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Burger & Beer Bash

June 6, 2013
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Kensico Dam Plaza
Valhalla, NY

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The Grand Tasting, Winemaker’s Dinner, Wine Seminar and Sparkling Breakfast Brunch

The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester
3 Renaissance Square,
White Plains, NY
914.946.5500

PARKING INFO
Valet parking
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Hotel Packages

  • Overnight Accommodations for Saturday evening
    (Friday night accommodations may be added on)
  • Two tickets to the Winemakers Dinner on Saturday evening
  • Autographed Winemakers Menu
  • Two tickets to Sunday’s Grand Tasting
  • Two tickets to Sunday’s Wine/Spirits Seminars
  • Autographed Kevin Zraly’s book, Windows
  • on the World Complete Wine Course
  • Late check-out of 4:00 PM on Sunday
  • Overnight valet parking
Package price starting at $739, click here

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FAQ

    Beer & Burger Bash
    Date:  
    Thursday, June 6, 2013
    Time: 6 PM – 10PM
    Location: Kensico Dam Plaza, Valhalla NY

  • What is the Beer & Burger Bash?
    Westchester’s Beer & Burger Bash is part of the Westchester Magazine Wine & Food Weekend.
    Westchester’s top burger and BBQ restaurants will gather in White Plains to serve their signature dishes.  Complementary beer pairings, the chance to vote on the ‘Best of the Bash’ dish and live music by Mary C and the Stellars will make this the ultimate block party!
  • How much are tickets?
    Burger Bash tickets are $65 each
  • Are tickets refundable?
    Tickets are non-refundable, no exceptions. 
  • When do Advance Ticket Sales end?
    Burger Bash tickets will be sold until they are sold out.
  • How do I obtain my tickets?
    Please print out and bring the confirmation that was emailed to you when you made your reservation online. This is your entrance into the event.
  • Is parking provided?
    Yes, there is ample parking at Kensico Dam.
  • How big is the Party?
    We will have 30  restaurants displaying and are expecting about 1,200 guests.
  • What about bad weather? Is there a rain date?
    The event is held under a tent, rain or shine.
  • Can I bring my child?
    No, all guests must be 21 or older.
  • Is it a sit down dinner?
    No, this is a party atmosphere, people walk around sampling; there is not a formal sit down dinner.  There will be music, food and drink  throughout the party.
  • Is there a charity component?
    Yes, Friends of Westchester County Parks will receive a portion of proceeds from the event.


  • Summer Sips With Zachys
    Date: Friday, June 7 2013
    Time:7-9 PM
    Location: BLT Steak, 221 Main Street, White Plains NY 10601

  • What is Summer Sips with Zachys?
    Join Zachys for a private dining experience as we share with you Zachys Summer Sips, this summer’s hottest cocktail recipes, tips and techniques for summer entertaining. Specialty cocktails and Dinner by the Bite.
  • How much are tickets?
    Tickets are $100 per person.
  • Are tickets refundable?
    Tickets are non refundable, no exceptions
  • When do Advance Ticket Sales end?
  • Tickets are available on Zachys.com and will be sold until the event sells out.
  • What about bad weather? Is there a rain date?
    The event is held rain or shine.
  • Can I bring my child?
    No, guests must be 21 or older.



  • Grand Tastings
    Date:  Saturday, June 8, 2013
    Time: 11:30 AM – 4:00 PM
    Location: The Ritz Carlton, Westchester, Three Renaissance Square, White Plains, NY 10601
    Date:  Sunday, June 9, 2013
    Time: 12:00 PM- 4:30 PM
    Location: The Ritz Carlton, Westchester, Three Renaissance Square, White Plains, NY 10601

  • What is the Grand Tastings?
    Westchester Magazine’s Wine & Food Weekend is an exhibition of wine, chefs, restaurants, gourmet/specialty stores, and spirits featuring special seminars, cooking exhibitions, parties and other activities.
  • How much are tickets?
    Grand Tasting tickets are $85 each per day
  • Are tickets refundable?
    Tickets are non refundable, no exceptions
  • When do Advance Ticket Sales end?
    Tickets will be available until they are sold out.
  • How do I obtain my tickets?
    Please print out and bring the confirmation that was emailed to you when you made your reservation online. This is your entrance into the event.
  • Is there parking?
    Valet parking will be available for Wine & Food guests at The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester at a discounted rate of $5. Additional parking is available in municipal garages near the hotel.
  • How big is the Party?
    Enjoy food from 60 restaurants (30 per day), specialty food purveyors and sample 240 world-class wines.  We are expecting more than 3,000 guests throughout the weekend.
  • What about bad weather? Is there a rain date?
    The event is held rain or shine.
  • Can I bring my child?
    No, guests must be 21 or older.


  • Winemakers Dinner
    Date:  Saturday, June 8, 2013
    Time: 7:00 PM – 10:30 PM
    Location:  The Grand Ballroom at The Ritz Carlton, Westchester, Three Renaissance Square, White Plains, NY 10601

  • What is the Winemakers Dinner?
    Six of Westchester’s most acclaimed chefs will prepare a memorable meal in homage to contemporary cooking and dining with world-class wine pairings. Adam Strum, publisher of Wine Enthusiast Magazine will receive Westchester Magazine's 2013 Wine Award and the Livanos family of Livanos Restaurant Group will receive Westchester Magazine’s 2013 Food Award.  Be part of this extraordinary gala dinner orchestrated by some of Westchester’s most revered wine & food personalities: The exquisite evening will start with a cocktail reception sponsored by Pernod Ricard. 
  • How much are tickets?
    Winemaker’s Dinner tickets are $200 each
  • Are tickets refundable?
    Tickets are non refundable, no exceptions
  • When do Advance Ticket Sales end?
  • Tickets to the Winemakers Dinner will be sold until they are sold out.
  • How do I obtain my tickets?
    We will have a guest list to check you in to the dinner
  • Is there parking?
    Valet parking will be available for Wine & Food guests a The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester at a discounted rate of $5.
  • How big is the Party?
    We are expecting about 350 guests.
  • What about bad weather? Is there a rain date?
    The event is held rain or shine.
  • Can I bring my child?
    No, guests must be 21 or older.
  • Is there a charity component?
    Yes, the Westchester Coalition for the Hungry and Homeless will receive a portion of proceeds from the event.


  • Sparkling Sunday Brunch
    Date:  Sunday, June 9  2013
    Time: 11:0 0 AM – 2:00 PM
    Location:  42 The Restaurant, The Ritz Carlton, Westchester
    Ticket Price: $50 ($64.19 Including Tax & Gratuity)

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