NE Eats Returns – Save The Date And Tickets On Sale Now. Great Event, Great Cause.

Pic of the indoor portion of last years NE Eats event

Last years inaugural Northeast Eats event was a fundraiser and tasting event which showcased local food and beverage production in and around the NE DC. We were happy to hear NE Eats coming back. The event is a fundraiser to benefit Brookland’s Washington Jesuit Academy. WJA is a tuition-free middle school for boys from the District’s low-income neighborhoods. WJA leverages an 11-hour school day and 11-month school year to help young men get ahead in school and unlock their potential. As all students attend on full scholarship, and WJA must raise 98% of its annual operating budget each year.

NE Eats tickets include all food and beverage tastings, live music, and kids activities (under 8 free). From an email from organizers:

We are thrilled to announce that NE Eats will once again take place on Saturday, May 6th 2017 on the campus of the Washington Jesuit Academy. With your help, the first NE Eats surpassed our wildest expectations, and we are hoping for the event to be even bigger and better this year. Live Music, additional local food and beverage tastings, lawn games, and enhanced kids activities are all in the works as we seek to have the event fully outdoors.

Photo courtesy of the Washington Jesuit Academy

Check out the preliminary line up of great local businesses participating, more are being added all the time:

  • Union Kitchen
  • Mess Hall
  • DC Brau
  • Three Stars Brewing Company
  • Atlas Brew Works
  • Right Proper Brewing Company
  • Hellbender Brewing Company
  • Wardman Wines
  • Brookland’s Finest
  • Sloppy Mamas BBQ
  • El Camino
  • Ruby Scoops
  • Homestead
  • Whisked!
  • Captain Cookie
  • Goodie’s Frozen Custard
  • Nando’s Peri Peri
  • Panera Bread
  • Premium Distributors

Check out event details on the NE Eats website here. The  event rus from 4:00 – 8:00 pm and tickets are $50 each. Washington Jesuit Academy campus is located at 900 Varnum Street NE.

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