Greenwich 2014 Wine+Food Festival Benefits Hole in the Wall Gang Camp

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The fourth annual Greenwich Wine+Food Festival is set for Sept. 25-27. The event takes place in Roger Sherman Baldwin Park and benefits Paul Newman’s Hole in the Wall Gang Camp.

Presented by Serendipity magazine, festival highlights include a Raw Bar wine tasting on Thursday, Sept. 25, the Most Innovative Chefs Gala on Friday, Sept. 26 and the Culinary Village on Sat., September 27.

“We’re so excited to be back for our fourth year, honoring and celebrating the area’s culinary community, while raising money for an amazing, local charity,” said Suni Unger, Founder & CEO of Unger Publishing, the publisher of Serendipity in a statement.  “As the festival continues to grow, we have a number of new events and new faces that will be debuting this year.”

The event kicks off on Thursday evening with the First Annual Raw Bar wine tasting at L’escale Restaurant in Greenwich.

The Most Innovative Chefs Gala on Friday evening, with special guests Geoffrey Zakarian and Jean-Georges, will feature the 2014 Most Innovative Chef winners from restaurants across Fairfield and Westchester Counties, as well as Jean-Georges, serving an incredible tasting menu. The evening will also include elite wines, premium liquor, an exclusive auction and a live musical performance by Marshall Tucker Band.

Culinary Village – Saturday, Sept. 27
The Culinary Village is the center of the entire Greenwich 2014 Wine+Food Festival, offering tastings and demonstrations from more than 100 food, wine, spirits and product vendors.

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Guests will also enjoy sommelier presentations, a beer garden, celebrity chef book signings, the third annual Burger Battle, BBQ Pit Masters’ Tasting Tent and live musical performances by Alabama.

For the first time, this year the event will also include a Top Bartender Showdown, Food Truck Corner and a special ticketed event, Tequila and Tostadas hosted by Aaron Sanchez.  This event will take place rain or shine under tents in Roger Sherman Baldwin Park.

  • Visit  for the Wine+Food website for information and updates about the event schedule, participating celebrity and local chefs, musical talent and more.
  • Order tickets at Wine+Food website or call (203) 588-1363.
  • Like the event’s Facebook page where you can find announcements of about participating restaurants and updates to the schedule.

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