• An immersive Art Experience

    'Where the Wild Things Grow' brings a culinary art-experience every season where art, people and nature come together at a special location.


    This spring we will return on the land of farm Hof ​​van Gunterstein. Independent Chef Elise Calkoen (Lady Turkey), artist Carolien Wissing & curator Catherine van Lith have once again set a special art experience and a long table in the old apple barn in Breukelen. We offer you a journey full of sensory experiences. Are you ready to join us?

  • What can you expect

    A beautiful farm just outside of Breukelen, a walk true the fields, art and nature, fragments that give food for thought, local dishes prepared with love and care, all served at a richly decorated table that you share with unknown people you might get to know.


    'Where the Wild Things Grow' is a place in the middle of nature, where unexpected flavours, stories and conversations come together and make an experience you won't soon forget.

  • When & Where

    Lentetafel / Spring table



    April 5: Dinner: 6-10 pm


    Location: Hof van Gunterstein, Breukelen


    Price: € 125,- including 1 welcome drink & wine pairing


    Check the dates available

  • Carolien Wissing

    Carolien Wissing is an artist and organizer of art experiences and exhibitions. She exhibited her 'Art Venture' experiences during Over het IJ Festival, Art Rotterdam and the White Ball Spectacle. She exhibited as well at the Kunstrai, Art the Hague and the Amsterdam museum, next to Marlene Dumas.


    Carolien: 'I am interested to see whether individual works of art can combined can tell a larger story or indicate a direction in which the visitor can search and find depth. To me, painting is defining an invisible but perceptibly present tendency. This tendency is often personal and at the same time generic. I paint natural subjects to show the beauty, but also add alienating elements. I want to show and experience how we are tossed back and forth between natural forces and our own strengths and limitations.'

  • Elise Calkoen

    Elise Calkoen, alias 'Lady Turkey', is a chef and organizer of small events where 'no-waste' food at a long table plays a connecting role. Like the Bunker evenings (delicious dining at unusual locations) in The Hague? She has gained experience in Amsterdam at Kaagman & Kortekaas, Eat your Heart Out and Lab 111, among others.

    Elise: 'My style is International: sustainable, local products with a tasty trip abroad, the techniques of Europe with the deepening of the flavors and purity of Asia. Vegetables and healthy cooking are very important to me. I am always looking for new taste explosions, original combinations and for special places where I can bring these ingredients together to make a memorable moment with lasting impact.

  • Catherine van Lith

    After graduating in Art History, Catherine van Lith worked for years in the gallery world as a curator of exhibitions and art events, like the Art Venture editions she organized together with Carolien. A long desired travel period was interrupted by the arrival of Corona. Catherine decided to give her passion for travel and experience a different interpretation, closer to home.


    Catherine: 'Art, experiences and connections are always central to me. From this point of view, I want to offer people an exceptional moment, let them experience the world from a different perspective. The world is magical, also right under your feet, you don't have to fly to the other side of the world for that. My big goal is to let people break out of the worries of everyday life. To slow down and reconnect with nature and themselves, while having these unique experiences.'