Guest Chef Bob Waggoner

Chef Bob Waggoner recently collaborated with the Duvall team to create a delicious menu for the Ambrose Farms Dinner in the Garden. Chef Waggoner  has over 30 years experience as an executive chef, specializes in luxury creations, and has been the recipient of many prestigious awards.

The dinner was held under a gorgeous sailcloth tent provided by local rental company, Event Doctors. Guests enjoyed their freshly prepared dinners while listening to The Bluestone Ramblers, a local bluegrass band.

Here’s a look at the event’s menu:

Cocktail Hour

Cured Meats

Local Artisan Cheese

House Made Crostini

Pickled Farm Fresh Vegetables

Soup Course

Lowcountry Yellow Tomato Gazpacho with Local Cucumbers and Garden Cilantro

Salad Course

Carolina Goat Cheese Mousse with Roasted Chioggia Beets, Local Fava Beans & Baby Arugula in a Peppered Blood Orange Vinaigrette

Fish Course

Skillet Seared Low Country Grouper over a Summer Squash Ratatouille in an Opal Basil, Miniature Caper and Roasted Pine Nut Sauce

Beef Course

Cabernet Braised Short Ribs over Stone Ground Geechie Boy Grits Scented with Roasted Garlic & Mepkin Abbey Oyster


Local Summer Berry Martini in a Spiced Pinot Noir Syrup with Vanilla Ice Cream Scented with Star Anise

Fresh produce and flowers were provided by Ambrose Farms.