Annual Foodie Festival is Sensational Hit

Encinitas Foodie FestThe first annual Encinitas Foodie Fest attracted hundreds of people this past weekend. Attendees enjoyed San Diego top chef demonstrations, local gourmet foods, sustainable goods, live music and dance. Proceeds from an Art to Table auction and Opportunity Drawing benefited the Coastal Community Foundation’s Healthy Day Fund. Sponsors and volunteers celebrated at the VIP After-Party held at the luscious Lemongrass Center garden. Encinitas music legend Jack Tempchin and The Rocket Science Band rocked the house!

John Gonzales demonstrates cooking Bottaro Wood Fired PizzaWhole Foods Chef Dennis HortonNaturally to Your Door Organic KumquatsThe California OliveMarlena Medford and Sara Cremedis of Encinitas PatchAleza Martin at the Encinitas Foodie Fest

Center for a Healthy Lifestyles Tea Party
Sadie Rose Baking Company Bread

Pacific Beach Peanut Butter TastesWhole Foods Barbecue Home Grown Meats SlidersEncinitas Foodie Fest CostumesFirehouse Chefs Food Truck at the Encinitas Foodie FestBread and Butter Baking Company PieJimmy Patton and Enrique Platas perform at the Encinitas Foodie FestDanny Salzhander's Art to Table Auction Donation

Jack Tempchin and the Rocket Science Band

Tara Nel and Delilah Brown of Lemongrass Center
Bottaro Wood Fired Pizza Oven

Sea Salt Candy Company Ginger White Chocolate CaramelShawn Barker and Simmons of Smoke and Mirrors Cocktail Company

Magners Irish Cider

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About Jolee Pink

I am a California-based writer, designer, artist, super foodie and avid traveler. I view travel as a superlative learning experience and have visited nearly 50 countries. As the author of Living Coastal: Inspirations for Entertaining, Decorating and Cooking California Style, I brought together artists and chefs to capture the spirit of San Diego influenced by the Pacific Ocean. The Wabisabi Green lifestyle blog focuses on art, design, food and travel. My colorful ceramic sculpture has received national recognition and is on permanent display at Rady Children’s Hospital. I also design and market a boutique eco-friendly textile line featuring bold modern motifs based on nature, world travels and the southern California coastal lifestyle.
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One Response to Annual Foodie Festival is Sensational Hit

  1. avatar Gail Mitchell says:

    Congratulations Jolee,

    Looks like a great event.

    gail and bill