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WGBY Chefs' Spearit Lunch

WGBY Chef's Spearit Lunch at the WGBY Asparagus Festival

A Unique Outdoor Dining Experience

Saturday, June 1, 2019
Hadley Town Common
Rte. 9 (Russell Street), Hadley MA



The WGBY Chef’s Spearit Lunch is a charming outdoor, multicourse dining experience with asparagus-themed dishes from popular Pioneer Valley chefs and paird wines from Provisions. In a private outdoor tent adjacent to the WGBY Asparagus Festival, you will sit down and dine on a menu “spearheaded” by some of the Valley’s most talented and prominent chefs. Proceeds benefit WGBY, your local PBS station.


The WGBY Chef’s Spearit Lunch begins with a 12:30 reception featuring appetizers from UNIVERSITY CLUB & RESTAURANT along with hand-crafted beer from BUILDING 8.

The 2019 lunch features unique asparagus-inspired dishes from the culinary talents of:

Dessert will crafted by a local chef.

Each course is paired with wines courtesty of PROVISIONS in Northampton. Water and seltzer was provided by HARMONY SPRINGS.

The WGBY Chef Spearit Lunch service is coordinated by Betse Curtis with support from SnapChef of Springfield. Flowers by Rooted Flower Farm of Hadley. Linens by Pine Cone Hill Pittsfield.


Meet visiting guest chefs Dan Souza of America's Test Kitchen and Christie Morrison of Cook’s Country. They will each be on hand during the lunch. Book signing opportunities will be presented.

Chef's Spearit Lunch at the WGBY Asparagus Festival


Ticket on sale soon!

Proceeds benefit WGBY and public television in western New England.

PLEASE NOTE: Enjoyment of beer and wine will require a valid photo identification with proof of age (21+).

QUESTIONS? Contact Marie Waechter at 413-781-2801, ext. 1547 or mwaechter@wgby.org.

Event Sponsors

Proceeds from the WGBY Asparagus Festival support public television station WGBY and PBS programming in western New England. The event was made possible by Greenfield Savings Bank, and USA Hauling & Recycling.

Special thanks to the Hadley Historical Commission and the Town of Hadley.