U.S. Food Festival & Food Show Section
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March 31-April 3, 2016 Taste Washington - Seattle, Washington
April 10, 2016 Cochon555 - Seattle, Washington
Cochon555, the signature culinary competition featuring five chefs cooking five heritage breed pigs in a friendly competition for a cause. The tour is dedicated to helping Piggy Bank create the first open-source agriculture platform for heritage species while raising global awareness for socially responsible farming. The event unites consumers with local farmers, renowned chefs, prominent winemakers, restaurateurs, craft brewers and distillers in each city for a nose-to-tail culinary showdown celebrating family farms.
At each event, 500 guests including notable judges will vote for the best bite amongst 2,000 pounds of awesomeness and the winning chef will be announced the “Princess or Prince of Porc”. On June 18th, the ten regional winners of Cochon555 fly to Aspen/Snowmass to compete at Grand Cochon, a spotlight of 10 chefs, 10 pigs and the best 30 bites from tour. The winner of the grand finale walks away with the crown and title of “2016 King or Queen of Porc”.
April 22, 2016 Earth Day - Worldwide
The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, activated 20 million Americans from all walks of life and is widely credited with launching the modern environmental movement. Growing out of the first Earth Day, Earth Day Network (EDN) works with over 22,000 partners in 192 countries to broaden, diversify.
May 8, 2016 MOTHERS' DAY - Nationwide
Most restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too numerous to list.
April 4, 2015 Easter Eggstravaganza - Tacoma, Washington
Featuring 40,000 eggs with egg hunts for ages 0-12, inflatables, face painting, food and pony rides. FISH Food Banks of Pierce County will be on-site accepting food and monetary donations.
April 8-9, 2015 7th Annual SCAA Symposium - Seattle, Washington
Specialty Coffee Association of America. (also: www.scaa.org/ )
April 9-12, 2015 27th Annual SCAA Exposition - Seattle, Washington
When you love coffee, it’s hard to stop. There is almost no limit to learning and no end to the possibilities. That’s why SCAA events are so popular. Here is where industry professional go to learn, train, compete, give back, mix, mingle, laugh, make friends, think differently, find new business opportunities, grow, share, thrive, etc.
April 11, 2015 Anacortes Spring Wine Festival
A Taste for Every Palate. Anacortes Chamber of Commerce will be hosting their 7th Annual Spring Wine Festival overlooking the beautiful Guemes Channel. Admittance is $40 advance and $45 at the door (must be 21+). This outstanding event brings award winning wineries from all over the state, plus tasty bites & wine pairings from local restaurants. Promoter/Sponsor: Anacortes Chamber of Commerce. Contact: Laura Hartner, firstname.lastname@example.org, 360.293.7911 Event Address: Port Warehouse Event Center, 1st & Commercial, Anacortes, WA 98221
April 18-19, 2015 World Class Crab Races & Crab Feed
A unique family fun experience! Come EAT * RACE * ENJOY!
April 23-May 3, 2015
Apple Blossom Festival - Wenatchee, Washington
At 95 years, the oldest Festival in Washington State. Events include the Apple Blossom Run, parades, art and crafts, apple pie eating contest, carnival, apple pie & dessert bake-off and more. Attendance: 100,000.
May 1-10, 2015 120th Sequim Irrigation Festival - Sequim, Washington
Our festival celebrates the initiation, development and support of the irrigation ditches that brought water to the once dry prairies of Sequim. Includes parade, carnival, pageant, juried art show, logging show, strongman competition and more.
May 2, 2015 Annual Oyster Feed - Ocosta, Washington
Held every year the first Saturday in May at Recreation Hall. All the oysters you can eat. Steamed Oysters, Fried Oysters, Clam Chowder, Spaghetti, Noodle Salad, Ambrosia, Cole Slaw, Garlic Bread.
May 2, 2015 Bacon and Beer Classic - Seattle, Washington
Safeco Field, Home of the Seattle Mariners The Bacon and Beer Classic Is a one-of-a-kind event hosted inside major league baseball stadiums across America. It is a premier experience focused on traditions where one’s nostalgia of baseball meets their love for bacon and beer. As the up to 10,000 attendees walk through the stadium they will get a taste of history through the hundreds of craft brew samples and mouth-watering bacon-inspired tastes local restaurants cook up. Live music will get people dancing, interactive games will bring out their inner kid, and the cooking demos and beer schools will teach everyone – from the expert to the novice – a thing or two about bacon and beer. Our events are always ALL INCLUSIVE. From the moment you walk into the park, it's all about the experience, and not about opening up your wallet.
May 22-24, 2015 Mule Mania - Dayton, Washington
Events include a chuck wagon cook-off and feed by the NW Branch of the Chuck Wagon Assn., mule & donkey show and competition, beer & wine garden, collectible show, and parade.
May 23-24, 2015 Hood Canal ShrimpFest - Brinnon, Washington
A weekend festival located in the heart of Brinnon celebrating Hood Canal Spot Shrimp and other local seafood. It lures hungry shrimpers from all over the Northwest to fish Hood Canal’s rich waters. We feature craft booths, food booths, belt sander races, exhibits, live music, kids activities and so much more.
May 30, 2015 17th Annual Bastyr University Herb and Food Fair
The annual community event brings several thousand visitors to the 51-acre campus near the shores of Lake Washington. There will be a variety of educational speakers and workshops, cooking demonstrations, celebrity chefs, live entertainment, homemade food, vendors, garden tours, children's activities and workshops.
May 19-20, 2012 Seattle Cheese Festival - Seattle, Washington
The Seattle Cheese Festival has been Discontinued.
May 22, 2012 Fresh Connections: Yakima - Yakima, Washington
Attend this Produce Marketing Association event where you can learn more about the newest segment of consumer – the Digital Native. Get fresh insight, come to eye-opening realizations and receive practical information on this fast-growing market.
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