When is Crave?

June 15-18, 2017

What is Crave?

CRAVE NW is a unique culinary event that showcases the creative talents of visionary chefs from around the country and region and highlight the flavors of the great Northwest. All 10+ ticketed events are walk-around tasting events. The events are also all -inclusive and do not require additional purchase for tastings once at the event.

Where is Crave?

Crave involves 10+ separately ticketed events, from classes, Grand Tasting & Demos and main events, primarily held at CenterPlace Regional Event Center with a few Afterparties at other locations. 2426 N. Discovery Place, Spokane Valley, WA 99216  CLICK HERE FOR DIRECTIONS

What should I wear?

Smart Casual and comfortable shoes. Most of the events will take place outdoors. The demo stage presentations during Grand Tastings will be indoors as well as the classes.

What is the schedule of events for Crave?

The schedule is posted on our website under EVENTS. You can go to one, a few or all of the events.  The choice is up to you!

There are four main events:
Seafood Bash – Thursday Night 6-9PM
World Street Food Carnivale – Friday Night 6-9PM
Fire & Smoke – Saturday Night 6-9PM

Grand Tastings:
Friday and Saturday from noon-5pm the Grand Tasting and demonstrations by our celebrity chefs take place.

Chef After Parties:
Thursday, Friday & Saturday after the main events you have an opportunity to rub elbows with the regional and celebrity chefs and winemakers from 9:30-11pm

Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent is showing on Saturday at noon.  You can event meet the chef in person.  Then attend the Grand Tasting until 5pm.

Riedel Wine Glass Tasting class from noon-1:15 on Saturday.  Includes admission to the Grand Tasting until 5pm.

Do I have to pay for food and drinks once I’m at an event?

An event ticket covers all food and beverage consumed at the event. No additional purchases required. No gratuity required.

Where can I purchase tickets?

All Crave tickets are available directly at CraveNW.com/tickets. There is a big price break if tickets are purchased online. Events are limited numbers so chefs can serve enough tastings to those attending. Tickets will be available at the door but at full price.

Are tickets refundable?

No all sales are final.

Will events be cancelled for inclement weather?

No all events will go on rain or shine.

Do we allow children at Crave?

All events except the Father’s Day Brunch are 21 and over.

Do you allow dogs at Crave?

No, only licensed service animals are allowed.

Will Crave accommodate my dietary restrictions?

We cannot guarantee that participating chefs and restaurants will prepare dishes without common allergens, including nuts, dairy, gluten, etc.

What charity does Crave Support?

Second Harvest Inland Northwest and Big Table.