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Sands Event Center
Festival sponsors will be treated to a reception and dinner with Celebrity Chef Emeril Lagasse. A live auction with luxury items will be offered. Actor and film producer, Daniel Roebuck, will serve as auctioneer. A highlight of the evening will be the announcement of student winners of the NCC Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management competitions by Chef Emeril.
11:00 am – 12:30 pm - Foundry Meeting Room
Chef Emeril shares stories, techniques and tricks of the trade.
The Northampton Community College is grateful to Chef Emeril who generously provides externship opportunities for NCC students in his New Orleans’ restaurants.
All ticket proceeds from the demonstration go towards the New Orleans externship experience for NCC students.
11:30 am – 4:00 pm - Sands Bethlehem Event Center
Craig Thatcher Band will perform on the Main Stage in the Sands Event Center. Brought to you by BB&T.
11:30 am – 4:00 pm - Vision Bar, Level 2
The sponsors-only hospitality suite is an opportunity to network with restaurateurs, chefs, wine experts and colleagues.
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm - Sands Event Center
Our signature event features tastings from more than 25 of the region’s best restaurants and wines from around the world.
Don’t miss talking to the wine experts representing this year’s Spotlight Wine – JUSTIN.
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm - Monroe Room
Sample and learn about fine champagne and spirits presented by Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits of Pennsylvania knowledgeable staff. (VIP Noon Access Pass ticket holders only)
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm - Bucks Room
Featuring a great combination of pork item samples, education on pork, and all around fun! Unmask the power of pork while you learn and experience the Clemens way.
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm - Berks Room
Saturday: Chris Wilson, Corporate Director of Culinary, Emeril’s Homebase
Sunday: Shawn Doyle, Chef/Owner, Savory Grille
3:00 pm - Sands Event Center, Main Stage
Winners will receive a trophy and be featured on a prominent billboard announcing Best of the Fest 2019 Restaurant winners!