Foodies delight! If you are thinking of planning some holidays this year, there’s much for you to be excited about. Star-studded food events are happening all over the world from New York to Adelaide, with a wide range of cooking demonstrations, chef talks, and of course, food, to broaden your tastebuds.
Here’s a list of the unmissable food festivals that you might want to consider when planning your next getaway.
Where: Adelaide and region, AustraliaWhen: 27 March - 5 April 2020
If you are making your way Downunder, include a stop to the rising culinary destination, Adelaide. Lead by chef Jock Zonfrillo as the Programming Director, the 10-day program is jam-packed with 140 events that include farm tours, wine, beer and spirits tastings and masterclasses, chef-driven lunches and dinners in beautiful indoor venues and outdoors of Adelaide.
Where: Las Vegas, USAWhen: May 2020
Gordon Ramsay, Bobby Flay, Giada De Laurentiis, Masaharu Morimoto and Nobu Matsuhisa are all Vegas Uncork’d regulars. Head over to the sin city to fulfill all your gluttonous desires. There are plenty of showcases, master series, brunches, and poolside parties, ending with the grand highlight, The Grand Tasting at Caesars Palace.
Where: Kingham, United KingdomWhen: August 28-30, 2020
From Steven Alexander James, best known as the bassist of Blur, is this food and music festival at the musician’s own farm in Cotswolds. Expect not just a great lineup of bands and artists but an exciting program of cooking demos and tastings with top chefs like Raymond Blanc, Prue Leith, Mark Hix, Gennaro Contaldo, James Lowe, Daniel Clifford, Tom Brown, Andi Oliver and Chantelle Nicholson.
Where: JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa, Venice, ItalyWhen: September 2020
For a more intimate experience, book yourself in at JW Marriott’s private island resort for chef-led demos, wine tastings, cocktail workshops, dinners, and fabulous parties, with American and Italian chefs such as Fabio Trabocchi, Jonathan Waxman, Giada De Laurentiis, Ciccio Sultano, and Angela Hartnett.
Where: New York, USAWhen: October 2020
If you’re planning a trip to NYC, make it over October for the largest wine and food festival in New York City. There are more than 100 events, enough to taste all of America’s favorite foods in just one city. Keep an eye out for special intimate dinners with world-renowned chefs, late night parties, hands-on classes, educational seminars, wine tastings and more.