Vision & Objectives

To Gain National Recognition as a leading, creative, not-for-profit food, global wine and spirits festival that benefits non-profit arts organizations.

To Promote Civic Welfare by supporting deserving not-for-profit arts organizations in Albany, NY through annual monetary donations from festival net income.

To Link Sponsors and Exhibitors with one of the fastest growing, high-quality food & wine festivals; while providing exceptional networking opportunities for their company products to consumers.

To Educate Consumers through a variety of food, global wine and spirit seminars on healthy choices, organic and sustainable agriculture, creative pairings, and professional resources.

To Provide a Mentoring Program and internships for culinary students at area colleges to train with the Festival Chefs in all phases food preparation and presentation.

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