GREENWICH, Conn. -- The sixth annual Greenwich Wine And Food Festival will be taking place over two days in September at the Roger Sherman Baldwin Park.
The festival will feature a Master Chef Dinner at Water’s Edge on Friday, Sept. 23 and the Saturday Festival on Saturday, Sept. 24.
“We are excited to be back for our sixth year honoring the best of food, drink, charity and music,” said Suni Unger the Founder and CEO of Greenwich Wine And Food Festival. “We have some exciting changes this year, including an expanded Friday evening event with even more local talent preparing their creative fare for our guests. For Saturday, an all-new event, the Ultimate Sandwich Take-Down, will be added to the day’s line-up, and additional ticketing options for the headline performance including premium seating and unique food service will be added to our previous offerings.”
The Master Chef Dinner at Water’s Edge on Friday evening will feature not only this year’s awarded Most Innovative Chefs from across Fairfield and Westchester Counties serving their signature dishes, but also Festival Ambassador Chefs will prepare their most innovative cuisine. The evening will also feature wine, cocktails, an auction and live music.
The Saturday Festival will offer tastings and demonstrations from more than two hundred of the area’s food, wine, spirits and product vendors in the main Grand Tasting Tent, as well as the Burger and Beer Tent, Master Griller Tent, the inaugural Ultimate Sandwich Take-Down and Taco Party. Culinary demonstration tents and stages will house cooking presentations by celebrity chefs, including Marcus Samuelsson and local talent. Guests will enjoy sommelier presentations, celebrity chef book signings, Q and A sessions with top food and beverage talent, the fifth annual Burger Battle, the third annual Top Bartender’s Showdown and a live music.
Tickets will be available in the coming weeks via this link or by calling (203) 588-1363. The event’s Facebook page , will be announcing restaurant participants and schedule updates. The event will be held rain or shine, and anyone under 21, including infants or strollers, will not be admitted. Animals are also not permitted.