Chef MitchChef Mitch

“Vachel Mitchell, “Chef Mitch,” is a native of New York’s Southern Tier region and has been Executive Chef at the Ginny Lee Café at Wagner Vineyards since 2003. A graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, N.Y., his experience ranges from intimate café dining to corporate food service. Mitchell is inspired by French and American cuisines while infusing local ingredients and styles.”

The Menu

Plate 1: Pepper & Herb Seared Shrimp & Scallops w/ Spanish Cheddar Cream Corn – Paired with 2018 Unoaked Chardonnay

Plate 2: Tuscan Chicken Crostini w/ Red Wine Tomato Relish, Artichoke & Balsamic Cream Cheese – Paired with 2018 Caywood East Vineyard Dry Riesling

Plate 3: Sea Salt Grilled Beef w/ Pan Roasted Vegetables & Smoked Paprika Sauce – Paired with 2016 Meritage