Wine & Food Week 2018, presented by H-E-B, is a weeklong culinary and wine extravaganza perfect for the wine novice to the oenophile, drawing culinary connoisseurs and wine and craft beer lovers from across the region to The Woodlands, June 4-10. Must-attend events include the H-E-B Wine Walk at Market Street, Sips, Suds & Tacos, and the Wine Rendezvous Grand Tasting & Chef Showcase.
On June 7, Market Street in the Woodlands will roll out the red carpet for the H-E-B Wine Walk at Market Street by transforming into a 34-acre wine & food open-air street party. Nosh on selections from the top three restaurants in the Caribbean at the Aruba Tourism Culinary Center booth as well as 20+ more restaurants offering great bites.
On June 8, Sips, Suds & Tacos will open with wine and craft beer sampling. While guests enjoy these libations, top area chefs whip up their special taco. Now it’s “game on” for the Taco Take-Down. Guests can choose their favorite taco while culinary judges choose theirs! The prize? The “Taco Takedown Trophy” coveted by area restaurants and chefs as they compete for the taco championship.
The feature event, the Wine Rendezvous Grand Tasting & Chef Showcase, takes place on Saturday, June 9. It features food from 75 world-renowned chefs and restaurants. Of the participating chefs, 60 will be competing for the coveted national Waterford Crystal Chef of Chefs award and $5,000 cash prize, while renowned pastry chefs simultaneously compete for the Just Desserts title and the accompanying $1,000 cash prize and trophy.