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Salt Lake Food & Wine Fest
July 7, 2017 - July 13, 2017$50 – $325
The Salt Lake Area Restaurant Association (SLARA) presents the first-ever Salt Lake Food & Wine Fest to showcase the emerging gastro capital’s dynamic culinary offerings. Advance certificates are now available for a menu of themed events that encourage participants to discover and indulge in the food, wine and spirits that have become a prevalent aspect of Salt Lake’s vibrant culture. In addition to individual events and educational seminars taking place from July 7 to 13, participating restaurants will feature special offerings and menus all week long. The festivities officially kick of with SLARA’s Salt Lake Food & Wine Fest joining forces with Eat Drink Salt Lake to promote the best food and wine experiences Salt Lake has to offer on July 6 at Tracy Aviary. “Given the extent to which Salt Lake’s food and beverage scene has evolved and matured, SLARA believes this is the ideal time to launch an annual event that promotes and celebrates the fact that we have become a significant culinary capital of the Mountain West,” says Michele Corigliano, Executive Director of SLARA. “The Salt Lake Food & Wine Fest will feature a range of delectable events designed to showcase our area’s top talent while appealing to both culinary novices and connoisseurs.” The following events will be held during the Salt Lake Food & Wine Fest. Complete details, pricing, and online purchase of gift certificates that provide entry to events at: www.slfoodandwinefest.com July 7 and 8: Wine Education Seminars Themed wine seminars like Vive la France, A is for Argentina, and Premium Ports will be hosted by Cliff Dining Pub, Kimi’s Chop and Oyster House, Finca, East Liberty Tap House, Manoli’s, and Cucina. Saturday, July 8 Bubbles & Lunch Location: Encore Bistro at Eccles Theater Three course lunch and sparkling wine will be served at this new, downtown bistro. Music by DJ Christopher Gawel. Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturday, July 8 Meet Your Maker – Sponsored by Alpine Distilling, Beehive Distilling, Dented Brick Distillery, Mountain West Cider, Sugarhouse Distillery, and Waterpocket Distillery Get schooled in the art of producing spirits and mixology from Utah’s local, craft distilleries. Music by DJ Christopher Gawel Location: Park City Culinary Institute, Salt Lake City Campus Time: 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. Sunday, July 9 Wine Education Dinner and “Meet the Maker” led by Melinda Kearney of Lorenza Location: East Liberty Tap House Time: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Reservations not required Monday, July 10 Progressive Food & Spirits Walk Walk, dine, and sip specialty cocktails by local distilleries Alpine, Beehive, and Dented Brick. Music by DJ Gawel Location: 15th & 15th neighborhood at Mazza, Trestle Tavern, and Caputo’s. Time: Three start times at 6:00, 6:30 and 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 11 Progressive Food & Wine Walk Walk and enjoy food and drink pairings at three participating restaurants. Location: Stanza, Current, and Gourmandise Time: Three start times at 6:00, 6:30 and 7:00 p.m. Individual Restaurant Events, July 7 to 13 – visit www.slfoodandwinefest.com for complete list.