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genConnect will be covering the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen as it celebrates 30 years of bringing together cultivated winemakers, celebrity chefs and culinary masters. From June 15 to 17, genConnect will be delivering to you insider tips and knowledge from over 60 industry experts, straight from Aspen, Colo.
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Some of the top culinary, wine and beer pros we will interview include:
- “Bizarre Foods” Host Andrew Zimmern
- Celebrity chef Bobby Flay
- Famous father and daughter duo Jacques & Claudine Pepin
- “Top Chef” judge and culinary expert Gail Simmons
- Award-winning chef Susan Feniger
- Master griller Tim Love
- Nationally recognized television personality Sissy Biggers
- CEO of Union Square Hospitality Group Danny Meyer
The F&W Classic kicks off bright and early with a first-ever 5k charity race hosted by celebrity chef Bobby Flay. Other new events include a concert headlined by Elvis Costello & The Blue Beguilers with food being served by renowned chefs José Andrés, Mario Batali and Michel Nischan.
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Foodies and wine connoisseurs can also indulge their taste buds at first-time events like a late-night dessert bash hosted by Gail Simmons and a special reserve wine tasting. In addition to having a good time, the F&W classic is also doing some good by holding an online auction, which runs until June 27 and benefits the charity Grow for Food.
Tickets to the 2012 Food & Wine Classic are sold out, but if you’re interested in purchasing tickets for recently added events, visit Stay Aspen Snowmass or call 877-900-WINE. Ticket prices range from $95 to $350 for the party and concert.
“genConnect is thrilled to once again be attending the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen,” said genConnect CEO Nancy Spears. “This year marks 30 years for this one-of-a-kind event and we are delighted to continue to connect our viewers with the experts that so greatly influence the food and wine industry.”
To see what else is in store at this epicurean festival and for more information, visit the official F&W website.
Written by Dorianna Valerio
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