2014 Festival Tickets

Dates: November 14th, 15th, &
16th, 2014

Where: Boca Corporate Center & Campus (former IBM Headquarters)
5000 T-Rex Avenue
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Tickets: - Dinner Under The Stars
- Vineyard Party
- Grand Tasting
- Jazz Bubbles & Brunch


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5th Annual Boca Raton Wine & Food Festival

A Culinary Affair!

November 14th, 15th, & 16th, 2014

Please your palate, step into your stride and enjoy the largest outdoor Culinary Affair in South Florida during the 5th Annual Boca Raton Wine & Food Festival on Friday, November 14th, Saturday, November 15th, and Sunday, November 16th, 2014. This year promises to be a party no one will ever forget with four very special events over three days. Friday night kicks off the festivities with two unique events, the exclusive VIP Dinner Under The Stars, A Four-Course Food & Wine Affair; 7 PM to 10 PM, and the Vineyard Party, A Vine to Glass Affair; 7:30 PM to 10 PM. Then on Saturday evening, over 75 chefs from the tri-county area converge upon the festival grounds for the Best Florida Food Festival event the Grand Tasting, A Culinary Affair; 6 PM to 10 PM. Sunday morning join us at the Jazz Bubbles & Brunch, A Social Affair; Noon to 3 PM.

Grand Tasting, A Culinary Affair!

Saturday, November 15th - 6 PM to 10 PM

As you stroll through the festival on Saturday feeling the balmy breeze while the sun sets you will be embraced in sensory delight as your journey takes you through Nineteen Regions; a Welcome Reception, France, Italy, America, South America, Spain, Asia Pacific, Sweet Endings Village, Organic Village, Farmers Market, Sensory Garden, The Vineyard, IKEA Kitchen Alley, Live Entertainment Stage and IKEA Lounge, Spirits and Craft Beer Villages, BBQ Village, Retail and Business Shopping Bazaar and our new Wine Store sponsored by WineEvents.com. Now you can buy your favorite wines at the Festival and go home with them! The 200,000 square feet will be transformed into a lavish walkway of elaborately decorated countries and regions that come alive through a gastronomic journey of tastes, sounds and visions! Meet and mingle among 70 Chefs from the tri-county area as they prepare their most beloved dishes from 6 World Regions and a Sweet Endings Village. Premier vintners will offer tastings of some of the world’s finest varietals of wine. Cultural music and décor will take you to places afar. Live cooking demonstrations in IKEA Kitchen Alley and enjoy boutique experiences with the festival sommeliers in the Sensory Garden. Visit the Farmers Market, sponsored by Cabot Cheese, in partnership with NuTurf of Pompano Beach and check out Pero Family Farms in the BBQ Village, stroll and shop in the Retail and Business Shopping Bazaar. This year you can learn the art of cooking with rum in the Spirits Village and enjoy a varietal of seasonal craft beers in the Beer Village. Enjoy Live Entertainment and dancing at the Main Entertainment Stage & IKEA Lounge with local songstress Kendra Fulmer opening up for Groove Line. The Grand Tasting on Saturday will be A Culinary Affair!

VIP Dinner Under The Stars, A Four-Course Food & Wine Affair!

Friday, November 14th - 7 PM to 10 PM

On Friday night we are hosting an exclusive VIP Dinner Under The Stars. It’s about Atmosphere. It’s about Food. It’s about Wine. And now, six south Florida chefs are bringing their culinary talents to your table. Friday evening includes a four-course dinner prepared live to please your palate as you are introduced to perfectly paired wines by our six Sommeliers. An intimate number of guests will choose the region of their choice to dine for the evening; American, Italian, and Mediterranean. After your culinary experience, you’ll make your way through the Retail and Business Shopping Bazaar. Then, you’ll head to the Main Entertainment Stage & IKEA Lounge for Dancing. VIP Guests will have FREE access to the Vineyard Party. The Dinner Under The Stars has Limited Seating Available to ensure an intimate experience. Be sure to purchase tickets early as they will sell out!

