Strathmore Events





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Along with headliners GIADA DE LAURENTIIS and ANDREW ZIMMERN, APPETITE™ – A GASTRONOMIC EXPERIENCE will include a full day of culinary events and live entertainment on Saturday, August 2nd! Stay tuned to this page and for more details!

If you’re looking for big bites, enjoy a huge variety of the DC area’s most creative Food Trucks, all day Saturday. Food will be available for purchased, and live music will fill the air around the Backyard Theater stage – everything you need to come make a day of it! Featured performers include 19th Street Band, Chopteeth, Howlin’ at the Moon with Jay Summerour, and Israel and Morris.


•Woodland Vegan Bistro
•Red Hook Lobster Pound
•Pepe by José Andrés
•Corned Beef King
•Dolci Gelati
•Culinary Nomad
•Restaurant Associates

Join DC’s most loved chefs as they show off and share the foods that made them famous. Learn about everything from cheese to chocolate and indulge in samples from dozens of local eateries. Come hungry!


•Todd Gray & Ellen Kassoff of Equinox
•Val Grissom, Founder of Ape Man Foods
•Scott Drewno of The Source
•Jane Morris of J. Chocolatier
•Carolyn Stromberg of Righteous Cheese
•Billy Strynkowski of Restaurant
•Tastes from Jaleo by José Andrés
•Shake Shack
•BLT Steak
•Grosvenor Market produce
•Ridgewells Catering
•Swing’s Coffee
•Ed Hardy of Quench
•Jill Sandler of The Chocolatier’s Palette
•Richard Hetzler of The National Museum of the American Indian’s Mitsitam Cafe
•Rockland’s Farm Winery
•Magnet Earth Gourmet
•Port City Brewing Company
•DC Brau Brewing Company
•Reyka Vodka
•Milagro Tequila
•All Things Olive
•Sugarloaf Mountain Vineyard
•Vino Volo
•Cook’s Corner of Central Farm Markets
•Morton’s Steakhouse
And many more!

VIP All-Access Pass—$225 (Only 120 available!)

Includes premium seats for both headliner performances, entry to all Saturday events and tastings, celebrity chef meet & greets, and a VIP lounge.

All-Access Pass—$150 / Early Bird $125
Includes orchestra seats for both headliner performances and to all Saturday’s events, talks, and tastings.

Day passes and individual tickets to headliner performances will be available in May.