PLAN YOUR EXPERIENCE FUN NIGHT OUT
The 18th Annual Waltham Food and Wine Festival
March 2, 2010
WALTHAM’S ANNUAL FOOD AND WINE FESTIVAL IS EXPECTED TO BE AN EPICUREAN DELIGHT The 18th Annual Waltham Food and Wine Festival will take place at the Westin Waltham Boston Hotel on Tuesday, March 2, 2010 from 6:00-8:30 p.m. The festival benefits the Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation. New for 2010, the festival will be held in the Eden Vale Ballroom of the luxurious Westin Waltham Boston Hotel, conveniently located just off I-95/128 on Third Avenue in Waltham. The new location provides the festival with easy highway access, convenient parking, and room for more restaurants, more activities, and more attendees.
More than 300 attendees from Waltham and Metrowest communities will enjoy an elegant evening of food, wine, music, and surprises. Each guest enjoys champagne and samples the fare of some of Waltham’s most popular restaurants. A bounty of fine wines, served by the sommeliers of Gordon’s Liquors, complements the cuisine. In addition, Waltham area cultural attractions, such as the Waltham Philharmonic Orchestra, will provide entertainment throughout the evening, along with cooking demonstrations from Waltham’s own celebrity chefs. The festival will also showcase innovations past and present such as the James Bond DBS Aston Martin, and more. Guests have the chance to win valuable gifts such as weekend getaways, dining experiences, spa treatments, gym memberships, children’s events, birthday celebrations, and more at the silent auction.
This year’s silent auction highlights include a Cape Cod Getaway, an evening with the Red Sox, a cruise on the Charles River followed by dinner in Boston, and more. The 2010 Food and Wine Festival will feature the culinary talents of area restaurants including: Bombay Mahal, The Chateau, Domenics, Edible Arrangements, Grille at Hobbs Brook, Jake's Dixie Roadhouse, Lizzy's Homemade Ice Cream, Margaritas Mexican Restaurant, Piccadilly Pub, Seventy@3rd - Westin, Solea, Tuscan Grill, Glam Foods, Wings Express, A Taste of Chocolate, Popkins Ice Cream, The Upper Crust, Wild Flour Catering, Vinhsun BBQ and Restaurant, Hannaford Supermarket, and others. This year’s presenting sponsor for the festival is the Waltham West Suburban Chamber of Commerce. Tickets cost $40 in advance and $45 at the door. All proceeds from this event will benefit the programs of the Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation. To purchase tickets by mail, please send your check to 154 Moody Street, Waltham, MA 02453.
Tickets can also be purchased at Gordon’s Fine Wines and Liquors or by going to www.localwineevents.com and using keyword 291532. Shuttle service between the Westin Hotel and several area corporations will be provided by the 128 Business Council. To purchase tickets by phone or for more information, call the museum’s office at (781) 893-5410 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For directions to the Westin Waltham Boston Hotel, visit www.westin.com/boston. The Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation is located on the scenic banks of the Charles River in the 19th century Boston Manufacturing Company textile mill complex, on the National Register of Historic Places as America’s first factory. The historic site has exhibits that allow visitors to explore the inventions that powered America into the modern-age - steam engines, generators, timepieces, machine tools, bicycles, automobiles, and hundreds of other innovations. The museum also offers a memorable backdrop for unique social or corporate events and functions. For more information, please visit www.crmi.org.