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Theodate and Tyler: For the Love of Hill-Stead Benefit Dinner – Rescheduled from July 23

July 24, 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Due to the threat of inclement weather, this event, originally scheduled for Thursday, July 23, will now be held on Friday, July 24.


Affectionately coined, Theodate and Tyler: For the Love of Hill-Stead, these exceptional farm-to-table experiences – created by celebrity chef Tyler Anderson – will take place on the gorgeous grounds of Hill-Stead.

This stunning affair will include a special guest appearance, sumptuous multi-course dinners with wine pairings, and a post-reception in the Sunken Garden. In addition to the live event, there will be a silent auction open to all with new items added throughout the summer.

Chef’s tempting menu for this evening:

Hors d’Oeuvres  |  Smoked Salmon Rillette, Tomato “Tart,” and Duck Confit
Starter  |  Strawberry Gazpacho with Pistachio and Dill Cream
Entrée  |  Smoked Wagyu Beef Brisket with Roasted Spring Onions and Sweet and Sour Crispy Potatoes
Dessert  |  Raspberry Almond Rhubarb Tart


5 pm          Reception with hors d’oeuvres and beverages
6 pm           Dinner & Dessert
7:30 pm     Monet’s Circle Post Event Reception


Guests will be safely socially distanced at tables that are spaced at least 6 feet apart and may indicate their seating preferences to be at a table of 6, 4, or 2 guests on their ticket order. For each dinner, there are:

  • 6 tables for 6 guests
  • 8 tables for 4 guests
  • 4 tables for 2 guests

This year, Hill-Stead will host six separate Theodate & Tyler benefit dinners. Additional events will be held on Thursday, July 23; Saturday, July 25; Thursday, August 27; Saturday, August 29; Thursday, September 3; and Thursday, September 10.

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Monet’s Circle  |  $1000 per couple (2 tickets); $500 single ticket

      Tickets Include
  • Post Event Reception in the Sunken Garden with Special Guest
  • Early access to the silent auction
  • Sumptuous dinner and fine wine
  • $375 is tax-deductible for single ticket, $750 for couple ticket

Supporter  |   $400 per couple (2 tickets); $200 single ticket

      Tickets Include:
  • Hors d’oeuvres and cocktails
  • Sumptuous dinner and fine wine
  • $140 is tax-deductible for single ticket, $280 for couple ticket)

Our grateful thanks to the following sponsors

Lead Sponsor

Bronze Sponsor

Grunberg Management

Friend Sponsor

People’s United Bank

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