Inaugural Savor the Flavor Event

Santa Fe’s Premier Food Show

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Free to NM Residents.

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Delicious New Mexico, a statewide non-profit dedicated to creating a strong and sustainable food economy through the growth of food businesses joins with the Museum of International Folk Art to celebrate New Mexico cuisine on Sunday, June 2 with tempt-your-palette tastings, demonstrations, author readings and signings, and, of course, wonderful foodstuffs to buy.

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS:

Rocky Durham of Santa Fe Culinary Academy will demonstrate sweet and savory cooking techniques and offer tasty tidbits at 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.
A book fair featuring New Mexico cookbooks and their authors reading about their favorite food with authors Bill and Cheryl Alters Jamison, Candace Walsh, Dave Dewitt, Bill Dunmire, Irene Sanchez, Andrea Feucht, Barb Awalt, Deborah Madison, and Sharon Crayton. Schedule of presentations:

  • 11:00 a.m. – Barb Awalt
  • 11:40 a.m. – Bill Dunmire
  • 12:20 p.m. – Bill and Cheryl Alters Jamison
  • 1:00 p.m. – Candace Walsh
  • 1:40 p.m. – Irene Sanchez
  • 2:20 p.m. – Dave DeWitt
  • 3:00 p.m. – Deborah Madison
  • 3:40 p.m. – Sharon Crayton
  • 4:20 p.m. – Andrea Feucht

The outdoor horno will be fired up for baking demonstrations.

Museum Hill Café’s lunch menu will reflect New World cuisine made with ingredients from New Mexico food growers and suppliers.
A tasting of wines from both New Mexico and South America and locally brewed beers under Museum Hill Café’s portal with New World Cuisine inspired passed foods prepared by Chef and café proprietor Weldon Fulton. Tasting commences at 1:00 p.m., ends at 4:00 p.m., and costs $20.
Also on view at the museum is the exhibition and inspiration for Savor the Flavor, New World Cuisine: The Histories of Chocolate, Mate y Más.

While the New World Cuisine: The Histories of Chocolate, Mate y Mas exhibition has drawn crowds delighted with the historical focus on chocolate, mate, and more, Delicious New Mexico will bring today’s local food community into the mix with a host of members from around the state who have prospered through network building, innovation, and best practices. Delicious New Mexico launched in September, 2012 to serve the dozens of growing food businesses around the state by helping them gain access to larger markets.  This event is the first of its kind in Santa Fe, where local food is already widely celebrated. Delicious New Mexico’s members’ success can be seen—and tasted—at Savor the Flavor:

- From their booths in the museum’s atrium, locally owned New Mexico food businesses will have food for sample and sale. Vendors already signed on include: Lusty Monk Mustard, Choco Canyon Chocolates, Heidi’s Raspberry Farms, Mamu Asian Dipping Sauces, Senor Murphy, and Celina’s Biscochitos, among others. Some space is still available for food vendors. Visit http://www.deliciousnewmexico.com for booth information and sign up.

- Rocky Durham of Santa Fe Culinary Academy will demonstrate sweet and savory cooking techniques and offer tasty tidbits at 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.

- A book fair will feature New Mexico cookbooks and authors reading about their favorite food.  Authors participating in the event include: Bill and Cheryl Alters Jamison, Candace Walsh, Dave Dewitt, Bill Dunmiere, Irene Sanchez, Andrea Feucht, Barb Awalt, Deborah Madison, and Sharon Crayton..

- The outdoor horno will be fired up for baking demonstrations.

 - Museum Hill Café’s lunch menu will reflect New World cuisine made with ingredients from New Mexico food growers and suppliers.

-  And, under Museum Hill Café’s portal, will be a tasting of wines from both New Mexico and South America and locally brewed beers. Enjoy delicious passed foods inspired by New World Cuisine prepared by Chef and café proprietor Weldon Fulton. Tasting commences at 1 p.m., ends at 4 p.m., and costs $20.

Admission to Savor the Flavor’s Sunday, June 2 event at the Museum of International Folk Art is free for New Mexico residents with ID, children sixteen and younger, and members of the Museum of New Mexico Foundation.

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