Drink, Dine, Vote, Shop @ Foodie Chick Event on July 22


Hey KC friends and foodies! Are you ready for an innovative and exciting way to explore the local food scene of Kansas City area? Then save the date for Foodie Chick Event on Saturday, July 22nd. It is the latest concept brought to you by Chick Events. You will enjoy an eventful summer evening feasting on top restaurant bites, local KC wine, craft beer and coffee. Moreover, you can vote for your favorites and guess what adds to the whole experience? You can SHOP! The marketplace will be filled with artisan food and food/drink/ entertaining product vendors.


This inaugural event will take place on the streets of Park Place for a tasting & shopping experience unlike any other for all foodies. Plan a perfect date night or girls night out or a family foodie time at this place.


Drink

Meet local KC wine makers! Sample and vote for the "best red" and "best white" and sample other regional specialty wines from 6 local wineries including: Somerset Ridge Vineyard and Winery, KC Wine Co., Stone Pillar Vineyard & Winery, Rowe Ridge Vineyard & Winery , Holy-Field Vineyard & Winery & White Trail Run Vineyard & Winery. Tickets will include complimentary wine tastings for guests over 21. Bottles may be purchased at the event.


You can also sample and vote for the "best craft beer" from local breweries like Red Crow Brewing Company, Crane Brewing Company, Martin City Brewing Company, The Free State Brewing Co.

Tea and coffee lovers will also not be disappointed. You can sample and learn about local tea from the representatives of Hugo Tea Company. Or sip some exciting coffee flavors from Parisi Artisan Coffee.

If so much is available can a good old cup of milk be left behind? Samples from Shatto Milk Company's latest milk flavors will accompany the thirst quenchers.


Dine on Samples

If you are a foodie and love trying local restaurants, you can't afford to miss this event. Some of the food that you would sample are mentioned below.

Some savory bites from The Grille at Park Place, Jon Russells BBQ, PitaBlu Fresh Greek ToGo, Dragonfly Gourmet Foods, Pizzeria Locale and more.


There will be samples for your sweet tooth too from Farm to Face Small Batch Goods Granola, french macaron sandwiches by mead microbakery, tasty gelato and smoothies from Paciugo Gelato Cafe, toffee from Cedar Street Toffee and cookies from Best Regards Bakery & Cafe.


Vote for Best Bite

You can not only sample great food but also vote for the "Best Bite" among the competing restaurants. Here are some of the competing restaurants.

PitaBlu Fresh Greek ToGo, Pig & Finch Leawood, California Pizza Kitchen, Best Regards Bakery & Cafe, Enjoy pure food + drink, and even sushi from RA Sushi Bar Restaurant.


You will have to wait until July 22nd to taste and see what best bites they bring to the contest. 

Shop

Not only will you taste amazing food, wine, beer & coffee from over 35 local KC favorites, but you can shop the Foodie Marketplace for fun products and artisan food products.


Some of the vendors are Junque Drawer Boutique & Studio, Dandelion Decor, Love + Sugar, BIERskins, Fezziwigs KC, Nothing Bundt Cakes, The Tasteful Olive, Delaney & Loew and some local farms.

VIP Tasting Experience

If you purchase VIP tickets you can experience the ultimate Whiskey + Donut pairing (sponsored by Union Horse Distilling Co. & Donutology) or local Kansas wine by KC Wine Co. paired perfectly with cheese by Green Dirt Farm or Beer & Bites tasting experience, presented by Gordon Biersch Leawood.



The Foodie Chick Event is hardly a month away. So don't wait and get your tickets today. Hope to see all of you there.

Venue: Park Place, Leawood
Date: 22nd July (Saturday)
Time: 4 P.M to 9 P.M
Tickets: http://bit.ly/2iDzhLO

GA Tasting Tickets $35 
GA Tasting Tickets $40 - at the door (if available)
VIP Tasting Experiences - $50 (includes GA Tasting ticket)

Only additional costs at the event:
- Cash bar if you'd like more to drink
- Marketplace shopping purchases

You can make it a "Staycation" or come visit Kansas City! Foodie Chick Events has partnered with Aloft Leawood - Overland Park for a $115/night rate during this event. To book, visit http://www.aloftleawoodoverlandpark.com/foodie-chick-event

Some of the sponsors for this event are:

Kansas Farm Bureau as the bag sponsor, Kristin Malfer & Associates and ReeceNichols Leawood as the cup sponsor, Pizzeria Locale as foodie sponsor. 

Foodie Chick Events has partnered with the non-profit organization Newhouse ShelterThis event's donation will assist in their incredible efforts to help women in the community.

You can more about this event on their Facebook page and website




Photographs by Foodie Chick Event, edited and made into collages by me.

Breather Bounty is blogging partner for this event. 


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