Food, Wine & Spirits

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

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“GET DUFFIFIED” COOKING DEMO WITH CHEF BRIAN DUFFY & G. LOVE | VIP SEATING 
Saturday, October 14, 2017 | 6:00pm* | $50

Brian Duffy, chef and restaurateur, known for his expertise on the Spike TV show “Bar Rescue” will be presenting an exclusive Cooking Demonstration at this year’s TASTE! PHILADELPHIA. 

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.

A limited number of our guests will have the opportunity to savor this delicious one-of-a-kind menu, created by the celebrity chef himself.  Only 40 VIP Seats available. GET YOURS NOW!

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 this seminar, in addition to a General Admission ticket for Saturday, October 14, Session 2.


“BETTER COCKTAILS AT HOME” DEMO with Mixologist Dan Hamm*

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

Saturday, October 14, Session 2, Demo SOLD OUT

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 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 General Admission ticket for the same session.


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.


TASTE! PHILADELPHIA Red Carpet VIP Party
Saturday, October 14, 2017 | Time and Location TBD

Get up close and personal with the celebrity chefs and personalities from the Festival. Enjoy great music and entertainment.

Includes Admission, Open Bar and Hors d’oeuvres.


“GET DUFFIFIED” COOKING DEMO WITH CHEF BRIAN DUFFY | VIP SEATING/TASTING 
Saturday, October 14, 2017 | 6:00pm* | $30

Brian Duffy, chef and restaurateur, known for his expertise on the Spike TV show “Bar Rescue” will be presenting an exclusive Cooking Demonstration at this year’s TASTE! PHILADELPHIA. 

A limited number of our guests will have the opportunity to savor this delicious one-of-a-kind menu, created by the celebrity chef himself.  Only 40 VIP Seats available.

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 this seminar, in addition to a General Admission ticket for Sunday, October 15.

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