Tastes and Sounds Will Abound at Tastes and Sounds of the Valleys Reception

The VT KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership Week will open on Wednesday, August 24, 2011 with a welcome celebration and unique food and music from the Roanoke and New River Valleys of Virginia, USA at the Hotel Roanoke. We'll be a party of student teams, university faculty, business professionals and business leaders from all over the world as we celebrate the growing place of the Valleys in the global community.  All are invited to register and attend the Tastes and Sounds of the Valleys Reception.


Tastes and Sounds of the Valleys, Roanoke and Blacksburg, Virginia The Strolling Buffet

Cold Station

Trio of roasted Floyd County peppers,
display of Virginia cheeses,
garlic and parsley roasted cherry tomatoes,
roasted asparagus, Bent Mountain baba ganoush
Surry County serrano and sugar  cured ham with crusty bread

Summer Local Harvest of  Vegetables 
presented with a minted yogurt dressing
and Buttermilk Ranch
(local vegetables and Homestead Creamery)

Action Station

Appalachian Mountain Trout
pan seared trout, mushroom, tomatoes, 
and garlic over smoked cheddar grits

Grilled Hanger Steak
marinated with local herbs and garlic
grilled vegetables, sauce chasseur

HRCC Signature Potato Cake Bar
trio of Floyd County potato cakes
horseradish chive, bacon cheddar, plain
french onion alsace sauce


apple pies, lemon cream pies
petite cheesecakes, chocolate mousse and fruit trifles,
macaroons and fudge brownies


Judy, Henry, and Jack Band
Blue Ridge Mountain Cloggers
Virginia Carolina – Bluegrass Band

Tastes and Sounds of the Valleys Reception
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center
Roanoke, Virginia, USA

Please join us!  Register for Tastes and Sounds of the Valleys to open the VT KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership Week together!


Sponsors of the VT KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership Week include: Allegheny Brokerage Company, Inc., CCS-Inc., Economic Development Authority of Montgomery County, VA, G.J. Hopkins Inc., Interactive Achievement, Inc., LeClairRyan, LewisGale Hospital – Montgomery, Newport News Shipbuilding, a Division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, Novozymes, Rackspace, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), StellarOne, TechLab, Third Security, The Branch Group Inc., VPT, Inc.

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