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Special Event: With Molly Stevens, Award-Winning Cookbook Author


$80.00, donation options available

An evening of roasting, braising and empowerment.

Zingerman’s Roadhouse invites you to an epic evening on March 13th, as we welcome Chef Molly Stevens  for our 3rd Annual Jelly Bean Jump Up Fundraiser! Join us as we celebrate a talented woman in the culinary world while supporting SafeHouse, a safe haven in Ann Arbor for all survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.

During this event, award-winning cookbook author and teacher Molly Stevens will share her expertise about two of the Roadhouse’s favorite cooking techniques, roasting and braising. Molly has been described in the New York Times Book Review as “a beautifully clear writer who likes to teach”. Classically trained in professional kitchens in France, Molly has directed programs and taught at the French Culinary Institute, New England Culinary Institute, and L’Ecole de Cuisine La Varenne in Burgundy, France and Venice, Italy. This year, Chef Bob Bennett has coordinated with Molly to prepare mouthwatering dishes from her two James Beard Award-winning cookbooks, All About Braising: The Art of Uncomplicated Cooking and All About Roasting: A New Approach to a Classic Art. Both books will be available for purchase at this unforgettable dinner.

We will also be raising money for an amazing cause with the 3rd Annual Jelly Bean Jump Up. Ari Weinzweig started this fundraiser in honor of his beloved dog, Jelly Bean, who passed away in 2015. Ari wanted to turn sadness over his loss into something positive, and created the Jelly Bean Jump Up fundraiser to contribute to SafeHouse. This year, we will be offering a silent auction at this dinner, and options for donations in addition to the ticket price. By “Jumping Up” to donate any of the following amounts, you would be helping the families at SafeHouse in valuable ways.

$100 Jump Start:
Provides 1,000 copies of Safety Plans to support survivors of domestic violence.

$200 Trampoline Jump: Would include the weekly cost to ensure that children in the shelter get safely to school, have nutritious meals and receive the support services they need.

$500 Bounce House: Would include the weekly cost on average to provide food and kitchen supplies for shelter residents.

$750 Pole Vault: Would include the cost to provide shelter to a mother and her two children for a week.

$1,000 Rocket Launchpad: Would include the cost to maintain after-hours response services for five days. This includes the 24-hour Help Line and our continuously available on-call response teams who go to homes and hospitals.

Don’t miss out on this one-of-a-kind opportunity to meet Award-winning Chef Molly Stevens, and to contribute to the Third Annual Jelly Bean Jump Up!


Roasted BBQ Oysters

Roasted Brussel Sprouts
With a lemon-brown butter vinaigrette and fried capers

Beef Birds
With potato gratin and roasted local vegetables.


Braised Salmon
With a red wine sauce, potato gratin, and roasted local vegetables.

Polenta Budino
With roasted grapes and cherries.