The Austin Food + Wine Festival has announced the Chef Showcase schedule for the sixth annual festival, April 28-30, 2017: http://www.
On Saturday, April 29, Chef Showcase participants are scheduled to include: Joe Anguiano (VOX Table); Jeff Balfour (Southerleigh Fine Food & Brewery); Stephen Bonin (Geraldine’s); John Brand (Supper at Hotel Emma); Austin Ewald (Grizzelda’s); Albert Gonzalez (Jacoby’s Restaurant & Mercantile); Lance Kirkpatrick (Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew); Mia Li (Kuneho); Geronimo Lopez (Botika); Brian Moses (Olive & June); Josh Neises (Lonesome Dove); David Norman (Easy Tiger Bake Shop & Beer Garden); Michael Paley (Central Standard); Amanda Rockman (South Congress Hotel); Eric Silverstein (The Peached Tortilla); Anthony Sobotik (Lick Honest Ice Creams); Mark Sparacino (Sophia’s); George Thomas (Unit-D Pizzeria); Jacob Weaver (Juliet Ristorante); Martin Wilda (Sway); and Kevin Williamson (Ranch 616).
On Sunday, April 30, the Chef Showcase will feature: John Bates & Brandon Martinez (Noble Sandwich Co.); Michael Castillo (Uchi); Taylor Chambers (Justine’s Brasserie); Kazu Fukumoto (Fukumoto: Sushi and Yakitori Izakaya); Daniela Herrera (Counter 3. FIVE. VII); James Holmes (Lucy’s Fried Chicken); Zach Hunter (The Brewer’s Table); Clinton Kendall (East Side King); Nathan Lemley (Parkside); Rick Lopez (La Condesa); Harold Marmulstein (Salty Sow); Ji Peng Chen (Wu Chow); James Robert (Fixe); Marco Silvestrini (Dolce Neve); Eddis Solis (Cooper’s Old Time Pit Bar-B-Q); Philip Speer (Bonhomie); Jim Tripi (Eberly); Carmen Valera (Tamale House East); Kevin Williamson (Ranch 616); Nicholas Yanes (Juniper); and Abby Yates (NO VA Kitchen & Bar).
Austin Food + Wine Festival is also offering one lucky winner the experience to join award-winning chef and author Hugh Acheson on stage during his cooking demo as his Sous Chef. One winner will get an Austin Food + Wine Festival apron, signed copy of his A New Turn In The South cookbook and have the opportunity to assist Hugh, a world-renowned chef, restaurateur, and James Beard award-winning cookbook author, while getting the ultimate hands-on lesson. Please visit https://www.
For a full list of participating chefs and beverage talent, or for more information, please visit http://www.
The All-In Ticket
$625/per person and includes Saturday and Sunday Festival access; over 40 culinary demos; beer, wine and cocktail tasting sessions; access to the Fire Pits; all-day access to the Grand Taste Pavilion, including the Chef Showcase; a special Sunday Gospel Brunch by The Warrior Gospel Band; Tim Love’s Hands-On Grilling Demo access for Saturday or Sunday; and entrance to evening events, including Friday night’s Lone Star Nights and Saturday night’s Rock Your Taco.
The Weekender Ticket
$250/per person and includes Saturday and Sunday Festival access; over 40 culinary demos; beer, wine and cocktail tasting sessions; access to the Fire Pits; all-day access to the Grand Taste Pavilion, including the Chef Showcase; and a special Sunday Gospel Brunch by The Warrior Gospel Band.
All-In and Weekender tickets
Can be purchased at www.