Monday, August 27, 2012

Slow Food Utah's Feast of Five Senses Sept. 16

Chef Nathan Powers at 2011 Feast of Five Senses.
Chefs  Nathan Powers and Greg Neville at 2011 Feast of Five Senses.

Food served at 2011 Feast of Five Senses.
 In the name of good taste and to support Slow Food Utah’s Micro-grant Fund, the 8th Annual Feast of Five Senses takes place  Sunday, Sept. 16 at 5:30 p.m. at the Alta Club, 100 E. South Temple in Salt Lake City.


Chefs and contributors this year include: 

  • Kassie Little of Liberty Heights Fresh
  • Greg Neville of Lügano
  • Ethan Lappe of Café Niche
  • Nathan Powers of Bambara
  • Phelix Gardner of Finca
  • Brian Edwards of the Alta Club
  • Amber Billingsley of Vinto
  • Romina Rasmussen of Les Madeleines
  • Uinta Beer will offer pairings
  • Francis Fecteau of Libation LLC will be pairing a wine with each course

Tickets are available online at or by mail to Slow Food Utah, PO Box 581213, SLC, UT 84158-1213. Cost to attend is $85 per person, with a $35 optional wine pairing. Seating is limited, so early reservations are highly recommended.

This annual fundraiser funds Slow Food Utah's program, including a micro-grant program for small-scale food growers and producers, community innovators and educators.  In past years, Slow Food Utah has funded schoolyard and community gardens, Utahns Against Hunger’s Real Food Rising program and has helped small farmers build greenhouses and barns, purchase a tractor, and expand beekeeping and livestock operations.

In addition to the restaurants and chefs,  Sysco is also a proud sponsor of this year's Feast.

Slow Food Utah is a non-profit organization 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,, provides a variety of information and resources applicable to the Slow Food Movement, both in Utah and around the world.  Slow Food Utah is an all-volunteer run organization.

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