Gordon Drysdale, award-winning chef and restaurateur, arrives Thursday, June 22, at Fresh Starts Chef Events to share his love for fresh and local foods. His menu:

Organic Toasted Beet Salad with Oranges, Avocado, Mint & Fresh Horseradish | Seared Dayboat Scallops with Wild Mushroom Pastina & Herb Salad | Mascarpone Panna Cotta with Sweet & Sour Strawberries

Chef Gordon, a Mill Valley resident, made his name with Gordon’s House of Fine Eats in San Francisco, then shared his talents with Pizza Antica, Sweetwater Music Hall and Scoma’s at Fisherman’s Wharf, which he updated to focus on sustainable fish.

Now part of a local restaurant management group, he’s involved in creating new dining options in Marin. Come learn from a local talent in our fabulous food scene!

Tickets are $60, including dinner; proceeds support shelter, housing and training programs at Homeward Bound of Marin. Make reservations online or call 415-382-3363 x243. Thanks to our premier sponsor, The Republic of Tea.