Salt Lake Food & Wine Fest Presented by SLARA

Calling all food & wine lovers.

From creatively crafted cocktail experiences, eclectic progressive dinners, to wine education events, Salt Lake Food & Wine Fest brings you a week-long culinary festival filled with top restaurateurs, wine educators, mixologists and food lovers.

July 7th through July 13th – Events throughout Salt Lake –

Check back daily for new events

Eat Drink Salt Lake

Eat Drink Salt Lake

One of the best Food & Wine experiences Salt Lake has to offer, and the kick-off event for SLARA’s Salt Lake Food & Wine Fest. A 21 and over event held at Tracy Aviary invites guests to nibble, nosh, sip and swirl away while enjoying live music and beautiful surroundings.

Date:
July 6, 2017
Time:
6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Location:
Tracy Aviary
Cost:
$90
Wine Education Class at Kimi’s Chop House & Oyster Bar

Wine Education Class at Kimi’s Chop House & Oyster Bar

Vive la France! Come enjoy wines from France including: Moet Imperial Champagne, Jean Luc Columbo Les Redonne, Terlato Ciboise Rouge and Jean Luc Columbo Terre Brulee along with light appetizers, while our educators talk about the history, nuances and beauty of France's finest grapes. Sponsored by Southern Wine & Spirits.

Date:
July 7, 2017
Time:
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Location:
Kimi’s Chop House & Oyster Bar
Cost:
$50 Gift Certificate to Event
Wine Education Class at Cliff Dining Pu

Wine Education Class at Cliff Dining Pub

A is for Argentina! Argentina is known for their beautiful wine regions and at this class, you will learn why it is renowned worldwide. Taste Alamos Torrontes, Alamos Chardonnary, Achaval Ferrer Cabernet and Achaval Ferrer Malbec. Wine educators will be on hand to instruct. And a beautiful array of appetizers will be supplied by one of the best independent restaurants in south Salt Lake County. Sponsored by Southern Wine & Spirits.

Date:
July 7, 2017
Time:
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Location:
Cliff Dining Pub
Cost:
$50 Gift Certificate to Event
Wine Education Class at FINCA

Wine Education Class at FINCA

Actual Wines and Wineries with real terroir, heritage and identity.Enjoy three brands-Dow’s, Graham’s, Blandy’s with over 200 years of heritage each. The Port Seminar includes 8 wines with light cheese & charcuterie selection.

After the education class, make a reservation (fincaslc.com) and stay for dinner. The wine educator will be on hand for to mix and mingle, from 5:30-9pm, with full menu options. Sponsored by Vine Lore Wine and Spirits.

Date:
July 7, 2017
Time:
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Location:
FINCA
Cost:
$55 Gift Certificate to Event
Wine Education Class at Manoli’s

Meet the Maker Event at Manoli’s

Scott Woodward, founding partner of Appellation Wine Co., will be our special guest for the evening to chat table side with guests about Baileyana Winery — the flagship winery from the Niven Family.

Featured Wine: Baileyana Rosé of Pinot Noir — Limited production, award-winning rosé. Sponsored by Vine Lore Wine and Spirits.

Date:
July 7, 2017
Time:
5:00 PM – CLOSE
Location:
Manoli’s
Cost:
Reservations suggested. Call restaurant for reservations at 801.532.3760 or visit manolison9th.com
Manoli’s
Wine Education Class at Cucina

Wine Education Class at Cucina

Special guest Wende Anne Bennette — Senior Winery Ambassador of award-winning Willamette Valley Vineyards will guide guests through the 5-course food and wine pairing. Sponsored by Vine Lore Wine and Spirits.

Date:
July 8, 2017
Cost:
SOLD OUT
Encore Bistro Lunch & Bubbles

Encore’s Bubbles & Lunch

Experience Salt Lake’s newest downtown Bistro with a spectacular lunch and beverages, while enjoying a live musical performance at the beautiful Eccles Theater.

Date:
July 8, 2017
Time:
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Location:
Encore’s at Eccles Theatre
Cost:
$35 Gift Certificate to Event
Meet Your Maker

Meet Your Maker

Come savor the mixology of specialty cocktails while learning about the history of the selected spirits. Utah’s own distilleries will educate about their craft products. Distilleries include: Alpine Distilling, Beehive Distilling, Dented Brick Distillery and Mountain West Cider!

Date:
July 8, 2017
Time:
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Location:
Park City Culinary Institute – Salt Lake
Cost:
$75 Gift Certificate to Event
Progressive Spirit’s Walk

SOLD OUT NEW TIMES ADDED!
Progressive Food & Spirits Walk on 15th & 15th.

Enjoy a 3-course meal paired with specialty cocktails from our local distilleries: Alpine Distilling, Beehive Distilling and Dented Brick Distillery. They will pair your cocktails with the best of local dining at Mazza, Trestle Tavern and Caputo's on 15th. We will also have palm readers and tarot card readers on hand to pair your spirits with spirits.

Date:
July 10, 2017
Time:
6:30 PM SOLD OUT
New Time Added:
7:15 PM SOLD OUT
New Time Added:
8:00 PM JUST ADDED
Location:
15th & 15th
Cost:
$75 Gift Certificate to Event
Wine Education Class at East Liberty Tap House

Meet the Maker Event at East Liberty Tap House

Winemaker Mindy Kearney will be joining us at East Liberty Tap House to pour her stunning Lorenza Rosé. Her wine will be featured by the glass and Mindy will be available to visit tables to talk about her rosé and her winery. Sponsored by Vine Lore Wine and Spirits.

Date:
July 9, 2017
Time:
5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Location:
Liberty Tap House
Cost:
Priced a la carte. Reservations not required.
East Liberty Tap House
Progressive Dining Walk

Progressive Food & Wine Walk on 3rd & 3rd

Hosted by Stanza, Current and Gourmandise. Walk, drink and dine at each participating restaurant. Sponsored by Vine Lore Wine and Spirits.

Date:
July 11, 2017
Time:
6:30 PM
Location:
3rd & 3rd
Cost:
$100 Gift Certificate to Event
Progressive Dining Walk

Mix & Mingle at Meditrina

For more information or to make a reservation, visit meditrinaslc.com

Date:
July 12, 2017
Location:
Meditrina
Cost:
Free
Individual Restaurant Events

Individual Restaurant Events

Participating restaurants: Takashi, Current, Laziz, Manoli’s, Finca, Pago, East Liberty Tap House, Meditrina, Bambara, Cucina, and many others!

Check back daily for new restaurants.

Many thanks to our Sponsors for supporting the Salt Lake Area restaurant community:

Diamond Sponsors
  • SLARA - Salt Lake Area Restaurant Association
  • Nicholas and Company
  • DOMO
  • Salt Lake County
Presenting Sponsors
  • Vine Lore
  • City Weekly
  • The Cliff Dining Pub
  • Medtrina
  • Park City Culinary Institute
  • Trestle Tavern
  • Manoli’s
  • Current
  • Mazza
  • Stanza
  • Caputos
  • Pago
  • Finca
  • Encore
  • Kimi's
  • East Liberty Tap House
  • Yelp

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Media Contact:

Hilary Reiter, Redhead Marketing & PR
435.901.2071 or Hilary@redheadmarketingpr.com

Download the Current Press Release:
June 20, 2017 — Salt Lake Food & Wine Fest