2 Sessions: 1-4 pm, 6-9 pm
A little more casual than the Chef's Gala, this Grand Tasting event showcases tasty bites from nearly 30 chefs with just as much talent and more than 100 premium adult beverages from around the world. You will enjoy the stylish social media lounge and the outstanding musical showcase presented by The Women’s International Music Network featuring Laura Clapp, Post Modern Authors and Kate Diaz. Visit the Wegman’s Culinary Theatre to check out the Mind of a Chef panel discussion featuring insight and commentary from The Mind of A Chef personalities — season four star, Chef Gabrielle Hamilton, season three star, Chef Edward Lee, along with series producer/director, Michael Steed and local culinary luminary and series fan, Chef Jody Adams, hosted by FoodRepublic.com Editor, Richard Martin. Additionally, World Pizza Champion, Bruno DiFabio of Moveable Feast will serve up tips on what makes his pizza the winner, and you’ll get to sample the fruits of his labor.