The 8th annual Greenwich Wine + Food Festival presented by PepsiCo is September 21-22. The two-day event will be a celebration of culinary innovation from the top chefs and bartenders in the region. Held in Roger Sherman Baldwin Park in downtown Greenwich, the festival will begin with a VIP dinner on Friday night. Saturday will be an all-day event celebrating food and drinks, culminating with a performance by country music superstar Tim McGraw.
A portion of the proceeds from the festival are given to charity each year. This year’s event will benefit the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF).
Culinary Talent at the Greenwich Wine & Food Festival
On Friday, the festival will open with an Opening Night Master Chef Wine Dinner honoring chef and restaurateur Alex Guarnaschelli. Guests will dine water-side and 18 award-winning chefs will contribute dishes to the opening event.
Saturday’s all day and night festivities begin at 12 p.m. and will feature an array of famed culinary talent. In addition to Guarnaschelli, Daniel Boulud, Adam Richman and Scott Conant will all be in attendance. Local chefs who will be featured include Geoff Lazlo (Mill Street Bar & Table), Nadia Ramsey (Meli-Melo) and Carlos Baez (The Spread). Guests will enjoy tastings, demonstrations, cocktails and dishes from 150 of the region’s top food and drink destinations.
Entertainment at the Greenwich Wine & Food Festival
Country musician Tim McGraw will be the headline performer at this year’s Greenwich Wine + Food Festival. He will take the stage Saturday night at 8:30 p.m. Country singer/songwriter Caroline Jones will be the opening act. Past performers have included Ziggy Marley, Little Big Town and last year‘s headliner, Train.
In addition to the food, drinks and music, there are games and competitions throughout the day and evening on Saturday. From casino games and lawn games to the annual Burger Battle and Bartender Showdown, the Greenwich Wine + Food Festival has something for everyone!
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