CPG 2022 Tailgate Tastes

Feed Your Appetite For Football With Tailgate Tastes

Discover weekly tailgate dishes created by Indy chefs and inspired by ESPN College GameDay.

Saturdays on college campuses is as good as it gets, and it typically kicks off with friends and family gathered around a tailgate enjoying delicious food. In that spirit, Indy chefs will be showcasing their talent as they present weekly tailgate tastes inspired by the location of ESPN College GameDay. Each week when the GameDay location is announced a new chef will be challenged to blend ingredients and inspiration to tempt your tastebuds. Dishes will be available on menus for the duration of the college football season so get out and get your appetite into the game.

WEEK #3: Penn State vs. Auburn - UNIVERSITY PARK, PA

Crab Chips with Smoked Cream Cheese

CRAB CHIPS WITH SMOKED CREAM CHEESE

Neil Andrews

NEIL ANDREWS

Geraldines Supper Club

1101 English Avenue
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Inspiration for Tailgate Taste: Since 1921, the Utz “Crab Chip” – featuring crispy potatoes topped with Chesapeake Bay crab seasoning - has been a Pennsylvania staple. Geraldine’s is coupling those chips with another unmistakable product of Pennsylvania, cream cheese. Philly Cream Cheese is taken to another level on this unforgettable crowd pleaser.

Favorite College Team: IU Hoosiers

Why Do You #LoveIndy?: The developing culinary scene and availability of wonderful products.

WEEK #2: IOWA STATE vs. IOWA - AMES, IA

Loose Meat Sandwich

LOOSE MEAT SANDWICH

Sam Moehle

SAM MOEHLE

Gallery Pastry Bar

110 S Pennsylvania Street, Suite B
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Inspiration for Tailgate Taste: This sandwich is based on an Iowa classic, the Maid-Rite sandwich. The original Maid-Rite sandwich was invented in Iowa when a local butcher steamed hamburger instead of frying it and slurried in some spices. Unlike a sloppy joe, the Maid-Rite does not use sauce, but rather spices to carry the flavor.

Favorite College Team: Notre Dame Fighting Irish

Why Do You #LoveIndy?: Indy has been a great place to set down some roots, have a family, and be a part of a thriving culinary community.

WEEK #1: CLEMSON vs. GEORGIA - CHARLOTTE, NC

Sweet Carolina BBQ Boomerangs Meal

SWEET CAROLINA BBQ BOOMERANGS

Sweet Carolina BBQ Boomerangs Meal

TERRY ANTHONY

The Block Bistro and Grill

115 W Market Street
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Inspiration for Tailgate Taste: When I think of tailgating I think of BBQ lines of trailers with hamburgers, hotdogs and everything. To pay homage to the tar heel state, I developed Sweet Carolina BBQ Boomerangs. These grilled wings carry forward a uniquely Carolina vinegar zing.

Favorite College Team: My alma mater the Murray State Racers.

Why Do You #LoveIndy?: Indianapolis has been home for me since 1997 and I love all the sporting events and people that flood the city year round.