2016 Eat Drink RI Festival Grand Tasting, in foreground Narragansett Creamery table with co-owner Mark Federico. Photo by Stacey Doyle Photography

Eat Drink RI Festival — April 26 – 29, 2017

The 6th Annual Eat Drink RI Festival is a celebration showcasing the best of the culinary world in Rhode Island. Presenting farmers, chefs, bartenders and food & drink artisans from across the region, the Festival offers a VIP reception, unique dining opportunities, charitable events, and culminates with the Grand Tasting, an All-Local Tasting featuring farmer & chef cooking demonstrations and author signings.

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Fifth Annual Eat Drink RI Festival Showcases How Food Will Help Rhode Island Grow

Fifth Annual Eat Drink RI Festival Showcases How Food Will Help Rhode Island Grow 2016 Festival Expands to the Rhode Island Convention Center The Eat Drink RI Festival, April 28 – May 1, is three weeks away and many more exciting vendors have signed on to participate in the year’s most anticipated culinary event. NBC
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Eat Drink RI Festival 2015 – April 30 through May 3

Showcasing the best of the ever-expanding Rhode Island culinary scene, the fourth annual, all-local Eat Drink RI Festival returns Thursday, April 30th through Sunday, May 3rd. The Festival, sponsored by Daniele, Inc., will be held throughout Providence.

Eat Drink RI Festival Grand Tasting 2014 photo by Stacey Doyle Photography

Eat Drink RI Festival Grand Tasting — Saturday, May 2, 12 – 4 p.m.

  • May 2, 2015
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

 
Eat Drink RI Festival Grand Tasting 2014The Grand Tasting, presented by Providence Monthly, features samplings of over forty locally produced beer, wine & spirits, as well as an abundance of local food artisans in the Providence Biltmore Grand Ballroom. During the Tasting there will be three Local Food & Drink Presentations featuring Rhode Island’s top chefs paired with a local farmer to wow attendees with some of the best food in the country, all included with admission to the Grand Tasting.

For the full list of Grand Tasting tables and participants, please see the Exhibitors page. Exhibitors will be continually updated. Grand Tasting ticket includes Local Food & Drink Presentations at 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2:45 p.m.

 
Tickets are $75, and includes all food and beverage samplings offered.