The Pub n Grub Village

Sure, the Rivefest has the world’s greatest kayakers and music and rides and entertainment, but it may very well be the food that draws in the masses.. 2018 will feature the largest collection and variety of food yet! Vendors will be serving gourmet hot dogs, tacos, burgers, fried chicken, food on a stick, candy popcorn.. heck, you name it.  Let’s not forget there will be plenty of libations to tame down that summer thirst.

NEW! Celebrity Chef Cooking Demonstration

Smithfield Pitmaster Sterling Ball will do a live cooking demonstration on the Reno River Festival main stage. Owner of Big Poppa Smokers, Sterling Big Poppa Ball is the founder of two highly coveted competition barbecue events, “The Guinea Pig” event and “The Smithfield® King of the Smoker Invitational Competition.” Sterling’s Competition Barbecue Grand Champion titles include KCBS Pork Team of the Year, two-time California Team of the Year and is a past Champion of the American Royal World Series of Barbecue. He has his own line of rubs and smokers, and his rubs are featured at nationwide restaurant chain BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse.
Cooking Demonstration
Saturday, May 12th
12:30 p.m.
Main Stage

A list of some of the featured stops inside the Pub n Grub are listed below:

Smithfield – Good Food. Responsibly
Grilling Demonstrations and Sampling

Asian Taste
Soft Shell Crab, Garlic Shrimp on a Stick, Fried Bread, Papaya & Cucumber Salad

Barrett’s Lemonade & Burgers
Specialty Burgers, Chicken Sandwiches, Chicken Fingers, French Fries,  Irish Nachos, Milk Shakes & Lemonade

Bella – Italian Cream Soda
Italian Cream Sodas – Choices of Raspberry, Cherry, Peach, Vanilla, and Strawberry

BNB Wings & Things
Chicken Wings, Chicken Tenders, French Fries, and Waffle Sticks

Brights Delights

Burgers, Curly Fries, Jalapeno Poppers, Deep-Fried Oreos, Funnel Cakes, Kettle Corn, French Fries, Lemonade

Cantina Los Tres Hombres
Specialty Margaritas

Frozen Fantasies
Fresh Frozen Fruit Kabobs Dipped in Dark Chocolate, Local Organic Ice Cream Bars, Organic Whole Fruit Smoothies

Goldilocks Snack Shack
Belgian Waffles, Sausage Waffles, Milkshakes, Iced Coffees, and Lemonade

Goodi’s Fresh Squeezed Lemonade
Sausages, Pretzels, Hot Dogs, Lemonade

Hot Doggin’
Specialty Hot Dogs, Bacon Wrapped Hot Dogs, and Specialty Polish Sausages

KoKo’s Teriyaki
Korean BBQ Chicken Skewers, Steamed Veggies, Lo-mein, Steamed & Fried Rice, French Fries, Lemonade

Poppin’ Off Kettle Corn

Lil Orbitz Mini Doughnuts and Organic Kettle Corn

Space Age Food Concessions
Corn Dogs, Specialty Corn Dogs, French Fries, Chili Cheese Fries

Super Swirl
Soft Serve Ice Cream Cones

The Baked Bear
Specialty Ice Cream Sandwiches

Top Gun Restaurant
Philly Cheesesteak & Korean Steak Sandwiches

V Concessions
Gyros – Lamb, Chicken, and Steak

Wings and Strings
Specialty Chicken Wings (Maple Bacon, Honey Garlic, BBQ, Teriyaki, Garlic Parmesan), Fresh Cut Garlic Fries

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