Tour de Fork returns to Eastern Market September 13

• Tour de Fork is a celebration of Detroit's diverse urban culinary delights at Eastern Market
• The evening of food and fun benefits The Children's Center, helping children dream again
• Ford Motor Company, Tour de Fork’s Presenting Sponsor, continues 89 years of supporting The Children's Center

DETROIT – Tour de Fork, the annual tasting celebration that benefits the 7,500 families served by The Children's Center, returns to Eastern Market on Thursday, September 13. Presented by Ford Motor Company, Tour de Fork features an eclectic and rich sampling of the local food scene, music, and a variety of playful activities.

The event dovetails with Eastern Market's Murals in the Market opening night festivities. As Tour de Fork patrons enjoy music and games, they sample from dozens of restaurants and vote for the tastiest to win the Forkie Award. All guests enjoy unlimited access to food and drink stations. The evening is emceed by Shay Shay, Morning Show Host at 105.1 The Bounce.

Returning to defend its 2017 title as Forkie winner is Esto's Garage. Joining him are several chefs representing eateries including Selden Standard, Ford's Garage, Brome Modern Eatery, and other popular dining destinations.

This year Tour de Fork features a lower general admission ticket of $55 ($60 at the door). A special VIP Experience includes early access, private seating and a "Mixed Up Close" experience with a mixologist. A limited number of VIP Tickets are available at $150 per person. There is also a Designated Driver $25 Ticket.

Tour de Fork takes place Thursday, September 13 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Eastern Market, Shed 3, 1445 Adelaide, Detroit, Michigan, 48207. Tickets and reservations can be purchased by phoning The Children's Center at (313) 481-5106 and online at www.thechildrenscenter.com/tourdefork.

““It's exciting to see the resurgence of Detroit's vibrant food scene,” said Debora Matthews, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Children’s Center. “We have created an amazing evening of delicious tastings and incredible fun for Tour de Fork guests. And because of their participation, Detroit children and families will heal, grow and thrive."

In addition to plates and pours, Tour de Fork guests enjoy a raffle featuring gift certificates to popular Detroit dining destinations, local gourmet food items and special outings including a stay at The Grand Hotel.

Community support for Tour de Fork is evidenced by a record level of sponsorship. Among those joining Title Sponsor Ford Motor Company are Platinum Sponsor Cadillac Asphalt LLC, and new sponsor Gentherm. Additional sponsors joining for the first time are Robert Bosch LLC, Varnum Law, Federal-Mogul Powertrain, and PCO Engineering.Funds raised support The Children's Center and the services the organization provides annually to 7,500 Southeast Michigan families.





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