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.

second annual quiz bowl

August 23, 2012

Our second annual Quiz Bowl was a huge success, and we couldn’t have done it without our many sponsors, participating teams, volunteers, collaborators, and the whole Slow Food Austin board. We’d like thank all the businesses and individuals involved in making this such a great event:   Addie Broyles Richard Reininger, Videographer Daniella Floeter Designs [...]

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young chef cooking class recipes

August 16, 2012

This summer, Slow Food Austin partnered with Central Market to offer the Young Chef Cooking Class Series which introduced seven to twelve year olds to kitchen fundamentals like shopping, prepping, cooking, and cleaning up. For each of our three classes, the Young Chefs prepared simple, nutritious, and tasty one-pot meals. We had a great time [...]

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slow session: screening of farmaggedon with post-film discussion, 8/15/2012

August 8, 2012

Date: Wednesday, August 15, 2012, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm Location: The RGK Center at the LBJ Library on the UT campus (parking info provided with RSVP) RSVP: Please email Chelsea Staires at Americans’ right to access fresh, healthy foods of their choice is under attack. Farmageddon tells the story of small, family farms [...]

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young chef cooking class series, 8/11/2012

August 7, 2012

Date: Saturday August, 11, 2012, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm (second class) Location: Central Market Cooking School, 4001 N. Lamar Blvd. Austin, Texas 78756 Tickets: THIS CLASS IS SOLD-OUT Do you know a tween who loves to cook or wants to learn to cook? Central Market and Slow Food Austin have partnered to offer the [...]

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annual event, quizbowl, 08/12/2012

July 26, 2012

Date: Sunday, August 12, 2012, 12:00 pm  – 4:00 pm Location: The Highball, 1142 South Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78704 Tickets: $25, which includes the restaurant nibbles, happy hour priced drinks, and the most fun you’ll have all summer. Purchase tickets online. On Sunday August 12th from 12-4pm, Slow Food Austin will host the 2nd [...]

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happy hour: swift’s attic, 7/19/2012

July 17, 2012

Date: Thursday, July 19, 2012 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Location: Swift’s Attic, 315 Congress, Austin, Texas 78701 Please join Slow Food Austin at our monthly happy hour at one of the hottest new restaurants in town, Swift’s Attic “where culinary artistry flies unfettered.” Come sneak a peak at Austin’s first “Gastroclub” while munching on [...]

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bristol bay salmon dinner, 7/24/2012

July 12, 2012

Date: Tuesday, July 24, 2012, 7:00 pm Location: TRACE Restaurant at the W Hotel, 200 Lavaca Street, Austin, Texas 78701 Tickets: $65 for members; $75 for non-members. Purchase tickets here. On Tuesday July 24th, Slow Food Austin will host a special Bristol Bay Sockeye Salmon Dinner and a documentary screening in conjunction with Chef’s Collaborative’s “Save [...]

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young chef cooking class series, 7/14/2012

July 6, 2012

Date: Saturday July 14, 2012, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm (second class) Location: Central Market Cooking School, 4001 N. Lamar Blvd. Austin, Texas 78756 Tickets: $20 per team (1 adult and 1 young chef). Cost includes all ingredients and tools needed for the class and the shared meal. Purchase tickets here. Do you know a [...]

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happy hour: olive and june, 6/21/2012

June 14, 2012

Date: Thursday, June 21, 2012, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Location: Olive and June, 3411 Glenview Ave., Austin, Texas 78703 Please join Slow Food Austin at our monthly happy hour at Chef Shawn Cirkiel’s new Italian restaurant, Olive & June.  We will be camped out on the third floor at the newly opened event space. [...]

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slow session: summer curries, 6/20/2012

June 12, 2012

Date: Wednesday, June 20, 2012, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm Location: Savory Spice Shop, 1201B West 6th Street, Austin, Texas 78703 (Free parking behind the building) RSVP: Please email Melissa Borrell at Spice up your summer with some tasty curries from around the world!  Come visit Savory Spice Shop on 6th Street and learn about [...]

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