Caesars Entertainment Atlantic City has announced dates for its sixth annual Atlantic City Food and Wine Festival. The epicurean extravaganza will be celebrated from Friday, July 25 through Sunday, July 27 with events taking place throughout the weekend. The three-day culinary and spirits festival is one of the leading food and wine festival on the East Coast and will feature a star-studded roster of some of the country’s most renowned culinary experts and TV personalities. Tickets for the Atlantic City Food and Wine Festival will go on sale April 18, 2014 and can be purchased online at Atlantic City Food and Wine Festival, Ticketmaster or by calling Ticketmaster at 800-736-1420.
Featured chefs include returning celebrity Chef Robert Irvine, a proven fan-favorite of festival guests, and Marcus Samuelsson, a James Beard award-winning chef and TV personality who will be making his first appearance at the festival. More celebrity chef announcements will be made in the coming weeks.
In response to the success of last year’s Beach Soirée most of the weekend’s events will be hosted in beachfront and courtyard locations. “The Sixth Annual Atlantic City Food and Wine Festival will feature exciting chefs and an incredible new outdoor format, a true celebration of our beachfront location that we are really proud to bring to our guests this year.… With the festival moving outside along the Atlantic City Boardwalk, we are proud to showcase the beautiful beach outside our doors and host both new visitors and familiar faces,” says Jason Spencer, Vice President of Entertainment, Nightlife and Lifestyle Marketing for Caesars Entertainment
The 2014 festival will present an acclaimed roster of both local and national talent and will once again showcase several of the world’s greatest culinary personalities as well as authorities in the wine, beer and spirits industry. With access to a multitude of outdoor events including delicious tastings and instructive demonstrations, the festival will offer delicacies for every palate.
New and some returning festival highlights include:
Beach Soirée: when the sun goes down, the festival heats up with an evening beachside party where guests will savor refreshing cocktails and gourmet passed appetizers.
Burger Bash: presented by “The Beef Checkoff,” the bash will be tented on the beach, replete with a Beer Garden and live music. The region’s top burger maestros have been carefully selected to bring their best burger recipes and unique side dishes to compete at the festival.
Clam Bake: Bally’s Beach will be transformed into a New England beach front with this summer’s Clam Bake, replete with traditional menu items like lobsters, clams, corn-on-the-cob as guests enjoy the warmth of the sand sifting through their toes.
The Grand Market: This signature event of the festival is an eclectic tasting experience featuring a wide selection of foods, wines, craft brews and liquors from world-renowned culinary masters. It’s a three-hour gourmet journey where guests can sample, sip and purchase favorites to take home.
Blues Brews & BBQ: BBQ vendors will be cooking up some the best ribs, chicken and brisket to be tasted while sipping on an ice-cold beer.
Caesars Entertainment Total Rewards members will have the opportunity to purchase discounted tickets to all Atlantic City Food and Wine Festival events during the pre-sale dates, beginning April 16, 2014.
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