The Greenwich Wine + Food Festival Challenge Winners

The Greenwich Wine + Food Festival was held at the Roger Sherman Baldwin Park in Greenwich, Connecticut this past weekend. The fun-filled foodie weekend was filled with great food, wine, cocktails as well as celebrity chefs, cooking demonstrations, and live music.

Photos Courtesy Greenwich Wine + Food Festival 2018 – Sara Luckey

The Greenwich Wine + Food Festival Challenge Winners

The 7th annual Burger Battle, hosted by Adam Richman, was judged by Daniel Boulud, Scott Conant, Alex Guarnaschelli, Christian Petroni, Robin Selden, Matt Storch and Bill Taibe.

The Greenwich Wine + Food Festival Challenge Judges

The People’s Choice award went to Bobby V’s Restaurant & Sports Bar and the Judge’s Choice winner was Cask Republic.

The Greenwich Wine + Food Festival Challenge Cocktail Winners

The 4th Annual Bartender’s Showdown presented by Ketel One, hosted by Gary Dell’Abate, was judged by Kevin Des Chenes, Clare Galterio (Empire City Casino), Ted Koppy (NBC Connecticut), Juan Meyer (East End Restaurant’s two-time winner), Matt Scott (Fox 61) and Craig Ventrice (Beverage Director for Bill Taibe’s restaurants).

The People’s Choice winner was Catherine Larkin (Village Social) with “Lua Keke,” featuring Ketel One peach & orange blossom vodka, aged rum, pineapple, passion fruit.

The Judge’s Choice winner was Kate Fiore (Match) with “A Moment of Clarity,” featuring Vodka, Rum, Milk, Fruit Juice, Citrus Juices and spices.

This annual multi-day event celebrates our area’s rich culinary landscape and showcases innovation in the food and beverage industries. Year-to-year, it will benefits multiple charitable organizations, including Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, Greenwich Parks & Recreation Fund, and more.

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