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2012 Feast was a Night to Remember

The 2012 Feast of Five Senses was the most successful one ever, thanks to an amazing group of volunteer event organizers and chefs, generous silent auction donors, host venue The Alta Club, and most importantly our Feast guests. Our deepest gratitude to everyone involved. Special recognition is due to many people without whom this eventContinue Reading

The Feast of Five Senses Supports Utah’s Growing Food Community

The 2012 Slow Food Utah Feast of Five Senses will take place Sunday, September 16th. Every year, a remarkable team of Utah’s finest chefs come together to prepare an unforgettable and eminently local Feast. Donating time and talent, they showcase the best of Utah and beyond. It all started when Christi Paulson, Vanessa Chang andContinue Reading

Welcome to the New Slow Food Utah Website

When long-time Slow Food Utah volunteer webmaster Matthew Wallace announced he needed to step down last year, our first response was panic. Matthew had put in countless hours over the years as he worked tirelessly to build the Slow Food Utah site from scratch using the Trunity platform. Thanks Matthew’s efforts, It had grown intoContinue Reading

From Plate to Planet – Good, Clean & Fair – 7 Pillars

From Plate to Planet In the United States, members of Slow Food USA’s 200 chapters celebrate the amazing bounty of food that is available and work to strengthen the connection between the food on our plates and the health of our planet. Our members are involved in activities such as: Raising public awareness, improving accessContinue Reading

Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human

Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human Author: Richard Wrangham Publisher: Basic Books Published: May 26, 2009 ISBN: 9780465013623 Ever since Darwin and The Descent of Man, the existence of humans has been attributed to our intelligence and adaptability. But in Catching Fire, renowned primatologist Richard Wrangham presents a startling alternative: our evolutionary success isContinue Reading