Tickets available for the eleventh annual Austin Food & Wine Festival happening on November 4-6, 2022. In what is one of the most popular food festivals in the country, it’s presented by FOOD & WINE Magazine and C3 Presents.  The three-day celebration of food, wine and spirits welcomes top tier talent from all over the country. Tickets are now on sale at

The festival will feature chefs, restaurants and wine & spirits experts over three days at Auditorium Shores. Festival highlights include the new Wurst Weekend Kickoff event; the fan-favorite Rock Your Taco competition; the Fire Pit featuring bites hot off the flames; engaging cooking demonstrations + conversations; samples of signature dishes from local chefs and restaurants; dynamic wine, beer & cocktail tastings; live music and more.

Showcasing a dynamic roster of local, regional and national chefs throughout the weekend, attendees can sample signature dishes from top chefs around the country. See the lineup below for events and stay tuned for additional announcements.


Tim Love


Join Chef Tim Love (Lonesome Dove) and Jesse Herman (Koko’s) to kick-off the weekend at Auditorium Shores on Friday evening. Enjoy a Bavarian-themed menu of sausage, brats, pork, and more cooked over a live fire. Featuring regional wines and beers, the best (wurst) way to kick off the weekend.


Rock your taco 2


Rock Your Taco, Saturday evening’s signature tasting event, will take place this year at Auditorium Shores. Chefs will square off against one another to create the ultimate taco, as deemed by a People’s Choice award. Rock Your Taco competitors include: Shion Aikawa (Tatsu-ya); Nicola Blaque (The Jerk Shack & Mi Roti); Jo Chan (Chan Hospitality); Tiffany Derry (Roots Southern Table); Ford Fry (Superica); Sarah Grueneberg (Monteverde Restaurant); Sarah Heard and Nathan Lemley (Foreign & Domestic); CJ Jacobson (Aba); Steve McHugh (Cured); Shota Nakajima (Banzai Teriyaki, Taku); Laura Sawicki (Super Star Pastry Chef, Austin) and Brooke Williamson (Playa Provisions).


Nixta - Austin Food and Wine Festival



Festival attendees keen on learning from the pros can listen in as a host of chefs, including Jo Chan (Chan Hospitality); Tiffany Derry (Roots Southern Table); Kevin Fink (Emmer & Rye Hospitality Group); Ford Fry (Superica); Diego Galicia and Rico Torres (Mixtli); Sarah Grueneberg (Monteverde Restaurant); and Fermín Núñez (Este).


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Chef Sonya Cote


The Fire Pit portion of the festival features bites hot off the flames and the chance to interact with pitmasters and chefs cooking over live fire. Enjoy exceptional BBQ and other dishes cooked over open flame and get first-hand advice from the pros. Featured chefs this year include: Sonya Coté (Hillside Farmacy); Jason Dady (Jason Dady Restaurants SATX); Jorge Luis Hernandez (Hotel Emma); Andy Knudson (Tillie’s); Jesse Kuykendall (Milpa, Ocho); Shota Nakajima (Banzai Teriyaki, Taku) and Kristina Zhoa (DASHI Sichuan Kitchen + Bar).


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Chef Jason Dady


Alma Alcocer (El Alma); William Ankeney (Tiny Pies); Junior Borges (Meridian); Daniel Brooks (Licha’s, Chapulín Cantina); Jeff Brown (Old Thousand); Raul Castillo (Honey Moon Spirit Lounge); Ji Peng Chen (Wu Chow); Jakub Czyszczon (Garrison); Todd Duplechan (Vixen’s Wedding); Javier and Judith Equihua (Ma’Coco); Nick Erven (Wax Myrtle’s); Roberto Espinosa (Taco Deli); Jacob Euler (La Vacher); Joseph Gomez (Con-Todo); Jesse Herman (KoKo’s); CJ Jacobson (Aba); Justin Klajbor (Central Machine Works); Enma Lopez (ABW Can-Tina); Geronimo Lopez (Botika); Liz Everett and Stephanie Everett Martin (Ensenada ATX); Brad McDonald (Nido); Jason McVearry (Poke-Poke); Anne Ng & Jeremy Mandrell (Bakery Lorraine); Andre Molina (Aviary Wine & Kitchen); Kyle Mulligan (1417); Eric Nathal (Austin Rotisserie); Brian Olenjack (Lonesome Dove); Pedro Quevedo and Alex Swenson (Gelato Paradiso); Phoebe Raileanu (Casper Fermentables); Blake Ransome (Rules & Regs); Berty Richter (Ladino); Jeramie Robinson (Catbird); Ryan Samson (Vespaio, Chapulín Cantina); Shun Shiroma (Sazan Ramen); Krystal Craig and Ian Thurwachter (Intero); Leanna Valenti (Bento Picnic); Finn Walter, (The Nicolett); Jessica Winters (Cruzteca); Ling Wu (Lin Asian Bar); and Kristina Zhao, (DASHI Sichuan Kitchen + Bar).


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VIP All-In Ticket

  • Friday Evening Event Access to Wurst Weekend Kickoff:

    • NEW FOR 2022: Wurst Weekend Kickoff! What better way to kick off the weekend than with a beer in one hand and a brat in the other? Join us for a Bavarian-inspired Friday evening from 7-9 PM at Auditorium Shores. Prost!

  • Saturday & Sunday Daytime Festival Access:

    • NEW FOR 2022: 30-minute early entry to daytime festival, Dedicated fast entry lane all day; Access to VIP-only lounge with seating and air-conditioned restrooms

    • Food from 50+ Top Restaurants

    • Wine, beer and spirit selections from 30+ Top Makers

    • Cooking demos with the industry’s most innovative and engaging chefs

  • Saturday Evening Event Access to Rock Your Taco:

    • Join us Saturday evening from 7-9:30 PM at Auditorium Shores for gourmet tacos from revered national and local chefs, along with beer, wine and specially prepared cocktails


  • Friday Evening Event Access to Wurst Weekend Kickoff

  • Saturday & Sunday Daytime Festival Access

  • Saturday Evening Event Access to Rock Your Taco


The Weekender ticket includes Saturday and Sunday Festival access.

One-Day Access

New this year, guests can now purchase one-day tickets to either the Saturday or Sunday event.

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