June 2 – 4, 2017
at Sands Bethlehem
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Festival Countdown

Schedule

Friday, June 2, 2017

2:00 – 3:30 pm
Cooking Demonstration with Chef Emeril Lagasse
Location: Foundry Meeting Room

Chef Emeril will offer a cooking demonstration showcasing his passion for cuisine with a "New Orleans" twist. Emeril will "kick it up a notch" when he announces the NCC students who competed for externship opportunities in his New Orleans restaurants. Sorry, no refunds.

6:00 – 9:30 pm
Sponsor Gala Reception & Dinner (sponsors only)
Location: Foundry Meeting Room & Emeril's Chop House

Lehigh Valley Food & Wine Festival Sponsors will be treated to a private reception and dinner with the Celebrity Chef.

Saturday, June 3, 2017

12:00 – 4:00 pm
Grand Tasting
Location: Sands Bethlehem Event Center

Our signature event features tastings from more than 25 of the region's best restaurants and wines from all around the world.

12:00 – 4:00 pm
Champagne and Spirits Tasting Room
Location: Monroe Conference Room

Sample a wide variety of champagne and taste an assortment of spirits to discover your favorite brand.

12:00 – 4:00 pm
Cigar Bar
Location: Vision Bar Patio

Featuring premium cigars available for purchase.

1:00 – 2:00 pm
Cooking and Tasting Demonstration (Chef TBA)
Location: Berks Conference Room

2:30 – 3:30 pm
Wine Seminar (Winemaker/Sommelier TBA)
Location: Bucks Conference Room

3:00 – 4:00 pm
Cooking and Tasting Demonstration (Chef TBA)
Location: Berks Conference Room

3:00 pm
Best of the Fest Winners Announced

Sunday, June 4, 2017

12:00 – 4:00 pm
Grand Tasting
Location: Sands Bethlehem Event Center

Our signature event features tastings from more than 25 of the region's best restaurants and wines from all around the world.

12:00 – 4:00 pm
Champagne and Spirits Tasting Room
Location: Monroe Conference Room

Sample a wide variety of champagne and taste an assortment of spirits to discover your favorite brand.

12:00 – 4:00 pm
Cigar Bar
Location: Vision Bar Patio

Featuring premium cigars available for purchase.

1:00 – 2:00 pm
Cooking and Tasting Demonstration (Chef TBA)
Location: Berks Conference Room

2:30 – 3:30 pm
Wine Seminar (Winemaker/Sommelier TBA)
Location: Bucks Conference Room

3:00 – 4:00 pm
Cooking and Tasting Demonstration (Chef TBA)
Location: Berks Conference Room

3:00 pm
Best of the Fest Winners Announced