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Westchester Food & Wine Weekend: June 6th-9th


Westchester Wine & Food Weekend: June 6th-9th

It’s official! Zachys is partnering with Westchester Magazine as the exclusive wine partner for the 3rd Annual Westchester Wine & Food Weekend. This is going to be a four-day marathon of events pulling together the food & wine industries finest and biggest names.

As a business with 65+ years of business in Westchester, we are passionate in the pursuit of elevating the local food and wine culture. Our strategic partnership with The Westchester Magazine in this marquee event is grounded in our belief that the Westchester Food & Wine Weekend is the premier wine and food event in the NY-Metro area. We are equally passionate in facilitating the exhibition of the best in-class in the food & wine industry.

Our calendar of events below will be expanding and filling out the closer we get to the event, so check back frequently for additional updates with new sponsors, wine listings and event details:

June 6th Burger & Beer Bash Kensico Dam Plaza, 6:00-10:00pm | $65
Known as Westchester’s ultimate block party, the Burger & Beer Bash elevates the iconic patty to an art form with top chefs presenting new takes onclassic American fare. Enjoy live music, a lively crowd, and the best burgers on this side of the Hudson as you dig in and vote for the best burger in town.

June 8th & 9th Grand Tastings The Ritz Carlton Westchester
Saturday, 11:30-4:00pm | Sunday, 12:00-4:30pm |$85 each day

Unleash your inner foodie at the signature event of the 2013 Wine & Food Weekend. The Grand Tasting is your chance to experience Westchester’s best with signature dishes by celebrity chefs, 200+ world-class wine vintages, and specialty cocktails crafted by Pernod-Ricard. The must-go event for sophisticated palates, The Grand Tasting is where new trends emerge and traditional fare gets fresh flair.
With live chef demos, insider dish on your favorite restaurants, and the opportunity to scoop up the best wines in the world, The Grand Tasting is the county’s most coveted reservation.

June 8th & 9th Wine Seminars The Ritz Carlton Westchester
2 sessions per day (Saturday, 12:30 & 2:00pm | Sunday, 1:00pm & 2:30pm)
Oenophiles at every level clamor for this master class in wine and spirits led by the preeminent experts in the field. This up close and personal tasting and seminar illuminates the world of wine and spirits from premiere wine vintages to wine regions and the wine making process; to the art of mixology and specialty cocktails.

Wine Seminars on Saturday
12:00pm – Kevin Zraly’s Top Wines under $30 | $50 per ticket
1:00pm – Purity Vodka Seminer | $50 per ticket
2:30pm – Connoisseur’s/Master Tasting of Brunello di Montalcino | $100 per ticket

Wine Seminars on Sunday
1:00pm – Grand Cru Vineyards of Washington, Oregon and New York State | $50 per ticket
2:00pm – Craft Beer Seminar "So You Think You Know Beer...A Study in Barrel Aged Beers" | $50 per ticket
Keep checking back for details!

June 8th Winemakers Gala The Ritz Carlton Westchester, 7:00pm-10:30pm
Experience Westchester cuisine like a celebrity at our Winemakers Dinner, a gala honoring a “who’s who” of the region’s most sought after wine and food personalities. Six all-star chefs, six courses, world-class wine pairings the Winemakers Dinner is the place to rub elbows with the food and wine cognoscenti as you revel in an incomparable feast. Click here for a sneak peek at the Menu.

June 8th Bartenders Shake Off 42 The Restaurant, The Ritz Carlton Westchester, 10:00pm-2:00am
Westchester’s top mixologists show off their skills behind the bar in this first-ever late night battle of the bartenders! Taste cocktails created by Jason Schuler of Gleason’s, Colby Brock of NoMa Social, Brandon Kelly of X20, Kelly Verardo of Restaurant North plus 42’s own Louis Fata. In partnership with 42 The Restaurant and Zachys.

June 9th Sparkling Sunday Brunch 42 The Restaurant, Ritz Carlton Westchester
11:00am-2:00pm | $64.19 (includes tax and gratuity)

Start your week in exquisite fashion with the Sparkling Sunday Brunch at 42 The Restaurant. A delectable array of dishes and a breathtaking view of New York City combine to create a one-of-a-kind dining experience. Revel in the hospitality of chef Anthony Goncalves and savor passed hors d’oeuvres, a smoked salmon station, a delicious buffet, sparkling wines, a chocolate fountain and assorted desserts. Buy Tickets

Star Power:
• Billy Rattner, Wine Director, X20 Xaviars on the Hudson
• Peter Kelly, Wine-dinner Chairman, X20 Xaviars on the Hudson
• Anthony Goncalves, 42 The Restaurant
• Adam Kaye, Blue Hill at Stone Barns
• Ethan Kostbar, Moderne Barn
• Andy Nusser, Tarry Lodge
• More to Come!

Consider this a gathering of the industries finest with a projected attendance of over 1,200 people per day, tasting, mingling, and sampling fine wine and haut cuisine! Sound like something you would be interested in? Don’t wait to secure your tickets, visit the official Westchester Food & Wine Weekend 2013 event page here.

Please don’t hesitate to reach-out to our Customer Service team via Phone (800.723.0241) or Email (cs@zachys.com) for any additional questions, the Zachys Team is prepared to answer any and all event questions, we look forward to seeing you there!

*Event proceeds to benefit The Westchester Coalition for the Hungry and Homeless & The Friends of Westchester County Parks.