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Arboretum: A Farm-to-Table Eatery Takes a Leap of Faith...How We Came to Support NYS Wines with Tim Hardiman

3/25/2023, 10:00 AMVIRTUAL

The Tailor and the Cook has been one of the brightest spots in Utica’s rich culinary nightlife for the past decade. When the restaurant was conceived, owner and executive chef Tim Hardiman envisioned offering provocative cuisine and top-notch service in a comfortable atmosphere. They endeavored to do this in a location and neighborhood rich with local history. Obtaining local products is of the utmost importance to The Tailor and the Cook. Sourcing ingredients from New York State farms allows them to cook with the seasons and serve the freshest and most creative dishes. In turn, this business model enhances the environmental and economic health of the community. 

Tim will talk about how they came to recognize and promote the unique quality of New York State wines. You will learn about cool climate viticulture, the wine varietals of NYS, and much more about the wine industry of New York and how it became a passion project for Hardiman and a core tenet of the mission of his business.

Cost to register for your first event is $10, which goes directly to funding and expanding the virtual programming series, while a portion is contributed to the Hamilton Fund to support teaching and learning on College Hill. 

Did you know you know you can become a Virtual Event Pass (VEP) holder? After you have paid the one-time $10 registration for the first event you attend, you can then register to attend all subsequent virtual events for free until June 30, 2023! Pay once. Attend unlimited. With the Virtual Event Pass you’re supporting Hamilton and staying connected to your Hamily. It’s a win-win!

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