On Wednesday, June 19th at 6:30pm, come spend an evening with chef, foodways teacher, and culinary historian Dr. Leni Sorensen.

Leni will discuss her life through food while nine courses inspired by her journey are served, with wine pairings by Troy Hancock and cocktails by Ryan Wirt.


Based at Indigo House, her farmstead in Crozet, Virginia, Leni Sorensen is an American chef and culinary historian. She focuses on the lives of Black cooks, with a particular emphasis on the early 1800s and the Colonial period. She is featured on the Netflix television series, High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America, and served as an expert food historian at Monticello.

Opening cocktails will be served at 6:30. Dinner will begin at 6:45.

Unfortunately we cannot accommodate any dietary restrictions for this event.

Non alcoholic drink pairings are available upon request.