NEW! An Edible Landscape Celebration, featuring the Alumni Tailgate

Saturday, November 22
8:00 - 11:00 pm

Ticketed event. Tickets not sold at the door.

By popular demand, the best of the Alumni Tailgate and the Gala have been combined for a Saturday evening event celebrating the local food movement. The landscape architecture profession is uniquely positioned to redirect land use and plants to meet consumer demand for healthier, sustainably produced food. Organized by Nat Bradford, ASLA, a landscape architect working at the forefront of the Farm-to-Table movement, the event will feature celebrity chefs and a menu they’ve created just for the landscape architecture profession using healthy, locally sourced, and heirloom foods:

Chef Jennifer Jasinski
Owner and Executive Chef of Denver’s Rioja, Bistro Vendȯme, Euclid Hall Bar + Kitchen, and Stoic & Genuine; winner of the James Beard Foundation “Best Chef Southwest” award; and finalist on Bravo’s Top Chef Master’s Season 5.

Chef Cade Nagy
Owner and Executive Chef of Catering by Design; 2014 recipient of the International Caterers Association (IAC) “Caterer of the Year” award; and 2013 recipient of the IAC “Chef of the Year” award. 

Chef-Farmer Matthew Raiford
Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor for Culinary Arts at the College of Coastal Georgia; Owner of Gilliard Farms; and U.S. delegate to the 2014 Slow Food’s Biennual Salone del Gusto Terra Madre in Turin, Italy, the World’s largest food festival.

Chef Alex Seidel
Owner and Executive Chef of Mercantile dining & provision, Fruition Restaurant, and Fruition Farms Dairy & Creamery; named Food & Wine magazine’s Best New Chef 2010.

Wear your school colors and network with your fellow alumni and faculty. Dance the night away to the sounds of a live band. Transportation provided from official ASLA meeting hotels.

Professional Attendee
Tickets purchased by 6/20, $75; by 10/17, $95; after 10/17, $115

Student Attendee
Tickets purchased by 6/20, $45; by 10/17, $65; after 10/17, $85

Tickets may be purchased at the time of registration.

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Participating Universities 
University of Arizona
Arizona State University
University of Arkansas
Auburn University
Ball State University
Cal Poly University, Pomona
Cal Poly University, San Luis Obispo
University of California, Davis
Universities of Canada
Clemson University
University of Colorado Denver
Colorado State University
Cornell University
University of Georgia
University of Idaho
University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign
Iowa State University
Kansas State University
Michigan State University
University of Michigan
University of Minnesota
The Ohio State University-Knowlton School
University of Oregon
The Pennsylvania State University
Purdue University
Rutgers University
State University of New York ESF
Temple University
Texas A&M University
Virginia Tech University
University of Washington
University of Wisconsin

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