyle Cook Vittles”


This fabulous, “Festival Kick-Off” Dinner will feature the cooking and creative skills of guest chef, Scott Crawford and host chefs, Hugh Acheson and Kyle Jacovino.  Covering six different courses, each of these renowned chefs will prepare two, delectable courses each. Each course carefully paired with wines, this Seed Life Skills charitable benefit evening will set the stage for the entire week of culinary festivities! Having these three chefs together at The Florence, for one evening just doesn't get any better than this – all while supporting a terrific cause, close to Hugh’s heart!


This is a very limited ticket event.

Meet The Chefs


Hors d’oeuvres: Kyle Jacovino

  • Trout Bruschetta
  • herbed crème fraiche, radicchio, arugula, crisp potato Root Baking Co Baguette
  • florence bresaola, robiola, Sicilian olive oil Beef Tartare
  • calabrian gribiche, crisp bread, cured egg yolk


Course #1: Scott Crawford

  • Chilled Yellow Beet Soup
  • crab, yogurt, citrus, almond


Course #2: Hugh Acheson

  • Cured Flounder
  • apple, turnip, ponzu, benne


Course #3: Kyle Jacovino

  • Sweet Potato Tortellini
  • shaved brussel sprouts, coppa, spiced pecans, crème fraiche, aged balsamic, olive oil


Course #4: Scott Crawford

  • Rabbit Agnolotti
  • crispy sunchoke, brown butter, bacon broth


Course #5: Hugh Acheson

  • Braised Short Rib
  • horseradish, sweet potato, butternut squash, carrots, pecans


Course #6: Kyle Jacovino

  • Dirty Chai Affagato
  • benne biscotti, pistachio cake, whipped cream, salted caramel, espresso


The Savannah Food & Wine Festival

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Savannah, Georgia 31412

ph: 912-232-1223; fax: 912-236-8821

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