Check out Strathmore’s Appetite Festival This Weekend

Check out Strathmore’s Appetite Festival This Weekend



Strathmore is hosting the Appetite: A Gastronomic Experience food festival this weekend!  Starting Friday, August 1st, attendees can enjoy a Happy Hour at 5 pm and hear from celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis at 7 pm. Continuing on to Saturday, August 2nd, attendees can participate in the festival events from 11 am- 7:15 pm, with another happy hour at 5 pm and a talk from Bizarre Foods’ Andrew Zimmern at 7:30 pm.

The festival events include both indoor and outdoor events such as talks from celebrity chefs, live food demonstrations from local chefs, live music from local bands, food trucks, and local food stands. For more details about the events at the festival and price information, check out their website.

The festival will be held at Strathmore, located at 5301 Tuckerman Lane, North Bethesda 20852, right next to the Grosvenor/Strathmore metro station. Festival events will take place inside the Music Center, The Mansion, and outside.

Rebecca Hertz


Rebecca Hertz is the Assistant Executive Director of Friends of White Flint. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in International Development and Social Change from Clark University, Worcester Massachusetts in 2012. She completed her Master’s Degree from Clark University, as well, in Community Development and Planning in 2013. She is interested in how built environments impact the health and growth of communities. Prior to this role, she worked as a youth worker and mentor for several non-profit organizations in Maryland and Massachusetts. She grew up in Rockville, MD and has recently moved back to the region.

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