WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. – Westchester Magazine's Food and Wine Festival, featuring the top 100 restaurants of the New York Metro area and 150 world-class wines selected by experts at Zachys of Scarsdale, will be taking place beginning Wednesday, June 3 through Saturday, June 6 in White Plains and Valhalla.
The festival will feature new venues as well as new and expanded events, programs and activities. Kathie Lee Gifford will be back hosting a special evening of fashion, food and wine at Bloomingdale’s.
Tickets are now available for the festival, which draws more than 5,000 people from across the New York Metro area.
Two events will make their debut:
An Evening with Westchester’s Tastemakers will be held Friday evening and showcase 10 of Westchester’s top chefs at a dinner by the bite reception at the stunning 42 Restaurant and Events at The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester in downtown White Plains. The guests will enjoy a VIP culinary experience and sip on the finest wines from around the world.
The Grand Tasting Village will be held Saturday and spotlight 44 of Westchester’s most popular restaurants, more than 100 fine wines and feature live chef demonstrations all under a tent and set against the dramatic backdrop of the Kensico Dam Plaza park in Valhalla. The chefs will celebrate farm-to-table cuisine and spotlight local and seasonal ingredients.
“Westchester Magazine is extremely pleased to present what is recognized as one of the premier wine and food events in the Northeast,” said Publisher Ralph Martinelli. “This year we’ve raised the bar with a fantastic lineup of new events in terrific settings."
To purchase tickets and to view the entire schedule of the festival, visit westchestermagazine.com/winefood .
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