Relish the Flavors of the Sierra Nevada

Chef Stephen Moise of the Ridge Tahoe prepares food at Sample the Sierra. Photo: Matt Morning.

This farm-to-fork festival celebrates the bounty and flavors of the Sierra Nevada region. Taste your way through dishes prepared by local chefs using ingredients from nearby growers and producers. Each dish is paired with the perfect local wine or brew. The festival also offers a marketplace of locally handmade goods as well as the Sierra Chefs Challenge, a competition among three regional chefs. Farm tours, music, live entertainment, and art are part of the day’s fun. Cost: $45 for full tasting. Info and tickets: here

Sample the Sierra
Saturday September 15, noon–5pm
Bijou Community Park, South Lake Tahoe

Photo: Brian Walker