Rhinebeck, NY (PRWEB) August 13, 2007
The Sixth Annual Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest to be held at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds, September 7, 8, 9 is thrilled to announce the appearance of Chef Peter Xavier Kelly of Xaviars Restaurant Group as our featured Celebrity Chef Demonstrator on Saturday September 9th.
Chef Peter Kelly, fresh from his recent win over Bobby Flay on the Food Network Show, Iron Chef, will be sharing some of his cooking secrets with patrons of the Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest on Saturday afternoon at 1pm. For more than 2 decades Peter X. Kelly has set the standard for dining in New York State. Operating the most critically acclaimed restaurants in the Hudson Valley, as well as a vineyard in California that produces wines for his restaurants, Peter is an experienced, talented and successful entrepreneur. His Contemporary American Cuisine brings dining to a new level by providing his guests with exquisite food and superb service. His most recent entrepreneurial achievement is X2O, an elegant new restaurant built on the only turn of the century Victorian pier still in use on the Hudson River. X2O's Main Dining Salon's 25 foot vaulted ceiling and 3 walls of glass frame offers views of the George Washington and Tappan Zee Bridges, as well as sunsets over the Palisades. Guests encounter dishes incorporating classic French technique with Italian and Spanish influences, and Asian embellishments, which create a wholly original cuisine unique to the Hudson Valley.
The Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest hosts wineries from all over New York and wines from around the world. In addition to the fine wine, the Fest features a Gourmet Food Showcase where regional celebrity chefs will be demonstrating their culinary techniques throughout the Fest weekend. Visitors can also take advantage of wine tasting seminars by wine experts, enjoy live musical entertainment and family friendly activities. Visit our website http://www.hudsonvalleywinefest.com for a complete schedule of demonstrations and other activities.