FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 7, 2011
Contact: Jami Goldstein
New Attraction Celebrates the Culinary Arts at the 50th Annual Columbus Arts Festival
Columbus, Ohio - Looking to savor some of your favorite restaurants all in one place? Head to the 2011 Columbus Arts Festival presented by Time Warner Cable, June 3, 4 and 5 in the Discovery District, and try the diverse offerings from some of Columbus’ favorite restaurants featured in the Festivals new gourmet attraction Savor the Arts presented by Dine Originals.
In partnership with Dine Originals, Savor the Arts will present some of Columbus’ finest restaurants. This program seeks to restore the legacy of Gourmet Fare, which was once a vital part of the Festival. Savor the Arts will feature special menus by the Dine Originals restaurants, as well as wine and beer tastings.
Dine Originals celebrates, supports, and promotes locally owned and operated independent restaurants throughout central Ohio. They provide unique dining experiences for their customers, and members that benefit the surrounding communities.
The 2011 Savor the Arts local restaurants include: Barcelona, Barrio, Black Creek Bistro, Deepwood, Due Amici, G. Michaels, Katzinger’s Delicatessen & Catering, Mozarts Bakery & Piano Café, Rigsby’s Kitchen, Tasi’s Café, The Elevator Brewery & Draught Haus, The Refectory Restaurant & Bistro andThe Top Steakhouse.
Savor the Arts will be available 11:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 3 and 4 and from 11:30 a.m. -3 p.m. on Sunday, June 5. For a full list of restaurant offerings during the Festival please visit the Savor the Arts page.
The Festival will feature 240 artists from across the U.S. along with musical performances, the Word is Art Stage presented by Ohio Magazine and hands-on activities for adults and children.
“We are excited to have some of the finest local restaurants participating in this year’s Savor the Arts event”, said Leah Alters, Festival director. “There will be something for everyone to enjoy.”
For more information on the Columbus Arts Festival visit www.ColumbusArtsFestival.org for a complete list of artists, entertainers, stage schedules, interactive arts activities and more. The Columbus Arts Festival is produced by the Greater Columbus Arts Council.
The 2011 Columbus Arts Festival is presented by Time Warner Cable. Additional sponsors to date are American Electric Power, State Auto, Belvedere Vodka, Bella Giardino Landscaping, Catering by Scott, Coca-Cola, Dine Originals, Fahlgren, Glazer’s, GRID Furnishings, Heineken, Live! Technologies, Orange Barrel, Oscar Mayer, Sherwin Williams, Target, The Westin and ZonePerfect Nutrition Bars. Media sponsors include Alive, Ohio Magazine, WBNS 10TV, WOSU, CD101@102.5FM, WCBE 90.5FM, WMNI/Classic Hits 103.9 FM.
About the Greater Columbus Arts Council: Through vision and leadership, advocacy and collaboration, the Greater Columbus Arts Council supports art and advances the culture of the region. A catalyst for excellence and innovation, GCAC funds exemplary artists and arts organizations and provide programs, events and services of public value that educate and engage all audiences in our community. GCAC thanks the City of Columbus, Franklin County and the Ohio Arts Council for their continued support.
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