The VIP Dinner Under The Stars is hosted by Honorary Chair Robert Stanfield.

Vineyard Party, A Vine to Glass Affair!

Friday, November 14th - 7:30 PM to 10 PM

If you want to take advantage of the more intimate experience that we have created join us on Friday night for the Vineyard Party. While walking through the vineyard, the sights, sounds and aromas transport guests to Oregon, Sonoma and Napa Valley. Enjoy the journey through these Regions; a Welcome Reception, Bites! Tasting Village, Sweet Endings Village, Organic Village, Farmers Market, Sensory Garden, The Vineyard, IKEA Kitchen Alley, Live Entertainment Stage and IKEA Lounge, Spirits and Craft Beer Villages, BBQ Village, Retail and Business Shopping Bazaar and our new Wine Store sponsored by WineEvents.com. Now you can buy your favorite wines at the Festival and go home with them! The name of the event may say 'Vineyard Party' but that doesn't mean you won't find a lavish selection of cuisines prepared by our chefs in the Bites! Tasting Village and BBQ Village along with plenty of wine varietals to enjoy while watching the live cooking demonstrations in IKEA Kitchen Alley. Guests can hang out in the Wine Sensory Garden with the festival sommeliers for a sensory wine tasting experience. There is something for everyone’s palate…enjoy varietals of craft beers and cordials in the Craft Beer and Spirits Villages. Stroll into the Farmer’s Market for fresh herbs and organic produce and be sure to try Progresso's new organic soup line in the Organic Village. The Retail and Business Shopping Bazaar is open all evening. At the Main Entertainment Stage & IKEA Lounge enjoy the vibe of Treebo Band. This will be a fun-filled Vine to Glass Affair for a limited number of guests.

Friday will definitely be amazing, we created an evening with two different price points, but with equally exciting appeal for everyone to enjoy!

Jazz Bubbles & Brunch, A Social Affair!

Sunday, November 16th - Noon to 3 PM

And, for those of you who like to wake up on Sunday mornings to enjoy a delectable brunch we have the perfect atmosphere waiting for you! Start your Sunday at the Jazz Bubbles & Brunch. Luxuriate in the chic, European breakfast, featuring an array of brunch stations in the Bites! Tasting Village, including unique fruit preparations and fresh catch dishes. Cheers to festival friends, both old and new, while enjoying Sparkling Wines, Mimosas and Bloody Marys. Don’t be shy…you can go up for seconds!

Enjoy wine varietals in the Sensory Garden with the festival sommeliers. Stop by IKEA Kitchen Alley for live cooking demonstrations. The Farmers Market will be open showcasing fresh herbs, spices and organic produce and seasonal perennials so you can take a piece of the festival home with you. Enjoy the cool eclectic sounds of the Urban Gypsy Band, an eclectic jazz trio, performing a style of urban rhythms from around the world on the Main Entertainment Stage & IKEA Lounge. The brunch wouldn’t be complete without the feeling of being in one of Europe’s piazzas with our outdoor Retail and Business Shopping Bazaar …they are open throughout the festivities.

Being able to experience this culinary journey in this type of setting is going to a memorable experience! See you at A Social Affair! And, Kids are welcome.

The Annual Boca Raton Wine & Food Festival brings you face-to-face with those who have made their lives -- their craft. This is the time for you to dine, drink fine wine and experience A Culinary Affair! like no other in South Florida!


