FEASTmas Dinner: Pete Woolsey
Theme: Parisian Holiday
Tuesday, December 10
Tuesday, December 10 at 7pm
Chef Peter Woolsey of FringeArts’ in-house brasserie La Peg prepares a unique meal that exemplifies his passion for French cuisine with favorite dishes from his three restaurants Bistro La Minette, La Peg, and the recently-opened Gabi.
All FEASTmas dinners include four courses, wine pairings, and a presentation by the chefs around the evening’s theme. All proceeds benefit FringeArts.
$100 per seat
To buy out an entire evening for up to 35 people ($3500), please contact PatronServices@FringeArts.com or 215.413.1318.
What’s On The Menu
–Soft lettuces, tarragon vinaigrette
–Winter root vegetable soup, brown butter croutons, foie gras
–Burgundy beef stew, Burgundian garnish, potatoes
–Caramel custard, berries
Menu subject to change.
About the Chef
As an adolescent, Peter Woolsey started cooking breakfast foods and pasta sauces by his father’s side. After attending Johnson and Wales for the culinary arts, he began his professional career cooking at the Sun Valley Resort and New York’s Waldorf-Astoria. In 2000, Peter moved to France to study pastry at Le Cordon Bleu. In Paris, Peter worked for the world famous three-star Michelin restaurant, Lucas Carton, under Alain Senderens and Frederic Robert. In 2002, he moved back to Philadelphia to work at Georges Perrier’s Le Mas Perrier before heading to the renowned Striped Bass under Alfred Portale and Chris Lee. In 2008, Peter opened Bistrot La Minette, an authentic and beloved French bistro in Queen Village. In 2014, he opened his second restaurant, La Peg, a contemporary brasserie at FringeArts, and recently expanded to a third venture with the much-anticipated Gabi, and all-day French diner on North Broad Street.
Celebrate the holidays and support groundbreaking performing arts at this series of intimate dinners on the FringeArts Theater stage Dec 9—13. Centered around a unique theme each night, the FEASTmas dinners include original four-course menus personally prepared by Philadelphia’s most exciting culinary talent. Participating chefs and restaurateurs include Kiki Aranita, Ari Miller, Jill Weber, Pete Woolsey, and Joncarl Lachman with Lee Styer and Randy Rucker. See what’s cooking the rest of the week at FEASTmas!