Food & Wine pulled out all the stops for their 30th Anniversary Food & Wine Classic in Aspen last weekend. And with so much fantastic food and wine, along with many entertaining chefs and sommeliers, it is hard to choose just a few favorite moments. Watch Food & Wine Magazine Publisher Christina Grdovic talk about the highlights from the event:
In addition to annual event favorites like the Classic Cook-Off with Sissy Biggers and the daily Grand Tastings, Food & Wine rolled out a few new event to celebrate three decades as a leader in the industry. Those included a charity 5K featuring Bobby Flay to raise money for Wholesome Wave, a Last-Bite Late-Night Dessert Party hosted by “Top Chef” judge Gail Simmons and pastry chef Johnny Iuzzini, and a 30th Anniversary concert headlined by Elvis Costello & The Blue Beguilers.
Watch Grdovic with Food & Wine Special Projects Producer Devin Padgett on the best events and sponsors from the 30th Food & Wine Classic:
Putting together the Classic every year is no easy task. From planning the food and wine demonstrations to simply hosting thousands of people in Aspen, America’s premier culinary event takes a lot of work . Watch Food & Wine’s Devin Padgett on the behind-the-scenes process of setting up the Classic:
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genConnect was credentialed press at the 2012 Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, Colo., where we interviewed the top chefs, wine experts and culinary gurus from the event. For more of our video interviews and articles from the 30th Annual Food & Wine Classic, click here.
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