WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. – Westchester Magazine’s 5th Annual Wine & Food Festival will offer festival-goers new venues, expanded events, programs and activities, as well as Kathie Lee Gifford returning to host a special evening of Fashion, Food and Wine at Bloomingdale’s.
The Wednesday, June 3 through Saturday, June 6 festival, which draws more than 5,000 people from across the New York metro area, will feature 100 top restaurants and 150 world-class wines selected by the experts at Zachys of Scarsdale. Two major events will make their debut: “An Evening with Westchester’s Tastemakers” will be Friday, June 5, and will showcase 10 of Westchester’s top chefs at a dinner-by-the-bite reception at the 42 Restaurant and Events atop The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester, in downtown White Plains.
The guests will enjoy a VIP culinary experience and sip on the finest wines from around the world, all while surrounded by unmatched views of Westchester, the Long Island Sound and the Manhattan skyline.
The Grand Tasting Village will be Saturday, June 6, and will spotlight 44 of Westchester’s most popular restaurants, more than 100 fine wines and feature live chef demonstrations under a tent and set against the dramatic backdrop of the Kensico Dam Plaza Park in Valhalla. The chefs will celebrate farm-to-table cuisine and spotlight local and seasonal ingredients. A select group of leading Hudson Valley farms and specialty food producers will be on hand offering samples and selling their products.
“Westchester Magazine is extremely pleased to present what is recognized as one of the premier wine and food events in the Northeast,” said Publisher Ralph Martinelli. “This year we’ve raised the bar with a fantastic lineup of new events in terrific settings. Whether people have been before or are attending for the first time, they won’t want to miss this year’s events. Tickets will go quickly, so we urge people to order early.”
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