Savor’s Grand Tasting, a two-day celebration, will spotlight top talent in the culinary industry including Robert Irvine, host of Restaurant: Impossible on Food Network. Chef Irvine will be joined by other celebrated chefs and world renowned vintners sharing their expertise.
Tickets to The Grand Tasting are all-inclusive, where guests will sample bold cuisine, stylish wines, world-craft beers and the leading trends in inspired spirits. A fantastic line-up of chefs will perform on the Savor Culinary Demonstration Stage and share their signature recipes and trade secrets with you!
Savor in Style Charity Gala, hosted by Robert Irvine, will feature some of the nation’s top chefs and highly successful regional chefs paired with well-respected winemakers. Following the Chandon Sparkling Reception, these masters will lavish guests with their sumptuous creations, where every dish will be paired with an exceptional wine or other luscious libation. Don’t miss your chance to see artistic genius up-close!
A portion of Savor’s proceeds will be donated to charity: Savor is a proud supporter of the Robert Irvine Foundation, a not-for-profit organization that honors the men and women defending our country. The Foundation supports individual military personnel (active, retired and veterans) as well as organizations that support such individuals, including Helmets to Hardhats.
Savor will be held at the Connecticut Convention Center which boasts a dramatic riverfront setting overlooking the beautiful Connecticut River at Adriaen’s Landing. Connecticut’s premier meeting venue and the largest full-service convention facility between New York and Boston also features exceptional highway access at the crossroads of New England, where Interstates 84 and 91 meet.
Sip, Savor & Stroll – The Grand Tasting
Session 1: Friday, April 10th; 7:00pm – 10:30pm
Session 2: Saturday, April 11th 12:00pm – 4:00pm
Indulge in a culinary celebration! Sip, Savor & Stroll your way through an extraordinary selection of domestic and international wine, as well as some of the world’s finest craft beers, high-caliber spirits and artisanal food offerings – all are included in the single cost of admission. Enjoy superior foods from top Northeast restaurants, including ON20, Millwright’s, Barcelona and Bricco.
Savor will feature the best the industry has to offer in a unique setting – gather with friends to enjoy a cocktail in one of our sponsored spirit lounges or stroll through our wine and food tasting tables. Craft beer tastings will be showcased in a pub-like atmosphere throughout our galleries.
Be entertained and educated as you watch Robert Irvine, Mary Ann Esposito, Ming Tsai and other celebrity chefs on the Savor Kitchen Demonstration Stage. Purchase one of their inspiring cookbooks, have it personally autographed and take advantage of a great up-close photo opportunity! Click here to buy tickets.
Savor in Style Charity Gala
Saturday, April 11th:
Chandon Sparkling Reception: 7:30pm – 8:00pm
Dining and Dessert: 8:00pm – 11:00pm
Savor in Style Charity Gala, hosted by Robert Irvine, brings together an impressive line-up. Some of the nation’s top culinary legends (including Irvine, Esposito and Tsai), will be joined by prominent regional chefs Tyler Anderson, Billy Grant, Jeffrey Lizotte and others, together with widely known winemakers. Following the Chandon Sparkling Reception, these masters will lavish guests with their sumptuous creations, where every dish will be paired with an exceptional wine or other luscious libation. This spectacular evening event promises a thoroughly enjoyable grand walk-around affair, where luxurious style meets substance. From bubbles to dinner to dessert, we’ll make sure your glass is decadently decanted and your plate is full of first-rate cuisine. Important Information: dressy casual attire, walk-around tastings, Chandon Sparkling reception, fine wine, select spirits and world-craft beers. All attendees must be 21 years of age or older. Click here to purchase your tickets.
Chandon Bubble Lounge – Must be paired with same session Grand Tasting Ticket)
Session 1: Friday, April 10th 7:00pm – 10:30pm
Session 2: Saturday, April 11th 12:00pm – 4:00pm
Enhance your Savor experience in the exclusive Chandon Bubble Lounge!Open during the Friday and Saturday Grand Tasting sessions, the Chandon Bubble Lounge is the perfect spot for you to start or finish your tasting experience. This ticket supplement allows you access to a unique Chandon VIP area, where you can relax in a comfortable lounge setting and enjoy a taste of Chandon Sparkling Rosé paired with light bites.Throughout the sessions, Celebrity Chefs will make appearances in the Bubble Lounge! You never know who you might get to raise your flute with!Important Information. Includes complimentary parking in a reserved area allowing convenient and fast access to the Convention Center. Requires separate purchase of a Grand Tasting ticket. Tickets are limited. Click here to buy tickets.