Saturday, November 11, 2017, Discover Garden-Inspired Living with Lifestyle Expert Krayl Funch
With the holiday entertaining season quickly approaching, Bok Tower Gardens has teamed up with lifestyle expert Krayl Funch for Garden-Inspired Gatherings presented Saturday, November 11 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Attendees will learn how to incorporate the beauty of the garden to their holiday celebrations and enjoy samples of her award-winning cuisine. The class is $25 per person and requires advance registration. Following her workshop, Krayl will be available for to sign copies of her book, An Appealing Plan: A Year of Everyday Celebrations signing in the Bok Tower Gardens Gift Shop.
This informative and interactive evening in the Outdoor Kitchen will feature Krayl’s one-of-a-kind herb-inspired tablescapes, seasonal entertaining and decor ideas, and garden fresh recipes all inspired by the holiday herb trio of rosemary, dill and sage. Class highlights include generous samples of Rosemary Citrus Old Fashion Cocktail, Carrot Soup Shooters with Dill Pesto and Crème Fraiche, and Pomegranate Sage Blue Cheese Ball.
An accomplished home and event stylist, Krayl Funch’s passion for living well is evident in everything she touches. Raised in Connecticut, outside of New York City, and now living in Tampa, her aesthetic easily blends traditional New England style with the comforts of Southern hospitality.
Frequently drawing inspiration from nature and her travels, Krayl values well-designed environments that connect living spaces to the natural beauty of the outdoors. Krayl’s recent projects include working directly with clients to design inspired spaces and private gatherings, launching her signature line of candles and continuing to develop creative tablescapes, tempting recipes and seasonal décor ideas designed to encourage others to celebrate each day and every season to its fullest.
Krayl Funch has been featured on several national TV, radio and print mediums, including HGTV Magazine, ABC News, NBC News, DaytimeTV, The New York Post, eHow, The Daily Basics, Tampa Bay METRO Magazine, Tableware Today, HFN, BUCKS Life Magazine and The St Petersburg Times.
Garden-Inspired Gatherings is part of the Florida Food & Wine Series sponsored by Visit Central Florida. This series features a full calendar of celebrity chefs and lifestyle experts sharing the goodness of Florida produce and products.
About Bok Tower Gardens:
Voted Florida’s best garden, Bok Tower Gardens is a National Historic Landmark located 10 miles from LEGOLAND Florida, 55 miles southwest of Orlando and 60 miles east of Tampa near Lake Wales in Central Florida’s rolling hills of citrus. Open every day of the year from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Visitor Center, Café and Gift Shop are open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $14 for adults and $5 for ages 5-12. Members and children under 5 are admitted free. For more information, contact Bok Tower Gardens, 1151 Tower Boulevard, Lake Wales FL 33853; 863-676-1408 or visit www.boktowergardens.org.