Taste of the Tetons features top chefs, gourmet creations
Jackson, Wyoming – August 24, 2011 – Jackson Hole’s talented chefs, restaurants and caterers will provide samples of their best culinary work at the Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival Taste of the Tetons on Sunday, September 11, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. At the popular annual event, valley chefs will offer artistic tastes of their wares from booths on Jackson’s Town Square. Visitors purchase $1 tickets to buy the samples, which range in price from $1 – $5.
Menu items include sample-size offerings from gourmet to game, sushi to soup. Past tastes have included perfect-for-strolling bites of seared ahi tuna with wasabi mashed potatoes, Mead Ranch Beef bourguignon with crimini mushrooms, buffalo chile rellenos, crawfish beignets and mustard-dill tortellini salad on a skewer.
Participating restaurants for the 2011 festival include Bistro, Bistro Catering, Café Genevieve, Cascade at Teton Mountain Lodge, Couloir, e.leaven Food Company, The Garage, Gamefish at Snake River Lodge and Spa, Ignight, Il Villagio Osteria; Jackson Hole High School, The Kitchen, Million Dollar Steakhouse, The Mural Room at Grand Teton Lodge Company, Pinky G’s Pizzeria, Q Roadhouse, Rustic Inn, Snake River Grill, Snow King Resort, White Buffalo Club and The Wort Hotel.
In addition to the food booths, Taste of the Tetons will include a wine tasting, silent auction, and Howdy Pardners “Pickin’ in the Park” musical entertainment by The Jackson Hole Cowboy Jubilee.
The Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival is widely recognized as one of the premier cultural events in the Rocky Mountain West with its trademark mix of visual, contemporary, Western, landscape, wildlife and Native American arts by nationally and internationally acclaimed artists – along with an exceptional array of music, cowboy poetry and cuisine. More than 50 events round out the 11-day festival, September 8 – 18, 2011.
This popular event fills Jackson’s hotel rooms, so early reservations are highly recommended. Lodging options and a complete schedule of Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival events may be found at the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce website, www.jacksonholechamber.com. For additional information, contact Maureen Murphy at Jackson Hole Chamber, 307.733.3316.
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