Special Announcement from Greenwich Wine & Food Festival
The 2017 Greenwich Wine + Food Festival, presented by Serendipity magazine (www.greenwichwineandfood.com) with beneficiaries The Friends of James Beard Benefits and Town of Greenwich Parks and Recreation Foundation, has announced this year’s class of Serendipity Most Innovative Chefs who will be honored at the event’s Master Chef Wine Dinner at Roger Sherman Baldwin Park by the water’s edge on Friday, September 22. The dinner will also honor famed restaurateur and author Scott Conant (“Chopped”, “Top Chef”), with Travel Channel star Adam Richman (“Man v. Food”) attending as a special guest.
This year’s list includes:
• Carlos Baez (The Spread in South Norwalk, CT)
• Lisa and Steve Maronian (Sweet Lisa’s Exquisite Cakes in Cos Cob, CT)
• Mike Pietrafaso (Ada’s Kitchen + Coffee in Riverside, CT)
• Brad Spence (Amis Trattoria in Westport, CT)
• Ian Vest (Back 40 Kitchen in Greenwich, CT)
• Marc Weber (On the Marc Catering in Stamford, CT)
The Master Chef Wine Dinner will shine a spotlight on this year’s awarded Serendipity Most Innovative Chefs, who will interact with guests while preparing and serving their creative cuisine, alongside Festival Ambassador Chefs, who have not only been honored in the past but continue to champion the Festival’s mission. The evening will also feature carefully selected wines, creative cocktails and a live musical performance by platinum-selling southern rock band Big Head Todd and the Monsters (“Bittersweet,” “Broken Hearted Savior”).
Tickets for Friday evening’s event, as well as Saturday, September 23’s full day of food, beverage and world-class music are now available. Visit www.greenwichwineandfood.com to purchase tickets, and for updates on musical and culinary talent as well as the full event schedule.