June 1-3 2018

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About the Festival

Founded in 2010, the Lehigh Valley Food & Wine Festival has grown from a one-day tented event to an indoor full-weekend experience. The largest food and wine event in the region, the festival kicks off on Friday with a Celebrity Chef cooking demo featuring Emeril Lagasse. Festival sponsors enjoy an exclusive reception and dinner in Emeril’s Chop House that evening. The Grand Tasting showcases cuisine from the area's top restaurants and wine from around the world to thousands of guests on Saturday and Sunday. Cooking demos, wine seminars and the ever popular Champagne & Spirits room are also featured.

Hosted by Sands Bethlehem in partnership with the Northampton Community College Foundation, sponsorship proceeds provide scholarship and externship opportunities, and hands-on experience for NCC's Culinary and Hospitality students. To date, the Lehigh Valley Food & Wine Festival has raised over $1.5M.

About Northampton Community College

With an enduring commitment to the regional community it serves and a focus on student success, Northampton Community College has developed a reputation as an institution of extraordinary distinction, earning accolades at the state and national levels for innovative programs, outstanding faculty and impressive student achievements. It counts among its successful alumni a 4-time Pulitzer Prize winner and an Academy Award winning director as well as a host of CEOs, presidents, and leaders of business and industry. Today, Northampton Community College has locations in Bethlehem, Southside Bethlehem, Easton and Monroe County, serving more than 30,000 students each year from 53 counties, 48 countries and 25 states.

About Sands Bethlehem

Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem opened May of 2009 in Eastern Pennsylvania. It is situated on the site of the historic Bethlehem Steel plant and located approximately 60 minutes from Philadelphia and the northern New Jersey suburbs and 90 minutes from New York City. Sands Bethlehem offers over 3,000 state-of the-art slot machines and over 200 table games including a 27-table poker room, as well as a 282-room hotel and over 12,000 sq. ft. of meeting space. Culinary offerings include Buddy Valastro’s Buddy V's Ristorante, Carlo’s Bakery from the hit TLC series Cake Boss™, and three signature restaurants from celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse – Emeril's Chop House, Burgers And More by Emeril and Emeril's Fish House. The casino also features Chopstick Asian Cuisine, Steelworks Buffet & Grill, Croissanterie and the varied offerings and cuisines of The Market Gourmet Express. It is also home to the Coil Bar and Molten Lounge, which features live entertainment 7 nights a week. The Outlets at Sands Bethlehem launched at the property in November 2011. The Sands Bethlehem Event Center, which opened at the property in May 2012 and includes over 14,000 sq. ft. of flexible multipurpose space, accommodates meetings, conventions and a variety of entertainment events.

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