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Food & Drink Fest Fest 2013: The Culinary Chronicles featuring Forrat`s Chocolate on Locke

In Food & Drink Fest 2013 on April 4, 2013 at 6:33 pm


Forrat’s Chocolates uses fresh ingredients, passion and attention to detail to create an experience that extends beyond taste. Watch their truffles and other fine, customized European chocolates hand-made on site!

Forrat’s Chocolates specializes in quality European handcrafted truffles and fine chocolates, using natural ingredients like milk, butter, cocoa beans – but with no preservatives and no artificial flavors!

Forrat’s chocolates take you back to the basics – fresh ingredients, handcrafted quality, a passion for making chocolate and brings you back to chocolate in the good ole days!
Try Forrat`s Gourmet truffles-it`s their specialty!

Website:

http://www.forratschocolates.ca/

Don’t forget to visit Forrat`s Chocolate on Locke at the Food and Drink Fest on April 12, 13 and 14 in booth #119

Show Hours

Friday April 12th – 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Saturday April 13th – 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Sunday April 14th- 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Location

Careport Expo Centre
270 Londwood Road, South
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8P 0A3
(Hwy 403 & Aberdeen Ave)

*Must be 19 years old and older to attend Food & Drink Fest 2013
(No children allowed)

Win Tickets to the 8th Annual Food & Drink Fest!

In Hamilton Ontario on April 4, 2013 at 4:31 pm

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Our region’s most fun and delicious event, the 8th Annual Food and Drink Fest: the Festival with Taste!, takes place from April 12-14. Monkeybiz.ca is pleased to offer two MB readers a chance to win four tickets each to the Fest.  The winners will be chosen by a random draw.

Please visit the Food & Drink Fest site, and then answer the following question.  Email your response to Cyndi Ingle, Editor at editor@monkeybiz.ca by Tuesday April 9th at 12 noon.  Winners will be contacted by email.

Question:  Name ONE of the corporate sponsors of the 8th Annual Food & Drink Fest.

What will YOU discover at the Food & Drink Fest?

You’ll experience an exciting variety of local and international wines & spirits, craft beers, and culinary treats created by some of the Hamilton, Burlington & Niagara Regions’ most popular restaurants, breweries & wineries.  There will also be a great selection of international wines and spirits, bakeries and delicious food products for you to taste and try.

Enjoy terrific live musical entertainment and fun informative cooking demonstrations all in one location.  It’s more than just good food and drinks; it’s a unique way to explore the amazing food scene of Hamilton, Halton Niagara and beyond!  Gather your family, friends and co-workers and “raise a glass” at the Festival with Taste! An added bonus: parking is free.

Tickets at the door are $15 each, or can be purchased online for $12.  Once inside you’ll want to purchase your sample tickets. The sample tickets will be redeemed at the various exhibitor displays to sample desserts, different cuisines, and drinks.

Sample ticket breakdown:

$10 =  12 sample tickets
$20 = 25 sample tickets
FYI – Most samples will range between 1- 7 sample tickets

While enjoying the delicious food and drink our region has to offer, you and your group can mingle with fellow guests, listen and watch some great entertainment on the main stage, take in one of the many daily cooking demonstrations or do a little shopping.  Be adventurous and try something new or reacquaint yourself with something old. Last but certainly not least, have fun!  Please remember to bring in a few canned goods or non- perishable food items to donate to Hamilton Food Share.

By Cyndi Ingle, Editor & Writer of Monkey Biz

Entertainment:

Friday: Joel & The Jukes, and Crank
Saturday: Grenville Pinto on Violin, Andre & The J-Tones, Life of Riley, Tomi Swick and Friends
Sunday: Steve Strongman

Hours of the Fest:

Friday April 12th  5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Saturday April 13th 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Sunday April 14th 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Location:

Careport Expo Centre – 270 Londwood Road, South
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8P 0A3
(Hwy 403 & Aberdeen Ave)

This is an over 19 years of age event, please bring your identification with you, as it may be checked at the door. Kids and babies are not allowed entrance.

For additional information please visit the Food & Drink Fest site.

 

Food and Drink Fest 2013: Sponsor Appreciation

In Uncategorized on March 28, 2013 at 5:01 pm

Thank you to all of our sponsors who have helped us create and raise awareness about one of the region’s newest and largest growing culinary event! 

