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.

grub trivia, 7/21/2013

June 21, 2013

Date: Sunday July 21st, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Location: Shoal Crossing Event Center, 8611 N MoPac Expy, Austin, TX 78759 (just south of Hwy 183)
Tickets: General Admission – $20 Slow Food members; $25 non-members; Special price for farmers, more info coming soon. PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE
Team Registration: up to 6 Person Team $200 REGISTER TEAMS ONLINE

Join Slow Food Austin for its annual event – the first Slow Food Austin Grub Trivia. Test your culinary chops and nom nom knowledge with guest emcee Chef Josh Watkins; enjoy a “Grub Crawl” of tastings from more than twenty of Austin’s finest restaurants and artisans; find some local brews, wines, and spirits on the bar menu where drinks will be happy hour-priced; win raffle prizes, from many local businesses, presented by Hilah Johnson; and watch a raucous halftime show with a hog butchering demo by Salt and Time and live auction of the cuts with auctioneer Peter Remington.

Reserve a table now to compete in the event for up to a six-person team. Or, just come watch the fun.

  • The “Grub Crawl” will include tastings from more than twenty of Austin’s finest restaurants and artisans, including Trace, Epicerie, Eden East, Say laV, Benji’s Cantina, The Red Wattle, Pate Letelier, Easy Tiger, Confituras, The Bonneville, Bootleg Coffee, Princess and Moose’s Sister Bakery, Max’s Wine Dive, Noble Sandwiches, Lick Ice Creams, Amity Bakery, Antonelli’s Cheese, Barton Springs Soda, Flour Bakery, Zhi Tea, Blackbird Bakery, Pogue Mahone Pickles.
  • Win raffle prizes from local businesses like Barley Swine, Cafe Josie, The Great Outdoors, Trace, Greenling, Mod Fitness, Kome, Qui, The Seedling Truck, Olive and June, Supper Friends, Kula Yoga, Bola Pizza, Treaty Oak Rum, and many more!

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 with prizes throughout the rounds for top scores, a grand prize for overall winning team, and the title of the 2013 Slow Food Austin Grub Trivia Champions.

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. Additional raffle tickets will be available for $1 each.

Note: All teams compete simultaneously for this pub-style trivia competition. Prizes will be awarded to the team with highest score of individual rounds, and the grand prize will be awarded to the team with the highest overall score. Teams will need to arrive promptly at 12:00 pm since the competition will begin at the start of the event.

See the official rules for Grub Trivia.

*Ridiculous team names are encouraged.

General Admission Tickets include our ‘Grub Crawl’ of tastings from more than twenty of Austin’s finest restaurants, happy hour-priced drinks at the bar, half-time show, 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.
Spectator Ticket $20 Slow Food members
$25 non-members
Special price for farmers, more info coming soon


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!

Visit our Facebook event page for more info and any updates.