Cooking Competition will Benefit Slow Food Bluegrass
Louisville, KY (June 5, 2015) – The Inaugural Garlic Harvest Cook Off will be held on Saturday, June 27th from 12:00pm-4:00pm at ReSurfaced, 615-621 W Main Street in downtown Louisville. This culinary competition will award cash prizes of $500 to the best savory garlic tasting and $500 to the best sweet garlic tasting, and the winners will be selected by ballot voting amongst the attendees. Admission to the event is free, and tastes will be sold for $2. All proceeds will benefit Slow Food Bluegrass.
Garlic-growing farms will be paired with a restaurant to execute two dishes that highlight their garlic. The following farms and restaurants will be participating and paired together.
|Groce Family Farm||Funked and Fermented|
|Holden Farm||Holy Grale|
|Louisville Grows||Farm 2 Fork|
|Lost Creek Acres||Wiltshire Pantry|
|Field Day Family Farm||Harvest|
|Salt River Garlic Company||Louisville Cream|
The Garlic Harvest Cook Off will be a sustainably inspired culinary event that brings together farmers and chefs to celebrate the garlic harvest season. The ReSurfaced movement is meant to illustrate the economic potential and benefit of activating currently unproductive spaces while creating a more vibrant downtown.
Sponsorship information can be viewed here.
About Slow Food Bluegrass
Slow Food Bluegrass is a volunteer-run local chapter of Slow Food International, an organization devoted to savoring and protecting the heritage and biodiversity of food, agriculture and the rich culture of the table. Follow Slow Food Bluegrasss @SFBluegrass on Twitter, @slowfoodbluegrass on Instagram, Facebook.com/slowfoodbluegrass or for more information visit slowfoodbluegrass.org.