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Satur Farms’ Eberhard Müller Brings All the Right Ingredients

Located in Cutchogue, Satur Farms is owned by chef Eberhard Müller and wife Paulette Satur. Since purchasing the farm in 1997, the duo have been dedicated to growing the finest vegetables and culinary ingredients. Chef Müller will showcase his culinary prowess at Dan’s Harvest East End, held on Saturday, August 22, at McCall Vineyard and Ranch in Cutchogue. Here, he dishes on what it’s like to be a part of the culinary culture of the East End.

What are you most looking forward to about being part of Dan’s Harvest East End this year?
Tasting all our neighbors’ wines that they’ve chosen to showcase

One food or dish that everyone should try at least once in life:
A freshly dug Long Island Yukon Gold potato, baked within minutes of harvest, nothing added. I call that bliss.

What is the best pairing of food and East End wine?
Oysters from our local waters and sauvignon blanc

The trio of Dan’s Taste of Summer Events wraps up with Dan’s Harvest East End, the food-and-wine classic, on August 22. Hosted by celebrity chef Geoffrey Zakarian, the event will showcase some 40 East End winemakers, the dishes of 30-plus top regional chefs and purveyors. Tickets start at $125 for general admission and $275 for VIP admission. The event will be held at McCall Vineyard and Ranch in Cutchogue. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit DansTasteofSummer.com.

If you were to eat at your restaurant as a guest, what would you order?

Anything that’s plentiful and is at its prime season.

Describe the relationship between East End wine and the agriculture, aquaculture and overall East End culinary culture?
The food culture on the East End is phenomenal, as evidenced by the bounty and excellent food and wine pairings at this event. Satur Farms works with wineries and other farms to promote farm products, and we enjoy stopping at wineries and breweries after our workday, having a glass and a light dinner from the local food trucks.

The perfect drink for a summer night:
A lightly chilled glass of locally-grown white or rose, or sparkling

Food that defines summer on the East End:
Light, not labored, with plenty of salad greens and vegetables and local seafood.

Favorite East End-inspired meal?
Grilled sea bass, with tomatoes off the vine, local corn, wild arugula, herbs.

What is your favorite local ingredient?
Lemon verbena–infused simple syrup used as a base for a cool fruit compote

What is your favorite aspect of being part of the culinary culture on the East End?
That we don’t have to travel for perfect ingredients.

When you hear the phrase “local,” what comes to mind?
Fresh and flavorful food that can be enjoyed in the midst of beautiful farmland.

Where do you find inspiration, inside and outside the kitchen?
In our fields of greens

A great meal always begins with…
A toast

Make a toast to East End wine:
To a fantastic growing and harvest season on the East End

Satur Farms, 3705 Alvahs Lane, Cutchogue. 631-734-4219 saturfarms.com

The trio of Dan’s Taste of Summer Events wraps up with Dan’s Harvest East End, the food-and-wine classic, on August 22. Hosted by celebrity chef Geoffrey Zakarian, the event will showcase some 40 East End winemakers, the dishes of 30-plus top regional chefs and purveyors. Tickets start at $125 for general admission and $275 for VIP admission. The event will be held at McCall Vineyard and Ranch in Cutchogue. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit DansTasteofSummer.com.

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