Greenwich Food & Wine Festival

Stephanie Webster


The first annual Greenwich 2011 FOOD+WINE FESTIVAL will take place on October 22nd and 23rd to benefit Breast Cancer Alliance. This grand event is presented by Serendipity magazine, and if you like food and celebrity chefs, you'll want to keep reading...

The weekend-long event at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park in Greenwich will include a Culinary Village tent with more than 60 exclusive food, wine and spirit experts, BBQ Grill Masters, Sunday brunch specialties, a Market Place, celebrity book signings, private event tents and live performances by Rusted Root, Entrain and Sister Hazel among others.

Guests will enjoy special presentations by celebrity guests Jacque Pépin, Michel Nischan, Graham Elliot, Stephen Asprinio and Joy Bauer as well as hosting chefs Jon and Laura Brennan of Plum Pure Foods and Rui Correia of Douro, (both in Greenwich). The event’s Featured Chefs include Debra Ponzek of Aux Délices (Greenwich), Justin M. Warner and Lynn Saathoff of CB5 Restaurant Group LLC (Greenwich), Rodney Kirton of Empire Terrace (Yonkers, NY), Bryan Gilmour of 121 Restaurant and Bar (North Salem, NY), Scott Quis of Barcelona (Greenwich; Fairfield, CT; South Norwalk, CT; Stamford, CT) and Jeremy McMillan of Bedford Post (Bedford, NY).

The highlight of the weekend will be the Grand Tasting Gala on Saturday evening with decadent dinner tastings from the event’s Featured Chefs as well as a live performance by Natasha Bedingfield.

The Festival will be held from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. The Grand Tasting Gala will begin at 5 p.m. on Saturday. For more information or to buy tickets , call 203-588-1363, or visit or

WHO:  The event is presented by Serendipity magazine 

WHEN: Saturday, October 22, 2011, Festival from Noon to 5 p.m. 

Saturday, October 22, 2011, Grand Tasting Gala 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Sunday, October 23, 2011, Festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

WHERE: Roger Sherman Baldwin Park @ 100 Arch St., Greenwich, CT 06830