2019 Events at a Glance

Thursday, April 25, 7-9 p.m.

Sweet Start Smackdown logoSweet Start Smackdown

Dessert comes first at this Restaurant Week-eve kick-off battle in which local pastry chefs from every corner of the state compete and foodies feast.

Scores from celebrity judges and votes from you decide the winner of Vermont Restaurant Week’s Signature Sweet.

Higher Ground Ballroom, 1214 Williston Road, S. Burlington. $20 advance/ $25 day of show (benefits Vermont Foodbank).

Friday, April 26, Wednesday, May 1, Friday, May 3 and Saturday, May 4, 5-8 p.m.

Cooking With WhistlePig

Whistle while you cook at the Essex, Vermont’s Culinary Resort & Spa. Students will learn from one of the Cook Academy Chefs how to prepare a three-course meal featuring WhistlePig whiskey.

Essex Culinary Resort & Spa, 70 Essex Way, Essex Junction. $98. Limited space available. 

Sunday, April 28, 11-12 p.m.

Pints & Poses Yoga

Join Corey Grenier for an all-levels foodie flow in the brewery. This hourlong vinyasa-style class will focus on digestion, detoxification and mindful eating. End your practice with a pint or a flight.

Burlington Beer Company, 25 Omega Dr. #150., Williston, $20 donation includes the yoga class and a pint or flight (benefits the Vermont Foodbank).

Monday, April 29, doors: 6 p.m.; trivia: 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Culinary Trivia Night

Feed your brain with foodie trivia and compete for delicious prizes at this rowdy event emceed by Top Hat Entertainment. The grand prize is a $500 gift card to Hen of the Wood.

Nectar’s, 188 Main St., Burlington, Suggested $5 donation at the door (benefits the Vermont Foodbank).

Tuesday, April 30, 5:30-7 p.m.

Sensory SocialThe Sensory Social – SOLD OUT!

Cider and cheese? Yes, please! Join Shacksbury and Vermont Creamery for a fruitful and fraîche guided tasting that will make your senses sing. Come hear from the experts; taste, smell and touch their products; and see why these flavors are so complementary.

CO Cellars, 266 Pine St., Burlington, $15 donation (benefits the Vermont Foodbank). 

Wednesday, May 1, 5:30-7 p.m.

The Dish: The Wild World of Fermentation

Join us for a special Restaurant Week edition of The Dish to explore the wild world of fermentation. We’ll hear from brewers, farmers, chefs and business owners about their experiences with fermented products while exploring claimed health benefits, opportunities for preservation of local food, and whether or not this food trend is here to stay.

ArtsRiot, 400 Pine St., Burlington, 5:30-7 p.m. $5 suggested donation (benefits Vermont Foodbank). 

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