Tuesday – Roma is holding a Central Italian wine dinner.
Sunday – it’s the grand opening of Bread and Friends (instagram).
April 10 – FAME is holding a financial wellness program at Apres for people in the hospitality industry.
April 12 – Evo is serving a 5-course Italian wine dinner.
April 13 – Room for Improvement (instagram) will be opening.
April 16 – Turamali will be serving two seatings of an 8-course Mexican dinner at the Knotted Apron.
April 17 – there will be a meeting of the Portland Restaurant Sustainability Council.
April 18 – Avery Yale Kamila will be giving a talk on the 300 year history of vegetarianism in Maine in Buxton.
April 20 – The April Fun With Ferments meet-up is taking place at Mast Landing.
April 20-22 – chef Johnny Spero from the Michelin-starred Reverie in Washington DC will be serving a 9-course dinner at Hugo’s.
April 21 – The Good Food Awards will take place, there are 12 finalists from Maine in the running this year.
April 21-30 –Maine Seaweed Week is taking place; visit seaweedweek.org for information on related events and participating restaurants.
April 21 – the Thirsty Pig is hosting a Sand Hill Bagel pop-up.
April 30 – the Casco Bay chapter of the American Culinary Foundation is holding their annual gala.
May 1 – Scratch Baking is teaching a bagel baking class, and the Garden Bar (instagram) is scheduled to open in Biddeford.
May 20 – Maine Wild Wine Fest is taking place in Freeport.
June 5 – the James Beard Awards ceremony will take place. Nezinscot Farm will receive an American Classics award and The Quarry in Monson will learn if they have won in the Outstanding Hospitality category.
June 12-18 – Portland Wine Week is taking place with events at restaurants all over the Portland area.
July 23 – Open Farm Day.
August 23 – an Outstanding in the Field dinner is taking place at Dandelion Spring Farm. Tickets go on sale March 20th.
September 10 – Maine Cheese Festival.
October 8 – Maine Open Creamery Day.