The 14th Anniversary Albany Chefs Food & Wine Festival Grand Gala will feature a reception followed by a five course culinary masterpiece prepared by prominent regional culinary powerhouses:

  • Chef Ric Orlando
  • Chef Yono Purnomo
  • Chef AJ Richard
  • Chef Elliot Vogel
  • Chef Ian O’Leary
  • Chef David Zuckerman
  • Chef Jaime Ortiz

The 2023 Grand Gala will be limited to 400 guests, and will feature a one of a kind culinary experience accompanied by popular wines provided by longtime Festival Partner, Empire Merchants North. 

Guests will enjoy a unique menu curated by Lead Chef, Jaime Ortiz, and his team of superbly talented Signature Chefs.  The Casino Royale themed evening will be further enhanced with dynamic arts exhibitions, performances and an exclusive live and silent auction – truly an event not to be missed!



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Empire Merchants North is the exclusive wine and spirots sponsor of the Albany Chefs’ Food & Wine Festival. Please drink responsibly.