In 2012, The Austin FOOD & WINE Festival will make it’s debut, bringing some of the most celebrated chefs, restaurateurs, wine & spirit personalities to Austin to teach, share, eat and drink! All weekend long showcases appearances from the likes of Masaharu Morimoto, Marcus Samuelsson, Gail Simmons, Tim Love, Andrew Zimmern, Jonathan Waxman, Tyson Cole and many, many more. The Austin FOOD & WINE Festival is presented by FOOD & WINE Magazine, with 30 years of experience developing, organizing and sponsoring world-class culinary destination festivals around the country. The Austin FOOD & WINE Festival will be its first foray into Texas and it promises to be a gourmet celebration unlike any other.
The entire festival is based conveniently in Downtown Austin at Auditorium Shores (map) and Republic Square Park (map). On spring day in Austin, an enjoyable walk or ride from most places in town. Dive in and out of classes and demos, while sipping a glass of wine at the on-site lounges. End the night at signature events, competitions between chefs, grand tasting events and much more. And no Austin event is complete without music — stay tuned for big announcements who will be playing for Festival attendees.
The first round of Tickets will go on sale on January 24th at 12:00PM Central Time. Browse the list of talent and class schedule (let your mouth water) and then secure spot at this inaugural Austin event. You will not want to miss out.
And that’s not all! A portion of the Festival’s proceeds will benefit The Austin Food & Wine Alliance, dedicated to fostering awareness and innovation in the Central Texas food and wine community through grants, educational programming and events.
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