Winter Food Festivals You Want To Visit
Winter Fest at Paws Up in Greenough,Montana
Cooking demos and workshops, wine pairings, top chefs in a Winter Wonderland Atmosphere. Sleigh rides, ice skating, snowmobile, skiing , curling, toasting marshmallows — now there should be something that we can do there ???? How about a nice Cocktail outside anyone ???
Beaver Creek Winter Culinary Weekend,,,, Beaver Creek , Colorado
More of the above at a different location. Both cold weather venues.
South Beach Wine & Food Festival, Miami , Florida
Now moving to a much warmer locale Feb 22 — 26 ,
Visits by Cooking Channel chefs ,,, Rachel Ray, Bobby Flay, Emeril Lagasse, Tricia Yearwood among the best known. Also scheduled is a visit by Andrew Zimmerman, host of Bizzare Foods.
Low Country Oyster Festival, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina http://www.bestexampass.com/SSCP.html, Jan 29th
Shucking and eating contests, sampling of local brews, local food courts dominate this event. A $100 ticket will get you into all events all you can eat or drink.
Charleston (SC)Wine and Food Festival, March 1-5
The name says it all Top chefs included will be there to feed you .23 beverage workshops,32 dinners,9 local excursions, all priced under &100. All by a non profit organization that supports the low country culinary and hospital communities.
Now to the Northeast;
NY Ice , Wine and Culinary Festival, Fairport, NY —- Feb 11
$55/ ticket gets you to sample wine , take a horse drawn wagon to the wineries, attend cooking or cocktail making seminars and dine infused food dishes. Deserts there are to die for.
Valrhona Hot Chocolate Festival, NY, NY
Are you a connoisseur of hot chocolate ????? This is the place for you… it runs from Jan 21 —- Feb 5 , at,,, these venues. La Maison du Chocolat ,,,,,, Patisserie Chanson & St Regis Hotel. A portion of the proceeds ( 50 cents per cup ) go to Valrhona Clean Water Project, a charity towards helping the cocoa producing community in Los Ranchos, Peru.