More than 8,000 attended the inaugural festival in 2017 to
sample cuisine that has helped Cleveland earn a reputation as
one of the nation’s best food cities.
“Last year gave people a taste of what all of the excitement is
about,” said Michael Huff, the College’s dean of
hospitality management. “We promise that there will be even more
to savor in year two.”
Dozens of the city’s top chefs turn the festival site into their
own personal kitchen, preparing mouthwatering specialties that
will be available for purchase. Local breweries will be on hand
with barley-and-hops creations to quench any thirst.
The family-friendly event also will feature cooking
demonstrations; onstage musical performances; a culinary
marketplace; children’s activities; and a fireworks display at
the end of the night.
A cooperative of corporate and civic partners combine to stage
Cleveland Eats, and a Culinary Council guiding the
planning process represents a “Who’s Who” in the Northeast Ohio
serves to showcase the hospitality industry’s impact on the
Northeast Ohio economy and Tri-C’s vital role in training the
skilled workers needed to continue the region’s restaurant
Admission will be $5, with children age 12 and under admitted
free. Details on schedules and participating chefs and
restaurants will be released closer to the event.
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