 

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Show Hours

Friday April 12th – 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Saturday April 13th – 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Sunday April 14th- 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Location

Careport Expo Centre
270 Londwood Road, South
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8P 0A3
(Hwy 403 & Aberdeen Ave)

*Must be 19 years old and older to attend Food & Drink Fest 2013
(No children allowed)

Food & Drink Fest 2013: The Culinary Chronicles featuring Hotti Biscotti

In Uncategorized on February 22, 2013 at 7:12 pm

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Finally, a biscotti that doesn’t break your teeth! Hotti Biscotti is not your average biscotti, the twist is they are soft textured and the best of all, every one of our biscotti is baked with toasted almonds, coated in a cinnamon crunch, splashed in dark chocolate and comes deliciously topped.

Hamilton’s newest independently owned dessert Hotspot and was selected as the Gold Winner of The View’s ” BEST DESSERTS” in Hamilton.

 Not only does Biscotti Hotti offers an assortment of different flavor biscotti’s that are mouthwatering, but a variety of cookie pies, toffee chip cookies, peanut butter pops, pretzels and their award-winning snowballs.

 If you’re craving for some biscotti, be sure to try Skorumptious, which is their number one seller, and their famous M&Mmmm!

Website:

http://www.hottibiscotti.com/

Don’t forget to visit Hotti Biscotti at the Food and Drink Fest on April 12, 13 and 14 in booth #221

Show Hours

Friday April 12th – 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Saturday April 13th – 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Sunday April 14th- 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Location

Careport Expo Centre
270 Londwood Road, South
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8P 0A3
(Hwy 403 & Aberdeen Ave)

*Must be 19 years old and older to attend Food & Drink Fest 2013
(No children allowed)

Food & Drink Fest 2013: The Culinary Chronicles featuring Beanermunky Chocolates

In Food & Drink Fest 2012, Hamilton Ontario, Uncategorized on February 22, 2013 at 6:59 pm

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Beanermunky’s chocolates are handcrafted in small batches using the highest quality ingredients and flavourings.  Their artisan chocolates contain no additives or preservatives and every step of the process is done by hand.

Beanermunky’s chocolates have been nominated “Best Chocolate” in the Hamilton Reader’s Choice Awards.

 If you’re craving for some chocolates, be sure to check out their classic collection, which some assortments are their Pina Colada chocolate, Madagascar Vanilla Bean Skor bites and many more! Beanermunky chocolates also provide an assortment of chocolate barks, chocolate covered pretzels and flavoured popcorn. Anything to fill your chocolate cravings!

Website:

http://www.beanermunky.com/

Don’t forget to visit Beanermunky Chocolates at the Food and Drink Fest on April 12, 13 and 14 in booth #173

Show Hours

Friday April 12th – 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Saturday April 13th – 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Sunday April 14th- 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Location

Careport Expo Centre
270 Londwood Road, South
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8P 0A3
(Hwy 403 & Aberdeen Ave)

*Must be 19 years old and older to attend Food & Drink Fest 2013
(No children allowed)

Food & Drink Fest 2013: The Culinary Chronicles featuring VG Meats

In Uncategorized on February 22, 2013 at 6:48 pm

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VG Meats offer the finest homegrown beef from their own herd of cattle.  From the farm to the store, the family maintains and controls every aspect of the process.  This is how VG Meats ensure your family is consistently receiving a quality product.

Some of VG featured and award winning are the Apple Cinnamon Glazed Black Bacon, Chipotle Beef Roast, Lamb Tzatziki Sausage and many more!

 However, if you’re not in the mood to take the time that is required to cook a high quality meal for your family, you’re not alone! VG Meats offers products you can take home and pop in the microwave or oven and eat in a matter of minutes.

Some of VG Meat line up of ready meals include Chicken Pot Pie, BBQ Beef, Chicken Wings, Prime Rib au Jus and many more!

