Garden to Table Dinner

Thursday, August 1, 2019 - 6:30pm

Enjoy an evening at the Garden with a delicious 4-course dinner with wine pairings and beautiful views in our first Garden to Table dinner. Kathy Bondy, chef and owner of the French Hen Bistro & Wine Bar, has created a menu using fresh herbs and vegetables grown at the Garden.

Tom and Jane Lerum, owners of Jouillan Vineyards & Winery and John Williams, Certified Wine Specialist, with Premium Brands will be joining us at the dinner.  Joullian selections paired with courses are shown below. 

Seating is limited for this casual dinner held inside our J.E. and L.E. Mabee Grange building.

6:30 p.m.  Passed hors d'oeuvres with sparkling wine from Premium Brands. 

7: 00 p.m. Seating in the J.E. and L.E. Mabee Grange. 

First Course
Roasted Eggplant Salad with Couscous, Feta and Tomatoes
Joullian Monterey Rosé

Second Course
Fennel poached Cod
Joullian Monterey Chardonnay

Herb Roasted Lambchop
Baba Ghanoush 
Joullian Carmel Valley Zinfandel


Lemon and Rosemary Sorbet


* Menu subject to change based on availability of fresh product. 

Tickets: $125 per person for Garden members; $150 for non-members. Proceeds benefit the Garden.

Purchase tickets here

About Kathy: 

Kathy Bondy is a veteran restauranteur with a passion for great food and wine. Kathy started in her father’s fine dining establishment in Arkansas at just 14 years old and continued to work there until moving to Tulsa to attend the University of Tulsa and study accounting.  However, she found the art of hospitality was a hereditary passion and soon found herself honing her skills by managing or owning a variety of local favorite restaurants. 

By 2004 Kathy had partnered with Richard Clark to bring Tulsa the local concept, Table 10.  She then purchased the French Hen in November 2011 with a goal of continuing the restaurant’s 34-year legacy of being one of the top fine-dining spots in Tulsa.

Chef/Owner Kathy Bondy  has now assembled one of the most talented and accomplished teams in Tulsa and keeping to The French Hen’s high standards for food and service to South Tulsa. The French Hen contributes to over a dozen local charitable events each year and Kathy has recently completed a term as Chairman of the Oklahoma Restaurant Association.  Kathy Bondy is proud to be a Tulsan and grateful to be a part of our city’s amazing food scene.

About Joullian Vineyards & Winery: 
Joullian Vineyards is a Carmel Valley, California winery created with the goal of producing estate-crafted, world-class wines of complexity, finesse and ageability. Founded over 35 years ago by Oklahoma families of Ed Joullian and Richard “Dick” Sias, Joullian Vineyards is now owned by Jane and Tom Lerum, Oklahoma residents with close ties to Carmel Valley.