Tavern Culinary Guild receives $2,000 grant

HEATSHVILLE—River Counties Community Foundation recently awarded a $2,000 grant to the Culinary Guild at Historic Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern, 73 Monument Place, Heathsville.

This grant money will be used for the promotion and support of the Tavern Culinary Guild’s operation of the Tavern Cafe´ and its plans to offer classes in the traditional art of cookery, reported Corinne Becker.

The Tavern Cafe´ is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The every-changing menu includes homemade soups, fresh-baked breads, quiche´ and sweet treats. Other offerings have included hot dogs with homemade buns, calzones and pulled pork with homemade buns.