Savory favorites featured at Taste of Blount

MARYVILLE (WATE) – Get your forks ready and bring your appetite.

Taste of Blount is back Thursday for its fourteenth consecutive year at the Theater in the Park in Maryville, across from the Blount County Courthouse. Tickets are $30 for Chamber members, $35 for non-members and $20 for students.

This year the food festival includes more than a dozen restaurants, caterers and gourmet grocers. Tasting is from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Participants then vote on their favorite appetizer, beverage, sandwich, main course, dessert, presentation and overall winner.

2015 Participants

  • Apple Valley Country Stores & Cafe
    7138 E. Lamar Alexander Pkwy., Townsend, TN
    Homemade Chicken Salad & Croissants
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
    224 Hamilton Crossing, Alcoa
    Wings, Cheesecake Bites
  • Calhoun’s
    751 Watkins Road, Maryville
    Oriental Chicken Salad, Teriyaki Chicken, Rice, Cheese, Scallions, Award Winning Baby Back Ribs, Macadamia Nut Banana Pudding
  • Chadwick’s Churn
    727 Louisville Road, Alcoa
    Homemade Gourmet Ice Cream & Cone
  • Chick-fil-A Hunter’s Crossing
    1031 Hunter’s Crossing Drive, Alcoa
    Chicken Nuggets, Super Food Salad, Chicken Salad, Cookies, Sweet Tea
  • Dead End BBQ
    527 West Broadway, Maryville
    Pork Sliders, Mac & Cheese, Red, White & Blue Slaw, Banana Pudding
  • Domino’s
    2535 E. Broadway Ave., Maryville
    Pizza, Sandwiches, Pasta, Brownies
  • Hilton Knoxville Airport
    2001 Alcoa Highway, Alcoa
    Penne Pasta, Grilled Chicken & Rosa Sauce
  • Honey Baked Ham
    461 Marilyn Lane, Alcoa
    Ham Classic, Turkey Classic, Tavern Club, Mandarin-Pineapple Dream, Broccoli Bacon Bliss, Baked Potato Salad
  • Full Service BBQ
    113 South Washington Street, Maryville
    Pork Sliders, Chicken Sliders,
    Shrimp & Grits, Banana Pudding
  • Jet’s Pizza
    1722 W. Broadway Ave., Maryville
    Deep Dish Cheese and Pepperoni Pizza
  • Kroger of Maryville
    730 Watkins Road, Maryville
    Various Cheese & Crackers, Murrays Cheese, Desserts
  • Lamberts Southern Pies & Bake Shop
    131 E. Broadway Ave., Maryville
    Pies, Sweet & Savory, Bars, Cookies, Sweet Treats
  • Lemon Grass of Maryville
    912 West Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville
    Spring Rolls, Sushi Platter, Yellow Curry Chicken, Cheese Rolls, Grouper, Walnut Shrimp
  • McAlister’s Deli
    465 Marilyn Lane, Alcoa
    Sweet & Unsweet Tea, Variety of Cookies
  • Miss Lily’s Cafe
    122 Depot Ave., Townsend
    BBQ Pork Sliders, Fried Green Tomatoes,Mini Tussies & Cookies
  • Rocky’s Jamaica Sunrise
    2162 East Broadway Avenue, Maryville
    Pulled Pork, Jerk Chicken, Red Beans & Rice, Mac & Cheese, Baked Beans
  • Roland’s Bistro
    1805 E. Lamar Alexander Pkwy., Maryville
    Potato Salad, Beef Stroganoff, Tomato Soup, Gratin Dauphinoise, Rice Pudding
  • Ruby Tuesday
    109 Furrow Way., Alcoa
    RT Famous Baby Back Ribs
  • Smokin Joe’s Bar-B-Que
    7753 E. Lamar Alexander Pkwy., Townsend
    Bourbon Smoked Wings, Ribs, Mac Salad, Sweet Tea, Strawberry Cobbler
  • Vienna Coffee House
    212 College Street, Maryville
    Nitro Blown Cold Brew, Honey Maple Spice Iced Latte, Freshly Brewed Café Femenino from Peru, Pumpkin Spice Bars

For more information visit the Blount Chamber of Commerce’s website.

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