The Fourth Annual Newport Beach Wine & Food Festival, September 29th – October 1st, 2017 announces additions to the most exclusive and acclaimed wine & food event in Southern California



The Fourth Annual Newport Beach Wine & Food Festival, September 29th - October 1st, 2017 announces additions to the most exclusive and acclaimed wine & food event in Southern California

The 4th annual Newport Beach Wine & Food Festival returns to the Newport Beach Civic Center September 30 – October 1, 2017. Photo credit: Pencilbox Studios

Festival includes tastings from 40 top restaurants from their executive chefs, 250 varieties of world-class wine, spirits and brews, celebrity chef cooking demos and dinners, Master Sommelier tasting panels, VIP events, live music and more.

The Fourth Annual Newport Beach Wine & Food Festival, September 29th - October 1st, 2017 announces additions to the most exclusive and acclaimed wine & food event in Southern CaliforniaNewport Beach Wine & Food Festival, presented by Land Rover, Jaguar, Aston Martin of Newport Beach, returns to the contemporary Newport Beach Civic Center on September 30th and October 1st.  The weekends festivities, which will include celebrity chef dinners at local Newport Beach restaurants and a new “Havana Nights” after party, will kick off on Friday, September 29th and conclude on Sunday, October 1st .

Weekend Schedule of Events:

Friday, September 29th

  • Bravo’s Top Chef Women All-Stars dinner at Waterline Newport Beach, Balboa Bay Resort: Winner, Brooke Williamson with All Stars, Shirley Chung, Casey Thomson and Rachel Haggstrom
  • French Connection dinner at The Winery, Newport Beach: Master Chef Hubert Keller, Yvon Goetz, Jean-Pierre Dubray and Rainer Schwartz
The Fourth Annual Newport Beach Wine & Food Festival, September 29th - October 1st, 2017 announces additions to the most exclusive and acclaimed wine & food event in Southern California

Celebrity Chef and James Beard winner Hubert Keller is the official host of the NBWFF festivities on Saturday, September 30th. Photo credit: Pencilbox Studios

Saturday, September 30th:  Official Host:  Celebrity Chef Hubert Keller

  • VIP Moet-Hennessy’s Champagne and Petrossian Caviar Tasting with Master Sommeliers
  • VIP Bravo’s Top Chef Winner and All-Stars meet & greet with cooking demo: Brooke Williamson, Shirley Chung and Casey Thompson
  • Bravo’s Top Chef Masters, Lorena Garcia cooking demo
  • ABC’s “The Taste” winning mentor and Bravo’s Top Chef All Star, Brian Malarkey cooking demo
  • “Havana Nights” after party with cuisine by Latin America’s #1 celebrity chef, Lorena Garcia

Sunday, October 1st

  • VIP Riedel Glass education & tasting with Hundred Acre wine
  • VIP Chef Demo TBA
  • Bravo’s Top Chef Fan Favorite, Fabio Viviani cooking demo
  • Bravo’s Top Chef All Star, Amar Santana cooking demo
  • Nobu Newport Beach and Moët Hennessy dinner with Master Chef Nobu Matsuhisa
The Fourth Annual Newport Beach Wine & Food Festival, September 29th - October 1st, 2017 announces additions to the most exclusive and acclaimed wine & food event in Southern California

Bravo’s Top Chef Shirley Chung hosts a chef demonstration at the annual Newport Beach Wine & Food Festival. Photo credit: Pencilbox Studios

Participating restaurants include Marche Moderne Newport Beach, Broadway, and Watertable.  For a complete current list of participating restaurants, click here.

Tickets will be available for purchase in June 2017 at www.NewportWineandFood.com?.  Continue to check back for new information or call (888) 511-FEST. For ongoing updates, follow festival on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Special thanks to partners:  Land Rover, Jaguar, Aston Martin Newport Beach, The Wall Street Journal, Duke Spirits, Thermador, Stella Artois, Wusthof, Moet Hennessy, Hundred Acre, Petrossian Caviar, Balboa Bay Resort, Nobu Newport, The Winery, Waterline Newport, Riedel, Pencilbox Studios, NEFF Beautiful Living, Caesarstone, Olive & Poppy, One Palm Marketing, Ajenda PR, Melissa’s Produce, Anderson’s Seafood, Star Fine Foods Olive Oil, Modern Luxury, Firebrand Media, Orange Coast Magazine, Los Angeles Times, Daily Pilot, Fork Report, KFI, KOST