2014 Nevada: October to December 2014
Food & Wine Shows & Local Events
(see also: 2013 - 2012 - 2010 - 2008)
October 2, 2014
Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation
Las Vegas, Nevada
Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation is the nation's premier culinary benefit, featuring top chefs and mixologists -- all of whom are coming together to donate their time, talent and passion to end childhood hunger in America.
October 2-4, 2014 USA Barbecue Championship - Laughlin, Nevada
The world's best grillers will be in Laughlin, Nevada at Don Laughlin's Riverside Resort for the Sixth Annual $110,000 USA Barbecue Championship presented by Findlay Motor Company.
October 4, 2014 Grapes & Hops Festival - Las Vegas, Nevada
Sample fine wines, a unique selection of beers and food from some of Las Vegas' finest restaurants—while helping to raise money for a good cause—at the Springs Preserve's 5th annual Grapes & Hops Festival. Kicking off Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, this charity event benefits Par for The Cure, a non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds for breast cancer research. Grapes & Hops will feature tastings of fine wines and unique beers, live music by The Ryan Whyte Maloney Trio with special guest Callie Tucker, and a silent auction. Several local restaurants will be on hand to offer free food samples from their menus.
October 12-18, 2014 National Bulk Foods Week - Nationwide
The Bulk is Green Council (BIG)
October 13-17, 2014 National School Lunch Week - Nationwide
School Nutrition Association. 'Get in the Game with School Lunch.'
October 30-Nov 1, 2014
6th Annual $110,000 USA Barbecue Championship - Laughlin, Nevada
Considered the largest contest in the state with a guaranteed purse of $110,000 in cash and prizes, the USA Grand Champion will win a fully loaded, 2015 Chevrolet Camaro valued at over $50,000, which includes all fees and taxes paid. If the Camaro is not to your liking, Findlay Motor Company will have a sports utility vehicle, truck and car of equal value to choose from. We're also spreading the love by paying top 10 overall and through 20 places in all four categories.
November 12-18, 2014 World Food Championships - Las Vegas, Nevada
The Ultimate Food Fight: 2014 World Food Championships categories will feature classic American cuisine: BBQ, Chili, Burgers, Sandwiches, Bacon, Dessert, and a Recipe championship featuring winners of online recipe contests.
November 3-5, 2014 5th World Congress on Diabetes and Metabolism
Las Vegas, Nevada
Theme: To Translate and Harness the Novel Therapies in Diabetes
November 27, 2014 THANKSGIVING DAY - Nationwide
There are so many events on Thanksgiving Day they are to numerous to list. (4th Thursday in November).
December 10, 2014 Terra Madre Day - Worldwide
A worldwide celebration of local food held every year on December 10. Through hundreds of diverse and unique events across the globe, together we show that a global food revolution grows from local roots.