TASTE is what it is all about this fall at the 2012 TASTE Philadelphia Festival of Food, Wine and Spirits, presented by Gourmet Shows and being held at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks. This year's Festival showcases the finest in wine, spirits and gourmet foods… along with the talents of local chefs and culinary personalities.
In 2012, Gourmet Shows welcomes to the center stage Bethenny Frankel of Bravo's Bethenny Ever After…, creator of Skinnygirl Margarita and Skinnygirl Sangria, and best-selling author ofNaturally Thin, The Skinny Dish, and A Place of Yes; Chef Justin Antiorio, the 2012 Season 10 runner-up of the FOX Networks' culinary reality program Hell's Kitchen hosted by celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsay; and chef and Emmy Award winning comedian Mark DeCarlo, from ABC’s Windy City LIVE.
The culinary demonstrations presented by these celebrity personalities and our extensive list of talented chefs — including Frank Benowitz, Amanda Nahas, Maria Liberati, Deboleena Dutta, Ralph Mazzocchi, Kathy Bello, Darryl Harmon, Jennifer Mueller, Rocky Fino, Tony Clark, Nicole Gaffney, Sam Morgante, Dangerous Chef JD Austin, Dangerous Deckhand Russel Newberry, Barry Sexton, Michael Giletto, Ron Duprat and Guy Mitchell— will tantalize taste buds and provide a myriad of ways to enhance your dining experiences.
Also on the agenda for the 2012 TASTE Philadelphia Festival of Food, Wine and Spirits will be educational and entertaining wine and beer seminars. Attendees won't want to miss a presentation by beer enthusiast Gary Monterosso, or Thirsty Girl's Leslie Sbrocco.
While the 2012 TASTE Philadelphia Festival of Food, Wine and Spirits line up is stellar and packed with some of our favorite culinary greats, stay tuned to gourmetshows.com for more exciting announcements. With more than 200 stations featuring food, wines, ales, liquors and more from regionally-renowned restaurants and brands – attendees will TASTE it all!