Introducing The Coconut Grove Food, Wine & Music Festival which is a spring festival that will transform Coconut Grove into a food and wine lover’s paradise with specialty food items, culinary events, sophisticated parties and live musical entertainment.
The festival will be held on the grounds of St Stephenâ€™s Episcopal Church which is in the heart of Coconut Grove on Saturday, May 7th 2011 between 4-9:30 pm. The event will showcase the delightful flavors of many international wines and spirits along with the samplings from Miamiâ€™s most talented chefs.
Coconut Grove Food, Wine and Music festival will by hosted by the Florida Marlins Community Foundation and will benefit the Epilepsy Foundation. The Epilepsy FoundationÂ® of Florida (EFOF) was established in 1971 and is the principal agency for epilepsy programs and services sponsored by the State of Florida, servicing the estimated 360,000 Floridians who suffer from the condition.
5:00PM-5:30PM Coconut Grove Ballet Performance
5:35PM Sword Exhibition
5:40PM-5:50PM Project Generation Salsa Dance & Salsa lover
6:00PM-6:15PM Lion Dance
6:20PM Ribbon Cutting
6:30PM Food & Wine Tent Opens to paid Ticket Holders
Please be aware that the food and wine tent will open from 6:30-9:30
All Beverages & Food may be purchased from 4PM-6:30PM
6:30PM-7:15PM Miami Mix Band
7:15PM-8:00PM Ryan Stone Music
8:00PM-8:15PM Miami Mix Band
8:45PM-9:30PM Campo Deluxe Band
Seminars & Chef Demonstrations
4:30PM- 4:45PM Travel Expert, Gailen David from Dear Sky Steward will give some travel Advice
4:45PM-5:00PM Speaker From The Florida Epilepsy Foundation
5:00PM-5:45PM Chef Carmen Trigueros will prepare an exquisite dish and have the audience interact.
5:45PM-6:30PM Chef Richard L. Ingraham Jr will prepare A shrimp and scallop ceviche with black and white popcorn
7:00PM Judging Sequence Celebrity Judges will try food to decide which is “The Best”
Participating Judges: Roxanne Vargas from NBC 6, Chef Carmen Trigueros, Chef Richard L. Ingraham Jr, Doug Witt from My City Eats Publications, Craig Balsam from Chop House