The fourth annual GREENWICH WINE+FOOD FESTIVAL presented by Serendipity magazine to benefit Paul Newman's Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, will take place Thursday, September 25 – Saturday, September 27 at the Roger Sherman Baldwin Park in Greenwich, Conn. The festival will feature a Raw Bar wine tasting on Thursday, September 25, the Most Innovative Chefs Gala on Friday, September 26 and the Culinary Village on Saturday, September 27.
Also back this year will be CTbites & Serendipity's Blogger Lounge! with a full lineup of interviews with local and celebrity chefs. Stay tuned for more details as we get closer to the event date.
The official weekend kickoff on Thursday evening brings the First Annual Raw Bar wine tasting to the festival. This evening’s events will be held at L’escale Restaurant in Greenwich.
The Most Innovative Chefs Gala on Friday evening, with special guests Geoffrey Zakarian and Jean-Georges, will feature the 2014 Most Innovative Chef winners from restaurants across Fairfield and Westchester Counties, as well as Jean-Georges, serving an incredible tasting menu. The evening will also include elite wines, premium liquor, an exclusive auction and a live musical performance by Marshall Tucker Band.
On Saturday, the Culinary Village, the center of the entire GREENWICH 2014 WINE+FOOD FESTIVAL, will offer tastings and demonstrations from more than one hundred food, wine, spirits and product vendors. Culinary demonstration tents and stages will house cooking presentations by celebrity chefs and local talent. Guests will also enjoy sommelier presentations, a beer garden, celebrity chef book signings, the third annual Burger Battle, BBQ Pit Masters’ Tasting Tent and live musical performances by Alabama. For the first time this year, the event will also include a Top Bartender Showdown, Food Truck Corner and a special ticketed event, Tequila and Tostadas hosted by Aaron Sanchez. This event will take place rain or shine.
Visit www.greenwichwineandfood.com for more information and updates about the event schedule, participating celebrity and local chefs, musical talent and more. Ticket sales open today and are available through www.greenwichwineandfood.com or by calling 203.588.1363. The event’s Facebook page, www.facebook.com/GreenwichFoodWineFestival, will be announcing restaurant participants and schedule updates, as available.
GREENWICH 2014 WINE+FOOD FESTIVAL
The GREENWICH 2014 WINE+FOOD FESTIVAL is a three-day event that benefits The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, a nationwide organization dedicated to providing healing to children and their families coping with cancer, sickle cell anemia and other serious illnesses. The festival is hosted by Serendipity magazine in conjunction with other event sponsors.