The Food & Wine Marketplace, set on beautiful Casco Bay, features a cornucopia of products for foodies; more then one hundred wineries, breweries, distilleries, food artisans and epicurean purveyors are on hand to tempt your palate. Read below to learn what else you will find in the Marketplace.
The Grilling Stage in the “Man Cave” Heats Up, sponsored by Kayem Foods – Join comedian Mike Petit, host and creator of the show Grill Seekers, as he and Chef “Big Grill Johnny” showcase the grilling rituals of Maine’s food fanatics. Cave dwellers get ready to sample some tasty treats with an All-Star line-up at the Grilling Stage including:
World Harbor Inc.
Catch a Piece of Maine- meet the Ready Brothers
Denny Mike’s ‘Cue Stuff Inc.
Kayem Foods and Big Grill Johnny from the Grill Seekers
Coffee Café Goers will be treated to the Smooth Sounds of musician Andrea Delan – Relax at The Coffee Café, sponsored by Green Mountain Coffee Roasters/Keurig coffee makers, while Andrea Delan entertains with her sweet sounds. Cookies will be provided by North Star Cafe.
Be sure to Visit the Viking Cooking Stage at the Marketplace located in the Ocean View Room at the Gateway. A rotation of short cooking demonstrations will take place throughout the day. Chef appearances include:
“Lessons from Hugo’s Restaurant,” by sous chef Andrew Taylor
“The Flexitarian Table” with Peter Berley
Mad Hungry: Feeding Men and Boys” with Lucinda Scala Quinn
“Cooking what you grow,” with Justin Nichols and Barbara Car
Harvest Haute Couture Gallery – Nationally acclaimed fashion designer, Meredith Alex, brings haute couture to the Ocean Gateway/Ocean View Room with her food meets art installation. See a clip from WCSH’s 207 Television Show featuring Meredith Alex’s dresses that will be showcased at Harvest on the Harbor.