Wanna judge a food contest? Long Lake Hors D’Oeuvres Tour is just the ticket

LONG LAKE — If you’ve ever wanted to judge a food contest, while sampling the restaurants of Long Lake, now’s your chance. It’s time for the Long Lake Hors D’Oeuvres Tour.

The Town of Long Lake Parks and Recreation Department and area restaurants open the doors for the return of the Hors D’Oeuvres Tour on Friday, Feb. 21, from 6 to 10 p.m. Venues include the Adirondack Hotel, Long Lake Diner & Owl’s Head Pub and the Long View Lodge.

Tickets are $35 for individuals or a $65 for a couple. Guests will dine on three appetizers from each restaurant and vote for the best. The Long Lake Little Bus will provide free door-to-door transportation. Guests will be responsible for tips and drinks are sold separately.

Purchase tickets on-line at www.mylonglake.com/tour. Guests traveling from out of town are welcome to participate in the Little Bus park and ride service from their lodging location or from the municipal lot located at 1167 Main Street in Long Lake.

The order of stops will be selected at random the day of the event. Guests use a voting card to review their items and assign a score. Each venue has a half hour to serve before the guests move on to the next location. Guests participating in the event travel as a group with event liaisons helping guide the guests on the tour.

Every guest becomes the judge and vote on a points system considering presentation, quality, taste, texture and originality. Each restaurant will be awarded their best appetizer and reviews at the end of the tour which may be used to help design their upcoming menus or their social media channels. Each participating restaurant will be recognized for the best hors d’oeuvres served at their individual establishment.

Advance Tickets are $35 for individual ticket or $65 a couple. On-line sales and over the counter sales will close on Wednesday, Feb. 19 at noon to ensure participating restaurants have an accurate headcount for the event. On-line sales are at www.mylonglake.com/tour.

All the restaurants will be open for regular dining service in addition to the Hors D’Oeuvres Tour.

Participating establishments include the Adirondack Hotel, the Long Lake Diner/Owls Head Pub and the Long View Lodge.

For more information on the event or lodging or call 518-624-3077.


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