• Taste of New

    Taste of New

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What is Taste of New?

The best food & drink parings Edmonton has to offer! Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of Taste while you lounge on our downtown patio. Taste of New takes the top local chefs and beverage provider’s and pairs them together to create a unique one of a kind experience.

Taste of New is offered from 5:30pm to 11pm July 24-29 and is located in the heart of the Taste Piazza on Churchill Square. Remember Taste of New is completely FREE to enter, just bring your taste tickets so you can enjoy what our chefs have created.

2017 Dates amd Themes

Monday, July 24

Mangiamo!! Italian
Vendors and chefs treat guests to a taste of Italy: salads, pastas and desserts.

Sponsored by

Restaurants: Packrat Louie, Empanadas King, A Capella Catering, The Canadian Brewhouse, Zinc
Beverage Vendors: Rig Hand Distillery, E & J Gallo Winery, Whitehall Agencies, Summit Fine Wines

Tuesday July 25

Vegan & Vegetarian
What would Darth Vader eat if he was vegan? Vendors and Chefs will prepare a Rainbow eating theme. Each Vendor is given a different colour for their dishes.

Sponsored by

Restaurants: Fantasyland Hotel, Sacred Arts, The Canadian Brewhouse, Vegan & Vegetarian Association, Dedo’s, Zinc
Beverage Vendors: Rig Hand Distillery, Pacific Wine & Spirits

Wednesday, July 26

Mamawi mitso
In the spirit of respect and reconciliation, a shared meal is an opportunity not only to eat, but also to talk, to create and strengthen bonds of attachment and friendship, a symbol of solidarity.

Sponsored by
Restaurants: Empanadas King, Fantasyland Hotel, La Mar land and sea, Wildflower Grill, Bubble Cream, Pizza Noli, Zinc
Beverage Vendors: Rig Hand Distillery, Pacific Wine & Spirits, Mother Earth essentials

Thursday July 27

Everything is better with bacon!!
Chefs and vendors get creative with everyone’s favorite meat candy.

Sponsored by

Restaurants: Smokehouse BBQ, Second Line Food Services, Melting Pot, Packrat Louie, Zinc
Beverage Vendors: Rig Hand Distillery, Proximo Spirits Canada, Whitehall Agencies, Charton-Hobbs, Walter Craft Caesar Mix

Friday July 28

Meet the Locals
Vendors and chefs showcase their talents using locally grown products and produce.

Sponsored by
Restaurants: Dedo’s, Juniper Café & Bistro, The Underground Tap & Grill, Second Line Food Services, Zinc, Shaw Conference Centre
Beverage Vendors: Rig Hand Distillery, Walter Craft Caesar Mix, Hansen Distillery, Barr Estate Winery, Pacific Wine & Spirits

Saturday July 29

If you only had one meal left, what would you eat? 
Vendors and chefs will create unique and creative items putting their twist of the perfect last meal.

 Sponsored by
Restaurants: Empanadas King, La Mar land and sea, The Canadian Brewhouse, Second Line Food Services, Shaw Conference Centre, Zinc
Beverage Vendors: E & J Gallo Winery, Rig Hand Distillery, RAW Distillery, BF Canada

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