Best Use of Appalachian Produce: Laurel Vista Farm in Somerset County, Pa.
Best Use of Protein: WV Generations in Martinsburg
The People's Choice Award: Bank Food and Drink in Pearisburg
Valentine wine event
The Liquor Company will hold A Private Affair to Remember from 6 to 8 p.m. today featuring wines and foods by D'Artangnan Event Culinary Designs. The menu features French creations such as roasted lamb and pine nut popovers crimini duxelle and lobster and veal roulade lemon butter marmalade in a six-course, wine-paired meal. Cost is $50. Reservations required. Call 304-346-6000.
St. Mark's Episcopal Church in St. Albans will host a Mardi Gras celebration featuring Cajun food from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The menu includes pork barbecue, king cake, pecan pies and other baked goods, in addition to Cajun food.
Belated Fat Tuesday Fare
Pullman Plaza Hotel in Huntington will celebrate Fat Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 15. The six-course, wine-paired dinner features a large assortment of Cajun and Creole foods for $75. Reservations required. Call 304-691-5414.
Chef's Challenge Benefit Dinner to benefit Covenant House will be held March 27 at the Culture Center's Great Hall. Chefs Jeremy Still of Edgewood Country Club, Joe Zando of Catering Unlimited and Tim Urbanic of Café Cimino Country Inn in Sutton will create a gourmet meal for 200 people using food typically found in a food pantry.
Tickets are $100 per person. Call 304-344-8053, extension 22, for tickets, which are available in advance only.
Reach Julie Robinson at jul...@wvgazette.com or 304-348-1230 with information to be included in Food Notes.