(SASKATOON, SK) Tickets go on sale today for the YXEATS food festival which features the wide range of restaurants in Saskatoon’s trendy Riversdale district. Sask Mustard is a proud sponsor of this festival, which is in its third year and runs from September 6 – 10, 2017. Featuring set-price menus, YXEATS is a fun, fresh way to experience the flavours of one of Saskatoon’s most historic neighbourhoods.
New this year, the YXEATS menu will feature ingredients from Saskatchewan farmers and ranchers, including everyone’s favourite spice, mustard! Participating chefs will create YXEATS feature menus that showcase the best of their skills at a set price so festival goers can enjoy the local fare at each restaurant stop. The festival also boasts food-centered ticketed events which include the Gold Table Dinner and Mustard Madness cooking school.
Join Saskatoon chef Scott Dicks in The Local Kitchen for the YXEATS Cooking School: Mustard Madness on Friday, September 8 from 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Mustard is truly a Saskatchewan grown product and this class will teach you about the flavours and versatility of mustard as an addition to appetizers, entrées and desserts. Space is limited, so gather your friends for a splendid evening of food and fun and register now! Tickets are $75 + GST and available at yxeats.com.
Also, new this year is the upscale Gold Table Dinner, an impressive three-course meal featuring mustard in all its finery. Served by Chef Christie Peters of The Hollows, this must-attend event features music, prizes, cocktails and gourmet dining amid the glamorous statuary of the Garden Architecture and Design greenhouse. This event takes place on Saturday, September 9 and tickets are $150 +GST, which includes a complimentary cocktail and glass of wine with your three course dinner.
For more information, and to register for these events, visit yxeats.com.
Sask Mustard is a producer-funded levy commission responsible for administering funds towards research, communications, market development, administration and extension related-activities on all mustard produced in Saskatchewan. The commission serves mustard producers, who are leaders in global exports of mustard seed, by informing them of research advancements and sharing mustard’s culinary attributes with consumers and those who influence them.