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Local flavour on the Savour menu


June 29, 2017

Local flavour on the Savour menu

Savour Strathcona County will once again fill a summer evening with delicious aromas, intriguing art, and gentle melodies. Now in its sixth year, the showcase brings together the best local and independent restaurants, food trucks, and artisans in Strathcona County.

With an emphasis on locally-sourced produce, all food vendors will feature herbs grown in the County. New to the festival this year, Savour will feature live food demonstrations by three amazing local chefs.

“I encourage residents to come enjoy Savour Strathcona County with family and friends,” says Mayor Roxanne Carr. “It’s a wonderful opportunity for the community to meet our local artists and sample great food.”

The event will be held on Sunday, July 9, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Agora at the Community Centre, 401 Festival Lane, Sherwood Park. Activities include:

  • Ten local restaurateurs and five food trucks
  • Twenty artists and artisans showcasing their unique creations
  • Outdoor mainstage with performances by Benjamin Williams, Josh Sahunta, Rebecca Lappa and Marty Pawlina
  • Live cooking demonstrations
  • A kids' zone with face painting, crafts and a bike blend your own smoothie!

“This event is an excellent opportunity for independent restaurateurs to gain additional exposure for their business and to showcase their offerings to an engaged audience,” says Gerry Gabinet, Director of Economic Development and Tourism.

Admission is free for all on-site activities. Taste tickets cost $5 for a set of five. Artwork will be available for sale.

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Set in the centre of Alberta’s energy and agricultural heartland, Strathcona County is a thriving, successful and vibrant community of over 98,000 residents. Strathcona County is made up of the urban area of Sherwood Park and a large adjacent rural area of farms, acreages and smaller hamlets. It is home to 75 per cent of refining in Western Canada. With a focus on economic, governance, social, cultural and environmental sustainability, Strathcona County is committed to balancing the unique needs of its diverse community.

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Contact:

Strathcona County Communications, 780-410-6595