Friday, November 14th

- Dinner Under The Stars, A Four-Course Food & Wine Affair - 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM ($150 Per Person)

- Vineyard Party, A Vine to Glass Affair - 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM ($85 Per Person)

Saturday, November 15th

- Grand Tasting, A Culinary Affair - 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM ($145 Per Person)

Sunday, November 16th

- Jazz Bubbles & Brunch, A Social Affair - Noon to 3 PM ($85 Per Person)

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Watch Video from the 3rd Annual Boca Raton Wine & Food Festival

2013 Musical Entertainment Lineup

Vineyard Party Entertainment Act

What better pairing for the Boca Raton Wine and Food festival than internationally flavored World Fusion band, Treebo. Combining musical elements from the band member's different cultural backgrounds- Cuba, Philippines, Colombia, Venezuela and right here in the USA, Treebo creates a fresh, vibrant and aromatic sound that epitomizes the melting pot we call South Florida. Songs that combine Latin beats, Asian flair, and American soul welcome you with the familiar yet entice you with the exotic. A delicious journey that takes you from Jazz clubs to Brazilian Beaches.

Treebo is led by Grammy member and guitarist, Noel Lorica. An award winning Jazz guitarist and composer on his own, Noel wanted to gather the best musicians and vocalists around to develop music that has it's roots in the vibrant instrumentation of Jazz with contemporary rhythms, melodies and lyrics that make you want to move and sing along. EJazz News stated that Noel's songs are "one of the rare stunning pieces of Latin jazz to hit the scene today...(they) have a deep inner purpose to them however gambling with innovation every step of the way". And it is that innovation and constant crafting that has made Treebo one of the best bands around today. Performing all over Florida at major events including Sunfest, Jazz on the Palm and Miami Music Festival and recording their second album to be released next year.

Grand Tasting Opening Entertainment Act

Kendra Fulmer Kendra Erika is a 20-year old singer/songwriter from Boca Raton, Florida.

Kendra has performed at many venues and festivals in South Florida including the Mizner Park Amphitheater and Caldwell Theatre in Boca Raton, Boca Raton and Deerfield Food and Wine Festivals, Festival Market Place Pompano Beach and at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. In February 2012, Kendra was featured as the opening act for Australian pop star, Cody Simpson, at Revolution Live in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

Kendra has just released her first Album, “Try to Go On” which features original songs written and produced by Kendra Erika and RD Productions.

Grand Tasting Main Entertainment Act

Groove Line is one of the top dance/party bands in South Florida. Weddings, parties and corporate events are our specialty. We are also available special events, fundraiser's, community and charity events. We promise that Groove Line will get your feet moving and get your soul grooving. Providing a mix of songs ranging from 50's to today's top 40, Disco to Rock, Swing to Soul, and Classical to Jazz, we can help make your next party a time to remember. Groove Line performs 100% LIVE! We don't use background tracks or sequencers. You also get THREE..count them…THREE front vocalists along with FIVE professional backline musicians that also provide background vocals.

Jazz Bubbles & Brunch Entertainment Act

Urban Gypsy Band is a cutting edge South Florida based Flamenco Jazz Fusion group which performs a style that combines the fire and romance of Flamenco and the sophistication of Contemporary Jazz, driven by exotic and urban rhythms from around the world. The group regularly performs at the top venues and resorts throughout the region, and is consistently recognized for their unique sound, which combines the smooth sounds of the Acoustic Guitar, Saxophone and Flute, with energetic and exotic grooves.

Urban Gypsy guitarist, Islay Rodriguez, has been performing throughout South Florida since age 16, and he plays with a refinement and passionate style not often encountered. John Michalak, the group's Grammy Nominated saxophonist and flautist, has a unique style which is borne out of the vast variety of genres he has performed throughout his career, from Blues to Rock, Reggae, Jazz- traditional, contemporary and Latin, and everything in between. John has performed around the world with some of the biggest stars in music, including Ricky Martin, Gloria Estefan, KC and The Sunshine Band, Julio Iglesias, Carlos Santana, Patti LaBelle, and Jon Secada. The group's drummer, Michael Rivero, has performed at major events throughout South Florida for the past 20 years, and has opened for world renowned artist such as Carlos Santana, Jon Secada, and keith Urban. Michael is a versatile and passionate musician who brings excitement and positive energy to every Urban Gypsy performance.

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