3 Food Events You Should Know About: KCET's 'Uncorked'; 'Kings of Pastry' airs on PBS; berry picking at Underwood Family Farms
This post has been corrected. See the note below for details.
KCET at Bouchon: KCET's "Uncorked" and acclaimed chef Thomas Keller team up for a fundraising event to support KCET programming. Sixty guests will sit down to a six-course dinner (Keller will join each table of 10 for one course); there will also be a tour of Bouchon and a live auction. 5:30 p.m., June 13. Tickets are $2,500 per person. For more information call (323) 953-5357, or visit www.KCET.org/tickets.
For the record, 5:04 p.m. June 8: An earlier version of this post said that tickets for the June 13 Uncorked event are $250 per person. An event starting at 7 p.m. on June 12 is $250 per person, featuring Bouchon bistro dishes, wine from Jorian Hill, a Bouchon tour, cooking demos and a silent auction.
Pastry competition: "Kings of Pastry" is a documentary from filmmaking team Chris Hegedus and D.A. Pennebaker that depicts the intensity of the Meilleurs Ouvriers de France, the most prestigious pastry competition, through the eyes of three competitors. The film will air at 10 p.m. on June 21 on PBS as part of its "Point of View" series.
Let's get picking: Underwood Family Farms is offering berry picking at its Somis and Moorpark locations, complete with tractor rides. Blueberries, blackberries, strawberries, raspberries and even olallieberries are available -- olallieberries for just the next two weeks. Prices range from $1.99 to $3.75 per pound depending on the berry. For more information, visit www.underwoodfamilyfarms.com.
-- Leah Rodrigues
Photo credit: David Karp/Los Angeles Times