These community events designed to support and promote local food and drink establishments will take place June 1-15, 2022

Hungry in Reno is pleased to announce that the 3rd Annual Reno Food & Drink Week will be taking place June 1-8, 2022 and that the inaugural Sparks Food & Drink Week will follow on June 8-15, 2022. Participating food and drink establishments will offer fixed price menus, drink flights and/or specialty food/drink items that will only be available during these weeks.

“We got to meet and serve a whole group of people that appreciate great food that we might not otherwise have reached in our day-to-day business,” said Kevin Warren, emPIEnada. “We love that the event focuses on great local food and the local people who create it.” 

Reno Food & Drink Week and Sparks Food & Drink Week have been created to support and celebrate the local food and drink community, to encourage locals and visitors to try new places, delicious dishes and tasty beverages during this week and, hopefully after having an excellent experience, revisit throughout the year.  

“I’m so excited for another chance to celebrate the wonderfully eclectic culinary experiences Reno has to offer and even more excited to expand the experience to include a week celebrating the diverse culinary experiences Sparks has to offer,” said Cheree Boteler, Founder of Hungry in Reno and Hungry in Sparks. “It is my greatest pleasure to have the opportunity to work with owners, chefs and managers to promote their establishments before, during and after this tasty week.”

Food and drink establishments within the Reno/Sparks area are invited to register to participate by visiting Deadline to register is April 1, 2022.

Sponsorships are available for this event, interested parties can visit or contact Cheree Boteler at [email protected] or 775.527.2023 (text friendly). 

While these food & drink weeks are not charity events but community events created to support and promote local food and drink establishments, 100% of the net proceeds will be split evenly between the 2022 Hungry Gives Back charities: Nevada Youth Empowerment Project (NYEP), Safe Embrace, Sparks Heritage Foundation & Museum and STEP2.

Current sponsors of this event are Sierra Meat & Seafood, Berge & Company CPA, Kylie Rowe Co, M&A Business Advisors, Mother of Macros and Storm Development Services.  Reno Media Group is the official media partner (radio). Pineapple Pedicabs is a transportation partner. Current promotional partners are About Town Deb, edible Reno-Tahoe, Mel Jane Media, Renoites, Reno Social Media, Visit Reno Tahoe, The Abbi Agency, The Riverwalk District and Yelp.

To view an up to date list of participants and sponsors and to learn more about these events, please visit and

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