Join Chef Cooperative for Bug Bites at the Witte Museum March 26th – Bugs! It’s What’s for Dinner!
Gather your friends and discover a unique entomological culinary
experience at the Witte Museum’s Bug Bites -Thursday, March 26, 2020 from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., a twist to the very popular Witte event Cocktails and Culture.
Come spend an unforgettable evening with Executive Chef Stephen Paprocki, Chef Robert Nathan Allen and the Chef Cooperative as they curate an unforgettable evening experience using insects. Explore the untapped culinary potential of this global delicacy from over 25 chefs in the Valero Great Hall and Texas Wild Garden with the opportunity to explore the Witte’s newest exhibition Backyard Adventures.
Appreciate an evening of Bug Bites and learn how edible insects exist in kitchens around the world today and how they will sustainably feed future generations around the world. The menu will include small bites of crickets, mealworms and scorpions. Sample menu includes coffee blackened chapulines (grasshoppers) street taco with avocado crema, pico, cilantro and lime, roasted orange-ant mole, beet-labneh stuffed squash blossom, ant-sumac dried tangerines and oranges with ant salt as garnish, and classic cricket carrot cake to name a few. For the faint of heart, the menu will
also have available non-bug bites for your enjoyment.
Enjoy mouthwatering refreshments from our partners Whiskey Republic, Dripping Springs, Devil’s River Whiskey, Alamo Beer while dancing the night away with the Cocktails & Culture official DJ, Four 40 Entertainment. Get creative and get hands on building your own beer garden to take home your design at the end of the night as your official Cocktails & Culture: Bug Bites souvenir.
Join us in helping create an unforgettable experience to create the world’s largest bug tasting event in North America. This special event is reserved for guests 21 and over. Tickets are available at https://www.wittemuseum.org/events/event/bug-bites.
For more information, please call Witte Reservations at 210.357.1910.
About the Witte Museum:
Founded in 1926, the Witte Museum is where Nature, Science and Culture Meet, through the lens of Texas Deep Time, and the themes of Land, Water, Sky. Located on the banks of the San Antonio River in Brackenridge Park, the Witte Museum inspires people to shape the future of Texas through transformative and relevant experiences in nature, science and culture.