Chatham Street Café To Participate In 2nd Annual Herbfest In Cary

Local Restaurant Will Host Booth, Serve Lunch At May 7 Festival
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May 6, 2011 - PRLog -- CARY, N.C. – Gayla Bonke, owner and head chef at Chatham Street Café & Catering (, located at 140 E. Chatham St., has announced that the restaurant will serve a Mediterranean-inspired lunch at the Friends of the Page-Walker 2nd Annual Herbfest on Saturday, May 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center grounds, located at 119 Ambassador Loop. Available dishes will include roasted red pepper hummus, tabouleh and cucumber salad. Herbfest is free for all to attend.

In addition to touring the garden, festival-goers can watch herb cooking demonstrations and visit booths selling a wide variety of herbs, crafts and garden products. Each vendor will offer items related to gardening, herbs, native plants, perennials, nature and cooking.

“We look forward to serving lunch at this year’s Herbfest,” said Bonke. “It’s going to be a great day for the community to come out and learn about herb gardening and cooking, in addition to enjoying our selection of locally-farmed cuisine.”

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- For more information on Herbfest, visit

- Herbfest is co-sponsored by the Town of Cary and The Friends of the Page-Walker Hotel, an all-volunteer, nonprofit, membership organization whose mission is to enrich the community by serving as a guardian for the Page-Walker Arts and History Center, by advocating preservation of Cary historical sites, archiving history and facilitating history education, and promoting cultural arts.

- Other participating vendors include: Bosetti Art Tile, Friends of the Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve, Garden Supply Company, The Glassy Ladies, Great Harvest Bread Company, J & M Garden Art, Herb Society of Wake County, Home Tweet Home, Humbug Farm, Limits Keep Pottery, The Meat House, Sandpiper Spa, Laura Simmons Photography, The Thyme Savor, Suzanne Tilton (the Butterfly Lady), Triangle Custom Creations, Natalie Winters, Whole Foods Market of Cary and more.

Chatham Street Café & Catering is located at 140 E. Chatham St., in the heart of downtown Cary, N.C.  Open for lunch, dinner and weekend brunches, Chatham Street Café also provides full-service catering and baked goods to order.  Menu items are prepared with fresh, local ingredients and are created by owner and chef Gayla Bonke.  The restaurant can accommodate specific dietary needs, such as gluten-free or vegetarian, and is available for private functions.  Chatham Street Café & Catering is open for lunch Tuesday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; dinner Thursday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.; dinner Friday and Saturday from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.; brunch on Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; and closed on Mondays.  For more information, please visit or call (919) 380-1193.

Jake Potter
MMI Public Relations
(919) 233-6600

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