Olive Oil Events


Marin Roots Organic Produce Dinner at Seven Hills Restaurant

Tuesday May 12 
Prix Fixe Dinner, call (415) 775-1550 to make a reservation
Seven Hills Restaurant, 1550 Hyde St., San Francisco 
$95, includes 5 courses and a complimentary CSA box ($25 value)

Seven Hills in San Francisco, a supporter of California COOC-certified olive oil, will be partnering with organically certified Marin Roots Farm in Petaluma and offering a 5-course prix fixe dinner utilizing their produce. The event will offer an opportunity to meet the farmer, ask questions, and enjoy fresh, local produce. Each guest will also be sent home with farm box full of fresh picked veggies from the farm.  Please call the restaurant to make reservations, or receive $20 off per guest if you reserve through Uber's Reserve System using the code MARINROOTS20.

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GRAND OPENING Seka Hills Tasting Room

Sunday May 17
11 am - 5 pm
Seka Hills Mill & Tasting Room, 19326 Country Road 78, Brooks (Capay Valley)
Free

Join us for the public grand opening of the Seka Hills tasting room in the beautiful Capay Valley!  The event will feature olive oil, honey and wine tastings, cookbook and author demonstrations, live music, mill tours, and the COOC will be on-site to provide answers to all of your olive oil questions. www.sekahills.com 


BITE Philly Community Pop-up

Thursday May 21
6:30-9:30 PM
The Impact Hub Philadelphia, 1227 North 4th St.
$65 / $80 w/ olive oil tasting seminar

Eat Retreat Bite Pops-Up in Philly for One Night
Connect with local and national food leaders and celebrate a shared joy of food at Eat Retreat Bite. This community pop-up features the region’s best food and drink makers and Eat Retreat’s national alumni network in an evening of guided tastings and demonstrations. It’s Eat Retreat remixed for local consumption. The line-up includes:

  • Guided tastes from ReAnimator Coffee, Philadelphia Distilling, Birchrun Hills Cheese, Mycopolitan Mushroom Co., Oasis at Bird in Hand, Flying Fish Brewing, Weckerly’s Ice Cream and more.
  • Local 215 Food Truck will offer a locally-sourced menu featuring ingredients from participating producers.
  • A pig breakdown and pork auction will take place on the main stage with proceeds benefitting a local non-profit. 
  • The California Olive Oil Council will lead an olive oil taste training workshop. *Ticketed add-on. Limited seats available.

All food and beverage is included in the cost of admission. 

*Olive Oil Taste Training Seminar - limited seating
Come early and learn to taste and evaluate olive oil with the California Olive Oil Council. In a one-hour workshop, attendees will learn to identify and describe sensory characteristics of olive oil, attributes that make a balanced oil and the requirements for extra virgin classification. Ticketed add-on of $15. Only 30 seats available.

For tickets and more information, please visit bite.eatretreat.org.