Sat, 12am - 11:59pm
||$35 – $145|
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VICTORIA - The Cheese and Meat Festival allows consumers to taste their way through international and local meats, accompaniments (pickled items, chocolates, coffees, etc) and cheeses while pairing them with wine, beer, and cider. The festival takes place at the beautiful Crystal Gardens located in downtown Victoria. All attendees will be given a small charcuterie board upon entry that will allow for samples to be placed on the board while vendors describe the item being showcased.
LOCATION: CRYSTAL GARDENS [713 Douglas St, Victoria, BC V8W 3M6]
DATE: SATURDAY, MAY 12th, 2018
TICKETS ARE ALLOCATED BY TASTING SESSION (UNLESS YOU ARE A SUPER PASS HOLDER)
TASTING TICKET - GAINS YOU ACCESS TO THE TASTING SESSION FOR THE TIME YOU PURCHASE
SEMINAR TICKET - GAINS YOU ACCESS TO THE SEMINAR YOU PICK (DOES NOT INCLUDE A TASTING SESSION)
SUPER PASS - GIVES YOU ACCESS TO ALL TASTING SESSIONS AND SEMINARS AND INCLUDES VIP ENTRY
TASTING SESSION TIMES:
AFTERNOON (3PM START)
EVENING (7PM START)
WHAT DO YOU GET FOR THE PRICE OF A TICKET? Upon entry, you will be given a charcuterie board (that you can keep) and a tasting glass. You will be able to walk around at your leisure tasting cheese's, meats, accompaniments, and beverages. Each session is 2.5hrs.
1:45 PM - "Salt, Smoke, Cure." - is a seminar taking place at 1:45 PM. Salt, Smoke, Cure - Venture into the world of cured products. All products showcased in these seminars will have an element of salt or smoke. You can expect 3-4 selections of meat, 6-7 different versions of liquor, 3-4 samples of cheese, and 6-7 accompaniments. This seminar will walk you through how the products were made and how they pair with the rest of the presenting products. You will walk out with a deeper understanding of how to cure products. This ticket does NOT include access to any tasting sessions.
5:45PM "Port and Stinky Cheese" – A Seminar on pairing stinky cheese and port - is a seminar taking place at 5:45 PM. Don't let the title scare you away. This seminar pairs ports with stinky cheeses. This pairing goes back hundreds of years and is one of the strongest liquor pairings in the world. Expect to sample over 6 ports with pairings of 6 kinds of cheese and a wide range of accompaniments and palate cleansers. This seminar will showcase an interview-style presentation between a cheesemonger, vendors, and a sommelier. This ticket does NOT include access to any tasting sessions.
All ticket sales are final, refunds will not be given upon purchase to the event unless the event is canceled due to unforeseen circumstances. Tickets can not be exchanged or changed.
By redeeming this ticket, you hereby acknowledge your permission to use your picture for television, video screens, and elsewhere. You hereby waive all residual rights or claims that might arise from the use of your picture or likeness for any purpose at any future date.
As our guest, you are required to comply with our safety rules and are cautioned to heed all warnings. By accepting admission with this pass, you agree to release us from all responsibility for any loss, injury or damage which you may suffer, excepting any loss, injury or damage caused by our reckless, willful or grossly negligent acts.
Disclaimer - The Cheese and Meat Festival does not represent the vendors. The vendors are responsible for portions and ensuring they have enough product for all attendees. The Cheese and Meat Festival regulates this to our full ability.
Tagged in: Weekend
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