Have Lunch with PBS’ Ciao Italia Host Mary Ann Esposito – Lee, NH

May 15, 2024 - 11:00am

To celebrate the opening of the 2024 season at Bedrock Gardens, the host of the nationally televised PBS series Ciao Italia will host a special luncheon at Bedrock Gardens. Just in time for the growing season ahead, Esposito will share highlights from her newest book, Ciao Italia: Plant, Harvest, Cook! Topics will include easy Italian-inspired recipes, seasonal flavors for delicious meals, and growing tips for simple home herb and vegetable gardens. “No green thumb necessary!” she promises.

Event Details
The lunch will be catered by Enzo Benzo of Berwick, Maine, and offer Italian-inspired picnic lunches featuring recipes plants and recipes from Mary’s book, including her much-loved “PLT” (Prosciutto, Greens & Tomato) focaccia sandwich (or you can select the Caprese-Style Vegetarian option at check out). The meal will also include a vegetable side, dessert and sparkling botanical water.

The first round of seating will be held from 11AM to 12:30PM. Click here for tickets. 
The second round of seating will be from 1PM to 2:30PM. Click here for tickets. 

Tickets for the lunch are $65 for Members, and $75 for Non-members. Ticket price includes a signed copy of Mary Ann’s newest book Ciao Italia Plant, Harvest, Cook! and a day pass to Bedrock Gardens that day. Seating is limited. Downpour date: Thursday, May 16.



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