73-545 El Paseo
Palm Desert, CA 92260
The 2016 Palm Desert Food & Wine presented by Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa is back for its sixth year of gathering all-star chef talent and food enthusiasts for three extraordinary days of wining and dining in the iconic Palm Desert landscape. Kicking off on Friday, April 8 and continuing through Sunday, April 10, the event features the return of the popular multi-course James Beard Luncheon, live cooking demonstrations from celebrity chef talent, cookbook signings, and samplings from over 40 restaurants and 60 premium wineries, breweries, and spirits purveyors.
New additions to this year’s food and wine festivities include the “Pints & Plates” craft beer garden, offering expert-led beer pairing demos from local breweries such as Babe’s Bar-b-que & Brewhouse, La Quinta Brewing Co., Coachella Valley Brewing Co., and Hanger 24 Craft Brewery, as well as the “Chill Zone,” a dedicated section of the festival featuring all things cooling, from frosty cocktails to artisanal ice cream treats and more.
The three-day festival, held in the heart of Palm Desert’s famed El Paseo shopping district, is produced by Palm Springs Life magazine in conjunction with co-producers Tony Marchese and Dominic Peterson. A sampling of featured talent includes Cat Cora, Aarti Sequeira, Gale Gand ,Valerie Gordon, Suzanne Tracht, and more.