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Food & Wine at Portofino
Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, Universal Orlando

Saturday, April 14th 7:00pm-11:00pm

Regular Tickets

Regular registration

(thru March 31, 2012)
$125 per person

Late registration

(after March 31, 2012)
$150 per person
VIP Tickets (Very limited number available)

Regular registration

(thru March 31, 2012)
$200 per person

Late registration

(after March 31, 2012)
$250 per person


Club chic

"A Star-Studded Culinary Event"

Scott Joseph, Orlando Restaurant Guide
This high-energy event is the party of the year, and now has an spectacular new location! The annual Food & Wine party will now be held harborside at the stunning Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando. A virtual duplication of the beautiful seaside town of Portofino, Italy, this idyllic waterfront setting is the perfect location to enjoy fine wines and incredible cuisine! Local restaurants and renowned celebrity chef's join to prepare a world-class culinary extravaganza. Highlighting the evening will be a display of exotic cars, live music, performance artists, silent and live auctions, and much more!

VIP Tickets

Upgrade your Food & Wine Party to the VIP experience! Guests will have exclusive access to the velvet rope VIP area and seating, with premier location for the evenings entertainment and live auction. Mingle with the celebrities and enjoy direct access to celebrity chefs and their chef stations. VIP guests will also have a private, full open bar with premium wines and champagne, cocktail service, VIP food station with truffles by Chef Luke Forzano, extraordinary desserts, and more! These exclusive VIP tickets are strictly limited to 150 guests.

Exotic Car Display

Display your exotic car at the event! The cars will be staged waterside, right in the middle of the action. Space is limited; please make your reservation for a display space on your registration form. A police escort (at normal highway speeds) will depart at 6:30pm from the Celebration Hotel and proceed directly to Portofino. If you are driving to Portofino on your own, please arrive no later than 7pm for staging.

Participating Chefs

Host Chef

Luke Forzano
Executive Chef, Loews Portofino Bay Hotel

Special Guest Chef

Michael Voltaggio
ink. Los Angeles, CA
The Best New Restaurant in America"...GQ
Top Chef, Season 6

Top Chef

Kenny Gilbert
Top Chef, Season 7
Most Popular

Kevin Sbraga
Top Chef, Season 7

Ryan Artim
Ritz Carlton, Palm Beach

Nando Belmonte
Loews Royal Pacific Hotel

Douglas Chin
Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando

Marc Ehrler
Hilton, Maryland

Steven Jayson
Universal Orlando

John Johnstone
Augusta National Golf Club

Thomas Kriebel
Loews Corporate Chef

Hichem Lahreche
Loews Portofino Bay Resort

Peter Timmins
Gasparilla Inn & Club, Boca Grande

Sean Woods
Ritz Carlton, Grande Lakes

Participating Restaurants - Additional chefs and restaurants are being added daily!

Seasons 52
The Palm
Ritz Carlton Pastry
Blue Martini Lounge

Rix Lounge
4 Rivers Steakhouse

K Wine Bar
Ocean Prime Orlando
Farris & Fosters
Donelli Wines

Roy's Steakhouse
Wolfgang Cafe
Fulton's Crabhouse
Bar J Me

Dragonfly Sushi
Three 2oh
High Octane Cafe

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