$75 – $160

Crave! Fire & Smoke

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Spokane Valley CenterPlace

2426 North Discovery Place

Spokane Valley, WA 99216

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A BBQ extravaganza, anything over a flame, paired with regional craft beers and wine. Live cultural entertainment by The Coeur d’Alene Tribe, sponsored by Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort. 15 chefs, 15 breweries, wines, craft cocktails with so much food & drink you won't be able to eat & drink it all!

VIP Experience: Unique not available experiences to others, meet and greet chefs; local, regional and national prior to events, located in Fireside Lounge & Deck (bar, fireplace, outside deck, limited tickets!

Crave! is the largest culinary event in the Spokane area dedicated to uplifting the culinary scene in the Northwest. The 3-day food festival is chef focused and showcases the creative talents of visionary chefs and tastemakers from around the region highlighting the flavors of the great Northwest.

We hope you join us in 2019, July 11-14, to experience the talents of the Northwest tastemakers and help the JAKT Foundation mission to support the culinary community.


How does this event work?

Each main event (there are 3) will have approximately 12-16 chefs serving large sample sizes. Wine, beer, craft cocktails and non-alcoholic drinks will be availalbe for tasting from multiple vendors. In addition there will be live music at each event. This is a walk-around tasting event with chairs & tables availalbe to sit in the shade under tents and tables to stand at to set your plate & glass. You will not have to purchase anything once inside the event - it is all inclusive and we limit the number of attendees so you won't go home hungry or thirsty!

The Grand Tasting on Saturday from noon-4pm is a walk around tasting event with smaller bite size samples from over 100 vendors including wine, beer, spirits, artisans, restaraunts, caterers. Also occuring during the Grand Tasting is a main demonstration stage with celebrity chefs preparing dishes while you watch.

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

This is a 21+ event, you must bring your ID to consume alcoholic beverages

Is this event outside or indoors?

Main events are outdoors, wear casual shoes, bring an umbrella for sun or rain. The Grand Tasting vendors are outdoors and the main stage is indoors.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Easy access from I90. FREE parking at CenterPlace.

What can I bring into the event?

You do not need to bring anything to the event other than your appetite!

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No you do not, we can scan tickets at the door from your phone.

Is my ticket transferrable?

Yes it is but once it is scanned at the door the ticket will not be valid for any other person.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket doesn't match the person who attends?

Yes it is okay. You may gift your ticket(s) and once scanned at the door the ticket will not be valid for anyone else to use.

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2426 North Discovery Place

Spokane Valley, WA 99216

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