Revel And Food & Wine Present “The Taste of Revel” On May 18-20 Throughout The Resort

Revel is heating up this spring with the inaugural Taste of Revel, presented by FOOD & WINE and created in partnership with TRAVEL + LEISURE.  This three-day epicurean extravaganza from May 18-20, 2012 will feature exclusive experiences developed specifically for the 6.3-million-square-foot beachfront destination.

Joining Revel’s esteemed chefs Alain Allegretti, Jose Garces, Marc Forgione, Michel Richard and Robert Wiedmaier are FOOD & WINE’s celebrated wine expert Anthony Giglio and TRAVEL + LEISURE‘s Features Director and Senior Correspondent Nilou Motamed for more than a dozen immersive experiences taking place throughout the resort.

“We are excited to partner with Revel on The Taste of Revel presented by FOOD & WINE, offering epicureans a diverse culinary experience,” said FOOD & WINE VP/Publisher Christina Grdovic. “The programming features some of the most talented chefs and wine experts and this is sure to be a memorable weekend.”

Joining Revel's esteemed chefs (Clockwise) Chef Jose Garces, Chef Michel Richard, wine expert Anthony Giglio, Chef Robert Wiedmaier, Chef Alain Allegretti and Chef Marc Forgione.

Highlights of FOOD & WINE presents The Taste of Revel include the following events throughout the resort:

  • Start the weekend at the Kickoff Bash hosted by all five Revel chefs with two hours of fresh takes on favorite dishes from the Boardwalk
  • Indulge in sensual sweets and cocktails at a Pastry Party hosted by Chef Michel Richard featuring fine confections with a wink of whimsy
  • Start your morning with fresh Riviera cuisine and champagne as you learn about the art of preparing a whole fish at The Big Fish Breakdown with Chef Alain Allegretti
  • Pair Belgian beer with fine cheeses at Chef Robert Wiedmaier’s Beer and Cheese Pairing
  • Iron Chef Jose Garces shares his technique and interpretation of lobster-and-seafood paella, one of his specialties during The Art of Paella with Jose Garces
  • “Pig Out” with Revel chefs as they put their signature spin on pork

Tickets for FOOD & WINE presents The Taste of Revel are available for purchase on Friday, April 20 by visiting Tickets are priced starting at $65 for individual events.

Revel features more than a dozen restaurants from renowned chefs and restaurateurs who have a vested interest in Revel and bring their signature flair from their regional restaurants in Washington, D.C., Philadelphia and New York City. Strong entrepreneurial spirits and a tremendous talent to create gastronomic and lifestyle experiences are common threads among Revel’s partners.

The beachfront destination is smoke-free and features over 1,800 rooms with sweeping ocean views.  Designed to embrace its natural surroundings, Revel curated a collection of daylife and nightlife experiences crafted to bring the outside in and the inside out. Indoor and outdoor pools, gardens, lounges, and 32,000-square-foot spa provide the guest with a relaxing resort, while an outstanding collection of 14 restaurant concepts, live entertainment, nightclubs, an oceanfront dayclub, a casino that feels like a theatre and a collection of boutiques tailor to guests passions.

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