Welcome!

News Feed Item

Inaugural Fort Worth Food + Wine Festival Debuts March 27-30

Tickets on sale now

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fort Worth is a city rich with talent in the culinary arts. It's time for the world to get a taste! The four-day festival honors the distinctive and diverse nature of Fort Worth's culinary and beverage scene.

Set for March 27-30, 2014, the first annual Fort Worth Food + Wine Festival will infuse historic venues and homegrown flavor with celebrated local chefs, culinary professionals and winemakers into one taste-filled weekend. Individual tickets and ticket packages can be purchased at www.fortworthfoodandwinefestival.com. See event lineup below.

Kick-Off Party — Thursday, March 27

Billy Bob's Texas at 250 Rodeo Plaza

7-9 PM / $65

Twelve of Fort Worth's finest chefs will prepare tastings paired with Texas-made craft beers, wines and spirits. Participating chefs include: Jon Bonnell (Bonnell's and Waters), Terry Chandler (Fred's), Keith Hicks (Button's), Mark Hitri (Billy Bob's), Lanny Lancarte (Lanny's), Tim Love (Lonesome Dove), Molly McCook (Ellerbe), Dena Peterson (Cafe Modern), Juan Rodriguez (Reata), Blaine Staniford (Grace), Michael Thomson (Michael's) and Donatella Trotti (Nonna Tata). Guests will also enjoy live music by Stoney LaRue.

Grand Tasting — Friday, March 28

Renaissance Worthington Hotel at 200 Main Street

7-11 PM / $125

A tasting event as big as Texas, showcasing over 100 wineries, craft breweries and distilleries—including Fort Worth favorites, Rahr & Sons Brewing Co. and Firestone & Robertson Distilling Co., who will both host a lounge—along with many of the most well-known area chefs, restaurateurs and food artisans. A few guest chefs include: John Tesar of Spoon, Tom Perini of Perini Ranch Steakhouse and Matt McCallister of FT33.

Tastes Of The World, An Epicurean Stroll Through The Arts — Saturday, March 29

Bass Performance Hall at 555 Commerce Street

11-1 PM / $500

Fine art lovers will experience the performing arts paired with exquisite cuisine and rare wines. Guests will enjoy a progressive lunch on the renowned Bass Performance Hall stage. Each course will be paired with a unique performance by the best talents in the city. Only 150 seats are available for this exclusive event.

Burgers, Brews + Blues — Saturday, March 29

Edwards Ranch/Heart of the Ranch at 500 Clearfork Main Street

6-9 PM / $60 or $75 (VIP)

Enjoy a trio of all-American classics, as 26 craft breweries (including Fort Worth favorites like Rahr & Sons and Martin House) and 13 restaurants (including Fred's, Tommy's, Dutch's—to name a few) offer beer and sliders, accompanied by live blues bands. VIP admission includes reserved seating and early entrance beginning at 5 PM.

Sip + Savor — Saturday March 29, 2014 and Sunday, March 30

Renaissance Worthington Hotel at 200 Main Street

11-2 PM / $75 per day

On Saturday and Sunday, food & wine lovers will enjoy various wines, craft beers and spirits, as well as small bites from Fort Worth's hottest new restaurants like Velvet Taco and Little Lilly Sushi. It's a great opportunity to meet and learn from the area's most celebrated culinary experts.

"Meals On Wheels" For Meals On Wheels, Inc. — Sunday, March 30

Coyote Drive-In at 223 NE 4th Street

3:00-5:00 PM / $50

A variety of tastes will be served by a dozen of North Texas' famed food trucks, such as: Taco Heads, Daddy Bob's Smokewagon and Salsa Limon. Live music, as well as chuck wagons (the original food trucks), will serve as entertainment. The event benefits Meals On Wheels, Inc. of Greater Tarrant County.

ABOUT FORT WORTH FOOD + WINE FESTIVAL

Fort Worth is a city rich with talent in the culinary arts. The four-day Fort Worth Food + Wine Festival honors the distinctive and diverse nature of Fort Worth's culinary and beverage traditions.

The Festival focuses on three core factors: to promote—to bring national and regional attention to the Fort Worth food scene, as well as to assist in sustaining chefs, restaurants and the local ranching & farming community; to give back—to raise funds for local grant programs and culinary scholarships; to educate—to elevate the skills and culinary knowledge of the general consumer, and to provide internship experiences for those interested in pursuing a career in the culinary industry.

The Fort Worth Food + Wine Festival benefits the Fort Worth Food + Wine Foundation, a 501(c)3 (pending) non-profit organization. For more information, please visit: www.fortworthfoodandwinefestival.com, www.facebook.com/fortworthfoodandwinefestival or www.twitter.com/fortworthfwf.

