Chefs Walk 2016 Serves Up Exciting New Menus and Music
Food and Drink, Live Music, Dancers, and more!
CHAMBERSBURG, PA (April 21, 2016) – Cumberland Valley School of Music (CVSM) presents the 8th Annual Neighborhood Chefs Walk, a celebration of food and drink, music, and community, taking place on June 4, 2016, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Chefs Walk is a food and music crawl with local chefs, beer and wine tastings, a silent auction, and over 50 local musicians performing along Alexander Avenue in Chambersburg, PA.
“The Chefs Walk is a fabulous way to start the summer,” said Paula Hepfer, Executive Director of CVSM. “The atmosphere is electric and relaxed at the same time. It is truly enjoyable for people of all ages!”
This year’s event features seven dining stations from area chefs and restaurateurs who will be preparing and serving their unique culinary delights. Participating chefs and menu themes are as follows:
Chef Roger Tappen – “50’s”
Black Gold London Broil with Sherried Mushrooms
Old Fashioned Oven Browned Potatoes
Pork Drumsticks with Brown Derby Smokey Barbecue Sauce
Tuscan String Bean, Carrot, and Bacon Salad
Root Beer Floats
Chef Grayson Bowman – “Cajun”
Shrimp Po’boys with Cajun Cole Slaw
Bayou Crab Cake with Creole Sauce
New Orleans Pralines
Chef Melissa Young of Chestnut Landing at Menno Haven – “Tex-Mex”
Carnitas Taco—Pork, Salsa, Onions, Cilantro, Chipotle Aioli
Texan—BBQ Beef Brisket, Cheddar, Coleslaw
Tequila Chicken—Marinated Chicken, Tomato, Guacamole, Lime Slaw
Vegetales Taco—Grilled Vegetables, Cotija Cheese, Tomatillo Salsa
Mojito Style Beverage (Non-Alcoholic)
Chefs Amer Chaudhry & Jasmina Ademovic of the Falafel Shack – “Falafel Shack”
Basmati Rice Pilaf
Chana Masala—Chickpea Curry
Hummus and Pita Chips
Chef Dan Kalinich – “Greek”
Spanakopita Triangles in Filo Pastry
Greek Gazpacho with Avocado and Feta
Mini Gyros with Chicken or Beef Cubes and Tzatziki Sauce
Quinoa and Rice Salad in Belgian Endive
Koulourakia Cookies with Sesame Seeds
Chefs Anne Schoenhofen & Karen Fitz of The Butcher Shoppe – “Cupcakes!”
Key Lime Cupcake
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcake
Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cupcake
Raspberry Swirl and Lemon Curd Cupcake
Blueberry Swirl Cheesecake Cupcake
Strawberries and Cream Cupcake
“Krispie Sticks”—Rice Krispie Treats on a Stick
Fresh Cut Fruit with Butcher Shoppe Fruit Dip
Big Oak Cafe Sweet Tea
Chef Marty Boscolo of Mikie’s Ice Cream – “Frozen Favorites”
An Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Stand
Amer Chaudhry and Dan Kalinich are new additions to this year’s chef lineup. Chaudhry runs the Falafel Shack at the North Square Farmers Market in Chambersburg, PA. He has prepared the event’s first entirely vegan menu and uses organic chickpeas for the falafel, hummus, and Chana Masala. Kalinich, who comes from a family of chefs and foodies, has a “just for fun” food cart and also offers catering equipment rental.
Wine and beer sampling stations will be there to accompany the diverse menu options at Chefs Walk. This year’s participating wineries are Jan Zell Wines (Chambersburg, PA), Hermann J. Wiemer Vineyard (Dundee, NY), Tuscarora Mountain Winery (Chambersburg, PA) and Shade Mountain Winery (Middleburg, PA). There will be beer tastings from Roy Pitz Brewery (Chambersburg, PA) and more!
Event entertainment features four stages of live music, strolling musicians, and the Hub City Lindy Hop Dancers. Local musicians will perform a variety of music genres including rock, jazz, Broadway, and more. Please stay tuned for more updates as CVSM plans to announce the full lineup of performers in the next few weeks.
Advance discount tickets are now available at $50 per person if purchased by April 30. Tickets are $60 per person May 1 and after. Proceeds benefit the Cumberland Valley School of Music (CVSM), a non-profit organization. CVSM offers private and group music lessons as well as numerous classes, workshops, summer camps, and performance opportunities for students of all ages.
Tickets for the 8th Annual Neighborhood Chefs Walk are available at The Butcher Shoppe (410 Stouffer Ave., Chambersburg, PA) and the CVSM Music Store (Thomson Hall, Wilson College, 1015 Philadelphia Ave., Chambersburg, PA). Tickets can also be purchased online at http://www.cvsmusic.org/product/chefs-walk/ or by calling CVSM at 717-261-1220.
Sponsorship Opportunities still available
In addition to enhancing a wonderful community event, sponsors raise funds for Cumberland Valley School of Music (CVSM), allowing the school to keep tuition affordable. Sponsors receive event signage, program credit, and Chefs Walk tickets (number of tickets depends on sponsorship level). For more information or to purchase your sponsorship package, visit http://www.cvsmusic.org/product/cwsponsor/ or call 717-261-1220.