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Please Don't Tell: A Speakeasy Event

  • Farmer and Chefs 40 Albany Street Poughkeepsie United States (map)

Join us at the first of many International themed speakeasy pop-ups throughout the Hudson Valley starting with an Asian themed dinner with a cocktail cash bar.

Former owner of Cultura Paraiso in Cusco Peru, Chef Zach Bergeris back in the Hudson Valley focusing on his love of culinary adventure with private dinners, catering, and popup events. With passion of food and travel, Zach brings flavors from regions all over the world while keeping his roots in the Hudson Valley very dear to him.

Farmers & Chefs is a casual Hudson Valley restaurant envisioned by Chef and restaurateur, John Lekic. Drawing inspiration from our regions beautiful Hudson Valley farms while combining the freshest in season local ingredients combined with global influences.

*$80 per person. Click here to purchase your ticket



Mixed green, cucumber, and red onion with a traditional Japanese carrot, orange, ginger dressing


Mushroom soup with tofu slices topped with scallions


Gobo Burdock Salmon Tartare: Salmon ponzu tartare over shredded burdock root, sugar snap pea and sliced almonds tossed in a truffle oil topped with sesame seeds


Charred short rib with honey Thai chili aioli, cauliflower rice, and kimchi


Sticky rice balls with a mango honey center core

*Cocktail Menu To Be Added*

Cocktail Menu

Tiger Claw

A mixture of lychee liqueur and Don Julio Silver Tequila garnished with orange.

The Speakeasy Slinger

A refreshing, fruity gin based cocktail with hints of bright citrus flavors and notes of cherries that will transport you to the tropics of Southeast Asia.

A Beautiful Meditation

Relax and sip on this vodka based cocktail that beautifully balances the flavors of pear and sake. Notes of lychee create a delicate yet complex flavorful martini.

Red Lotus Garden

The flavors of lychee and cranberry in this vodka based drink, play off each other to create a mixture of a sweet, delicate, and refreshing palette.

Lychee Me Please

The martini is a beautiful, exotic cocktail that features the sweet and light lychee.