2018 Food Film Festival Fun!

It’s that time of year again – the birds are chirping, the flowers are blooming and Food Literacy Center’s annual Food Film Festival is about to kick off! The Food Film Festival supports Food Literacy Center’s mission to teach kids about healthy eating, and you get to enjoy a fun evening supporting a great cause. Have you bought your tickets yet? Read on for an overview of the different events and we hope to see you there!

Opening Night Film Screening
When: April 11, 2018 | 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Where: Lucca Restaurant & Bar
Tickets: $65 – SOLD OUT
Film: Wasted! The Story of Food Waste – Nari Kye & Anna Chai
What: Enjoy an intimate dining experience while watching the feature film of the evening, with wine pairing available for purchase.

Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent
When: April 9, 2018 | 6:00pm
Where: Crest Theatre
Tickets: $15 – $20 – click here to purchase
Film: Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent
What: Famed chef Jeremiah Tower will be at the Crest Theatre to present the food documentary about his storied career. Created by Anthony Bourdain, the film begins with Tower’s entrance into the industry and follows his rise and tumultuous times that made him into America’s first “celebrity chef.”

Saturday Night Shorts
When: April 14, 2018 | 5:30pm – 8:00pm
Where: Historic Colonial Theatre
Tickets: $50 – click here to purchase
Short Films: Operation Apple (Giselle Kennedy); Food City: Feast of the Five Boroughs (Lars Fuchs & Matthew Fleischmann); Camelina (Lucas Bryce); Super Veggies (The Superha Family); Hand Picked (Casey Toth); Tuka (Ian Midgley)
What: This fast-paced evening features food from top chefs, short food films and a comedy pun-off. Featured chefs include Ernesto Delgado of Mayahuel and Edward Martinez of Milk Money, among others.

Broccoli HQ Night
When: April 21, 2018 | 4:30pm – 7:30pm
Where: Leataata Floyd Elementary School
Tickets: $150 – click here to purchase
Film: Lunch Line
What: At Broccoli HQ Night, community leaders will gather for the first-ever public experience on the future Broccoli HQ site. The evening will showcase a preview of the architectural drawings of Broccoli HQ. This Food Film Festival finale event features small bites from an all-star cast of local chefs and a “school lunch” dinner prepared by Sacramento Unified School District’s Nutrition & Food Services team.
Featured chefs include Rick Mahan (Waterboy), Kurt Spataro (Paragary’s), Billy Ngo (Kru), Chris Jarosz (Patriot), Santana Diaz (UC Davis Health) and Whole Foods.

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