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Sunday August 4th
Rosedale Farms & Vineyards
25 East Weatogue Street
Simsbury, CT 06070


Sunday, August 4th from 1-5pm at Rosedale Farms and Vineyards

Max Chef to Farm hosts a traditional Oyster Festival featuring Chef Steve Michalewicz of Max Catering & Events as well as teams from Max's Oyster Bar, Max Fish and The Savoy Road Show. Enjoy live music by Soul Tsunami, an oyster eating contest (sign-up required), and more!

Oyster Eating Contest

Prizes – Max Restaurant Group Gift Cards

1st Place - $100 / 2nd Place - $50 / 3rd Place - $25

Sign-up required – please call 860.566.8366


Oyster Offerings (On the Half Shell)

Quonset Point and Beaver Tail – Rhode Island

Island Creek and Moon Shoals– Massachusetts

Indian River, Stratford Point, and Noank – Connecticut

Also Featuring

Oyster Stew

Wood-Fired Oyster Roast

Oysters Rockefeller

Crispy Oyster Steamed Buns

Farmer’s Market Po Boy

Shrimp & Vegetable Harissa Skewers

Farm Salads – Heirloom Tomato Basil, Street Corn, Cucumber-Peanut-Scallion

Littleneck and Cherrystone Clams from Papa C’s - Milford, CT

Clam Cakes

Savoy’s Famous Clam Pizza and more from the Savoy Road Show

An assortment of locally made pies for dessert

Strawberry Shortcake

Craft beers, seltzer & cocktails

(menu subject to change due to availability of farm fresh products)

We would like to thank Gulf Shrimp Co. of Plainville, CT, American Mussel Harvesters of Narragansett, RI, and Island Creek Oyster Co of Duxbury, MA for their continued support of Max Chef to Farm.

This event is rain or shine - bring your Wellies.

By purchasing this ticket, you are also making a donation to the CT Farmland Trust.

All dietary needs must be communicated upon purchase. If you surprise us with a food restriction upon your arrival, we will do our best to accommodate you but we may not have the resources available.


If you would like to purchase using Max Vantage points, please contact Max Customer Service at 860.566.8360.

If you have questions about this event, please call Max Catering & Events at 860.566.8366.

This is a ticketless event - all ticket sales are through Eventbrite.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

For Max Chef to Farm Festivals - Eventbrite fees are included in the total upon check-out. Tickets are refundable up to one day prior to the event, and this can be done via Eventbrite. Within 1 day of the event, refunds will be issued in the form of a Max Restaurant Group Gift Card for future use at any MRG location. Please contact Max Customer Service.

For Max Chef to Farm Dinners - all taxes and fees are included in the ticket price. Ticket purchases can be refunded up to 48 hours prior to the event. Within 48 hours of the event, refunds will be issued in the form of a Max Restaurant Group Gift Card for future use at any MRG location.

In the event of inclement weather and the event has to be post-poned, the event will be rescheduled and all ticket purchases will be honored for the new date. MRG reserves the right to cancel or host the event, and final decisions on all refunds. We apologize, but Eventbrite fees cannot be refunded for cancellations within 24 hours of festival events, or 48 hours of dinner events.