Over 3,000 Tigardians came out to stroll, share and savor goods from Tigard food and beverage entrepreneurs on Saturday, June 17th. This inaugural event took place at the future trail head for the Tigard Street Heritage Trail and Rotary Plaza.
Twelve local vendors were in attendance:
- Tigard Farmers Market
- Symposium Coffee
- Koi Fusion
- Indio Spirits
- Flyboy Brewing
- Stash Tea
- Zuniga Foods
- Patty-Cake, Patty-Cake
- Divine Catering
- Don Flores
- Le Cookie Monkey
- Southern Thai
The Taste of Tigard Food Festival was another opportunity to recognize Tigard based food and beverage entrepreneurs who are cooking up something interesting, exciting and innovating here in Tigard. At the Taste of Tigard Food Festival, the City of Tigard presented the first ever Golden Fork Award to Zuniga Foods a Tigard firm that best represents the spirit of innovation and entrepreneurism found in the Tigard business community.
2017 Golden Fork Winner
Ken & Cecilia Sibelian from Zuniga Foods
Tigard-based Zuniga Foods has been announced the winner of the Golden Fork Award. Meet Ken & Cecilia Sibelian owners of Zuniga Foods. Ken and Cecilia have innovated a new grab and go salsa snack pack.
Bo Kwon from Koi Fusion
Meet Golden Fork Award nominee Bo Kwon, owner of Tigard based KoiFusion, who was an early mover in the food cart scene that changed the way we eat.
2017 Golden Fork Nominee
John Ufford and Bob Turner from Indio Spirits
Tigard-based Indio Spirits is a Golden Fork Award nominee. Meet John Ufford and Bob Turner from Indio Spirits. Indio Spirits is the most award-winning distillery in Oregon.