• Ryder Farm (map)
  • 406 Starr Ridge Road
  • Brewster, NY, 10509
  • United States

August 25th, 2018 at 6pm

Taking place each month from June through August, SPACE’s annual Seasonal Suppers are a showcase for creativity on the plate and on the stage.

The August supper will feature a special duet performance by Broadway vocalists Brittain Ashford and Grace McLean and farm-to-table dinner from chef Scott Andrews of NYC’s Stagionarsi supper club.

Vegetarian and gluten free options will be available. Check back soon for the evening's menu.

New! Exclusive Overnight Packages

Extend your visit at Ryder Farm and make it a weekend! Packages include overnight accommodations for up to two guests per room in one of SPACE’s homes (varying room options detailed below) following the Seasonal Supper, and a farm-to-table breakfast the following morning. These room packages must be purchased in addition to your Seasonal Supper tickets and cannot be purchased independently of Seasonal Supper tickets. Learn more!

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Brittain Ashford

Brittain Ashford began her musical endeavors in Seattle at the age of six, multi-tracking Simon and Garfunkel’s 59th Street Bridge Song between a Fisher Price boom box and her father’s dictaphone. Since then she’s starred in the 2017 Broadway hit, Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812, as well as Dave Malloy's Off-Broadway song-cycle, Ghost Quartet. A songwriter, she also fronts her own band, Prairie Empire. She currently resides in Brooklyn. 



Grace McLean

In addition to performing (Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812, Brooklynite, Bedbugs!!!, Sleep No More), Grace McLean was a headlining performer and vocal instructor at the SingStrong a capella festivals in DC and Chicago in 2014, she has had two artistic ambassadorships with the US State Department touring Pakistan (2015) and Russia (2018), and her band Grace McLean & Them Apples performed in both the 2015 and 2016 Lincoln Center American Songbook series. McLean's pop opera about 12th century German mystic Hildegard von Bingen has been commissioned by Lincoln Center Theater and she has developed work at CAP21, SPACE on Ryder Farm, Goodspeed, and The Orchard Project. Grace is a 2018 MacDowell Colony Fellow. Original music available on iTunes. www.gracemclean.com

Scott Andrews

Scott Andrews’s culinary passion began in 2003 while studying in Italy, learning the local Tuscan cuisine and visiting vineyards. In 2008 he left his environmental job in Seattle, WA to move to NYC and start working in restaurants. He has previously worked at Angelica Kitchen and Counter, and in 2011 started Stagionarsi (stagionarsi.com), a seasonal supper club offering a plethora of tasting courses to highlight the season and the local produce. Rooted in his Italian influences where the table of people is central, Stagionarsi’s name is taken from the Italian word for the seasons (stagioni), but is specific to food, meaning to season, to age, or to mature. It is a culinary endeavor that is always evolving and maturing and always giving enjoyment.



Prepared by Chef Scott Andrews
Subject to change based on local and seasonal availability.


Tea Sandwiches with Herb Butter
house smoked salmon, cucumber, pickled red onion


tomato, Tuscan bread, parsley, mozzarella


Summer Squash
mixed herbs, garlic, browned butter

Pesto Potato Salad
basil, pine nuts, farm eggs

Eggplant Parmigiana
wine battered eggplant, basil, tomato sauce

Standing Beef Rib Roast
chimichurri sauce, red onion, cracked pepper


stone fruit, almond, cream

The August Seasonal Supper is generously sponsored by