CONTACT: Jami Goldstein
(614) 221-8492
jgoldstein@gcac.org

May 27, 2010

LOCAL RESTAURANTS PRESENT GOURMET FOOD AT COLUMBUS ARTS FESTIVAL

COLUMBUS, Ohio— Looking for something different for lunch? Head to the 2010 Columbus Arts Festival presented by Time Warner Cable, June 4, 5 and 6 in the Discovery District, and try the diverse offerings from our Cuisine Connection restaurants.

The 2010 Cuisine Connection local restaurants include: Lavash Café; City Barbeque; Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams; Old Bag of Nails Pub; Schmidt’s; Claddaugh Irish Pub, Berwick Manor; Griswold Grill and Pattycake Vegan Bakery.

The Festival will also feature artists from across the U.S., Canada and Israel, along with musical performances, the Word is Art Stage presented by Ohio Magazine and hands-on activities for adults and children.

“The food at the Columbus Arts Festival is top-notch, and we’re excited to have so many local favorites with us again this year,” said Leah Alters, Festival Director. “We have plenty of options to satisfy every appetite.”

For more information on the Columbus Arts Festival, call (614) 224-2606 or visitwww.ColumbusArtsFestival.org for a complete list of artists, entertainers, stage schedules, interactive arts activities and more. The Columbus Arts Festival is produced by the Greater Columbus Arts Council.

The Columbus Arts Festival is presented by Time Warner Cable. Additional sponsors include: American Electric Power, State Auto Insurance Companies, The Motorists Insurance Group, Giant Eagle and The Westin. Media sponsors are WOSU and alive! Additional media support provided by CD101, Classic Hits 103.9/WMNI, WCBE, WBNS 10TV and Ohio Magazine.

About the Greater Columbus Arts Council: Through vision and leadership, advocacy and collaboration, the Greater Columbus Arts Council supports art and advances the culture of the region. A catalyst for excellence and innovation, we fund exemplary artists and arts organizations and provide programs, events and services of public value that educate and engage all audiences in our community. GCAC thanks the City of Columbus, Franklin County and the Ohio Arts Council for their continued support.

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