Fort Worth Food + Wine Festival, a four-day event supporting the Fort Worth Food + Wine Foundation, is back in Cowtown from April 4 -7, 2019.
Check out the juciy lineup of events:
Tacos + Tequila
Thursday, April 4, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. (Heart of the Ranch at Clearfork)
$50 general admissions, $60 early entry
18 chefs, including notable participants Robert Lyford (Patina Green Home and Market), Tuan Pham (Four Sisters) and Christian Lehrmann (Taco Heads), plus 12 beverage vendors will bring their very best to this late-night fiesta.
The Main Event
Friday, April 5, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. (Heart of the Ranch at Clearfork)
$125 general admission, $150 early entry
More than 100 exceptional wines, craft beers and spirits from near and far will pair perfectly with food from the best chefs, restaurateurs, artisan producers and crafters. Notable participating chefs include Donatella Trotti (Nonna Tata), Jon Bonnell (Bonnell’s Restaurant Group), Ben Merritt (Fixture) and Blain Staniford (Grace and Little Red Wasp Restaurants), plus 20 more!
Desserts After Dark
Friday, April 5, 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. (Whiskey Ranch)
$60 general admission, $70 early entry
16 pastry chefs, including standouts Kate Weiser (Kate Weiser Chocolate), Katherine Sasser (Hurley House) and Lindsey Lawing (Sweet Lucy’s Pies), and 14 mixologists will create special eats and drinks.
Saturday, April 6, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Heart of the Ranch at Clearfork)
$75 general admission (no early entry)
A four-hour celebration of the best of the fest will include more than two dozen chefs, like Jenna Kinard (Hotel Drover & 97 West Kitchen and Bar), Wade Chappell (Pearl Snap Kolaches) and Denise Shavandy (Café Modern). In addition, a beer garden, corkyard, artisan marketplace, live music and pop-up experiences will keep guests both full and entertained.
Burgers, Brews + Blues
Saturday, April 6, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. (Heart of the Ranch at Clearfork)
$70 general admission, $85 early entry
13 chefs, including standouts John Tesar (Knife Burger), Daniel Pittman (LUCK at Trinity Groves) and Terry Chandler (Fred’s Texas Cafe) grill up their best mini-burgers and 22 craft breweries pour two different beers while celebrity judges and guests vote for their favorites.
Ring of Fire: A Next-Level Cookout
Sunday, April 7, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. (Heart of the Ranch at Clearfork)
$65 general admission, $75 early entry
To close out the festival weekend, Ring of Fire will bring together 22 chefs and 15 beverage participants to take the cookout concept to a whole new level. Barbecue will still get its due, but the event will feature a variety of live fire creations from chef like Barrett Black (The Original Black’s Barbecue), Matt Pittman (Meat Church) and Hans Peter Muller (Swiss Pastry Shop) – all paired with wine, beer and spirits.
Tickets: Get your tickets now at www.fwfwf.com/tickets. Enjoy the entire weekend of events with the Weekender Pass, where guests will get early entry and all-you-can-eat-and-drink access to all six events. ($450) Don’t wait because events are selling out!
All attendees must be 21 years of age or older.
Disclaimer: Dallas Food Nerd will be at the festival covering the event, thanks to the festival team. Stay tuned on our social media pages for all the fun! Of course, we hope to see you there.
Photo credit: Farrar Food Photography