One of the nation’s greatest chefs is coming to the Hudson Valley to cook you dinner.

On Thursday, “Top Chef” finalist and James Beard-nominated Chef James Rigato of Mabel Gray restaurant will be featured at the Angry Orchard Cider House for a special Pop-Up Dinner event.

Rigato, a Detroit-based restaurant owner and chef, uses fresh ingredients from his extensive network of farms, butchers and foragers.

A tasting menu will feature fresh local ingredients from New York state alongside specialty cider parings from Angry Orchard.

After the dinner you can meet Chef Rigato and learn about the evolution of cider-making, pairing and the Michigan food scene.

The event runs from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. Thursday, at the Angry Orchard Cidery on Albany Post Road in Walden. For tickets click here. You must be 21 or older to attend.

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