Slow Food Austin reconnects people with the food they eat. Our educational initiatives, social activities, fundraising events, and community volunteer projects inspire respect for where food comes from and awaken true pleasure in eating.

slow food austin grub trivia: save the date! 7/21/2013

May 10, 2013

Mark your calendars and make room in your bellies! Join Slow Food Austin for its annual event – the first Slow Food Austin Grub Trivia. Test your culinary chops and nom nom knowledge; enjoy a “grub crawl” of tastings from more than a dozen of Austin’s finest restaurants; find some local brews, wines, and spirits on the bar menu where drinks will be happy hour-priced; win raffle prizes from local favorites and artisans; and watch a raucous halftime show with a hog butchering demo and live auction of the cuts.

We’ll also present our inaugural Snailblazer Award to a member of our food community who has made a significant impact for the cause of “Good, Clean, and Fair Food.”

So, if you think you’re the quickest slow foodie in town, put your money where your mouth is and compete in this ultimate pub-style, food-focused trivia match against up to 30 teams to win the surprise grand prize and the title of the 2013 Slow Food Austin Grub Trivia Champions.

WHEN: Sunday, July 21, 2013, 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

WHERE: Shoal Crossing Event Center, 8611 N MoPac Expy, Austin, TX 78759 (just south of Hwy 183)

COST FOR TEAMS: REGISTER ONLINE 2-6 Person Team* $200 ($180 early bird price before June 30)

[Team registration includes a reserved table for up to six team members, general admission for team members, and five raffle tickets for each team member. All team names will be included in our event program. Additonal raffle tickets will be available for $1 each. The raffle will include prizes from local favorites and artisans.]

*Ridiculous team names are encouraged.

COST FOR GENERAL ADMISSION: PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE
Spectator Ticket $20 Slow Food members;
$25 non-members
Special price for farmers, more info coming soon.

[General admission includes our 'Grub Crawl' of tastings from more than a dozen of Austin’s finest restaurants, happy hour-priced drinks at the bar, and the opportunity to see who wins our Grub Trivia competition. Slow Food members will receive five raffle tickets at the door, and raffle tickets will be available for all attendees for $1 each. The raffle will include prizes from local favorites and artisans.]

Interested in volunteering for this event? Contact phyllis@slowfoodaustin.org.

Thank you to our friends from the Slow Food Dublin convivium who inspired this pub-sytle trivia event!

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Bill May 10, 2013 at 12:10 pm

You’re most welcome! Would love to attend but don’t think it’s possible this year. Hope you have a great turnout.

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