2019 Food & Wine Classic Coming Up June 14-16
Beginning Friday, June 14, 2019, Aspen will be brimming and brewing with excitement as the 2019 FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen begins its 3-day celebration of fine food and wine. This annual celebration brings the biggest and best names in the culinary world together with vintners and food editorial experts for the quintessential food and wine festival, June 14-16, 2019. What makes the festival especially unique, aside from its status as one of the biggest and most revered among food festivals, is its incredible setting in Aspen during the beautifully lush, vibrant beginning of our summer season.
There are several highlights to this year’s festival. Here’s a rundown of what’s new and noteworthy for the 2019 festival:
Celebrity Chef 5K Charity Run
Run alongside celebrity chefs and wine experts while raising money for Wholesome Wave and the Jacques Pépin Foundation at the Celebrity Chef 5K Charity Run.
As always, the schedule for the Classic is peppered with a myriad of culinary and wine seminars all day, every day. Some of this year’s standouts: Summer Entertaining with Martha Stewart; Six Wines that Changed California Wines with Ray Isle; A Meal from Provence with Jacques and Claudine Pépin; Soul Food: Summer Style with Carla Hall; Spanish Favorites with Gail Simmons; Summer Herbs: Maximizing Flavor with Alex Guarnaschelli; Tuscany’s King of Grapes with Carlton McCoy; Ceviche, Meet Mezcal with Rick Bayless; Burger Bonanza with Ray Isle.
The 3 days of the festival each include in an incredible grand tasting, showing off the wines and culinary creations of over 100 food and wine exhibitors. These take place in the Grand Tasting Pavilion, the epicenter of the festival.
Farewell Feast: F&W Best New Restaurants
Each year, FOOD & WINE editors embark on a year-long road trip in search of America’s most delicious new restaurants. The July 2019 issue of FOOD & WINE Magazine, will reveal this exceptional list of restaurants, and they will join us in Aspen to create a once-in-a-lifetime walk-around tasting for Classic guests.
For more information on tickets and a full schedule, visit the event website. Food & Wine Classic in Aspen passes are available for purchase by calling Stay Aspen Snowmass at 877-900-WINE or visiting foodandwine.com/classic. Secure your Aspen lodging for this premier event at the conveniently located Hotel Aspen. Call now to book your room early to get the best rates at 970-925-3441.