The 59th Annual Artichoke Food & Wine Festival Will Showcase Talents of Some of the Top Chefs in Monterey County

CASTROVILLE, CA. – Some of the best chefs in Monterey County will be showcasing their culinary talents at the 59th annual Artichoke Food & Wine Festival, set for Saturday and Sunday June 2-3, 2018, at the Monterey County Fair & Event Center.

All chef demonstrations will be held on the Chef Demo Stage at the festival and are free with admission to the festival.

SATURDAY, JUNE 2
10:30 a.m. Pat Hopper — Artichoke ABC’s
11:15 a.m. Butch Francis — Cowboy Sausage
12 p.m. Estevan Jiminez — Rancho Cielo Culinary Arts
12:45 p.m. Dyon Foster — Chef’s Palette Spice Rubs
1:30 p.m. Chris Vacca — Hyatt Carmel Highlands
2:15 p.m. Paul Blackerby — Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa
3:00 p.m. Pat Hopper — Artichoke ABC’s

SUNDAY, JUNE 3
12:45 p.m. Dyon Foster — Chef’s Palette Spice Rubs
1:45 p.m. Chris Vacca — Hyatt Carmel Highlands
2:45 p.m. Estevan Jiminez — Rancho Cielo Culinary Arts
3:15 p.m. Pat Hopper — Artichoke ABC’s

In addition to the chef demos, festival attendees will enjoy fresh artichoke food delicacies, a beer, wine and spirits garden, live entertainment, field tours and more during the two-day event. The Monterey County Fair & Event Center is located at 2004 Fairground Road in Monterey.