The DC Scoop 2012 Artisan Ice Cream Competition
Union Market, the highly anticipated food market redeveloped by EDENS, will open its doors to the public this weekend!
To celebrate the opening, Union Market will host the Second Annual DC Scoop, an annual artisan ice cream tasting event and competition where the DC area’s best frozen flavor artisans gather to serve their prized traditional ice cream, savory gelato, irresistible custard and guilt-free yogurt to a panel of distinguished judges and attendees in hopes of being crowned the 2012 DC Scoop winner.
Ice cream vendors participating in the 2012 DC Scoop include:
Boss Ice Cream
Toby’s Homemade Ice Cream
Ice Cream Jubilee
Sweet Willows Creamery
Dominion Ice Cream
Goodies Frozen Custard
Taharka Brothers...among others!
The children's ice cream eating competition will also be back this year!
Entry is free to the public & includes three tasting tickets. Full size ice cream servings will be available for purchase.
Union Market is an artisanal, curated, year-round food market featuring over 40 local vendors. This authentic marketplace will spark a more vibrant Union Market district that overtime will become the unique destination for DC’s sophisticated and creative community inclusive of culinary, entrepreneurial and artistic innovators. Through a highly selective process, Union Market is composed of the finest food artisans ranging from up-and-coming entrepreneurs to well known restaurateurs all creating a unique culinary experience. Union Market vendors include: Rappahannock Oysters Co.; Buffalo & Bergen created by well-known mixologist Gina Chersevani; an Amanda McClements’ lifestyle boutique; Righteous Cheese; Peregrine Espresso; Lyon Bakery; Trickling Springs Creamery; Harvey’s Market; Oh! Pickles; Almaala Farms; DC Empanadas and TaKorean.