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.