Wine Glass, a Creative Commons Attribution (2.0) image from Martin Cathrae’s photostream

Please join me and County Executive Rich Fitzgerald on Saturday, January 26th for an evening of wonderful food and drink! The event is being hosted by Chef Kevin Sousa, Barebones Productions’ Patrick Jordan and Mayor John Fetterman. Engine House 25 wine, beer, hors d’oeuvres and dinner will be served.

Kevin Sousa is chef/owner of the renowned Salt of the Earth, Union Pig & Chicken, and Station Street Hot Dogs. Among other awards, Salt of the Earth was recognized in Food and Wine magazine as having one of the “Ten Best Restaurant Dishes of 2011.” Chef Sousa will roast a Heritage Farms Berkshire pig on site (vegetarian options will be available).

Patrick Jordan has used his experience in theater, television and film and directing, producing and acting to create Barebones Productions — “a Pittsburgh theatre company whose mission is to facilitate the growth of local theater artists through the production of challenging, entertaining, thought-provoking plays.”

Braddock Mayor, John Fetterman, has received international acclaim for his creative efforts to revitalize his city. A believer in green technology and the arts, he’s attracted new residents to Braddock from across the country while continuing to help improve the lives of the youth in the city. The event will take place at his loft.

Tickets for this event are limited. The cost is $200 per ticket. Please contact jessica@unionpig.com or call 412-441-7258 to attend. Date: Saturday, January 26th, 7:00 PM.