KOHLER, Wis.--(The American Club Resort, one of only 36 hotels worldwide to be rated both Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond.)--The celebrated Kohler Food & Wine Experience returns with a showcase of celebrity chefs, restaurateurs and wine, beer & spirit experts that will partake in the flavorful four-day festival on October 18-21, 2012. More than 8,000 culinary enthusiasts will mix with epicurean experts during interactive seminars, cooking demonstrations, wine tastings, and signature events all set at
This year’s top chef masters to headline the Stella Artois Main Stage and the weekend’s signature events include Food Network star Anne Burrell, America’s Test Kitchen host and author Christopher Kimball, host of Lidia’s Italy and best-selling author Lidia Bastianich and Chicago’s Tony Mantuano, author, owner & head chef of Spiaggia.
“The resort hosts a fine mix of celebrity presenters and wine experts that converge for one spirited weekend in the charming Village of Kohler to share their passion for food, wine and fun. The event is lively showcase of culinary-themed seminars and special events that are not only educational in nature but more importantly entertaining,” said The American Club Resort Executive Chef Richard Boyer.
Highlights for this year’s Kohler Food & Wine Experience include the annual Chef’s Challenge, Taste of the Vine, and Feast of Talent evening events where guests are likely to meet and mingle with the headlining presenters. New to this year’s line-up are unique opportunities to experience Port wine paired with unexpected ingredients at the Port & Chocolate seminar featuring Kohler Original Recipe Chocolates Chocolatier Peter Clemens and Port & Cookies seminar hosted by Kohler’s own pastry chef Richard Palm. The Pig Cheese Cocktail makes its return after last year’s debut and to stir-it-up; this year’s sprightly Shake & Stir Party is a N’Awlins-themed cocktail celebration.
Tickets are now available for the 12th annual Kohler Food & Wine Experience at KOHLERfoodandwine.net or 1-800-344-2838. Ticketed event prices start at $26.25 and many events and tastings are complimentary. Hotel packages with special event access are available starting at $581 per person.
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About Kohler Co. Hospitality & Real Estate Group
The Kohler Co. Hospitality & Real Estate profile includes The American Club, boasting the first and only Forbes Five-Star hotel property in Wisconsin, and world-renowned championship golf courses Whistling Straits and Blackwolf Run. Kohler Co. also operates The Old Course Hotel, Golf Resort & Spa in the birthplace of golf, St Andrews, Scotland, a AA Five Red Star property. The Hotel stands astride the 17th hole of the Old Course and the North Sea. Just behind the 18th hole, Kohler Co. is renovating what will be known as Hamilton Grand, 26 of the world’s most extraordinary apartments which will be sold as 99-year leaseholds.
About The American Club Resort
The American Club Resort is in a select group being one of only 36 hotels worldwide to be rated both Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond, while the Kohler Waters Spa is one of just 31 spas worldwide to earn the Five-Star – both firsts in the State of Wisconsin. Additionally, it was named No. 3 Golf Resort in North America, by Golf Digest Magazine. In addition, Kohler has hosted the 1998 and 2012 U.S. Women’s Open at Blackwolf Run, as well as the 2004 and 2010 PGA Championships and 2007 U.S. Senior Open at Whistling Straits. Kohler will also play host to the 2015 PGA Championship and 2020 Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits. The resort features 11 dining establishments from the Forbes Four-Star Immigrant Restaurant to traditional pub fare at Horse & Plow and rustic Italian at Cucina. The resort is located in the Village of Kohler, Wis., one hour north of Milwaukee and two and a half hours north of Chicago.