The magic of Christmas will be celebrated throughout Europe thanks to a very special festival that highlights the flavors of the holiday season. The Taste of Christmas 2014 is coming to London, Verona and Utrecht giving locals a taste of some of the finest holiday foods.
Every edition of Taste of Christmas is made possible with the sponsorship of S.Pellegrino. The festivals offer a Taste Theatre with interactive demonstrations by national and international chefs, a Chef's Secrets cooking school and Wine Theatre Tastings of coffee, cheese, beer and wine.
But that's not all. Visitors also get to shop at a boutique Christmas food market, farmers' market and attend a variety of food-themed workshops, all while enjoying the pleasures of live music.
Here are this year's dates for Taste of Christmas 2014:
Enjoy a stellar lineup of chefs cooking holiday classics with a twist. In addition to the activities mentioned above, they'll be chocolate tastings, a change to sample some of the finest whiskeys in the world and over 180 boutique food and drink stalls where you can fill up on Christmas favorites.
Get swept away by the magical blend of opera, food and Christmas. This inaugural Taste of Christmas festival will be held at the museum of the Opera in the breathtaking Palazzo Forti, located in the historic center of Verona. Michelin-starred chefs will conduct a three-course menu with which to give "a taste" of philosophy and creativity that distinguishes them in the kitchen.
WHAT Taste of Christmas 2014
WHEN 12-14th December, 2014
WHERE The Jaarbeurs Exhibition and Convention Center
Similar to the Taste of Amsterdam, the first edition of the Taste of Christmas will feature local restaurants and chefs showcasing their skills while celebrating holiday foods. You'll sample top-quality foods and beverages and find inspiration for your Christmas dinner.
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