Hosted by Hunter Lewis, editor-in-chief, FOOD & WINE, the festival will join celebrity chefs, renowned winemakers, and epicurean insiders for a spectacular three-day weekend showcasing the finest Italian cuisines, wines, and spirits, with a focus on local Veneto traditions and the magnetism of the Venetian islands.
Culinary legends, Missy Robbins, Michelin-starred chef, Amirah Kassem, owner, Flour Shop and Camille Becerra, chef and food stylist, have also joined the impressive roster of celebrated and established epicureans.
“Venice Food & Wine’s newest talent additions will bring an exciting dynamic to our distinguished roster of culinary figures,” commented Mitzi Gaskins, global brand leader, JW Marriott Hotels & Resorts. “Through JW Marriott’s exclusive partnership with FOOD & WINE, the festival will highlight modern Italian cuisine with the magical JW Marriott Venice Resort & Spa as the backdrop.”
The festival will include singer Emeli Sandé, who will headline the festival’s grand finale concert.