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.

Advertise in the Grand Tasting Program Book

  • Eat Drink RI Festival Grand Tasting Program Ad
    April 29, 2017
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Price Qty
Back Covershow details + $350.00 (USD)   Sold Out
Full Pageshow details + $275.00 (USD)  
Half Pageshow details + $150.00 (USD)  

Showcase your business, restaurant, services or products to culinary enthusiasts from all over the northeast.

Grand Tasting program book adsFull color ads:

  • Back Cover $350
  • Full Page $275
  • Half Page $150

Accepted file formats:

  • Adobe Acrobat Certified PDF
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Illustrator

Image Resolution & Formats:

300dpi EPS, TIF, JPG and PSD

Fonts:

Supply all fonts used, including fonts used in EPS files (please supply screen as well as printer fonts for Mac files), TrueType for Windows

Email:

Please send production ready files to david@eatdrinkri.com. Compressed digital files are accepted. Accepted compression formats: SIT, SEA and ZIP.

Terms & conditions:

Payment: All ad placements must be prepaid. Please e-mail or call to reserve your ad placement. Additional graphic services will be charged if files are not received in the specified file formats listed under digital requirements.

Ad materials:

Cancellations of space should be submitted in writing prior to the ad material deadline date. The publisher reserves the right to charge up to 100% of the rate for any advertising space placed but subsequently cancelled after the deadline date.

If modifications are needed, the publisher will change the advertisement and will bill the advertiser for graphic design.
The publisher assumes no liability for the content of advertised materials including copy, illustrations and/or photography.

All materials and advertisements are subject to the publisher’s approval. The publisher reserves the right to reject or cancel any advertisement.

Festival Sponsorship

  • Eat Drink RI Festival
    April 26, 2017 - April 29, 2017
    6:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Price Qty
Platinum Sponsorshipshow details + $25,000.00 (USD)  
Gold Sponsorshipshow details + $10,000.00 (USD)  
Silver Sponsorshipshow details + $5,000.00 (USD)  
Bronze Sponsorshipshow details + $2,500.00 (USD)  
Festival Supportershow details + $1,000.00 (USD)  

You may download a PDF of this form here, complete and mail it, along with a check made payable to:
Eat Drink RI LLC, 1061 Fish Hill Rd. Coventry, RI 02816

Please visit this page to purchase an ad in our Grand Tasting program book.

Platinum Sponsorship

  • Branded naming rights to the Festival and ancillary events, i.e. “The <YOUR BRAND> Eat Drink RI Festival”
  • Mention in all media appearances and TV/radio/online video commercials
  • Logo on all print advertising, signs, cards and posters
  • Linked large graphic ad on Festival site
  • Private discount code for ticket purchases
  • 8 Dinner by Dames Tickets
  • 4 RI Food Bank Truck Stop Tickets
  • 40 Grand Tasting Tickets
    ($ 4,500 value in tickets)

$ 25,000

Gold Sponsorship

  • Mention in all media appearances and TV/radio/online video commercials
  • Logo on all print advertising, signs, cards and posters
  • Linked large graphic ad on Festival site
  • Private discount code for ticket purchases
  • 2 Dinner by Dames Tickets
  • 24 Grand Tasting Tickets
    ($ 2,100 value in tickets)

$ 10,000

Silver Sponsorship

  • Logo on all print advertising, signs, cards and posters
  • Linked graphic ad on Festival site
  • Private discount code for ticket purchases
  • 20 Grand Tasting Tickets
    ($ 1,500 value in tickets)

$ 5,000

Bronze Sponsorship

  • Linked graphic ad on Festival site
  • Private discount code for ticket purchases
  • 16 Grand Tasting Tickets
    ($ 1,200 value in tickets)

$ 2,500

 

Supporter

  • Linked text listing on Festival site
  • 8 Grand Tasting Tickets ($ 600 value in tickets)
    $ 1,000

Sponsors, please email your logo to david@eatdrinkri.com in one of these formats: Photoshop, Illustrator, JPEG, PDF, TIFF, EPS. Logo should be at least 72 dpi @ 4096 pixels wide.

Grand Tasting

  • April 29, 2017
    12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Price Qty
Grand Tastingshow details + $75.00 (USD)  

The Eat Drink RI Festival Grand Tasting features samplings of over sixty locally produced beer, wine & spirits, as well as an abundance of local food artisans in Hall A of the Rhode Island Convention Center. During the Tasting there will be all-new local food & drink presentations on the Frigidaire Professional Presentation Stage sponsored and provided by Wickford Appliance featuring Rhode Island’s top chefs paired with a local producer to wow attendees with some of the best food in the country, all included with admission to the Grand Tasting.

New to this year’s Festival Grand Tasting, Eat Drink RI is partnering with the Point Street Reading Series for a trio of food-author readings & signings.

For the full list of Grand Tasting tables and participants, please see the Exhibitors page (continually updated).

Grand Tasting tickets are $75 and includes all food and beverage samplings offered, Local Food & Drink Presentations and author readings & signings.

Point Street Reading Series

On Saturday morning, prior to the Eat Drink RI Festival Grand Tasting, the Point Street Reading Series is hosting an intimate book & breakfast in celebration of David Leite’s brand new memoir Notes on a Banana: A Memoir of Food, Love, and Manic Depression from 10 – 11:30 a.m. at The Café at Easy Entertaining. The $45 ticket includes an autographed copy of Notes on a Banana and a delicious breakfast. Purchase tickets here.