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Tickets are on sale now for the first Venice Food & Wine Festival

Published: 13/02/2018 - Filed under: Home » News »

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The Venice Food & Wine Festival has opened its ticket sales to the public for this exciting event taking place May 3 – 6, 2018.  The event is hosted by JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa and FOOD & WINE’s Editor-in-Chief Hunter Lewis and has a line up of fantastic chefs and wine and spirits experts.  The follow experts will share their knowledge over the 3-day event. 

  • Michelin-starred chef Giancarlo Perbellini and chef Federico Belluco of JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa’s Michelin-starred Dopolavoro restaurant
  • James Beard Award-winning celebrity chef, author, restaurateur and 2004 FOOD & WINE Best New Chef Scott Conant
  • 2002 FOOD & WINE Best New Chef and James Beard Award-winning chef and restaurateur Fabio Trabocchi
  • James Beard Award-winning chef Jonathan Waxman
  • James Beard Award-winning chef Melissa Kelly
  • Award-winning Italian chef Caterina Ceraudo
  • Co-owner and beverage director of Spirited Award-winning 2017 Best American Cocktail Bar Columbia Room and 2016 FOOD & WINE Best New Mixologist JP Fetherston
  • Wine expert Anthony Giglio
  • FOOD & WINE’s Executive Wine Editor Ray Isle
  • FOOD & WINE’s Editor-in-Chief Hunter Lewis

Venice Food Festival

“We are excited to give food and wine and spirits aficionados the opportunity to experience the rich history and splendor of JW Marriott Venice through our exclusive partnership with FOOD & WINE,” said Mitzi Gaskins, Global Brand Leader, JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts and The Luxury Collection.  “Venice Food & Wine will highlight internationally-acclaimed chefs and culinary talents who have played a key role in defining modern Italian cuisine, with a magical city as the backdrop.”

“At Food & Wine, we are all about enjoying life’s greatest pleasures — food, wine, cocktails, travel, culture — which is what the inaugural Venice Food & Wine Festival is all about,” said Hunter Lewis, Editor in Chief of FOOD & WINE. “With its extraordinary location and culinary legacy, JW Marriott Venice is the ideal place to bring this event to life”.”

Tickets to the Venice Food & Wine Festival are available online at  

by Elizabeth Atkinson

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