SCARSDALE, N.Y. -- Foodies and wine connoisseurs are invited to attend the Southern Westchester (SOWE) Food and Wine Festival that will begin on Friday, Sept. 19 and continue through Sunday, Sept. 21.
The SOWE Food & Wine Festival is a unique culinary celebration showcasing the talents of renowned restaurants, wineries, pit masters, cheese mongers, breweries, specialty culinary providers, spirits producers, chefs and culinary personalities.
SOWE 2014 will feature a variety of activities:
Friday, Sept. 19:SOWE Best Chef Battle featuring Graham Elliot vs. Rocco DiSpirito at Pepe Infiniti in White Plains from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 20:SOWE Grand Culinary Village, featuring Healthy Eating/Healthy Living Pavilion, chocolate-lovers demonstration by pastry chef Jaques Torres, BBQ/grilling expo, concert, Kidss Zone, and food truck parade at Harbor Island Park in Mamaroneck from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 21: SOWE Grand Tasting Village, featuring Healthy Eating/Healthy Living Pavilion, music and Kids Zone, in the Village of Scarsdale (Chase Road, Spencer Place, Harwood Court, Boniface Circle & Woodland Road.) from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
A partial roster of celebrity chefs participating in this years festival includes: Dan Amatuzzi, wine director, Eataly, NYC and Nick Coleman, oleologist (olive oil specialist), Eataly (NYC). They will be conducting a wine and olive oil demonstration. Also, attendees can view culinary demonstrations from Franklin Becker; Kamal Grant, owner and chef of Sublime Doughnuts, Atlanta; Joe (JJ) Johnson, chef of The Cecil in Harlem, NYC; Nisa Lee, Rafael Palomino and Dave DiBari.
SOWE provides live music including acts from: Gary U.S. Bonds, an American rock and roll rhythm and blues singer; Marshall Crenshaw, an American Top 40 singer; The Ramps; and Gill Parris, a Grammy-nominated rock, blues, jazz and pop guitarist.
For more information, visit www.Sowefwf.com