Events by Day
FFF 2019 features behind-the-scenes tours, guest chef dinners, lunches, brunches, demos and tasting opportunities at Food U and large-scale signature events to choose from.
A complete list of 2019 events will be posted on August 9th.
Tickets on sale August 16th!
Thursday Events 2019
October 31, 2019
Friday Events 2019
november 1, 2019
We raise a glass and a plate to savory and sweet pie makers, Richmond’s coffee culture and its craft ice cream makers. Come sample the best of the state’s hand pie and pie makers, watch baristas compete, enjoy coffee-infused cocktails and don’t forget the ice cream. There will be pie walks, kid and adult culinary spelling bees and more inside and out VMHC.
Saturday Events 2019
november 2, 2019
Presented by TowneBank with American Evolution, Sampling the Centuries will take you and other guests on a bountiful journey from the 1700s into the future, all in one night. In a special ticketed VIP event, get inspiration from our headliners, their books and learn of their love of Virginia purveyors and farmers. At 7 p.m., meet chefs and drink makers from all over Virginia,
Sunday Events 2019
november 3, 2019
Our annual global barbecue dine-around event returns to city center, high on the hill above Tredegar Iron Works, overlooking the James River. We’ll also host our first side dish culinary competition featuring Duke’s Mayonnaise. Get your best coleslaw or potato salad ready.
Past Signature Events at Fire, Flour & Fork
Honoring John Dabney’s extraordinary legacy with a nod to the Lambert family’s contributions to hospitality and community service in Richmond. Special guest Carla Hall. Includes a copy of her new book Carla Hall’s Soul Food: Everyday and Celebration. Tickets ($85) and tables of 8 ($640) available. Presented by Virginia is for Lovers with additional sponsor Copper & Kings.
Smoke on the Water, presented by Cavalier Produce, rolls the roasted meats, fish and vegetables over to Henricus. Rappahannock, Autumn Olive Farms, Carena Ives, Jason Bullard of Graduate Richmond, Dale Reitzer, Dutch & Co., Fatty Smokes: A Barbecue Joint, Justin Cherry and much more! There will be liquids, too. Beneficiary: Shalom Farms. Early Bird ticket till Sept. 15: $75. With transportation $90. Presented by Cavalier Produce with additional sponsors Ironclad Distillery, Canon & Draw, Cirrus Vodka and Virago Spirits.
Presented by Libbie Mill-Midtown, Around the World/Around the Lake will bring the wealth of the world’s cultures in one place with food, drink, dancing, music and more. Travel to India courtesy of Lehja, Central and South America from Empanadas Market and Pao’s Bake Shop, the Pacific Islands from Perch, Africa from Nile and beyond for far less than an around the world airfare! Plus Cote d’ Azur, Freekin’ Rican, Kudzu, Holistic Alaye and much more. $60. Nonprofit beneficiary: Shalom Farms. Presented by Libbie Mill-Midtown with additional sponsors Virago Spirits and Cirrus Vodka.
It's a feast of commonwealth proportions when Virginia takes on Massachusetts in a head-to-head showdown for the title of first (and best) Thanksgiving. It’s a dine-around with multiple chefs, including Will Gilson of Puritan & Co, Tiffani Faison of Sweet Cheeks Q, Michael Hall of Spoonbread, Joy Crump of FOODE and Mercantile, Jason Bullard of Graduate Richmond, Velma Johnson of Mama J’s and Edwards Virginia Ham. Wine and cider from Virginia Wine Board plus Virginia beer and Ironclad Distillery bourbon. Cider tastings with Diane Flynt of Foggy Ridge Cider, contests, frivolity and plenty of food and drink! Presented by C.F. Sauer with additional sponsors American Evolution, Virginia Wine Board, Ironclad Distillery and Hayden Flour Mills. Nonprofit beneficiary: Tricycle Urban Ag. $60.
You pick the two Signature events you'd like to attend Thursday through Sunday and we'll make sure you have a ticket to Food U as well! Choose from among Thanksgiving Throwdown, Around the World/Around the Lake, Smoke on the Water or the Dabney Dinner. Early Bird Bundle $145; after Sept. 15, $170.