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River Days Seeking Food Vendors for ‘Taste of Plainfield’

So far, four restaurants have signed up. Don’t miss your chance!

Plainfield River Days will return to the village in September, this time with a tasty twist.

The theme for the third annual event, a fundraiser for the Plainfield Riverfront Foundation is “Taste of Plainfield,” and organizers are looking for restaurants to sign on as food vendors for the fest.

To participate, restaurants must be located in Plainfield. So far, four eateries have signed up to participate, according to organizer Cyndi Fulco.

“We would like to limit it to 10 vendors,” she said, adding organizers are hoping to have a mix of different types of food.

“We have no Mexican or Chinese yet, so that would be fun,” she said.

This year’s River Days are Sept. 14, 15 and 16 along Plainfield’s riverfront. The event raises money for plans to revitalize the area with a riverwalk on the two-mile stretch along the DuPage River.

Restaurant owners who would like to participate in Plainfield River Days Taste of Plainfield can email Fulco at rosals@rosals.com or send her a message on Facebook.

For more information on Plainfield River Days, click here.

Ram Seichert June 11, 2012 at 03:33 PM
Is there a way to volunteer for this event and who do you contact?
cyndi June 11, 2012 at 03:42 PM
http://plainfieldriverdays.org/ ~ check out this link. You should be able to find information needed to volunteer.
Ed Arter June 11, 2012 at 04:47 PM
Hello Ram, If any one wants to volunteer for River Days on 9/14-9/16 go to http://plainfieldriverdays.org/ and hit the Volunteer drop down menu , fill in the Volunteer form and fax it back to: 815-609-2989. Once that initial contact info is received, details regarding shift times and available duties will be sent back to the respondents for there review and comment. The big event and, I do mean BIG, will be 2 Hot air balloon ascentions. One of those 2 balloons will offer teathered rides to about 300' up . So bring a camera and try to pick out your neighborhood. The Duck is quacking with a large cash prize for winners of this annual race event . 2 live stage bands will be in the house to give local talent a glimpse of stardom and later to Professionally Rock that house. Along with a great Friday night Bon fire w/ mellow Jazz and wine for us big kids find a hay rack ride / food court supplied by Plainfields' BEST(No carnie funnell grease cakes please) we want GOOD food not any food. Bingo /arts/crafts /Boy scout mini jamboree with a Flaming arrow ceremony and exposition / MUD VOLLEY BALL tourney / baggo tourney / Kids Petting Zoo with Jumpies / and of course the coldest foam in the zone. Priority Shifts available for early responders and a lock for helping at next years' "Plainstock 2013"(smiles to ya)
Shannon Antinori June 11, 2012 at 04:55 PM
Thanks, everyone! Looking forward to checking out all the restaurants (thanks to my fear of heights, though, I may skip the hot air balloon ride).
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