June 2006 Culinary Events & Food Festivals
June 3 Newport, Rhode Island - 25th Annual Great Chowder Cook-Off
30 of the nation's best restaurants compete for $10,000 and title of best chowder in America. Live entertainment. Tickets $20/$15 in advance.
June 3 - 4 Augusta, New Jersey - 17th Annual Crawfish Fest
Taste the foods of New Orleans and Louisiana (in Jersey) while listening to 13 bands playing Zydeco, Delta Blues, R&B, and other music of the bayou.
June 4 Hannibal, Missouri - Spring Wine & Blues Bash
Sample local wines and foods while enjoying live entertainment. Tickets $10.00
June 16 - 18 Aspen, Colorado - Aspen Food & Wine Classic
The premier culinary event in America. Seminars and demos from the who's who of the cooking world: Mario Batali, Emeril Lagasse, Giada de Laurentiis, Bobby Flay, Suzanne Goin, Wolfgang Puck, Daniel Boulud, Jacques Pepin, Ming Tsai, and Food & Wine's 2006 Top Ten New Chefs.
June 23 - 25 Honolulu, Hawaii - 15th Annual Taste of Hawaii
Over 50,000 visitors attend this annual outdoor event of food, wine, and entertainment. Proceeds are donated to support activities and programs for children and young adults with disabilities.
June 23 - 25 Burlington, Vermont - Green Mountain Chew Chew Food Fest
This family-oriented festival features food from local restaurants, live music, and activities. Tokens, which can be purchased at the festival or local supermarkets, are use to exchange for food samples.
June 23 - 25 Clayton, New York - Great NY State Food & Wine Festival
This food show features products made in New York state. Sample and purchase products from dozens of vendors. Lots of fresh food and wine available. Admission $5.00