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Have you ever attended a festival demo and noticed the white-aproned sous chefs, standing at the ready on the side of the stage? Those are our wonderful chefs from the Culinary Arts program at The Art Institute of Austin.
Austin Food + Wine Festival has come to a close for 2017, and our hearts – and bellies – are full! What a week – demos, tastings, dining, drinking, learning, chatting, and just having fun. Call us clingy, but we’re not ready to let go – let’s look back at the week one last time.
The festival is this weekend – and we’ve got all the info on where you need to be, when to get there, how to get there, and more!
Join Toyota at Austin Food + Wine Festival for live music and special appearances by some of your favorite chefs and local talent! Customize a grilling spatula, create a take-home herb garden, mix up a dry rib rub with Chef Tim Love, and take it all with you in a silkscreen tote bag, all compliments of Toyota. Check out the schedule below to catch your favorite chefs and artists.
Show you had the good taste to attend the Austin Food + Wine Festival with official event merchandise. We have a fresh crop of goodies including t-shirts, hats, kitchen essentials and accessories. Feeling inspired by the demos? BookPeople has stocked the latest titles from our culinary and spirits experts. Do some virtual browsing now, and come see us in person at the Festival Store this weekend — we’re right outside the Grand Taste!
We’re so excited for Austin Food + Wine Festival 2017! We’ve got a new evening event and so many festival first-timers. We love welcoming back returning favorites, but we’ve also got a lot of new chefs showcasing their talent this year — and we wanted to highlight a few.