13 Sep

Del Monte Square’s Tomato and Olive Festival

DEL MONTE SQUARE PRESENTS THE SAN FRANCISCO TOMATO & OLIVE OIL FESTIVAL TO BENEFIT SAN FRANCISCO FOOD BANK

THE CANNERY at Del Monte Square will host The San Francisco Tomato and Olive Oil Festival on Saturday, September 16, from noon to 4pm in celebration of its history as the largest fruit and vegetable packing facility in the world as Del Monte Plant #1. The event, which includes tasting of wines, salsas, olive oils, tomato dishes and specialty foods, fresh produce, cooking demonstrations, kids’ activities and live entertainment, will benefit the San Francisco Food Bank. The event is free and open to the public.

Cristina Gershey, Culinary Director of Oakville Grocery, and several of San Francisco’s leading chefs will be on hand for cooking demonstrations making use of heirloom tomatoes and olive oil. Live entertainment on Saturday will include music from opera singers Robert Close and Litz Plummer on the Lark Stage.

The San Francisco Tomato & Olive Oil Festival is sponsored by Del Monte Foods, Oakville Grocery and the California Olive Oil Council. THE CANNERY at Del Monte Square is located at 2801 Leavenworth Street, at the corner of Beach and Columbus, along San Francisco’s northern waterfront. For more information, call (415) 771-3112 or log on to www.demontesquare.com

QUICK INFO:

What: Del Monte Square Tomato and Olive Festival
Celebrate tomato season’s harvest at The Del Monte Square Tomato & Olive Oil Festival. Enjoy a tasting of wines, salsas, olive oils and specialty foods. A cornucopia of tomato varieties will be displayed and presented for tasting. There will be live music by opera singers Robert Close and Litz Plummer as we celebrate everything tomato and olive oil-related picnic style throughout The Cannery at Del Monte Square. Proceeds will benefit the San Francisco Food Bank.

Where: THE CANNERY at Del Monte Square, 2801 Leavenworth
Street, SF
(At the foot of Columbus overlooking the Bay)

When: Saturday, September 16, 2006

Time: 12noon-4pm

Cost: Free to Public

Info: (415) 771-3112 or www.delmontesquare.com

Source & Link

Leave a Reply