2021 Flavor of Findlay

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Thu, September 09, 2021
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM ET

Findlay Market
1801 Race Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Thank you for supporting Findlay Market! If you have won a Silent Auction package or Mystery Bag game that you have not yet picked up, please email jgriffin@findlaymarket.org directly to coordinate a specific pick-up day and time. 


Note: DO NOT PURCHASE FROM THIRD PARTY SELLERS! This event is officially sold out. Please check out our Split the Pot Raffle, Wine Basket Raffle, Silent Auction, Mystery Bags, and Wine Ring Toss!


Enjoy food from top local chefs and market merchants, wine pairings and more, all while raising funds for vital Findlay Market initiatives.


The flavors will fly again this September at our annual fundraiser, Flavor of Findlay, as we bring together market merchants and Cincinnati’s top culinary talent to celebrate our local food scene.


Flavor of Findlay includes:

  • Tasting stations featuring collaborations between market merchants and top local chefs
  • Wine pairings at each tasting station sponsored by Market Wines 
  • Robust silent auction, lively DJ and special event cocktail by Jane's 
  • Games and raffles, including 50/50 and Wine Basket Raffles, Wine Ring Toss, and Flavor Mystery Bags


Tasting Station Pairings:

  • Jean-Robert de Cavel, French Crust + Mike Luken, Luken's Poultry, Fish & Seafood 
  • Jordan Anthony-Brown, The Aperture + Toncia Chavez, ETC Produce + Provisions 
  • Christian Gill, Boomtown Biscuits & Whiskey + Keyona Armstead & Joy Willis, K&J Seafood
  • Blair Fornshell, Brown Bear Bakery + Paul Picton, Maverick Chocolate Co.
  • Kathy O'Connell, Copper & Flame + Melissa Gilmore, Em's Bread
  • Caitlin Steininger & Brian Young, Dear Restaurant & Butchery + Josh Lillis, Eckerlin Meats 
  • Josh Campbell, Django Western Taco + Debbie Gannaway, Gramma Debbie's Kitchen 
  • Amelia McManus, Essen Kitchen + Frank Stier + Laura Riley, Madison's at Findlay Market 
  • Megan Ketover, Khora + Stephanie Webster, The Rhined 
  • Hideki Harada, Kiki + Kate Zaidan, Dean's Mediterranean Imports
  • Suzy DeYoung & Miranda Maszk, La Soupe + Alex Nager, Harmony Plant Fare 
  • Travis Maier, Mighty Good: Meat & 3 + Tennel & Chanel Bryant, Country Meat Co. 
  • Duy Nguyen, Pho Lang Thang + Isis Arietta-Dennis, The Arepa Place 
  • Brad Bernstein, Red Feather + Nick & Evie Semertzides, Kofina's Olive Oil
  • Jordan Hamons, Tablespoon Cooking Co. + Sarah Dworak, Babushka Pierogi 
  • Jean-Francois Flechet, Taste of Belgium + Dario Guintini, Roth Produce 


Join us in the VIP section located at The Columns for additional tasting stations featuring collaborations from up-and-coming Findlay Kitchen entrepreneurs, plus specialty drinks and other surprises and treats.


VIP Station Pairings:


Gift bags will include treats from Paktli Foods, Sweet Mae's Cookie Co., and Maya's Bakes


All event proceeds support Findlay Market's local food entrepreneurship initiatives, food access for low-income individuals, community-building efforts, and sustainability initiatives.


Thank you kindly to all of our generous sponsors for making this fundraiser possible!


VIP Sponsors:

EW Scripps • Lia Hager • Model PropertiesP&G


Tasting Station Sponsors: 

3CDCBahl & Gaynor • Barnes Dennig • Benefits Network Insurance • Champlin Architecture • Cincinnati Development Fund • Government Strategies Group • Graydon Head • Halpin Plumbing • Honeycomb Credit • KMK Law • The Mayerson Foundation • Nehemiah Manufacturing OTR Chamber of Commerce • PNC Financial Group • Rumpke • Santen & Hughes  Stifel • SURE Mechanical • Urban Sites • VonLehman CPA & Advisory Firm 


Additional Sponsors:

Advantage Tent & Party Rental • Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. • The Columns • David Akers • Empower Media • Spot on Space Collaborative • Western & Southern Financial Group 


All tickets are non-refundable. If the event is cancelled for any reason, or if you are no longer able to attend, we are happy to provide our tax ID number for you to consider this a tax-deductible donation to Findlay Market. Thank you for your understanding and generosity.




Your donation helps ensure that Findlay Market will be here for generations to come, while also supporting local food entrepreneurs, low-income individuals, and sustainability initiatives.


Nonprofit Organization Donations Tax Deductible