Taste of Blount

17th Annual Taste of Blount



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Thursday, September 13, 2018
6-8 p.m.

Theater in the Park in Maryville
TICKETS SOLD OUT

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, 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.

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.

 

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 2018 Taste of Blount Participants

Additional vendors are being added, so please check back as the list grows. Menu will be added.

  • Artistic Pops - Gourmet ice pops
  • Aubrey's - Filet bites
  • Bruster's - Ice cream
  • Chadwick's Creamery - Ice cream and sorbet
  • Chick-fil-A Foothills Mall - Grilled chicken sandwich, Spicy grilled chicken sandwich, Superfood salad, Chocolate chunk cookie, Sweet tea and lemonade
  • Daddy O's Fresh Filipino - Pork Adobo (traditional filipino favorite - pork richly marinated in garlic, soy sauce, imported vinegar and bay leaves), Lumpia (Crispy Fried Egg Rolls w/ Sweet Chili Sauce); Cornsilog (freshly sauteed corn beef and onions served with garlic fried rice)
  • Full Service BBQ - BBQ Shrimp and grits, BBQ chicken and pork sliders, Banana pudding 
  • Lambert's Southern Pies & Bake Shop
  • Mattie Moox the Coffee Camper - Smoky Mtn Harvest (flavored coffee), Mattie's Black Bear (Dark brew coffee), Mattie's Cold Brew (cold crewed coffee); Spicy Chai tea latte, Fall Blend hot tea toddy
  • McAlister's Deli - Sweet and Unsweet Tea
  • Metz Catering - Rotisserie chicken pasta, Mango shrimp ceviche, Mint chocolate brownie, Raspberry cheesecake, Pumpkin mousse
  • Mother Earth Meats - Smokin' Chicken Salad, Smokin' Chicken Curry Salad and Pimento Cheese
  • Quick Fix Coffee - Caramel Fix, White Out, Southern Kicker, Caramel Apple Cider, Strawberry/Colada Smoothie, Peach/Mango Smoothie
  • R.T. Lodge - Braised pork cheek with Hoppin John and roasted red pepper sauce, Heirloom tomatoes with Buttermilk cheese
  • REO Cheesewagon - Blackberry Smoke and Grilled Caprese, Sea Salted Caramel cupcakes
  • Rocky's Jamaica Sunrise - Brisket, Jerk Chicken Breast, Mac & Cheese, Red Beans and Rice, Cabbage and Curry Chicken
  • Roland's Bistro - Cumberland sandwich, Tomato soup, Lemon Crème
  • Savory Rootz - Braised short rib w/rooted vegetable mash, Sweet tea chicken wings/cathead biscuits, Sweet & spicy chocolate mousse
  • Small Town BBQ - Maryville Spicy Pork, Campfire cookies
  • Soup Kitchen - Tomato Basil, Chili, and Mexican Cornbread, Signature Old Fashioned Grilled Cheese, Lemon Chess Bars and Chocolate Brownie
  • Sullivan's - Carrot Cake
  • The Artistic Bean - Coffee:  Ginger Molasses latte, Guatemala, Decaf Mexico, Iced Latte-butterbeir & Iced tea
  • The Shrimp Dock - Shrimp-boil (shrimp, corn, sausage & red potatoes) & cocktail sauce
  • The Steel Room - Chili Cheese Chips, Gluten-free Donuts, Protein Muffins
  • The Walnut Kitchen - Braised Short Rib & Compressed Watermelon & Scallion, Bruleed Cheesecake & Muscadine Jam
  • Vienna Coffee House - Regas Red Velvet Cake and Mini quiche, Brown Sugar Honey Shaker and Strawberry Sassyfrass tea lemonade
  • Which Wich

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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