Our Visit To The TomatoFest!

A Weekend Visit To Carmel And The Quail Lodge!

Food & Wine Abound!

TicketsEach of 60 chefs or restaurants bring about 1,000 samples of their dishes containing tomatoes in one way or the other.  Tomato Martini's and Mojito's and.... The list goes on and on!  Please enjoy some snaps...

The price was well worth the entire day and previous evening!

At the NatureSweet Carmel TomatoFest® you will experience a wondrous feast of delights that includes; an unforgettable display of more than 350 heirloom tomato varieties from around the world for the tasting; exceptionally delicious and innovative tomato dishes created by 60 of America’s top chefs; a tasting of more than 100 premium wines; an amazing “Salsa Showcase” tasting of 100, commercially available, tomato salsas; the pleasures of an old-fashioned country BBQ; an “International Olive Oil Tasting;” celebrity chef and gardening demonstrations; a tasting of great tomato-related specialty foods; sales of hard-to-find fresh heirloom tomatoes and heirloom tomato seeds; live music and dancing under Carmel Valley’s oak covered hillsides.

Let's Eat!

Food   More

Questions   Samples

Very Creative Displays   Pebbles Keep The Wind At Bay

Presentation   Amazing!

Nice Music Was Provided   Samples Everywhere...

Elegant   Ketchup MAde With Different Color Tomatoes

Food Prepared On The Spot   And Eaten Immediately!

Bread   Discussions

Three Tents FULL   Tasting Continued

Food   Eat

Many Purveyors   Interesting

Try It   Try It!

The Normal   Fried Green Tomatoes Are Real!

$12.00 A Basket   Sue & I Could Be Millionaires

Shopping  Old Man

BBQ   Decorations

More   Final Tent

More...   Flowers

More Surprises   It Was A Cool Day In The Valley

On The Way Out   Crossroads

Still A Lot Of People  Thining Out