Phipps for Foodies: Garden-to-Plate Dinner to feature local summer bounty


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Pittsburgh, Pa. — On Sept. 7, 2014, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens will celebrate the bounty of field, farm and garden with a savory, multi-course feast served against the beautiful backdrop of its flower-filled glasshouse. This unforgettable Sunday garden party, featuring locally sourced fare, select wines and special entertainment will not only allow guests to savor the fresh flavors of a vibrant Garden to Plate Dinner, but also revel in the warm spirit of community and the company of friends.

   The Garden to Plate Dinner — with Diane Holder as event chair and Theodora Polamalu and Ryan B. Martin and Dr. Maureen Russell as honorary event co-chairs — will commence at 6:30 p.m. with a V.I.P. Reception for benefactors complete with fine wines and delectable hors d’oeuvres. At 7:30 p.m., all other guests will join the party for the Garden to Plate Dinner and enjoy select wines, the multi-course feast and live entertainment. Valet parking is available and attire is garden party.

   Tickets for the Garden to Plate Dinner can be purchased through Aug. 31 at, by phone at 412/651-5281, or via email at Benefactor tickets cost $200 per person and include the V.I.P. Reception at 6:30 p.m. and Garden to Plate Dinner at 7:30 p.m. Patron tickets cost $175 per person and include the Garden to Plate Dinner at 7:30 p.m. Host committee tickets and sponsorship packages are also available. For event questions, contact Rachel Kernic at 412/622-6915, ext. 6404. For ticketing questions, call Cherise Clark at 412/622-6915, ext. 3966. Learn more at

About Phipps: Founded in 1893, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens in Pittsburgh, Pa. is a green leader among public gardens with a mission to inspire and educate all with the beauty and importance of plants; to advance sustainability and promote human and environmental well-being through action and research; and to celebrate its historic glasshouse. Learn more:


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