Art of Food at the Carnegie

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I attended the opening night of an event that combines two of my favorite things; art and food. The “Art of Food” exhibit is in it’s 7th year at the Carnegie Visual and Performing Arts Center.

Art of Food at the Carnegie in Covington

 

The opening night exhibit showcased various art with a food theme along with food that was artistic and delicious from top chefs at some of the best restaurants in Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati.

 

Art of Food at the Carnegie in Covington

 

The focal point on the lower floor featured ladies who modeled unique dresses that each had a food theme.

 

 Art of Food at the Carnegie in Covington

 

How about using oranges to make roses?

 

Art of Food at the Carnegie in Covington

 

 

Art of Food at the Carnegie in Covington

 

 

Art of Food at the Carnegie in Covington

 

How about peeps?

 

Art of Food at the Carnegie in Covington

 

Or tea?

 

Art of Food at the Carnegie in Covington

 

Or gumballs?

 

Art of Food at the Carnegie in Covington

 

Or incorporating fortune cookies into your skirt?

 

Art of Food at the Carnegie in Covington

 

Or incorporating coffee filters that double as a dress?

 

Art of Food at the Carnegie in Covington

 

I thought this next dress reminded me of lemon merinque. My friend thought it was supposed to resemble a marshmellow.

What do you think?

 

Art of Food at the Carnegie in Covington

 

My other focus was the food! I’ll admit that I had been saving room in my stomach all day in anticipation of what my tastebuds were going to experience from all of the amazing restaurants. They did not disappoint!

 

Art of Food at the Carnegie in Covington

 

I thought this potted plant presentation concept for the hummus was really creative.

 

Art of Food at the Carnegie in Covington

 

I felt that it was my duty to sample at each chef’s table.

 

Art of Food at the Carnegie in Covington

 

It would be rude to leave someone out right????

 

Art of Food at the Carnegie in Covington

 

 

Art of Food at the Carnegie in Covington

 

Sorry, the food is long gone but you can still check out some great art.

 

Art of Food at the Carnegie in Covington

 

 

Art of Food at the Carnegie in Covington

 

The opening night reception sold out this year so make sure you buy tickets early for next year!

 

Art of Food at the Carnegie in Covington

 

You can still see “The Art of Food” exhibit at the Carnegie from March 1-21.

The Carnegie is located at 1028 Scott Blvd in Covington.

 

 

Disclosure: I was given complimentary tickets for review purposes. All opinions are my own.

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