A Taste of the MidAtlantic is a lively walk-around tasting that showcases the culinary talents of highly acclaimed chefs from the region. Guests will take pleasure in sweet and savory samples from 19 Chefs, plus wines, brews, and spirits.

ONE CHEF= A delicious meal!

TWO CHEFS= An event!

19 CHEFS= A foodie fantasy!

This festive brunch-time fete takes place on Sunday, March 8th from 11am to 2pm at 12th and French Streets in Wilmington. Round up your friends – make it girls’ morning out, plan a double date or a cousins’ get-together – and kick up your heels in a cheerful downtown space.



Celebrate the MidAtlantic with tasty bites made by chefs from all over Delaware, as well as Philadelphia, Bucks County (PA), Gloucester County (NJ) and Baltimore (MD):

  • facebook-strip6Robert Bennett, Classic Cake, Philadelphia, PA
  • Dan Butler, Piccolina Toscana, Wilmington, DE
  • Jay Caputo, Espuma Restaurant and Martini Bar, Rehoboth Beach, DE
  • Chrissy Donahue, Cuisinatrix, Wilmington, DE
  • Gerald Eichner, Cock ‘n Bull, Lahaska, PA
  • Tom Hannum, Buckley’s Tavern, Centreville, DE
  • Dana Herbert, Desserts by Dana, Newark, DE
  • Robbie Jester, Stone Balloon Alehouse, Newark, DE
  • Shane Kellagher, 14 Global, Bethany Beach, DE
  • Keith Miller, The Green Room at the Hotel du Pont, Wilmington, DE
  • Michele Mitchell, Hotel du Pont, Wilmington, DE
  • Bettina Perry, Chef Consultant, Baltimore, MD
  • Kip Poole, Penn Bistro, New Castle, DE
  • Doug Ruley, SoDel Concepts, Rehoboth Beach, DE
  • Dan Sheridan, Wilmington Pickling Company, Wilmington, DE
  • Bryan Sikora, La Fia Bakery + Market + Bistro, Wilmington, DE
  • Susan Teiser, Montrachêt Fine Foods and Centreville Café, Centreville, DE
  • Jeovany Valle, Caffé Gelato, Newark, DE
  • Jonathan Waddington, The Telford Inn, Mantua, NJ

The chefs are preparing decadent dishes like pork buns, smoked salmon and herbed cream cheese roulade, pork belly sliders, and sticky toffee pudding. There are two past James Beard nominees – Chefs Caputo and Sikora. And the first Next Great Baker champion, Dana “Sugar Daddy” Herbert pits his best sweets against renowned pastry chefs from Classic Cake and Hotel du Pont.

All these tasty bites will make you thirsty, so of course, wine, beer and spirits tastings will be lined up among the restaurant stations, including Bloody Marys and wine from Crow Vineyard.

No good party is complete without entertainment~ and this event has quite the line-up. Enjoy a lively musical performance by Christina Cultural Arts Center and Kuumba Student Performance Ensembles, as well as Wilmington’s own DJs Zip and Jang O’Fett and Baltimore’s JMack.

MAWFF-logo-web-squareIt all takes place in the atrium of the Community Education Building, 1200 N. French Street – free underground parking included with your all-inclusive $75 ticket.  Ages 21+ only, please!

Visit for tickets. A Taste of the MidAtlantic is a preview event created by the MidAtlantic Wine + Food Festival. While you’re on the website, check out some of the Festival’s spring events, taking place in mid-May.


MAWF9cubeThe MidAtlantic Wine & Food Festival

The MidAtlantic Wine & Food Festival™ will once again bring the world to the MidAtlantic, and the MidAtlantic to the world in 2015. From Wednesday, May 13 through Sunday, May 17, 2015, chefs and winemakers from all over the globe descend upon the east coast to collaborate on 35 brunches, lunches, tastings and dinners. The Festival also produces year-round previews and special events.

Ticket sales are now live for 2015 Festival events; more events are being released for purchase this month.

Enjoy one-of-a-kind epicurean experiences, meet and chat with vintners, brewers, distillers and other experts, and take a culinary journey through what frontier historian Frederick Jackson Turner dubbed “the typically American region.”

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