How would you like a chance to win some very awesome prizes? Taste an array of great foods, wines and beverages? And help stock the shelves of area food pantries? Here is your chance.
The 2nd Annual Finger Lakes Cork & Fork is slated for the weekend of September 16th & 17th this year at the Rodman Lott & Sons Farm in Seneca Falls, NY. This event is a foodies and wine lovers paradise where partial proceeds from the event, along with non-perishable food donations (donated by those attending) will help support the Food Bank of the Southern Tier and the House of Concern.
The C&F(Cork & Fork) kicks off on Friday evening with the VIP Event – “Partners & Pairings” The VIP Event runs from 6:30 – 9:30PM. 16 area chefs and culinary experts will awaken your taste buds with tapas made with local ingredients that will be paired with great Finger Lakes wines and beverages. And while everyone is tasting, Cool Club of Hector will be providing live Jazz music for everyone’s listening pleasure.
This years “Partners and Pairing” is in honor and memory of Chef Deb Whiting of Red Newt Cellar Winery and Bistro. Deb helped establish The Finger Lakes Culinary Bounty, an organization supporting and nurturing local farms, restaurants and producers in the region.
Tickets to Friday nights VIP event are only available in advance, they are limited in number, and will allow purchasers entry into The Saturday Main Event.
The Saturday Main Event is a Regional Showcase and Sales Event that runs from 10:00am – 5:00 PM. It will feature more than 60 Finger Lakes Farms, food producers, chefs, and wineries. Each will offer samples of some of their best products. These products will be available for purchase, many at bargain prices. If tasting and buying isn’t enough, you can also experience live cooking demonstrations and short seminars with topics like “Proper Wine Tastings”, “Pairing Principles”, “CSAs”, “Eating for Allergies” and more.
Saturday’s tickets can be purchased in advance, or at the door.
To purchase your tickets for the Finger Lakes Cork & Fork visit:
To order by phone, call 1.888.71.Tickets, or call the Seneca County Chamber of Commerce at 1.315.568.2906 (and don’t forget to thank Carol Fingar for spearheading this great event!)
Check out some of the highlights from last year.
Hope to see lots of new faces, and old friends at the 2011 Finger Lakes Cork & Fork. If you’re planning on attending – leave a comment saying so!
To plan your weekend in the Finger Lakes visit Finger Lakes Wine Country. They do a perfect job informing you of all the great attractions, places to eat, stay, and play!