We are thrilled to announce the Culinary Lineup for the 2019 Fayetteville Roots Festival. When we say Intimate, Urban, Music&Food Festival we mean it. Musicians and Chef on equal footing sharing their art with you!Culinary Tickets and Details at https://therootsfest.org/culinary-events/Video by Blk Elk Media Featuring music from Hiss Golden Messenger
Posted by Fayetteville Roots Festival on Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Wednesday, August 21:
Chef Dinner at The Hive, 21C Hotel, Bentonville
This first event of the festival is a curated coursed dining experience, featuring eight of the festival’s guest chefs, beverage pairings, art installation and live music. Dinner will be followed by a moderated “after dinner conversation” with guest chefs, hosted by Rachel Belle, and meet and greet on the patio. Featuring Chef Colin Stringer, Chef Merlin Verrier, Chef Asha Gomez, Chef Scott Winegard, Chef Sachin Chopra, Chef Jason Paul, hosted by Chef Matt McClure.
Tickets include dinner and beverage pairings- $150 per person
Thursday, August 22:
The Grand Tasting & Folk Family Reunion Party, Pratt Place, Fayetteville
Thursday Night, opening night of the festival with over fifty guest chefs at dozens of tasting stations and music by St. Paul & the Broken Bones, John Fulbright, and Yola.
Ticketed via 4-Day pass and the 2-Day Culinary-Only Passes.
Friday, August 23:
Master Classes @ Brightwater, 8th Street Market, Bentonville
Over twenty guest chefs take to the culinary classrooms for this afternoon program at Brightwater: A center for the study of food, open for students and to the public. This event will also host the 5th Annual Roots Chef Cook Off competition featuring eight chefs and an VIP Master Class with Georgia Pellegrini.
$20 suggested donation per person at the door (Proceeds to Roots Festival’s Brightwater Scholarship Fund)
+ VIP Master Classes with Georgia Pellegrini @ Brightwater
Special guest and acclaimed author Georgia Pellegrini will host an exclusive master class experience at Brightwater. This women only group will follow Georgia from a hands on butchery class, to a cooking class, followed by a lunch hosted at Hillfolk: Textile Studio including natural dyeing workshop, and a signed copy of Georgia’s book Modern Pioneering.
Limited spaces are available- $200 per person
Saturday, August 24:
Roots Food & Spirits, Pratt Place
Fayetteville Roots Food & Spirits acts as a culinary cornucopia featuring over fifty chefs participating in a diverse array of programs including themed tastings events, spirit and beer activations, panel discussions, culinary themed makers marketplace, cookbook signings, and demonstrations. Headlining Musical acts include Travelin’ McCoury’s and Jeff Austin Band, plus a combined set dubbedGrateful Ball.
Individual tickets ($75 all day or $40 half day). Ticketed via 4-Day pass and the 2-Day Culinary-Only Passes.
Sunday, August 25:
Jamboree, Tri Cycle Farms, Fayetteville
This event acts as a spotlight and fundraiser for one of our partners,Tri Cycle Farms. Tri Cycle Farms acts at the Roots Festival’s Food Recovery Team. With an urban farm party vibe, the event hosts a farm tour, live music, tastings, local beers and family friendly activities.
$20 suggested donation per person at the door (Proceeds to benefit Tri Cycle Farms)