Feast of The Five Senses - Harmons unveils cheese wheel (Gastronomic SLC)
Feast of The Five Senses – Harmons unveils cheese wheel (Gastronomic SLC)

Tickets will go on sale Sept. 1 for Slow Food Utah’s 15th Annual Feast of Five Senses. This year’s Feast will be held Sunday, October 20. 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 will be available at SlowFoodUtah.org for $125 (plus $25 for optional wine pairings).

This year’s participating venues and chefs include:

Logen Crew – SLC Eatery; Jordan Miller – Park City Culinary Institute; Shon Foster – Sego Restaurant; Harmons; Adam Kreisel – Chaia Cucina; Buzz Wiley – Pallet; Nathan Powers – Bambara; Caffe Ibis (coffee mocktails); Sean Neves – Water Witch (cocktail); Francis Fecteau – Libation (wine). More chefs will be announced soon.

Harmons, a locally owned and family-run grocery, is this year’s sponsor. Additional sponsorships are still available: Call Gwen Crist, 801-581-0740 or email her at slowfood@xmission.com. 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 2019 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 100 food-centric projects over the last 12 years, including school and community gardens, small farmers, food artisans, education programs and local food initiatives, totaling more than $123,000.

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. 

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