Food, Wine & Spirits

TASTE! Festivals will offer an array of events and seminars to expand your culinary expertise and keep you entertained.

Stop by this page for updates to the fun at both TASTE! PHILADELPHIA and TASTE! LANCASTER.


“GET DUFFIFIED” COOKING DEMO WITH CHEF BRIAN DUFFY & G. LOVE | SPECIAL VIP SEATING 
TASTE! PHILADELPHIA | Saturday, October 14 | 6:00pm* | $50
TASTE! LANCASTER | Sunday, November 19 | 2:30pm* | $50

Brian Duffy, chef and restaurateur, known for his expertise on the Spike TV show “Bar Rescue” will be presenting an exclusive Cooking Demonstration.

G. Love, of Philadelphia’s own G. Love & Special Sauce, will be joining Chef Brian Duffy on stage and will be adding a touch of his very own “Special Hot Sauce” to the menu.

While all attendees can view the demo, our TASTE! VIP Guests (only 40 seats available) will have the opportunity to savor this delicious one-of-a-kind menu, created by the celebrity chef himself. The proposed menu is as follows: 

• Cacio e Pepe w/ Crab, Bacon Lardons  & Citrus Crusted Poached Egg ~ Bucatini, toasted Pepper, Locatelli, Smoked Bacon, Free Range Egg
• Seared Pork Belly ~ Hot Honey, Pickled Cabbage Slaw, BBQ Bean Aioli
• Tomato Rosemary Jam, Smoked Onion Crema “Duffified” Toast
Complimentary Wine is Included.

Following the Cooking Demo is a “Meet & Greet” Autograph Signing.

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*A separate ticket must be purchased for VIP SEATING, in addition to a General Admission Grand Market ticket.


“GET DUFFIFIED” COOKING DEMO WITH CHEF BRIAN DUFFY | SPECIAL VIP SEATING
SOLD OUT TASTE! PHILADELPHIA | Sunday, October 15 | 2:00pm* | $30
TASTE! LANCASTER | Saturday, November 18 | 6:00pm* | $20

Brian Duffy, chef and restaurateur, known for his expertise on the Spike TV show “Bar Rescue” will be presenting an exclusive Cooking Demonstration.

While all attendees can view the demo, our TASTE! VIP Guests (only 40 seats available) will have the opportunity to savor this delicious one-of-a-kind menu, created by the celebrity chef himself. The proposed menu is as follows: 

• Cacio e Pepe w/ Crab, Bacon Lardons  & Citrus Crusted Poached Egg ~ Bucatini, toasted Pepper, Locatelli, Smoked Bacon, Free Range Egg
• Seared Pork Belly ~ Hot Honey, Pickled Cabbage Slaw, BBQ Bean Aioli
• Tomato Rosemary Jam, Smoked Onion Crema “Duffified” Toast
Complimentary Wine is Included.

GET YOUR TICKETS NOW.

*A separate ticket must be purchased for VIP SEATING, in addition to a General Admission Grand Market ticket.


“BETTER COCKTAILS AT HOME” DEMO with Mixologist Dan Hamm

Appearing at TASTE! PHILADELPHIA. One demonstration held during each Festival session.*

 

Have you ever been sitting at the bar and asked yourself, “…how do they do that and make it taste so good.” Well, here’s your chance.

Watch and learn from the award-winning mixologist, Dan Hamm—from Cocktails by Spirit Forward—as he demonstrates how easy it is to make some of the best cocktails you’ve ever tasted. He definitely knows how to mix, muddle, and shake with the best of ‘em.

There will be one twenty-minute demonstration per session each day of the show. Demonstrations will feature Manatawny Still Works award-winning, locally distilled, craft gins, whiskeys, rum, and vodka. You’ll be shown how to balance flavor to make the cocktails the way they were intended to be made.

You’ll learn some great tips, get to taste some amazing creations and leave with secret cocktail making powers.

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*A separate ticket must be purchased for these demonstrations, in addition to a GA ticket.


BEER SEMINAR with Cory Nickerson*

“The Evolution of Style: America’s Interpretation of the Great Beers of the World”

We’ll do a tasting of some of the great beer styles from around the world as interpreted by today’s crop of American brewers.

One demonstration held each TASTE! PHILADELPHIA session.

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*A separate ticket must be purchased for these demonstrations, in addition to a General Admission ticket for the same session.

 


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