ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- REVEL BEACH -- Revel is heating up this spring with the inaugural Taste of Revel, presented by FOOD & WINE and created in partnership with TRAVEL + LEISURE. This three-day epicurean extravaganza from May 18-20, 2012 will feature exclusive experiences developed specifically for the 6.3-million-square-foot beachfront destination.
Joining Revel's esteemed chefs Alain Allegretti, Jose Garces, Marc Forgione, Michel Richard and Robert Wiedmaier are FOOD & WINE's celebrated wine expert Anthony Giglio and TRAVEL + LEISURE's Features Director and Senior Correspondent Nilou Motamed for more than a dozen immersive experiences taking place throughout the resort.
"We are excited to partner with Revel on The Taste of Revel presented by FOOD & WINE, offering epicureans a diverse culinary experience," said FOOD & WINE VP/Publisher Christina Grdovic. "The programming features some of the most talented chefs and wine experts and this is sure to be a memorable weekend."
Highlights of FOOD & WINE presents The Taste of Revel include the following events throughout the resort:
- Start the weekend at the Kickoff Bash hosted by all five Revel chefs with two hours of fresh takes on favorite dishes from the Boardwalk
- Indulge in sensual sweets and cocktails at a Pastry Party hosted by Chef Michel Richard featuring fine confections with a wink of whimsy
- Start your morning with fresh Riviera cuisine and champagne as you learn about the art of preparing a whole fish at The Big Fish Breakdown with Chef Alain Allegretti
- Pair Belgian beer with fine cheeses at Chef Robert Wiedmaier's Beer and Cheese Pairing
- Iron Chef Jose Garces shares his technique and interpretation of lobster-and-seafood paella, one of his specialties during The Art of Paella with Jose Garces
- Conquer the Steak with Marc Forgione at American Cut with an instructional lesson on the anatomy, selection and preparation of the perfect cut of meat
- "Pig Out" with Revel chefs as they put their signature spin on pork
Tickets for FOOD & WINE presents The Taste of Revel are available for purchase on Friday, April 20 by visiting www.revelresorts.com/tasteofrevel. Tickets are priced starting at $65 for individual events.
Revel features more than a dozen restaurants from renowned chefs and restaurateurs who have a vested interest in Revel and bring their signature flair from their regional restaurants in Washington, D.C., Philadelphia and New York City. Strong entrepreneurial spirits and a tremendous talent to create gastronomic and lifestyle experiences are common threads among Revel's partners.
The beachfront destination is smoke-free and features over 1,800 rooms with sweeping ocean views. Designed to embrace its natural surroundings, Revel curated a collection of daylife and nightlife experiences crafted to bring the outside in and the inside out. Indoor and outdoor pools, gardens, lounges, and 32,000-square-foot spa provide the guest with a relaxing resort, while an outstanding collection of 14 restaurant concepts, live entertainment, nightclubs, an oceanfront dayclub, a casino that feels like a theatre and a collection of boutiques tailor to guests passions.
For more information on Revel or to start your experience, visit www.revelresorts.com. To receive the latest updates on Revel, become a fan on Facebook at www.facebook.com/revel and follow @revelresorts on Twitter. Revel is located on the Boardwalk at Connecticut Avenue in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
About FOOD & WINE
FOOD & WINE is the modern, stylish, trend-spotting, talent-seeking epicurean brand. Created by American Express Publishing, the luxury-lifestyle authority, FOOD & WINE includes a monthly magazine with a circulation of 925,000, digital editions on the iPad, Kindle Fire, and Nook Color, a books division and website foodandwine.com, with updates on Twitter (@fandw) and Facebook reaching over 500K followers and fans.
About TRAVEL + LEISURE:
With an eye for the authentic, the innovative, and the irresistible, TRAVEL + LEISURE (www.travelandleisure.com, @travlandleisure) fuses expert reporting on culture, food, style, and design with stunning photography, transporting readers to the places—and the travel experiences—that matter now. T+L, the monthly title from American Express Publishing and the long-standing authority in its field, has the largest audience of any travel magazine and is an indispensable guide for global nomads. TRAVEL + LEISURE has a network of international editions, including Travel + Leisure Mexico, Travel + Leisure Turkey, Travel + Leisure China, Travel + Leisure South Asia, and Travel + Leisure Southeast Asia.