The Cincinnati Food + Wine Classic is a three day celebration of food and wine in Cincinnati.  Held in Washington Park on September 11-13, the 2015 rendition was a showcase of the Midwest through grand tastings, demos, seminars, competitions, after parties and more.

With national talent at every turn, the main focus was on local chefs, sommeliers, and bartenders including Jean-Robert de Cavel (Jean-Robert’s Table, Le Bar A Boeuf), Jose Salazar (SalazarMita’s), Daniel Wright (Senate, Abigail Street, Pontiac BBQ), Jared Bennett (Metropole), Jackson Rouse (The Rookwood), Todd Kelly, Megan Ketover, and Charles Redmond (Orchids at Palm Court),  Chas Barracato (Bakersfield), Jimmy Gibson (Jimmy G’s), Johnny Chu (KungFood Chu’s AmerAsia), Dana Adkins (The Eagle), Caitlin Bertsch (Park + Vine), and Nathan Sivitz (Macaron Bar) to name a few.