Tomorrow, Draper welcomes a new Whole Foods to the neighborhood. Most notably, the 35,000 square foot store will be the first Whole Foods to operate an in-house creamery (Scoop Creamery) – dedicated to fresh, hand-packed ice cream with 30 flavors.
To launch the event the store have arranged a food truck rally, comprising some of the best food trucks around the valley. The general public are invited to stop by any time Wednesday May 21st (4pm-8pm) to enjoy the following food trucks and a grab a first taste of Scoop Creamery’s “Draper Dandy” ice cream:
Sure Fire Pizza
URA Hosts 2014 Restaurant Industry Awards
The Utah Restaurant Association (URA) held their Annual Meeting and Awards dinner on Monday, May 12, 2014 celebrating 74 years of representing the restaurant industry in Utah. The awards honor outstanding achievement in the industry.
Restaurant owner Hans Fuegi was honored as the Restauranteur of the Year and received the Golden Spoon Award. Fuegi operates Grub Steak in Park City and has been a “warrior” in the effort to bring about change in Utah’s liquor laws. “Contact your Senator and Representatives,” he encouraged from the mic. “Working together with our elected officials is the only way we can create needed change.”
Also honored was Margo Provost, owner operator of the award winning Log Haven Restaurant. Margo was inducted into the Utah Restaurant Association Hall of Fame. Margo is the first woman to be inducted by the URA and is a pioneer in breaking the ground for women to be recognized for their entrepreneurial skills in the restaurant industry. “The restaurant industry provides us the rare opportunity to not only nurture our employees, and our local industry”, said Ms. Provost, as she accepted her award. “It allows us to nourish people. And that has always been the goal at Log Haven, to nurture and nourish.”
Stroll Of Park City
Back by popular demand, the “Stroll of Park City” returns to Main Street on Friday, July 11, for the Park City Food & Wine Classic.
Meander through Park City’s historic downtown while visiting art galleries, restaurants, bars and beautiful outdoor venues. Each Stroll Stop offers its own variety of wines and delectable culinary morsels, allowing guests to sample more than a dozen charming restaurants and retailers.
The stroll takes in more than a dozen stops – in rough order from the top of Main Street to the bottom – as follows:
* Wasatch Brew Pub
* Bangkok Thai
* Miner’s Park
* Riverhorse on Main
* Sky Lodge
* Kimball Art Center – deck
* High West Distillery & Saloon
* Town Lift Plaza
* Butcher’s Chop House & Bar
* Buona Vita
* Rock & Reilly’s
There are three suggested routes and maps are available the day of the event.
The stroll tales place on Friday, July 11, from 4 to 7 p.m. Glasses and tasting notes can be picked up as early as 2 p.m. on the lower deck of the Kimball Art Center. Tickets are priced at $90 and guests must be 21 or older and also have a ticket to enter. To buy tickets or for more information, visit www.parkcityfoodandwineclass.com. Proceeds benefit the People’s Health Clinic.
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