Experience A Great Place To Taste At Seattle's Premier Food And Wine Event
The city's premier food and wine event, the Seattle Wine and Food Experience (SWFE), is back for a sixth year Sunday, February 23, 2014 (12-5 pm VIP, 1-5 pm General Admission) at the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall. Guests experience a world tour of wine with special focus on wines from featured wine region Woodinville Wine Country and an array of craft spirits, beer, cider and Northwest chef prepared gourmet bites. Throughout the gastronomical event guests will learn about and taste a wide offering of quality products through "experiences" and event features. New to this year's event experiences is the Les Dames d'Escofier Alley where talented members of the organization will showcase their products, food and beverages.
"The Seattle Wine and Food Experience is the largest event in the area that offers a wide range of food and beverage from the West Coast and abroad," said Jamie Peha, owner of Peha Promotions, TableTalk Northwest and producer of SWFE. "Guests receive a well-rounded tasting and educational experience with the opportunity to compare wines from different regions, taste through regional spirits and learn more about the growing beer and cider industries."
Featured "Experiences" at the 2014 event include:
� Featured Wine Region: Woodinville Wine Country
� The QFC Advantage Lounge
� Northwest, California and International Wines
� SIP Northwest Distillery Row
� Tim's Cascade Snacks Beer and Cider Exhibit
� Les Dames d'Escoffier Alley
� Washington Beef Bistro
� Top Pot Doughnut and Coffee Bar
� Chef Prepared Gourmet Bites
� Event Feature: Stella Artois
Tickets for this year's event are on sale now at www.seattlewineandfoodexperience.com. General Admission tickets are $55. New this year is an optional VIP ticket is available to guests for $65 and includes one hour early entry, custom event tote bag, wine glass and tasting plate, plus, an opportunity to win a variety of prizes including a wine trip weekend for two to Woodinville Wine Country, tickets to July's Wine Rocks event and more. Ticket prices include access to all areas of the event. No one under 21 will be admitted and ID is required.
SWFE sponsors include: Woodinville Wine Country (featured wine region), QFC (retail sponsor), Seattle magazine, Tim's Cascade Snacks, Click 98.9, Warm 106.9, Bill the Butcher, Idaho Wine Commission, Washington Beef Commission, Top Pot Doughnuts and Coffee, Acqua Panna, San Pellegrino, Washington's Best Grains, Washington Potato Commission, Sip Northwest Magazine, Northwest Travel Magazine, Great Northwest Wine, Seattle Weekly, The Seattle Times and TableTalk Northwest. SWFE is a charitable event for Les Dames d'Escoffier Seattle, a 501c3 non-profit organization of women leaders in food, beverage and hospitality whose mission is education, advocacy, and philanthropy. Les Dames d'Escoffier Seattle focuses on raising funds for scholarships for women in the culinary, beverage, and hospitality industries, and also supports community-outreach programs and sustainable-agriculture projects based in Washington state.
About Seattle Wine and Food Experience
The Seattle Wine and Food Experience is the premier showcase for wine, food and spirits in the Northwest. Guests experience a world tour of wine from a variety of countries along with beer, local spirits and cider. Food and beverage "education stations" located throughout the gastronomical event will allow guests to experience, learn and taste a wide offering of quality products.
Jamie Peha, 206-661-8243