Website:

http://www.vgmeats.ca/

Don’t forget to visit VG Meats at the Food and Drink Fest on April 12, 13 and 14 in booth #134 & 135

Show Hours

Friday April 12th – 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Saturday April 13th – 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Sunday April 14th- 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Location

Careport Expo Centre
270 Londwood Road, South
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8P 0A3
(Hwy 403 & Aberdeen Ave)

*Must be 19 years old and older to attend Food & Drink Fest 2013
(No children allowed)

Food & Drink Fest 2013: The Culinary Chronicles featuring Dyment’s Farm, Market & Bakery

In Uncategorized on February 22, 2013 at 6:03 pm

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Dyment’s Farm, Market & Bakery offers a wide variety of baked goods, fruits, vegetables and an assortment of different meat. They are famous for their butter tarts- made with real maple syrup and pies with their entire farm grown fruits. With the different fruit combinations and crusts such as their “crumble top” makes the perfect pie. The butter trart and pie aroma flies throughout the store, so visit Dyment’s Farm, Market & Bakery and enjoy the views of the countryside and Niagara escarpment!

Website:

http://www.dyments.com/
Don’t forget to visit Dyment’s Farm, Market & Bakery at the Food and Drink Fest on April 12, 13 and 14 in booth #218A, 313 & 313A

Show Hours

Friday April 12th – 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Saturday April 13th – 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Sunday April 14th- 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Location

Careport Expo Centre
270 Londwood Road, South
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8P 0A3
(Hwy 403 & Aberdeen Ave)

*Must be 19 years old and older to attend Food & Drink Fest 2013
(No children allowed)

Are you ready for Hamilton’s Food and Drink Fest Event: The 8th Annual Food and Drink Fest!

In Hamilton Ontario, Uncategorized on February 21, 2013 at 10:38 pm

Final_#2_REVISEDFind out what exhibitors will be there; keep an eye out for the award-winning wineries and breweries. Review the Culinary Chronicles featuring a cover on the variety of restaurants, breweries and wineries that will be at Hamilton’s Food and Fest Event! Keep an eye out for the local chef that will be showcasing their cooking demonstrations to the audience.

If you’re a food fan, then this is an excellent opportunity to pick up a few new cookery tips and a number of great recipes. If you’re a beer or wine fan, then all the more reason to come out and discover different flavours and brands.

The event should also make for a great day out for you, your friends or co-workers!

 

Website         

 http://www.foodanddrinkfest.com/
Show Hours

Friday April 12th – 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Saturday April 13th – 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Sunday April 14th- 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Location

Careport Expo Centre
270 Londwood Road, South
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8P 0A3
(Hwy 403 & Aberdeen Ave)

*Must be 19 years old and older to attend Food & Drink Fest 2013
(No children allowed)

Food & Drink Fest 2013: The Culinary Chronicles featuring AppleBerry Cafe

In Uncategorized on February 21, 2013 at 4:28 pm

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AppleBerry Cafe is a Caribbean restaurant located on King Street East, Hamilton. AppleBerry Cafe ofters a variety of Caribbean, seafood, vegan and vegetarian. If you are are looking for food and drinks for your office function, wedding, party or other celebrations, AppleBerry Cafe can cater for you!

Website:
http://www.facebook.com/appleberrycafe

Don’t forget to visit AppleBerry Cafe at the Food and Drink Fest on April 12, 13 and 14 in booth #303

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Show Hours

Friday April 12th – 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Saturday April 13th – 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Sunday April 14th- 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Location

Careport Expo Centre
270 Londwood Road, South
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8P 0A3
(Hwy 403 & Aberdeen Ave)

*Must be 19 years old and older to attend Food & Drink Fest 2013
(No children allowed)

Food & Drink Fest 2013: The Culinary Chronicles featuring GreenLane Estate Winery

In Uncategorized on February 21, 2013 at 4:19 pm

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Winner of the prestigious 2012 Cuvée Award for Best Riesling and Best White Wine in Ontario, GreenLane Estate Winery is dedicated to producing some of the region’s finest hand harvested wines with some mature vines dating from 1990. GreenLane Estate Winery embraces the art of winemaking through intensive personal methods resulting in the creation of higher quality wines with exceptional flavour and texture profiles.

GreenLane Estate Winery is available at your local LCBO Vintages.


Website:
http://greenlanewinery.com/

Don’t forget to visit GreenLane Estate Winery at the Food and Drink Fest on April 12, 13 and 14 in booth #220

Show Hours

Friday April 12th – 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Saturday April 13th – 1:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Sunday April 14th- 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Location

Careport Expo Centre
270 Londwood Road, South
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8P 0A3
(Hwy 403 & Aberdeen Ave)

*Must be 19 years old and older to attend Food & Drink Fest 2013
(No children allowed)