Friday, November 5, 2010

Third Annual Orlando Food & Wine Fest, Nov 13-14

Third Annual Orlando Food & Wine Fest
Treat for the Senses at Lake Eola on November 13-14, 2010
OFWF 2010 Logo
Featuring Top Chef'Testant Kenny Gilbert & National Entertainment War and Fourplay 
Presented and produced by 103.1 WLOQ and the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association, this signature event  features mouth-watering dishes from 36 Central Florida restaurants and more than 50 domestic and international wines.  Lincoln Mercury is the presenting sponsor of the Fest, a top three Community Best Event award winner by the Orlando Sentinel.  

Downtown Orlando on Robinson Street along Lake Eola from Rosalind to Eola Drive

Saturday, Nov. 13, 1 p.m. - 9 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 14, 12 p.m. - 7 p.m. 
More than 16,000 guests enjoy cooking demonstrations by local and celebrity chefs on the Bright House Network Chef's Stage; world-class entertainment including national recording artists WAR, Fourplay and Marc Antoine performing live on the Widmer Main Stage, and collegiate and professional sports games airing in the outdoor sports bar.

2  p.m.                         Entertainment: Lori Brothers
2 p.m.                          Chef Demo: Warren Caterson, Table for Two - The Cookbook for Couples
3 p.m.                          Chef Demo: John Zimmerman, Ruth's Chris Steakhouse
3:30 p.m.                     Entertainment: The Redcoats (Beatles tribute band)
4 p.m.                          Chef Demo: Dionna Hurt, Best In Show, Crisco National Pie Making Championship
5 p.m.                          Entertainment: Jose Valentino
5 p.m.                          Chef Demo: Ian Hollman, Dexter's Thorton Park
7:30 p.m.                    Entertainment: WAR

1 p.m.                          Chef Demo: Tyler McMahan, Tommy Bahama
1 p.m.                          Entertainment: Lyman High School Jazz Band
2 p.m.                          Chef Demo: Top Chef'Testant Kenny Gilbert 
2:30 p.m.                    Entertainment: Marc Antoine
3 p.m.                          Chef Demo: Stuart Borton, Yellow Dog CafĂ©
4 p.m.                          Chef Demo: Dustin White, CRAVE
5 p.m.                          Entertainment: Fourplay

Limited advance tickets can be purchased online at and at local Trustco Banks and Lincoln Mercury dealers (through November 12).
  • Advance weekend pass:        $15
  • Advance one-day pass:          $10
  • At the gate:                              $15
  • Children:                                  Free (12 years of age and under)

Tasting samples cost $2 to $6 and may only be purchased with food and beverage tickets. Tickets, in $2 increments, will be available for cash purchase on site.

The Orlando Food and Wine Fest benefits the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association Educational Foundation and the Children's Home Society of Florida (CHS) and Central Florida Jazz Society.


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