Go Wild with Truffles

Posted by on Sep 15, 2012 in Florida Winefest & Auction, Food, Notable Personalities, Wild Truffle Tasting & Festival, Wine | 0 comments

Autumn Events ~ Sarasota and Lakewood Ranch Wild Truffle Tasting and Festival November 16 and 17 2012 Celebrity Chef Christopher Covelli returns from a Tuscany area school of cooking to launch this autumn event at Lakewood Ranch. As the chef-in-residence and general manager of the Lakewood Ranch Viking Culinary Center (www.lwrviking.com), he unveils an extraordinary event. It’s a tasting of wild things, and a discovery of aromas that evoke dreams of the Renaissance dining experience. This event, held Friday,...

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Events :: Balloon Glow Dinner :: February 24 2012

Posted by on Jan 31, 2012 in Food, Fun, Notable Personalities, Wine | 0 comments

Kate Sullivan, publisher of About the Town.com, interviews Chef Paul Mattison. On a private ranch, close to Sarasota, more than 200 “foodies” attended the exclusive Balloon Glow Dinner, the first event held in 2012 by the FloridaWinefest.org (FWA), and it kicks off a new idea for dining out. The Balloon Glow Dinner 2012 is a preview of the newly designed charity parties scheduled for FWA’s 2013 season. We had an exciting time out at the private ranch owned by the Herschberger family. Chef Paul...

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