Thursday – September 25, 2014

  • 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Oysters & Wine!

    Sample and savor world renown Castello Banfi wines with L’escale’s finest oysters. Guests will indulge in hors d’oeuvres and premium liquor & exclusive gift bag.

Friday – September 26, 2014

  • 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm
  • 2014 Most Innovative Chefs Gala

    with special guests Geoffrey Zakarian and Jean-Georges

    Mix and mingle with Geoffrey Zakarian, Jean-Georges and more awarded chefs over cocktails! Following, the Serendipity 2014 Most Innovative Chef winners, plus special guest Chef Jean-Georges, will serve an incredible tasting menu. Experience their ingenuity and inventiveness first hand! This enchanting evening will also include elite wines, premium liquor, and an exclusive auction.

    Night will close with a performance by The Marshall Tucker Band.

    Attire is casual chic. Please wear shoes appropriate for the grass.

Saturday – September 27, 2014

  • 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Celebrity Sommelier and Mixologist Tent

    30 — 40 minute demos

    • 12:30pm
    • Travel by Taste: Spain’s Top Wine Regions with Gretchen Thomas
    • 1:30pm
    • Beer and Food Magic with Marc Stroobandt
    • 2:30pm
    • Joe Campanale
    • 3:30pm
    • Kettle One Presents Cocktails
    • 4:30pm
    • TBA
  • 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Culinary Village

    Gourmet tastings by 100+ of the Northeast’s finest food, wine and spirit vendors.

  • 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Book Store

    Meet the minds behind your favorite cookbooks and culinary reads. Books will be available for purchase. Have yours signed!

    • 2:15pm — 3:00pm
    • John Stage / Adam Richman
    • 3:00pm — 3:45pm
    • Aarón Sánchez
    • 3:15pm — 4:00pm
    • Jean Georges / Anne Burrell
    • 3:45pm — 4:30pm
    • Geoffrey Zakarian
  • 1:00 pm
  • Celebrity Demo Tent TWO

    Half hour demos

    • 1:00pm
    • How to Power your Pantry and Plate with Pickles with Emma Frisch and Tim Labant
    • 2:00pm
    • Traditional Mexican Dishes with Aarón Sánchez
    • 3:00pm
    • Simple Recipes for Home with Geoffrey Zakarian
    • 4:00pm
    • How to Use a Pumpkin, Inside and Out! with Emma Frisch and Nicole Gaffney
  • 1:30 pm
  • Celebrity Demo Tent ONE

    Half hour demos

    • 12:30pm
    • Latin Flavors with Rafael Palomino
    • 1:30pm
    • Pan Seared Duck with Ann Burrell
    • 2:30pm
    • Simple to Spectacular with Jean-Georges Vongerichten
    • 3:30pm
    • The Sloppy Zo! with Adam Richman
    • 4:30pm
    • Cioppinno — Chowder’s Crazy Cousin! with Fjord Fish Market
  • 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • BBQ Pit Masters’ Tent

    Watch the ultimate grill masters as they serve up their champion BBQ!

  • 3:00 pm
  • VIP Tent Celebrity Stage

    • 3:00pm
    • “The Signing Chef” with Neil Fuentes
    • 5:30pm
    • The Best of Wine with Mathew Habdas
  • 3:30 pm
  • Top Bartender Showdown!

    On Main Music Stage

  • 4:30 pm
  • Fourth Annual Celebrity Judged Burger Battle Hosted by Adam Richman

    On Main Music Stage

    Network celebrities, including Geoffrey Zakarian, Jean-Georges, Anne Burrell Joe Campanale, John Stage, and more, choose their favorite burger and announce the “People’s Choice” winner.

  • 5:30 pm
  • BBQ Stage

    • 5:30pm
    • Ryan Fibiger
    • 6:30pm
    • John Stage
  • 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
  • Live Music

    • 5:30pm
    • Ian Murray Band
    • 7:00pm
    • The Bacon Brothers
    • 8:30pm
    • ALABAMA
  • 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Food Truck Corner

    Come taste the delights of the area’s BEST Food Trucks!

  • 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  • Tequila & Tostadas! with Aarón Sánchez presented by Casamigos Tequila

    Tostadas & Tequila event with Aarón Sánchez presented by Casamigos
    Aarón Sánchez to host an intimate night of Tostadas & Tequila. Menu will include Tuna with Black Bean Sauce Tostada, Lobster Tempura Tostada, Crab Tostada and so much more! Guests will also sip on Casamigos, an ultra-premium tequila made from the finest, hand-selected 100% Blue Weber agaves. This award winning spirit was created by close friends George Clooney, Rande Gerber and Mike Meldman.

  • 6:30 pm
  • Front Stage Box Seats with Dinner by Red Rooster Harlem!

    Enjoy dinner and the concert feet away from the performers. Co-Creators Andrew Chapman and Marcus Samuelsson’s famous Red Rooster Harlem will serve dinner to your table with premium wines, beers, and alcohol.

  • 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
  • VIP Tent Ambassador Chefs Dinner

    An exclusive culinary feast at the water’s edge by award winning chefs: Rui Correia of Douro, Bill Taibe of The Whelk/ Le Farm, Frederic Keiffer of L’ecale, Rafael Palomino of Sonora Café & Bistro Latino, Debra Ponzek of Aux Delices, Clifford Crooks of BLT, Eric Gabrynowicz of Restaurant North, Eric Korn of Good-Life Gourmet, and Tim LaBant of The Schoolhouse at Cannondale.

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Must be 21 or older to attend all festival events. Infants and strollers prohibited.