Taste of Blount

18th Annual Taste of Blount



Premier Sponsors:
     

Thursday, September 5, 2019
6-8 p.m.

Theater in the Park in Maryville
TICKETS ON SALE

Tickets, which are $25 for Blount County Chamber members, $30 for the public and $15 for students 17 and under or those with a college or student ID (5 and under free), are available at the Chamber office (201 S. Washington St., Maryville, Tenn.), by phone 865.983.2241. Tickets are available at the door the night of the event on a cash-only basis. (NOTE: Student tickets are available at the Chamber office only prior to the event date. No online student ticket sales.)

Ticket holders can try savory favorites from local restaurants, caterers and gourmet grocers in addition to voting for their favorite appetizer, main course, sandwich, dessert, beverage, presentation and overall winner.

 

Silver Sponsors:
Cirrus Aircraft, Shanks and Associates, C2RL, Inc., Kizer & Black Attorneys, K12, Inc., Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc., Regions Bank, Jackie Mills Homes.

Media Sponsors:
   
Music Provided by:
 

 2019 Taste of Blount Participants

Vendors and menu will be added, so please check back as the list grows. 

Which Wich - Turkey club, Buffalo chicken, Italian grinder, House chips
Vienna Coffee House - Mini espresso pecan bundt cakes with caramel glaze, Mini red velvet cakes, Toasted cinnamon sugar latte, Lavender honey Arnold Palmer
Chuck's Concessions - Mini donuts
The Soup Kitchen Food Truck - Lasagna soup, White bean chicken chili, Grilled meatloaf sandwich, Grape pecan chicken salad, Mexican cornbread, Key Lime cake
Artistic Pops - Assorted gourmet pops
The Bookmark Café @ Blount Co. Public Library - Cajun-style pimento cheese, Go big orange carrot cupcake, Power punch smoothie
McAlister's Deli - Sweet & unsweet tea
Quick Fix Coffee, LLC - Iced Chai, Italian soda watermelon, Iced coffee southern kicker, Strawberry banana smoothie
The Steel Room - Street taco cups, Shelberry protein milkshake
The Shrimp Dock of Alcoa - Shrimp boil with potatoes, corn & sausage, Tennessee Jambalaya, Homemade coleslaw
Rocky's Jamaica Sunrise - Jerked pulled pork, Jerk chicken, Curry chicken, Rice & beans, Cabbage, Mac 'n Cheese
The Walnut Kitchen - Simpson Farms tenderloin slider with smoked sweet onion jam and roasted garlic aioli, Smoky Mountain street corn with Uman & Blackberry Farm Millers Cove jack cheese
Full Service BBQ - Shrimp & grits, Pulled pork & Pulled chicken sliders, Banana pudding
Richy Kreme Donuts - Donut holes
Chicken Salad Chick - Assorted chicken salad flavors
Metz Culinary - Shrimp scampi pasta, Chicken fajita stuffed potatoes, Carmalitas
Bruster's Real Ice Cream - Southern banana pudding, Butter pecan, Caramel apple crunch, Triple chocolate Oreo
Snoring Bear Diner's Hayden's Sweet Shop - Lemon blueberry cheesecake, Peanut butter cup cheesecake, Pecan pie cheesecake
REO Cheesewagon - Tomato bisque with grilled cheese dipper, Holy guacamole
My Favorite Food Truck - Turkey Rachel
Dancing Bear Lodge - Smoked butternut squash casserole, Buttermilk & bacon brittle ice cream sandwich
Apple Valley Café - Mini burgers with bacon jam, Fried pie bites
Mattie Moox Coffee Camper - Bear paw iced latte, Berry infused iced tea

2018 Taste of Blount Culinary Excellence Award Winners

Best Appetizer: 1. The Walnut Kitchen, 2. Metz Catering, 3. The Soup Kitchen
Best Sandwich: 1. Small Town BBQ, 2. REO Cheesewagon, 3. Roland’s Bistro
Best Beverage: 1. Mattie Moox the Coffee Camper, 2. Quick Fix Coffee, 3. The Artistic Bean
Best Main Course: 1. Daddy O’s, 2. Aubrey’s, 3. Rocky’s Jamaica Sunrise
Best Dessert: 1. Lambert’s Southern Pies and Bake Shop, 2. Sullivan’s, 3. Bruster’s
Best Overall: The Walnut Kitchen

 

2018 Taste of Blount Peoples Choice Winners

Best Appetizer: Metz Catering
Best Sandwich: REO Cheesewagon
Best Beverage: McAlister’s Deli
Best Main Course: Rocky's Jamaica Sunrise
Best Dessert: Lambert’s Southern Pies and Bake Shop
Best Presentation: Metz Catering
Best Overall: Rocky's Jamaica Sunrise

 

2017 Taste of Blount Winners

Best Appetizer: Maryville Corner Market
Best Sandwich: Full Service BBQ
Best Beverage: McAlister’s Deli
Best Main Course: Rocky’s Jamaica Sunrise
Best Dessert: Lambert’s Southern Pies and Bake Shop
Best Presentation: Metz Catering
Best Overall: Rocky’s Jamaica Sunrise

 

2016 Taste of Blount Winners

Best Appetizer: Lemon Grass of Maryville
Best Sandwich: Full Service BBQ
Best Beverage: McAlister’s Deli
Best Main Course: Rocky’s Jamaica Sunrise
Best Dessert: Lambert’s Southern Pies and Bake Shop
Best Presentation: Metz Catering
Best Overall: Rocky’s Jamaica Sunrise

 

2015 Taste of Blount Winners

Best Appetizer: Lemon Grass of Maryville
Best Sandwich: Full Service BBQ
Best Beverage: McAlister's Deli
Best Main Course: Rocky's Jamaica Sunrise
Best Dessert: Chadwick's Churn
Best Presentation: Miss Lily's Cafe
Best Overall: Rocky's Jamaica Sunrise

 

2014 Taste of Blount Winners

Best Overall and Main Course: Rocky's Jamaica Sunrise 
Best Appetizer: Lemon Grass Maryville
Best Sandwich: Full Service BBQ 
Best Beverage: Vienna Coffee Company 
Best Dessert: Chadwick's Churn 
Best Presentation: Campfire Grill 

 

2013 Taste of Blount Winners

Best Appetizer: Flaherty's Irish Pub
Best Beverage: Vienna Coffee House
Best Sandwich: Full Service BBQ
Best Main Course: Rocky's Jamaica Sunrise
Best Dessert: Chadwick's Churn
Best Presentation: Vienna Coffee House
Best Overall: Rocky's Jamaica Sunrise 

 

2012 Taste of Blount Winners

Best Appetizer: Lemon Grass Thai Cuisine & Sushi Bar
Best Beverage: Vienna Coffee House
Best Sandwich: Full Service BBQ
Best Main Course: Rocky's Jamaica Sunrise
Best Dessert: Chadwick's Churn
Best Presentation: Vintage Garden Tea Room
Best Overall: Lemon Grass Thai Cuisine & Sushi Bar


2011 Taste of Blount Winners

Best Appetizer: Lemon Grass Thai Cuisine & Sushi Bar
Best Beverage: Vienna Coffee House
Best Sandwich: Smoky Mountain Brewery
Best Main Course: Rocky's Jamaica Sunrise
Best Dessert: Sister Heart Sweets
Best Presentation: Food City Maryville
Best Overall: Lemon Grass Thai Cuisine & Sushi Bar


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