The must attend food and wine festival is back ! The 2019 Greenwich Wine + Food Festival presented by PepsiCo, benefitting Food Rescue US and the Town of Greenwich Parks & Recreation Foundation, returns for its ninth year Friday, September 20 and Saturday, September 21 to the Roger Sherman Baldwin Park in Greenwich, CT. It’s not just a foodie event, it’s a party that ends with an evening concert featuring recording artists, Little Big Town.
The Opening Night Gala presents “The Big Easy” honoring Martha Stewart (Friday) for her contributions to the culinary, entertaining and lifestyle worlds, in addition to the 2019 Serendipity Most Innovative Chefs. The evening, hosted by Gary Dell’Abate and Rob Burnett, will showcase the culinary and music scene of New Orleans, featuring the cuisine of this year’s talented chefs, as well as a number of Festival Ambassador Chefs, accompanied with cocktails and carefully curated wine and beer selections.
The full-day Culinary Village event (Saturday) offers tastings and samples from more than 300 food, wine, spirits and product vendors. Guests will enjoy culinary and cocktail demos by celebrity chefs and national/local talent, celebrity book signings, the 8th annual Burger Battle, the 6th annual Top Bartender Showdown presented by Ketel One, chef interviews in the Celebrity Green Room, Beer & Burgers, Ultimate Taco!, The Tailgate, Lawn Games presented by Tanqueray and live performances on the Pepsi Music Stage by Michael Franti & Spearhead and Little Big Town. The LIFEWTR VIP Tent will offer VIP ticket holders private bars, secluded seating areas, a private concert viewing area, priority parking and a special VIP Ambassador Dinner. The Lawn + Stage Table Dinner, a separate ticketed event, includes a Cocktail Party with celebrity talent, a four-course seated dinner with table service from Chef Carlos Baez (El Segundo, Norwalk, CT and The Spread, Greenwich and Norwalk, CT) .
This is a must attend event that takes place in beautiful Roger Sherman Baldwin Park right on the water in Greenwich harbor. So bring your thirst and your appetite for this fantastic festival.
For more information on the schedule or to purchase tickets, visit www.greenwichwineandfood.com.
WHEN: Friday, September 20, 7:00pm to 10:30pm and Saturday, September 21, 12:30pm to 10:00pm (12:00 pm early access for VIP ticket holders)
WHERE: Roger Sherman Baldwin Park, 100 Arch Street, Greenwich (Walking distance from the Greenwich Metro North Station; Shuttle Service will also be provided) By car take exit 3 (Arch Street) on Interstate 95 and turn right at the bottom of the ramp.
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