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Join us for an exclusive culinary conversation and garden party with Michelin two-star chef Patrick O’Connell, founder of the Inn at Little Washington and friend of Mount Vernon.



This event is SOLD OUT.


Upper Garden

Together with his director of business and brand development, former sous chef and protégé , Robert Fasce, Chef Patrick O’Connell will share inspiring stories about his journey to culinary acclaim as his signature restaurant celebrates its 40th anniversary. This one-night-only event takes place in Mount Vernon’s beautiful 18th-century upper garden as it teems with springtime beauty.

After the conversation, mingle with the chefs and your fellow foodies as you enjoy signature cocktails and light fare inspired by Patrick’s recipes. Bring a copy of his book, A Magnificent Obsession, for a special book signing, or purchase a copy on site at the Lady Washington Shop.

All ticketed guests will be entered to win dinner for two at the Inn at Little Washington.

The Inn at Little Washington 40th Anniversary

Join us on June 16 as Patrick O’Connell transforms the historic grounds of Washington’s iconic Virginia home for a magical journey through time.

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