Start your weekend early


Garden Summer Wednesdays

Wednesdays, June 12 - August 28
Garden open until 9pm
Generously sponsored by KeyBank

Join us for a summer of midweek magic as our popular Gourmets in the Garden and Cocktails in the Garden series return each Wednesday evening. Learn cooking tips from some of Cleveland's top chefs and take a stroll through the Garden during a late sunset, cocktail in hand. What could be better?

Gourmets in the Garden

Wednesdays, June 12 - August 28
6 - 8pm
Session Fee: $5/member; $14.50/non-member

Pick up cooking tips, watch live demonstrations and sample fine cuisine from a different top chef each week. This popular series on Geis Terrace sells out year after year, so we encourage you to get your tickets early. Whether you’re a foodie, a skilled chef yourself or completely new to the kitchen, Gourmets in the Garden will delight your taste buds and sharpen your culinary skills.

Here’s this year’s lineup:

June 12: Chef Steve Schimoler, Crop Bistro
June 19: Chef Matt Mytro, Flour Restaurant
June 26: Chef Ben Bebenroth, Spice Kitchen and Bar and Spice of Life Catering Co.

July 3: Chef Douglas Katz, fire food and drink
July 10: Chef Joe Bemer, Valenti's Ristorante
July 17: Chef Ricardo Sandoval, Fat Cats; Lava Lounge and Felice
July 24: Chef Tony Smoody, Bon Appetit
July 31: Chef Ali Barker, Chagrin Valley Country Club

August 7: Chef Brian Goodman, Greenhouse Tavern
August 14: Chef Scott Kim, SASA and Accent
August 21: Chef Andrew Gorski, Tremont TapHouse
August 28: Chef Karen Small, Flying Fig

Please cick on a date above to purchase tickets for the corresponding session or to purchase the entire series.


Cocktails in the Garden

Wednesdays, June 5 - August 28
Garden open until 9pm
Free with Garden admission
Cash bar

Sip on a different specialty drink each week and enjoy a quiet stroll before sunset through the gardens. It’s a great place to spend some time with that special someone. A full selection of domestic and imported beverages also is available.

June 5: Grape Ape
June 12: Pink Grapefruit Margarita
June 19: Bubbly Punch
June 26: Yellow Jacket

July 3: Red, White & Berry Mojito
July 10: Boozy Cherry Pop
July 17: Spiked Pink Lemonade
July 24: Watermelon Cucumber Cooler
July 31: Palomo

August 7: Pineapple Rummy
August 14: Orange Crush Cocktail
August 21: Whiskey Sour
August 28: Summer's End

American Grill in the Kitchen Garden

Wednesdays, June 12 - August 28
5 - 8pm 
Food items are individually priced

New for 2013, grab your signature cocktail and head to the Kitchen Garden for hot-off-the-grill American barbecue classics. What better way to kick off your summer weekend early?


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