The seventh annual Greenwich Wine & Food Festival, presented by Serendipity Magazine, will return to Roger Sherman Baldwin Park in Greenwich, CT with a Master Chef Wine Dinner on Friday, September 22nd. Celebrity chef Scott Conant, Food Network star and famed restaurateur, will be Friday’s honoree. He will talk about innovation in the restaurant industry and introduce the following top chefs who have been named Most Innovative and Ambassador chefs: Carlos Baez (The Spread in South Norwalk, CT), Lisa and Steve Maronian (Sweet Lisa’s Exquisite Cakes in Cos Cob, CT), Mike Pietrafaso (Ada’s Kitchen + Coffee in Riverside, CT), Brad Spence (Amis Trattoria in Westport, CT), Ian Vest (Back 40 Kitchen in Greenwich, CT) and Marc Weber (On the Marc Catering in Stamford, CT).
Saturday, September 23rd, is the heart of the Greenwich Wine & Food Festival, celebrating food, beverage and music. The Grand Tasting tent is the center of the Festival, with tastings and demonstrations from more than 150+ of the area’s finest food, wine, spirits experts, in addition to the Bud & Burger, Empire City Casino and South of the Border Fiesta tents. Guests can also enjoy sommelier, mixologist and brew master presentations, celebrity book signings, Q&A sessions with top culinary experts, a celebrity green room with live interviews.
Earlier this month, it was announced that Mario Batali will be appearing at the festival, conducting a cooking demo, a book signing and meeting attendees at the event’s festivities on Saturday, September 23
“We are thrilled to welcome him to the Festival for the first time, and announce the Mario Batali Foundation (MBF) as the event’s primary beneficiary. We are proud to help raise awareness and funds for this wonderful organization that strives to ensure all children are well read, well fed and well cared for.” said Suni Unger, Founder & CEO of Unger Media and the 2017 Greenwich Wine + Food Festival.
In addition to great food and celebrity chef appearances, the festival announced that platinum-selling rock band Train (“Play That Song,” “Drops of Jupiter,” “Hey Soul Sister”) will be the event’s headlining musical performance.
You don’t want to miss this delicious and wonderful festival! Visit www.greenwichwineandfood.com to purchase tickets and for updates on musical and culinary talent as well as the full event schedule.