Monday, October 17, 2011

Greenwich 2011 Food and Wine Festival

Looking for something to do this weekend?

Well look no further, Greenwich is having its first annual Greenwich 2011 Food+Wine Festival, Hosted by Serendipity Magazine! Fairfield and Westchester Counties’ Culinary Best come together for this 6.3 Acre Gourmet Festival!

Go directly to the website to by your tickets, as I think they are almost sold out!!
Or, If you want just a one day pass... you can get an amazing deal on Living Social Today! Check it out here: Two-Day Wine Festival Admission Plus Six Private Event Tickets

Culinary Village  At the heart of the Festival, the Culinary Village Tents will offer grand, savory tastings and intriguing demonstrations from more than 70 exclusive food, wine and spirit stations.
BBQ Pit Masters’ Tent  This hot spot is perfect for grilling enthusiasts! Guests will meet grill masters and sample special bites fresh off the grills.
Private Event Tent  Watch, learn, and enjoy, as our outstanding line-up of celebrity guests and featured local chefs demonstrate their skills in this intimate setting.
Serendipity LIVE Stage   Guests will enjoy incredible musical performances, featuring Rusted Root, Sister Hazel, EnTrain, Karen Zimmer, & Remember September.
Serendipity VIP Tent  VIP ticket holders will have access to this private lounge, including full bar and gourmet treats. And also private restrooms and VIP parking access.
Grand Tasting Gala Tent  Wander the huge sampling tent as you watch eight of the area's best chefs prepare decadent dinner tastings. Guest will also enjoy some of the world's finest wines and spirits. Top it off with a special performance by NATASHA BEDINGFIELD!

These are the chefs:
Food and Wine Festival
And there is also amazing LIVE music by these artists:
Food and Wine Festival

Take a look at all of the demonstrations that will be going on throughout the weekend: and I hope I see you there!!

      Some Portuguese Spice!
12:30 to 1 p.m., FREE
Rui Correia, owner of Douro and Piri-Q restaurants, and a frequent guest on NBC’s Today Show.
Includes a gift of Piri-Piri Sauce

      Food Cures
12:45 to 1:30 p.m., $25
Nutritionist and author Joy Bauer, and NBC’s Today Show expert
Includes a complimentary signed Food Cures cookbook

      Pepin Family’s Kitchen
1:45 to 2:15 p.m., $25
Claudine Pepin of the PBS-TV series “Jacques Pepin’s Kitchen: Cooking With Claudine” and “Jacques Pepin’s Kitchen: Encore With Claudine.”
      Cooking with Elliot
1:30 to 2:15 p.m., $30
Chef Graham Elliot of the FOX series MASTERCHEF
      Japanese Ingredients for Every Day
2:45 to 3:15 p.m., $25
Celebrity Rapping Chef Justin Warner
Includes complimentary rapping
      Butchery 101
2:45 to 3:15 p.m. FREE
CRAFT Butchery’s Ryan Fibiger 

      Champagne & Food Pairings
3:45 to 4:15 p.m., $30
Stephen Asprinio, contestant from Bravo’s Top Chef
Includes complimentary tastings

      Fire Up The Grill!
3:45 to 4:15 p.m., $25
Celebrity Chef Ray Lampe “Dr. BBQ”, author of the NFL Gameday Cookbook
Includes complimentary beer

      Festival Admission Tickets:      
      Sunday Day Only - General Admission
Sun. 11AM - 4PM     BUY NOW $85 at the door $100

      Sunday Day Only - General Admission + VIP Access
Noon to 5 p.m.     $150

Special Private Event Tickets:

      The Art of Pizza
12:30 to 1:15 p.m., FREE
Five-time World Pizza Champion Bruno DiFabio
Includes complimentary tastings

      Delicious Desserts
11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., $25
Celebrity Pastry Chef John Barricelli of “Everyday Baking from Everyday Food” and author of SoNo Baking Company Cookbook
Includes complimentary tasting

      Farm to Table Cooking
12:15 to 1:00 p.m., $25
Celebrity Chef Michel Nischan of the Dressing Room in Westport, CT

      Grilling 101
2:15 to 3:00 p.m., $25
Celebrity Chef Ray Lampe “Dr. BBQ”, author of the NFL Gameday Cookbook
Includes complimentary beer 

      Weeknight Meals
1:00 to 1:45 p.m., $30
Celebrity Chef Sara Moulton
Includes a complimentary signed Everyday Family Dinners cookbook

1:30 to 2:00 p.m., FREE
Chef Fritz Knipschildt reveals the World of Truffles

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