Yum Yum Fest 2017 To Be Held at Breese Stevens Field on August 6th
Madison, WI – The Madison Area Chef’s Network is bringing Yum Yum Fest to Breese Stevens Field in Madison, WI this summer for the fourth edition of the charitable event. The Most Delicious Day of the Summer will take place on Sunday, August 6 from 3:00 – 8:00 PM and will benefit the Community Action Coalition Double Dollars Program and The River Food Pantry.
Yum Yum Fest is a joint effort between the Madison Area Chef’s Network and Breese Stevens Field. The organizers have committed to a minimum donation of $5,000 to both the Community Action Coalition Double Dollars Program and The River Food Pantry.
With the move to Breese Stevens Field, Yum Yum Fest 2017 is expected to the biggest and best YYF to date. As in past years, the event will feature food and drink from the most celebrated restaurants in Dane County and beyond. Currently 25 restaurants are scheduled to participate with more expected. The lineup includes favorites like Salvatore’s Tomato Pies, A Pig in a Fur Coat, Estrellon, Harvest and Madison Sourdough. This year’s menus will also feature wine, liquor, and custom cocktails. Entertainment will be provided by a DJ throughout the event.
Tickets for the August 6 event are on sale now. Tickets are $10 in advance and $13.50 on the day of the event. Tickets include admission to the event. All food and beverages must be purchased at the event. Food will be served in small plate offerings at $5 per plate. A comprehensive list of Madison Area Chef’s Network restaurants participating in Yum Yum Fest can be viewed below.
Breese Stevens Field is a multi-purpose stadium listed on the National Registry of Historic Places and located in downtown Madison on East Washington Avenue. The facility is managed by Big Top Baseball, the same group that operates the Madison Mallards and three other baseball teams throughout Wisconsin. The stadium hosts athletic events, concerts, community events and more annually.
The Wisconsin Rapids Rafters are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The 23-year-old summer collegiate league is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 20 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, 180 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including two-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champion Ben Zobrist (CHC) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET), Curtis Granderson (NYM) and Lucas Duda (NYM). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit www.raftersbaseball.comor download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Rafters as your favorite team.