Join the Taste of Blue Ridge Marketing Community

At Encore Elite Partners, our members are our top priority. Understanding EEP’s mission and vision is crucial if you are considering joining our marketing community. Join Taste of Blue Ridge and join a group of like minded businesses who want to promote the locally-sourced food movement and everyone involved in it.

The Mission –

To build a culinary community of cuisine experts and food enthusiasts.

Our Vision –

Connect consumers to the people who handle their food from root to table. By doing this, they have a deeper understanding, appreciation, and connection to the food they consume.

Who attends a Root to Table Dinner –

  • Age: Late 20’s to early 60’s
  • Household Income: Avg $250,000 to $500.000
  • Live in: Northern Shenandoah Valley, Loudoun County, Fairfax County and nearby WV.
  • Root to Table also had visitors from 7 states including NY, NC, PA, and DC.
  • Have a strong interest in culinary experiences
  • Enjoys an intimate dining event where “foodies” can meet the farmers who grow the food and the chefs who prepare spectacular meals.

Core Values –

We believe in the agricultural heritage of the Shenandoah Valley and the locally sourced movement. We understand that the area’s history, cultures and customs complete the locally sourced culinary experience. Taste of Blue Ridge and it’s community are committed to developing a community that educates “foodies” about memorable Valley culinary experience while also providing B2B opportunities.

Categories to join Taste of Blue Ridge –

Partner (Member) –
Our Root to Table Culinary Series, interactive website, extensive social media reach, and our partners achieve top of mind presence with folks planning culinary experiences.

Sponsor –
Taste of Blue Ridge gives businesses the opportunity to reach an engaged target audience of local residents and visitors who want to promote this area as a culinary destination.

Download the Taste of Blue Ridge Sponsorship Kit

EEP’s first commitment is to its audience for Taste of Blue Ridge. We would love to talk to you and see if your business is a match to our mission and vision. Please email me at

Cheers to great eating in the Shenandoah Valley and Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia and West Virginia.

– Nancy Craun, Owner