Tickets are now on sale for Slow Food Utah’s 14th Annual Feast of Five Senses. This year’s Feast will be held Sunday, October 21. The gathering begins at 5:30 p.m. at the Salt Lake Masonic Temple, 650 E. South Temple.
The Slow Food movement’s mission is to promote and celebrate food that is “good, clean and fair.” The Feast of Five Senses is an invitation to Utahns to come together to celebrate a delicious and sustainable meal and help build a strong and vibrant local food community.
Tickets are available at SlowFoodUtah.org for $125 (plus $25 for optional wine pairings).
This year’s participating venues and chefs include:
Beltex Meats, Philip Grubisa; Bubble and Brown, Andrew Young; Harmons; Meditrina, Jen Gilroy; Park City Culinary Institute, Laurie Moldawer; Bar George, Phelix Gardner; Blended Table, Tom Grant; Fireside on Regent, Michael Richey; Saffron Valley, Lavanya Mahate; Twin Suns Cafe, Daniel Cantu; and Stanza, Amber Billingsley. Beverages provided by Kiitos Brewing, Andrew Dasenbrock; Libations, Francis Fecteau; Salt Lake Roasting Co., John Bolton; craft cocktails pending.
Laziz Kitchen and Beehive Cheese are this year’s sponsors. Additional sponsorships are still available. For sponsorship information, call Gwen Crist, 801-581-0740 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Feast is accompanied by a renowned silent auction, with many of the items related to Slow Food Utah’s mission.
Winners will also be announced at the event for the 2018 Snail Awards, the group’s annual tradition to honor those in our community who are dedicated to Slow Food principles and ardent supporters of Slow Food Utah.
Proceeds from this event go directly to Slow Food Utah’s microgrant program, which has funded more than 90 food-centric projects over the last 10 years, including school and community gardens, small farmers, food artisans, education programs and local food initiatives, totaling more than $110,000.
About Slow Food Utah
Slow Food Utah, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is run by an entirely volunteer board. Slow Food Utah is dedicated to bringing everyone to the table to celebrate the pleasures of good, clean, fair food. They are engaged in food education such as Slow Food in Schools. They link producers and consumers, foster community, support eating local foods and support local farmers. The website, slowfoodutah.org, provides related information and resources.