Malta Food Fest slated for Wednes­day

The Saratogian (Saratoga, NY) - - LOCAL NEWS - Staff re­port

MALTA, N.Y. >> The up­com­ing Malta Food Fest will sup­port in­no­va­tive lo­cal ed­u­ca­tional pro­grams.

The Saratoga County Cham­ber of Com­merce, in part­ner­ship with the Ball­ston Spa Cen­tral School District and Hud­son Val­ley Com­mu­nity Col­lege TEC-SMART, will host the Malta Food Fest from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednes­day, Nov. 6 at the HVCC TEC-SMART Cam­pus, lo­cated at 345 Her­mes Rd. in Malta.

More than 20 restau­rants will be on hand serv­ing food sam­ples in­clud­ing pizza, desserts, soups, slid­ers and bev­er­ages.

Par­tic­i­pat­ing restau­rants in­clude: Wired, Nanola, The Hide­away, Two Birds & Iron Roost, Augie’s, The Adel­phi Food Truck, Maz­zone Hos­pi­tal­ity, 30 Park & The Di­a­mond Club Grill, Blaze Pizza, Spot Cof­fee, Healthy Liv­ing Mar­ket & Café, Esperanto’s, Leah’s Cak­ery, Ste­wart’s Shops and Ben & Jerry’s.

There will also be a ro­bot demon­stra­tion by the Ball­ston Spa Ro­bot­ics team as well as face paint­ing and craft ac­tiv­i­ties for chil­dren pro­vided by Ball­ston Spa High School and Early Col­lege High School stu­dents.

The gen­eral pub­lic is in­vited to pur­chase a ticket to the event, with pro­ceeds ben­e­fit­ing the Ball­ston Spa Part­ner­ship for In­no­va­tion in Ed­u­ca­tion Fund of The Com­mu­nity Foun­da­tion for the Greater Cap­i­tal Re­gion, Inc.

Tick­ets for this event are $15 per per­son and can be pur­chased on the Saratoga County Cham­ber web­site, https://cham­ber.saratoga.org/events/de­tails/ malta-food­fest-41427. Chil­dren un­der the age of six are free to at­tend.

The net pro­ceeds of this event will be con­trib­uted to the Ball­ston Spa Part­ner­ship for In­no­va­tion in Ed­u­ca­tion Fund of The Com­mu­nity Foun­da­tion for the Greater Cap­i­tal Re­gion, Inc.

“The Saratoga County Cham­ber of Com­merce is proud to part­ner with the Ball­ston Spa School Cen­tral District and

HVCC TEC-SMART. We be­lieve that these pos­i­tive part­ner­ships are im­por­tant be­cause the fu­ture of a strong lo­cal econ­omy lies within the class­rooms of to­day,” said Todd Shimkus, pres­i­dent of the Saratoga County Cham­ber of Com­merce, in a press re­lease. “We en­cour­age ev­ery­one to buy tick­ets and come out to sup­port the school district and the fam­i­lies that they serve.”

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The Malta Food Fest is sched­uled for 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednes­day, Nov. 6, at the Hud­son Val­ley Com­mu­nity Col­lege TEC-SMART Cam­pus, 345 Her­mes Road, Malta.

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