Food brief: Home-brew contest, Park City Food & Wine Classic, World Cup wine dinner and more
Register now for home-brew contest
Registration is under way for the second annual Bier Brauen, a home-brewing contest, which takes place during the annual Oktoberfest celebration at Grace Lutheran Church and School. It is one of only two contests in the state sanctioned by the American Homebrewers Association and the Beer Judge Certification Program. The contest emphasizes German-style brews, but beers will be accepted in more than a dozen categories. Here's what you need to know:
Registration • Through Aug. 6 at 10 p.m.
Entry drop-off • Aug. 31-Sept. 6 at Grace Lutheran Church and School, 1815 E. 9800 South, Sandy; Salt City Brew Supply, 750 E. Fort Union Blvd., Midvale; or The Beer Nut, 1200 S. State St., Salt Lake City
Judging • Sept. 12-13 and 19-20
Awards • Saturday, Sept. 20, 5 p.m., during Grace Lutheran's Oktoberfest
Details • gracesandy.org.
Park City Food and Wine Classic
Tickets are still available for many of the seminars, tasting and outdoor excursions taking place this week during the Park City Food & Wine Classic. Expert-led seminars teach guests how to "navigate a restaurant wine list," pair "beer and barbecue" or understand the finer points of sake. Larger events include a Wine on the Mountain Celebration and Stroll of Park City. Proceeds from ticket sales benefit the nonprofit People's Health Clinic, which provides care for Summit and Wasatch counties.
When • Today through Sunday, July 9-13
Where • All over Park City
Cost • $55-$175 depending on the event
Details • parkcityfoodandwineclassic.com
World Cup wine dinner at Fratelli's
In the spirit of World Cup soccer, Fratelli's is offering a five-course dinner pitting Old World and New World wines. Think Italy vs. Chile or Germany vs. USA or France vs. Australia.
Where • Fratelli Ristorante, 9236 S. Village Shop Drive, Sandy; 801-495-4550
When • Sunday, July 13, 5 p.m.
Cost • $30 for dinner; optional wine pairings an additional $25
Bearclaw Supper Club at Sundance
Sundance Mountain Resort is offering a new dining event in its Bearclaw Lodge. Guests who attend the monthly Bearclaw Supper Club will enjoy a lift ride to the venue, a cocktail hour with appetizers and a tasting menu prepared by Sundance executive chef David Mullen.
When • Saturdays, July 12, Aug. 23 and Sept. 6, at 5 p.m.
Where • Sundance Mountain Resort
Cost • $125 per person does not include tip or alcoholic beverages. Call 866-976-9270 to reserve a spot.
Celebrate Bastille Day at Pago
Enjoy French-inspired food and wine during this Bastille Day celebration.
When • Monday, July 14, 6 p.m.
Where • Pago, 878 S. 900 East, Salt Lake City; 801-532-0777
Cost • $40 for dinner, optional wine pairing an additional $40
Cruise Night on State Street
Three Midvale businesses Wasatch Moon CafÃ©, Lightning Pawn and Big City Bowl are joining together for a monthly Cruise Night. The evening includes barbecue, live music and a custom car, motorcycle and hot-rod display.
When • Second Tuesday of each month through Sept. 9, 6 to 9 p.m.
Where • 7962 S. State St., Midvale; 801-561-0608