The seventh annual Palm Desert Food & Wine Festival presented by Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa will take place March 24-26, 2017, at The Gardens on El Paseo in Palm Desert, California, in the Ferguson Grand Tasting Tent.
This will be the seventh year that Palm Desert Food & Wine Festival showcases the finest cuisine Palm Desert has to offer while exhibiting the talents of today’s most accomplished chefs and nationally recognized culinary celebrities, as well as vintners, spirits, and craft brewers in extraordinary settings throughout the city.
The event features a standout roster of celebrity chef demonstrations and showcases the Coachella Valley as the ultimate culinary destination.
The event begins on Friday, March 24, with the James Beard Gourmet Four-Course Luncheon featuring emcee Gail Simmons, Food Expert, Food & Wine’s Special Projects Director, and judge on Bravo’s Top Chef. The luncheon is expertly prepared by four celebrity chefs and served in an elegantly appointed tent, followed by two days of Grand Tastings featuring delectable morsels from more than 40 restaurants, created by renowned chefs from all across California and beyond. More than 60 premium wines and champagnes will be offered as well as craft beers and cocktails, and participants will be able to interact with the vintners, spirits purveyors, brewers, and chefs to discuss the offerings in detail.
Tickets are available at palmdesertfoodandwine.com
During this 3rd Annual wine tasting event, I got the to enjoy more than 90 unique wines from 32 Paso Robles wineries in the charming Cambria Pines Lodge in Cambria, CA.
MCV was pouring their 2014: Red (Petite Syrah, Grenache, Tannat, Peite Verdot), 2013 1105 (59% Petite Sirah, 15% Syrah, 14% Tannat, 7% Petite Verdot, 4% Grenache, 1% Viogner), 2013 Black (73% Sirah, 18% Tannar, 9% Petite Verdot).
Don’t miss the ONLY wine festival dedicated to blended wines. Enjoy 90 unique wines from 32 Paso Robles wineries at the 3rd annual event that will showcase the scenic beauty of the coast with the renowned wines of Paso Robles, only miles away. The event weekend includes tons of blend-themed events including the Grand Tasting, Winemaker Dinner and two Blending Seminars that will please both Bordeaux and Rhone variety lovers.
When: Saturday, January 14, 1 – 3 p.m. and 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Where: Cambria Pines Lodge, 2905 Burton Dr, Cambria, California 93428
Visit: www.pasowine.com for information on this and other BlendFest weekend events.
FOODIE CON TO CELEBRATE LA’S FOODIE CULTURE BENEFITING THE LOS ANGELES FOOD BANK & LUNCH ON ME CHALLENGE
Foodie Con – Los Angeles is a gathering of LA’s most faithful culinary enthusiasts. This inaugural event will provide unique opportunities to interact with the city’s talented chefs, mixologists, sommeliers and tastemakers, featuring food, beer, wine and cocktails. Attendees will get the rare chance to meet, buy and learn from various food purveyors in hands-on cooking classes, retail booths, and product demonstrations while bopping to the beats of local music artists and DJs.
THE FOOD: Vendors, food trucks, restaurants, and more
THE EXPO: Two-day sampling, shopping, and educational expo that is all things food!
THE FUN: This event is for everyone, bring the whole crew
THE CAUSE: Proudly benefiting the Los Angeles Food Bank
When: Saturday, December 3rd @ 10:00AM – 6:00PM & Sunday, December 4th @10:00AM – 5:00PM
Where: The Reef, 1933 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 9007
Are you the type of person that’s eating and already thinking about your next meal? If you answered yes, this is the expo for you. Join fellow foodies alike and head to the Foodie Con LA on December 3rd and 4th. What is the Foodie Con all about? Think of it as a ‘Comic Con’ but all things food. You’ll basically be walking into a food haven, filled with mouth-watering culinary goodness. During the weekend, you’ll be able to sample, shop and become more educated on food related products. Visitors will have the chance to meet with cuisine geniuses and taste their killer creations. Also grab your friends and experience the food trucks, craft breweries, wineries and more. Let your inner foodie out and visit the Foodie Con!
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The first annual California Vegetarian Food Festival lands this November! Come for transcendent vegan eats, expert presentations, a kids area, live music, fitness activities, and lots more!
When: Sunday at 10 AM – 5 PM
Where: Raleigh Studios
5300 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, California 90004
Delicious vegan foods for sale & sampling
Expert speakers, chefs & athletes
Kids Activities & Showcase of Non-profits that are making a difference.