“To inspire wonder, discovery, recreation and stewardship of our

natural and cultural treasures in Mendocino County’s State Parks”


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7th Annual Ford House

Progressive Dinner

Saturday, May 2nd, 2015, 6pm

Reservations are available now!

Ford House Museum & Visitor Center

Main Street, Mendocino, California

Odd Fellow’s Hall: 6:00pm Appetizers
The Mendocino Hotel: 7:00pm Salad and Entrée
Ford House: 8:00pm Dessert and Silent Auction


The event is a benefit to help restore the historic Ford House and gardens. Reservations are $75 per person – wine and tip inclusive.

Please choose a meal and reserve your ticket for this wonderful event!

Menu Choices

A more detailed menu (including appetizers and desserts) will be available soon!

For more information call 707-937-5397, or stop by the Ford House at 45035 Main Street, Mendocino, CA. Open daily 11 am to 4pm.

Thank you to all who attended the 2014 Progressive Dinner. You helped to make it one of the most memorable and successful yet! And special thanks to our 2014 donors and sponsors (listed below). We could not produce this event without you!

The information below is from the 2014 dinner, provided so you can get an idea of the kind of quality we strive for in this event.


THE 2014 Progressive DINNER Menu

Appetizers at the Kelly House Museum by Margaret Fox, Culinary Director of Harvest Market.

Artisan cheese tray with sliced baguettes
Butternut Squash crostini with blue cheese, celery and bacon
Caramelized onion dip with potato chips and fresh vegetables
Smoked trout paté on cucumber rounds
Paired with: ROEDERER ESTATES Brut Rosé

Salad and Entrée courses at the Zagat rated Mendocino Hotel:

Mixed Greens, candied pecans, dried cherries, feta cheese, Balsamic Vinaigrette Paired with: HUSCH 2012 Mendocino Chardonnay,





*Both the Short Ribs and Scallops are gluten free.

Vegan Manicotti available only by special prearrangement.


The above entrée choices will be paired with 2010 GOLDENEYE Estate Grown Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Confluence Vineyard



Dessert and Silent Auction at the Ford House visitor center and Museum:

Shani’s Sweet Creations, Exquisite Cupcake Buffet Paired with: BRUTOCAO Port, Thanksgiving Coffee and Tea.




In 2014 the Mendocino Hotel offered a special room rate for the May 3rd Progressive Dinner of $129.00 per night (does not include ticket). The guest can option for an extra night either before (Friday the 2nd) or after (Sunday the 4th) with the same rate.