The kickoff event on Friday, March 15th will be the highlight with two films and a sushi tasting event. First, view the locally produced film Quest for Honey, followed by a discussion by the Nevada County filmmakers. Then enjoy a sushi tasting event with sushi provided by Mikuni and Kru. Learn about seafood sustainability and sushi making from Taro of Mikuni and Billy Ngo of Kru. Afterwards, go back to the theater to enjoy the critically acclaimed documentary, Jiro Dreams of Sushi, sponsored by Mikuni.
On Saturday, March 16, join the festival for a scavenger hunt, discussion with Master Gardener Bill Maynard, attend a Meat Hooked! event with Selland Family restaurants, a panel discussion on farm workers and other fun events designed to celebrate Sacramento’s budding food scene.
Whether you’re a connoisseur of only the finest foods or you’re excited about understanding where your food comes from (or you just like to eat delicious, sustainable food!) this is a can’t miss event. Tickets are limited, so don’t miss your chance to get a great deal on this amazing event!
Ticket sales supporting Slow Food Sacramento and
The California Food Literacy Center
Friday, March 15
6:30 Discussion with filmmakers
7:00 Sushi event at nearby Old Soul with Mikuni and Kru sushi platters. Taro and Billy Ngo will speak on seafood sustainability and sushi making. Coffee by Old Soul. Possible sake tasting.
8:30 Jiro Dreams of Sushi sponsored by Mikuni
Saturday, March 16
Concessions: Whole Foods will be supplying the healthy movie snacks at the concession stand on Saturday.
When & Where
Slow Food Sacramento
Slow Food Sacramento is the Sacramento region's convivium, or chapter, of Slow Food USA. We are an active, all-volunteer chapter that hosts a wide range of educational and convivial events throughout the year to introduce you to the producers and creators of some of the region's outstanding foods, farms, and restaurants. You'll meet the leaders who champion locally and sustainably produced vegetables, fruits, wines, meats, and cheeses. You'll become part of a network to improve access to good, clean, and fair food for all in the Sacramento region.