Media Contacts:
Julie Hatch Fairley (Local DFW Media Contact)
817.919.7648
Email

Sohana Kutub (Regional/National Media Contact)
214.693.4501
Email

Read more news from Forth Worth Food + Wine Festival.

 

SOURCE Forth Worth Food + Wine Festival

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
20th Cloud Expo, taking place June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. Cloud computing is now being embraced by a majority of enterprises of all sizes. Yesterday's debate about public vs. private has transformed into the reality of hybrid cloud: a recent survey shows that 74% of enterprises have a hybrid cloud strategy.
"This is specifically designed to accommodate some of the needs for high availability and failover in a network managed system for the major Korean corporations," stated Thomas Masters, Managing Director at InfranicsUSA, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 19th Cloud Expo, held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
"Coalfire is a cyber-risk, security and compliance assessment and advisory services firm. We do a lot of work with the cloud service provider community," explained Ryan McGowan, Vice President, Sales (West) at Coalfire Systems, Inc., in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 19th Cloud Expo, held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
"Qosmos has launched L7Viewer, a network traffic analysis tool, so it analyzes all the traffic between the virtual machine and the data center and the virtual machine and the external world," stated Sebastien Synold, Product Line Manager at Qosmos, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 19th Cloud Expo, held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
In his keynote at 18th Cloud Expo, Andrew Keys, Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise, provided an overview of the evolution of the Internet and the Database and the future of their combination – the Blockchain. Andrew Keys is Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise. He comes to ConsenSys Enterprise with capital markets, technology and entrepreneurial experience. Previously, he worked for UBS investment bank in equities analysis. Later, he was responsible for the creation and distribution of life sett...
An IoT product’s log files speak volumes about what’s happening with your products in the field, pinpointing current and potential issues, and enabling you to predict failures and save millions of dollars in inventory. But until recently, no one knew how to listen. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Dan Gettens, Chief Research Officer at OnProcess, discussed recent research by Massachusetts Institute of Technology and OnProcess Technology, where MIT created a new, breakthrough analytics model for ...
Keeping pace with advancements in software delivery processes and tooling is taxing even for the most proficient organizations. Point tools, platforms, open source and the increasing adoption of private and public cloud services requires strong engineering rigor - all in the face of developer demands to use the tools of choice. As Agile has settled in as a mainstream practice, now DevOps has emerged as the next wave to improve software delivery speed and output. To make DevOps work, organization...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Dataloop.IO, an innovator in cloud IT-monitoring whose products help organizations save time and money, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Dataloop.IO is an emerging software company on the cutting edge of major IT-infrastructure trends including cloud computing and microservices. The company, founded in the UK but now based in San Fran...
Successful digital transformation requires new organizational competencies and capabilities. Research tells us that the biggest impediment to successful transformation is human; consequently, the biggest enabler is a properly skilled and empowered workforce. In the digital age, new individual and collective competencies are required. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Bob Newhouse, CEO and founder of Agilitiv, drew together recent research and lessons learned from emerging and established compa...
20th Cloud Expo, taking place June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. Cloud computing is now being embraced by a majority of enterprises of all sizes. Yesterday's debate about public vs. private has transformed into the reality of hybrid cloud: a recent survey shows that 74% of enterprises have a hybrid cloud strategy.
Whether your IoT service is connecting cars, homes, appliances, wearable, cameras or other devices, one question hangs in the balance – how do you actually make money from this service? The ability to turn your IoT service into profit requires the ability to create a monetization strategy that is flexible, scalable and working for you in real-time. It must be a transparent, smoothly implemented strategy that all stakeholders – from customers to the board – will be able to understand and comprehe...
DevOps is being widely accepted (if not fully adopted) as essential in enterprise IT. But as Enterprise DevOps gains maturity, expands scope, and increases velocity, the need for data-driven decisions across teams becomes more acute. DevOps teams in any modern business must wrangle the ‘digital exhaust’ from the delivery toolchain, "pervasive" and "cognitive" computing, APIs and services, mobile devices and applications, the Internet of Things, and now even blockchain. In this power panel at @...
"We are a leader in the market space called network visibility solutions - it enables monitoring tools and Big Data analysis to access the data and be able to see the performance," explained Shay Morag, VP of Sales and Marketing at Niagara Networks, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 19th Cloud Expo, held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
In his session at Cloud Expo, Robert Cohen, an economist and senior fellow at the Economic Strategy Institute, provideed economic scenarios that describe how the rapid adoption of software-defined everything including cloud services, SDDC and open networking will change GDP, industry growth, productivity and jobs. This session also included a drill down for several industries such as finance, social media, cloud service providers and pharmaceuticals.
"We analyze the video streaming experience. We are gathering the user behavior in real time from the user devices and we analyze how users experience the video streaming," explained Eric Kim, Founder and CEO at Streamlyzer, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 19th Cloud Expo, held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.