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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 paired 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 courtesy 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. 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


Online ticket sales are closed, but a limited number of tickets may be available. Please send an email to Marie Waechter mwaechter@wgby.org to check on availability. Thanks!


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.


Proceeds from the WGBY Asparagus Festival support public television station WGBY and its educational programming throughout western New England. The event is made possible by Greenfield Savings Bank, TommyCar Auto / Country Nissan, Common Media, River Valley Co-Op, SunPower by Earthlight, Nourse Farms, Provisions, USA Waste & Recycling, and Eversource. AM Lithography is a print services donor. Daily Hampshire Gazette and Weekends with Yankee are media sponsors.

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