Food Show this week at Knoxville Convention Center

Betsi JamesFeature

The Food City Food Show will return to the Knoxville Convention Center on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 27-28, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event is a fund-raiser for United Way of Greater Knoxville.

The show will feature live cooking demonstrations with celebrity chefs throughout the day, in addition to product sampling, tasty recipes and exclusive money-saving offers from over 150 food vendors.

Advance tickets are on sale now at Knox area Food City locations for only $8. Tickets will also be available at the event for $10. Children 6 and under are admitted free of charge.

The ‘Q’ Smoke Pit

We take the art of smoking and seasoning the finest barbecue very seriously – and very slowly. We only use the finest cuts of meat to ensure the highest quality product. Our Boston butts, ribs and chicken are all perfectly seasoned with our secret blend of herbs and spices, then slow-smoked to perfection. And the best part is that you get to enjoy the hours of serious flavor without the wait! Stop by for a sandwich or take home a pound for dinner. The smoker is scheduled to be at 4805 N. Broadway this week, Sept. 27-28.

Apple Stack Cakes

Join us Friday, Sept. 27, from 4-7 p.m. for an Apple Stack Cake Show and Tasting. Enjoy free samples and get promotional pricing through Oct. 1 for $6.99 with ValuCard. This celebration of fall is in Food City stores with a bakery/deli.

School Bucks challenge underway

Sign up now to help your favorite school in Food City’s School Bucks Challenge – with a chance to earn a share of $700,000 set aside for this school year. You can register online or at a Food City store. Then, for every $1 you spend, using your Food City ValuCard, you’ll receive one point. Info: coordinator Lisa Johnson, 1-800-232-0174.

Betsi James coordinates community relations for Food City in Knoxville.

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