Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Dig IN announces chef lineup and dishes for Aug. 17 event

Posted By on Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 11:24 AM

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The time has come to once again celebrate all the best things grown, raised, and cooked in the Hoosier State. Dig IN is easily our favorite food event of the year, and one ticket gets you some quality face time (mouth time?) with 40 of Indiana's most talented chefs. 

Here's the lineup for the Aug. 17 event: 

18 on the Square (Shelbyville) – Southern Indiana smoked summer succotash
800 Degrees (Fort Wayne) – Pork sausage pizza
Barn Brasserie (Muncie) – Pork shoulder
Brad Gates Catering – Salad with Smoking Goose bacon and goat cheese
Cerulean (Indianapolis and Winona Lake) – Terrine of rabbit with apples and hazelnut
Citizen Hash – Citizen’s garden chachpa
Caveman Truck – Smoking Goose bacon
Circle City Soups – Huevos rancho nachos
Delicia – Goat Birria tacos
Fermenti Artisan – Cheese and pickle plate
Goose the Market – Elk in a blanket
Indigo Duck (Franklin) – Turkey trio
J Ford’s Black Angus (Terre Haute) – Yankee-style pot roast
Joseph Decuis (Roanoke) – Brisket Empanada
Artisan Foodworks (Columbus) – Duck
Meridian – Lamb belly sausage, caramelized onions, spicy cherry mostarda
Mesh – Duck confit short rib
Napolese – Indiana heirloom tomato panzanella salad
Northside Kitchen – TBD
Oakley’s Bistro – Duck meatball
Oceannaire – TBD
Omni Severin – Crispy pork taco, pickled jalapeno, Napa cabbage slaw and queso fresco
One World Catering (Bloomington) – Puerco Pibil with poblano polenta and patron pickles
Peterson’s (Fishers) – Lamb in a blanket
Rook – Shrimp sinigang
Scratchtruck – Pork loin, yucca-mushroom hash, blackberry mole and pickled blackberries
Second Helpings – Roasted chicken and greens
Shoefly Public House – Smoked Trout over greens
Spice Box – Lam Bam
The Local Eatery (Westfield) – Beef Brisket
Trader’s Point Creamery – Candied pork belly with Indiana melon and cheese curd
Valley Kitchen and Bar (Valparaiso) – Sweet and spicy chicken tacos
Wyndham West – Hibiscus shrub

Sweets will include:
Circle City Sweets- TBD
Just Rennie’s – Gourmet cookies
Bee Coffee Roasters – Cherry coffee zing
Duos – Honey lavender rosemary shortbread
Natural Born Juicers – Zen and cherries
Nicey Treat – Raspberry frozen pop

All the event info:

Aug 17, Noon to 5 p.m.
, with early admission for upgraded ticket holders
White River State Park, 801 W. Washington St.
Tickets available at and at the gate
 $35 for General Admission ($45 after Aug. 14)
$55 for Early Admission at 11 a.m. ($65 after Aug. 14)
$99 for the Ultimate VIP Experience ($115 after Aug. 14), which includes:
     • 4 James Beard Award-nominated chefs (from Bluebeard, Libertine, R Bistro and Recess) providing        
    • Climate-controlled luxury restrooms
    • Designated VIP-only parking and entrance
    • Air-cooled tent
    • Rare and reserve beers and wines available exclusive for VIPs
    • Bistro table seating
    • Swag bag


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