The 1st Annual Food Truck Food Festival is coming to Western Gateway Park on Saturday, June 30, from noon to 6pm, Twenty chefs will descend on Penn Valley’s park to prepare creative and unique dishes to benefit the Nevada Union High School’s AG Department. Patrons donating one can of people or pet food receive $5 off the price of admission. The people food will go to the Food Bank and the pet food will go to Animal Save. According to event organizer Patricia Smith Live entertainment will be provided all day long.
Event Sponsor, Chris Ford of Stitches ‘n Dishes and partner Andrew Nicora produce major Mobile Food Truck Events and are correspondents for the Food Network. They will be filming several episodes at the festival for Eat Street, a Food Network production that features mobile food vendors.
Three lucky fans will have an opportunity to win an IPad2, IPod Touch and a Kindle Fire by voting for their favorite chef’s. The winning chefs and fans will be featured in an upcoming episode of Eat Street.
Local cooking guru, Scott Gomes of Pit Pros Bar-be-Que, will serve up his famous Bar-be-Qued tri-tip and pulled pork sandwiches with healthy sides of Apple Pie Baked Beans and roasted corn-on-the-cob. Scott will reveal some of his award-winning techniques during cooking demonstrations at 11:00am and 2:00pm.
Tickets are available online at www.foods4thought.org or at the Miners Foundry and BriarPatch Co-Ops. Bring a can of people or pet food to receive $5 off the price of admission. Limit one donation per ticket. For more information, please call 888-539-2830.