Bay Area Chefs Wake Up the World with Fair Trade Brunch on May 14

Stag Dining Group Partners with Fair Trade USA to Celebrate World Fair Trade Day in San Francisco
May 5, 2011 6:30 PM ET
(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) May 5, 2011 - Fair Trade USA and Stag Dining Group Present WAKE UP THE WORLD BRUNCH AT THE HUB SOMA Bay Area Dining Group Partners with Fair Trade USA to Celebrate World Fair Trade Day   WHAT: The members of Stag Dining Group have set out to make positive changes in the restaurant industry by creating unforgettable dining experiences with a keen eye on the social, economic and environmental sustainably of the entire supply chain. In honor of World Fair Trade Day, Chefs Jordan Grosser and Ted Fleury have carefully designed an exquisite brunch menu that showcases Fair Trade Certified ingredients, paired with coffee, tea and cocktails. Attendees will learn how every menu can make a difference in Fair Trade’s effort to fight global poverty.   WHEN:  Saturday, May 14, 2011 at 10am   WHERE: Hub SoMa, 925 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103   TICKETS: Brunch tickets must be purchased in advance:   MENU: Compressed Fruit Salad
Puffed Granola, Straus Yogurt, Honey, Vanilla

Smoked Sturgeon
Quinoa Blini, Asparagus, Caviar Creme Fraiche

Slow Cooked Egg
Braised Bacon, Lentils, Pickled Chiles

Coffee Pot de Creme
Spiced Chocolate Ganache, Cocoa Nib Biscotti

  Cocktails provided by Fair Trade Spirits Coffee by Thanksgiving Coffee Tea by Numi Tea Quinoa, Chocolate & Sugar by Alter Eco Additional Fair Trade Certified ingredients by Whole Foods Market SoMa   WHY: Saturday, May 14 is World Fair Trade Day and thousands of supporters will take part in Fair Trade Breakfasts to show their support for economic and social justice for farmers and workers in the developing world. Proceeds from each ticket support the work of Fair Trade USA, an Oakland-based nonprofit organization and the leading certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States.   SPEAKERS: Paul Rice, President & CEO of Fair Trade USA Heather Franzese, Senior Manager of Apparel & Linens at Fair Trade USA Ben Corey Moran, President, Thanksgiving Coffee
 ### Copy for Event Listing Wake Up the World Brunch An intimate 4-course brunch showcasing high-quality Fair Trade Certified ingredients, paired with specialty coffee, tea and cocktails. Chefs Jordan Grosser and Ted Fluery have made every ingredient matter, and social entrepreneur Paul Rice will explain how Fair Trade is working to end global poverty, one meal at a time. Proceeds support the work of nonprofit Fair Trade USA. Saturday, May 14, 2011 at 10am Hub SoMa 925 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94103 Tickets: Reserve your seat in advance at   FTUS13640