Culinary History Dinner at Pendarvis

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In a throwback to its own past as a fine Cornish restaurant operated by Pendarvis founders Edgar Hellum and Bob Neal, Pendarvis will host a pair of exceptional fundraising meals in the same room where Hellum and Neal served guests their mouth-watering meals from 1935 to 1970. Visitors to these memorable dinners will savor two Pendarvis House specialties, Beef Truro and Cornish Pasty, prepared by Chef Charlie Socher of the MP Dining Company in Mineral Point. Preceding the dinner, enjoy wine and appetizers in the Pendarvis Education Center at 212 Spruce Street along with a program by Jim Stroschein drawn from his oral history interviews with Edgar Hellum.

Appetizers and programs begin at 6 pm in the Education Center on Spruce Street. Dinners begin at 7 pm in Pendarvis House on Shake Rag Street.

As in the days of Neal and Hellum, advance reservations are required and seating is limited to 20 people each day. Tickets are $100 each and can be purchased in person at de la Pear and Berget's Jewelers in Mineral Point or by calling Pendarvis at 608-987-2122.

View or download a menu for these dinners (PDF 756 KB).