NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 25, 2015)— On February 7, 2015, the Nashville Wine Auction held a private vintner dinner to raise funds for a local cancer related non-profit organization. Hal M. Holden-Bache, executive chef and owner of Lockeland Table, donated an in-home dinner package to the action, including a custom menu for 14 guests. The organization was thrilled to announce the top bidder, bringing in $35,000 for the charity!
With each seat for this dinner costing $3,000, Chef Hal wanted to ensure each person got their money’s worth. His effort was reflected in the custom menu being paired perfectly with unique wine selections.
Nashville Wine Auction is a non-profit organization which exists solely to raise funds to support the fight against cancer. The Nashville Wine Auction engages local and global communities to produce wine related events that raise money to fight cancer.
Other news from Lockeland Table:
Chef Hal participated in his 13th Soup Sunday on February 22, 2015. Lockeland Table has participated in this event every year since their opening.
This year Chef Hal created a Blueberry Pie soup with fresh local blueberries he canned this summer. The blueberries were paired with a dollop of whipped Mascarpone cream and topped with a coin-sized pastry round. The combined elements resembled the taste of blueberry pie.
Also, Chef Hal’s Grilled Hereford NY Strip with Chimichurri made this year’s Thrillist of the eleven best dishes in Nashville. This is the dish he prepared in the finals of the World Chef Challenge competition at last year’s World Food Championships in Las Vegas.
Chef Hal is an award winning executive chef and owner of Lockeland Table in Nashville, Tennessee. Lockeland Table community kitchen and bar is nestled into the historic neighborhood of it’s namesake in East Nashville. Woven into it’s very fabric are elements of the community, history and camaraderie that make up it’s charm.