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2017 Artisan Cup & Fork

A food competition championing local farmers and artisan creations.

October 15, 2017, 5-8pm
City Center, 505 S. Chestnut St., Champaign, IL (Parking Map)

You are invited to join us for our 2nd annual farm-to-table culinary competition and fundraising event, The Artisan Cup and Fork! Five regionally renowned chefs will team-up with family-run farms to prepare a seasonally inspired signature dish and face off in this local food fight to remember. The dishes will be judged by a prestigious panel of experts and a public vote.

All proceeds benefit The Land Connection and our mission to grow the local food economy, both on and off the farm.

5 chefs. 13 farmers. 1 Winning Team!

Vote for your favorite dish at central Illinois' best local food fight!

Your local culinary experience includes:
- a small plate of each chef's creation
- tastings of locally brewed beverages
- locally crafted sweet treats
- a delightfully satisfied appetite

See who wins the main event and people's choice awards at this year's Artisan Cup & Fork by clicking to purchase tickets.
More information on the Artisan Cup & Fork can be found at

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Early Bird Tickets: $65
Tickets after October 10: $75

Tip:  If you are purchasing more than one ticket, click the Add button for each person.  If you are unsure of who you will be bringing, you can put Guest/Guest for the First and Last Name (other fields are not required).


Because The Land Connection is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt educational nonprofit foundation, your donation is deductible to the full extent of the law.

Tickets are available for purchase at the door! Please join us!