Appetite. A Gastronomic Experience

This event sounds very interesting with Carton Brewing as the featured brewery as well as a bunch of other breweries being sampled. Pair this up with food trucks, celebrity chefs and more and it is bound to be cool.

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Here is what they have on the website. Get ready go experience good stuff in Red Bank at Count Basie Theatre.

Get ready to see world class chefs, learn new skills, taste new delicacies and long-forgotten cocktails.APPETITE: A Gastronomic Experience™ features a different Food Celebrity on the main stage each night.  The days will be filled with engaging events including wine pairings, scotch & bourbon tastings, cupcakery, classic mixology demonstrations and lessons, plus food themed films on our big screen.  Hear captivating talks from the most unique culinary perspectives on hot new trends in gastronomy, restaurants, coffee, wine, and craft beer, and participate in one-of-a-kind children’s activities.  Love the food truck wars? We’ve assembled the best food trucks in the tri-state area to create the Basie Patio “Food Truck Court” all for your culinary pleasure…you be the judge! Plus, food for your ears on the Basie Patio with a specially curated selection of live music.

Buy the entire package of events or sample the a la carte options, but don’t miss the experience of APPETITE™; the most unique food event in the State!

The organizers have also added the following information. Shannon says…

Carton Brewery is one of our Taste and Talk speakers. They will be doing an informative session on the brewing of craft beers. Beer is not included in the ticket price for Appetite and will be sold only at our bars.

they have elaborated on the beer too. Izzy says…

Carton is scheduled to be in our Taste and Talk Tent on Saturday. This event will be unique to our area and not the typical “food and music’ festival that many people are used to. We’re featuring some very creative and interesting folks in our Taste and Talk Tent along with mixology workshops, wine tastings, some great food trucks, and live music on the patio. We’re working with Point Pleasant Distributors to curate a beer tasting on our patio and will be featuring some of their smaller breweries like Long Trail. On Sunday afternoon we’ll be hosting an Italian wine tasting in the Taste and Talk tent, the details of which are still being hashed out. And of course, we’ll be featuring a celebrity chef on our main stage each night, Ina Garten on September 5, Anne Burrell on September 6, and Joe Bastianich with Victor Rallo on September 7.

Aside from Carton being in our tasting tent, we’ll have some interesting seasonal beers on tap on our patio all weekend.

  • Long Trail Harvest
  • Long Trail Pumpkin
  • Long Trail Shed Mountain Ale

We’ll be doing draft specials on these all day, as low as $4


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