Food & Wine Festival of Baldwin Park March 10, 2012, from 6-9...

Food & Wine Festival of Baldwin Park March 10, 2012, from 6-9 p.m

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Non-profit foundation “uncorks” annual food and wine benefit

ORLANDO, Fla.—(February 26, 2012)—The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Orlando is preparing to host its premier event, The Food and Wine Festival of Baldwin Park, on March 10, 2012, from 6-9 p.m. The event will be held on New Broad Street and will feature a selection of the finest food and beverage vendors, live music by BB King All-Star Band, and an exclusive VIP lounge.
“It’s great to see so many people coming together to enjoy the evening and contribute to our cause,” said Maureen Roth, Development Director of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. “We have an excellent lineup of sponsors, vendors, and A-list judges joining forces with us this year to ensure we have a successful event.”

For an all-inclusive ticket donation, guests have the opportunity to enjoy the tastes of a variety of food and beverage purveyors, including but not limited to Shula’s Steakhouse, Tap Room at Dubsdread, Brio, and 4Rivers. Additionally, guests have a chance to determine who will win the honor of ‘People’s Choice’ Award. The A-list judging panel and Mayor Buddy Dyer will choose this year’s Silver Plate award recipients.


The Festival will also showcase the CF Lounge, a VIP lounge that will feature a specially developed menu from Stonewood Grill, an exclusive silent auction, entertainment by jazz guitarist, Marc E and a relaxing lounge environment.

Cystic fibrosis is a life-threatening genetic disease that affects 30,000 adults and children in the United States and 70,000 worldwide. It is one of most common lung diseases in children and young adults. The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is a non-profit, donor-supported organization dedicated to supporting the development of new treatments of the disease, improving the quality of life for those who live with CF, and ultimately, finding a cure. The Foundation is one of the most efficient organizations of its kind and is an accredited charity of the Better Business Bureau’s Wise Giving Alliance. For more on the Food and Wine Festival and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, please visit http://orlando.cff.org/foodandwine.

Participants include:

4Rivers
Barfly
Brio
Cabot Cheese
Cafe Tu Tu Tango
Cookie Cousins
Copper Canyon
Eden Bar
Funky Monkey
Gem Catering
The Glass Slipper
Jack’s Steakhouse
Lago
O’Boys BBQ
PF Chang’s
Shula’s 347
Stonewood Grill
Tap Room at Dubsdread
Terlato
Tibby’s New Orleans Kitchen
Trinchero
World Center Marriott
Yuengling
Yum Yum Cupcakes

Ricky Ly founded TastyChomps.com in 2008 as a local Orlando food blog dedicated to finding the tastiest bits and pieces of Orlando as well as around the world. His first book, Food Lovers' Guide to Orlando: The Best Restaurants, Markets & Local Culinary Offerings (Food Lovers' Series) is available now on Amazon.com and Barnesandnoble.com. Photography is taken using a Canon EOS 6D and a Sony Nex-3. In 2017, he was inducted into the Orlando Sentinel's Culinary Hall of Fame. He is also featured in the Orlando Sentinel's Central Florida 100, a weekly opinion column featuring 100 of the most influential people in local government, politics and culture. In 2018, he was chosen by the Orlando Weekly as one of the "Ten People Making Orlando a Better Place to Be." E-mail him at tastychomps(at)gmail.com. Google

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