2014 Featured Guest
October 17th – 19th 2014 at the Valley Forge Casino Resort
TASTE is what it is all about this fall at the 2014 TASTE Philadelphia Festival of Food, Wine and Spirits, presented by Gourmet Shows and being held at the Valley Forge Casino Resort. This year’s Festival showcases the finest in wine, spirits and gourmet foods, along with the talents of local and celebrity chefs.
Last year we welcomed celebrity chef presentations by Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos, hosts of Cooking Channel’s Extra Virgin;Chef Fabio Viviani, “Fan Favorite” of season 5 of Bravo’s hit reality series Top Chef ; Chef Terry French, “Rebel Chef” and 2012 winner of Food Network’s Extreme Chef; and chef and Emmy Award winning comedian Mark DeCarlo, from ABC’s Windy City LIVE.
Ramona Singer, from Bravo’s The Real Housewives of NYC, was available for a “Meet and Greet” with Wine Bottle Signing. Dick Vermeil, of Vermeil Wines and former coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, also made a guest appearance at the Festival.
The culinary demonstrations for this year will be presented by an extensive list of talented chefs including Tony Clark, Paul Drew,Rocky Fino, Darryl TASTE (Saturday 2)-0171Harmon, Geoff Johnson, Maria Liberati, Ralph Mazzocchi, Barry Sexton, and Joseph E. Shilling.
Also on the agenda for the 2014 TASTE Philadelphia Festival of Food, Wine and Spirits will be educational and entertaining wine and beer seminars. Attendees will enjoy presentations by beer enthusiast Gary Monterosso and The Wine Guru John McNulty.