The 16thAnnual Delray Beach Garlic Fest is bringing together local culinary talent for the towns’ first-ever Collaborative Kitchen; this, coming on the heels of the successful, Chef’s Panel at the Delray Beach Wine and Seafood Festival, where resident chefs gathered to discuss the latest in culinary trends. The Collaborative Kitchen will bring local area chefs together to collaborate on a multi-course dinner on Friday, February 6th from 6-8pm. This is an opportunity to watch favorite local chefs work together and collaborate on a menu for event attendees. A variety of wines from the Republic National portfolio will be poured with dinner. I will be hosting The Collaborative Kitchen, similar to the Chef’s Panel experience, the two hour interactive dinner will take place in [the] Delray Beach Garlic Chef Stadium. Limited to 50 guests, ticket are $75 per person. To purchase tickets visit www.dbgarlicfest.com. The participating chefs are: Executive Chef Blake Malatesta – 50 Ocean, Executive Chef Ernie DeBlasi – Luna Rosa, Executive Chef/OwnerJoey Giannuzzi – The Farmers Table, Executive Chef George Cocilova – Hudson at Waterway East.
The folks who bring you the annual Delray Beach Garlic Fest and the Delray Beach Wine & Seafood Festival have yet another indulgent food and drink fest for the books, the Delray Beach Bacon & Bourbon Festival, which will shine a loving light on a most loved food, Bacon, and the quintessential American liquor, Bourbon. The Delray Beach Bacon & Bourbon Fest is a culinary journey with a pig and a barrel in downtown Delray Beach on March 28 and 29, 2015.
Bacon & Bourbon Dining Experiences
The Bacon and Bourbon dining experiences are dinner on Saturday night, Brunch on Sunday, and a Pig Roast on Sunday afternoon.
Saturday, March 28, 2015
7:00 PM Bacon & Bourbon Lovers Dining Experience $150/person. Click here to purchase tickets
A 4 course dining experience paired with Rye, Whiskey, Bourbon & Aged Bourbon
Sunday, March 29, 2015
Noon Bourbon Lovers Brunch $60/person. Click here to purchase tickets.
Bacon & Bourbon Buffet featuring a Bloody Mary Bar
3:00 PM Bacon & Bourbon Lovers Dining Experience $150/person. Click here to purchase tickets
A 4 course PIG ROAST dining experience paired with Rye, Whiskey, Bourbon & Aged Bourbon
Seminars, Saturday and Sunday March 28 and 29, 2015
Pappy Van Winkle Tasting Experience will be presented at the Delray Beach Bacon & Bourbon Fest on Saturday March 28, 2015. The experience will take place on the grounds of Delray Beach Center for the Arts & Old School Square Park. The Pappy Van Winkle Tasting Experience is limited to 20 guests, tickets are $200 per person. The tasting experience includes 5 rare varieties of Pappy Van Winkle Bourbons. The featured years are 10 Year, 12 Year, 13 Year, 15 Year, 20 Year. Click here to purchase tickets.
Saturday. March 28, 2015
2:30 PM Food & Bourbon Pairing Seminar. Menu presented by 50 Ocean, Executive Chef Blake Malatesta
4:00 PM Food & Bourbon Pairing Seminar Menu presented by Kapow Noodle Bar, Executive Chef Caleb Holman
6:00 PM High Rollers: Ryes & Bourbons Tasting
Sunday. March 29, 2015 (click here for list of bourbons at each seminar)
1:00 PM Food & Bourbon Pairing Seminar menu presented by Da Da, Executive Chef Bruce Feingold
2:30 PM Food & Bourbon Pairing Seminar menu presented by Whole Foods, Executive Chef/Culinary Instructor James Gennaro
4:00 PM Mixology Class and Tasting
Education and tasting by a Master Mixologist of Bourbon (5 drinks)
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