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Sample the Sierra Virtual Celebration of the Sierra Nevada
September 10 @ 8:00 am - September 20 @ 5:00 pm
Sample the Sierra Virtual Celebration of the Sierra Nevada | September 10-20, 2020
Celebrate the Bounty of the Sierra Nevada Safely
Restaurant Week | Sept. 10-20
Makers Market | Sept. 12-13
Tasting Week | Sept. 10-20
Sierra Chef Challenge | Sept. 12
Sample the Sierra is going digital for the 11th annual event, due to the Covid-19 pandemic. This year’s festival will present a variety of food-related entertainment typically found at the event, including cooking demonstrations, wine tastings, musical performances, giveaways, and shopping.
On Sept. 12, the original date of the event, Sample the Sierra will stream a live Sierra Chef Challenge featuring local talent working with mystery ingredients to earn the coveted title, currently held by Chef Lonny Huot, Executive Chef at Edgewood Tahoe in Stateline, NV. The event will be accessible with a small fee, with a portion of proceeds going directly to the South Tahoe Restaurant Association to support businesses impacted by the pandemic.