Enjoy delicious food tastings and drinks provided by Green Dining Alliance-certified restaurants, including specialty cocktails created by celebrated food writer and mixologist Matt Sorrell. You will be treated to a silent auction, fun Thanksgiving-themed raffles, a wine pull, and other activities. Caricature artist, Jim Batts, who has been drawing caricatures in the St. Louis area for 25 years. Recreate the ’80s magic with that decades totally epic attire and hairstyles! (Not required but a totally rad way get your cool vibe on!)
This event is crucial to earthday365 in order to fund our year-round programs: The Green Dining Alliance (GDA), the only restaurant sustainability certification program in the U.S. that works with restaurants to reduce their environmental impact; and Recycling On the Go (ROG), an event recycling service program, which offers both recycling and compost collection at small and large events in the St. Louis metro area.
Tom Schmidt & Genevieve Cortinovis
Owners, Salt & Smoke
Tom and Genevieve's restaurants have been part of the Green Dining Alliance since 2015, and have participated in the annual St. Louis Earth Day Festival for the past 3 years. By going through the Green Dining Alliance auditing process, Tom has been open and willing to adjust his operations to make the least impact on the environment. His wife, Genevieve Cortinovis, a curator at the Saint Louis Art Museum, joins Tom on all his local and international culinary research trips.
Dave & Kara Bailey
Owners, Baileys' Restaurants
Dave and Kara own 10 restaurants (and growing!) in St. Louis! Their farm-to-table mission is driven by a strong commitment to: sustainable practices, craft brews, the STL community, seasonal ingredients, sourcing locally, and using ethically raised meats. All of the Baileys' restaurants are certified by the Green Dining Alliance.
Publisher/Founder Sauce Magazine
Allyson has been a great partner of earthday365 throughout the years, notably by making every attempt to keep Sauce's Signature events, such as Food Truck Fridays, zero waste by using Recycling On the Go. Sauce Magazine is an ongoing sponsor of the Green Dining Alliance.
Reine & Cbabi Bayoc
Dan Jay & Maryanne Lazarus
Paul Todd Merrill
John & Mary Risberg
Kate & Wojciech Swat
Thursday, November 14, 2019
6:00 PM CST - 9:00 PM CST
St. Louis ArtWorks
5959 Delmar Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63112
In honor of the 30th anniversary of the first St. Louis Earth Day Festival in 1989, we will encourage Taste of Green attendees to throw back to that decade’s totally epic attire and hairstyles, recreating the ‘80s magic!