The WSRE-TV Foundation has readied the sails for this year’s “Pirates, Pinot & Pearls” 30th Wine & Food Classic, taking place Oct. 19-Oct. 21 at venues on Pensacola Beach and in downtown Pensacola. Online reservations are new this year and now available at WSRE.org/wineandfood.
This annual fundraising weekend is a longtime favorite of local foodies and supports the mission of WSRE to positively impact communities through education, entertainment and engagement.
Admission is $50 for the Walkabout Tasting, featuring local chefs on the beachside lawn of the Hilton Pensacola Beach, from 6 to 9 PM on Friday, Oct. 19.
Admission is $150 for the Celebrity Chef Dinner in the Hilton’s ballroom on Saturday, Oct. 20. Cocktails will be served at 5:15 PM, and dinner will be served at 6 PM. A live auction will cap off the evening.
Celebrity chef Sara Moulton, star of Sara’s Weeknight Meals on PBS, will be in attendance for all events during the Wine & Food Classic weekend and will speak during Saturday’s dinner.
On Sunday, Ms. Moulton will greet fans and sign copies of her latest cookbook, Sara Moulton’s Home Cooking 101, at So Gourmet & Kitchenry. Admission to the book signing is FREE, but reservations are requested. Books can be ordered in advance through the reservation process.
A Bodacious Family of Shops is presenting sponsor of the Wine & Food Classic weekend, Polonza Bistro is sponsor of this year’s celebrity chef, and Jeweler’s Trade Shop is sponsor of a VIP reception to be held for event sponsors.
Call 850-484-1054 to learn more.
– Mary Riker
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