[Last year,] guests from all over North Texas – and the country – visited Irving for the event, and we couldn’t be more excited about welcoming them back for many years to come.” - Maura Gast, Executive Director of Irving CVB.
Irving, TX (PRWEB) October 28, 2011
The 10th annual ZestFest and Fiery Food Challenge returns to the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas, January 27 – 29, 2012. Owned and operated by Spicy Food Productions, ZestFest brings together the spiciest exhibitors and products from around the country for one sizzling weekend.
“We are fired-up to welcome ZestFest back to Irving,” said Maura Allen Gast, Executive Director of the Irving Convention and Visitors Bureau. “[Last year,] guests from all over North Texas – and the country – visited Irving for the event, and we couldn’t be more excited about welcoming them back for many years to come.”
ZestFest 2012 offers an unmatched opportunity for vendors to introduce their products to consumers, retail buyers, and restaurants. Food fans can view cooking demonstrations and interact with celebrity chefs in question and answer sessions.
The 2012 ZestFest features:
- Cooking demos by celebrity chefs John Bonnell, Lou Lambert, Eddie Deen, and more
- Hot live music
- Interactive contests
- Thousands of fiery food samples
- Atomic Wing and jalapeno eating contests
- The popular culinary school cook-off
Foodies can look forward to indulging in a fiery food experience at the 10th annual ZestFest.
ZestFest will run Friday, Jan. 27 from 1 – 7 p.m.; Saturday, Jan. 28 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; and Sunday, Jan. 29 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas. Tickets for ZestFest are $15 each, and children 10 and under are free when accompanied by a ticket-holding adult. Admission tickets will be available for purchase at the convention center box office on event days. For exhibitor, travel or other information, visit http://www.zestfest2012.com or http://www.irvingconventioncenter.com.