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Welcome To Wine & Food Week 2013
--- The Raddest Wine & Food Week Ever!

Wizard Gourmet
The Retro Rad Chef
Food Network Star Contestant

What do you get when you mix down-home values with quirky up-town flair and a solid culinary education? A deliciously unique personality -- Emily Ellyn.

Emily Ellyn is the Home Ec teacher you always wanted and never had! She takes the retro, remixes it and makes it rad. She urges everyone to dig through their mom's recipe boxes, dust off their pressure cookers and crock pots, and take the old and make it new through retro recipe re-do! Emily Ellyn currently divides her time between finishing her Ph.D. in Food Service Education, teaching food and beverage classes, doing consulting work and developing her Retro Rad culinary TV career after competing on The Food Network's "Next Food Network Star."

Follow her on www.EmilyEllyn.com where she is continually cooking up projects like new cooking calendar featuring recipes, cooking techniques and more!

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Wine Wizard
Master of Ceremonies
Master of Wine, Author, Teacher & Consultant

Tim Hanni, one of the 1st two Americans to earn the title Master of Wine, is the author of "Why You Like the Wines You Like; Changing the way the world things about wine."   This paradigm-changing book focuses on expanding wine enjoyment by fostering better communications and eliminating wine and consumer myths.

Hailed by The Walk Street Journal as "The Wine Anti-Snob," Tim is an innovator, researcher and renegade and a relentless crusader against wine snobbery. Hanni is currently a member of the Executive Council of the Institute of Masters of Wine in London and the Board of Directors of the Institute of Masters of Wine North America. He is on faculty at Sonoma State University's Wine Business Institute.

Tim's innovations influenced the wine and restaurant business when he developed the Progressive List.

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See our video from Wine & Food Week 2012


Get Your Rad On at The Big Three ... (don't forget your cat eye glasses)

H-E-B Wine Walk at Market Street
Thursday,  June 6, 2013  |  5:30pm til 8:30pm
H-E-B Signatures Market Street - The Woodlands  Mix 96.5     

Guys - Slick back your hair and step out in style. 
Ladies - toss your tresses high, put on the cat eye glasses of yester-year, grab your favorite pals and step into a time warp.  The Wine Walk is bustling with happy guests enjoying wines from around the world, live Chef demonstrations, interactive entertainment and live music. Stroll in and out of shops as  participating retailers welcome wine industry representatives featuring their selections as attendees shop, sip and stroll. Visit Author and Artist Alley as guests share their talents. Bid on auction items to benefit the John Cooper School Signature Series literary education and outreach efforts. And share a great time in a casual and fun environment!

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Sips, Suds & Sliders presented by The Woodlands Mall Sips, Suds & Sliders presented by The Woodlands Mall
Friday,  June 7, 2013  |  5:30pm til 9:30pm
The Woodlands Mall GreatBrewers.com

A perfect summer evening .... is there anything better than the smell of meat searing on the grill?  What if that meat is being prepared by some of the best chefs in the area competing for the judges' vote to win the Shining Slider Award!  Knock down those sliders with wines and ice cold specialty brewskis at this fun, casual event at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott. Live music serenades guests enjoying Wines or Suds with their sliders.

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Wine Rendezvous Grand Tasting & Chef Showcase presented by Capital One Bank Wine Rendezvous Grand Tasting & Chef Showcase presented by Capital One Bank
Saturday,  June 8, 2013  |  7:00pm til 10:00pm
Capital One    

Riveting!  Relish in the Raddest of "What's old is new again" in uncompromising splendor.  Cutting edge talent and the golden age of glam await you at Wine & Food Week's premiere event - tabbed as one of the most spectacular wine and culinary events in the country.  50 Chefs vying for the coveted Waterford Crystal Chef of Chefs Award and $5,000 cash prize.  The Grand Tasting is a culinary extravaganza of resplendent abundance!  You'll enjoy Chef demonstrations, over 500 wines, 50 restaurants with focus on sustainable & local foods. Start your experience at the Capital One Bank Champagne Gazebo.  Visit the Club at Carlton Woods Club Room.  Three hours is hardly enough time for such much enjoyment.  A silent auction benefits Swing for a Cure .

Upgrade your experience to the Land Rover VIP Premium Lounge featuring créme de la créme wine selections for discerning palettes, keepsake stemware and valet parking at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott.

Finish a fabulous evening on a sweet note in the Xfinity Just Desserts Zone with desserts by renowned Pastry Chefs vying for the "Just Desserts" Award.   Enjoy selections of confectionary perfection - more rad than your Mama's fanciest dessert ever!  Step out in your most glamorous classic attire for an evening you'll l never forget.           

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Food & Vine Time Productions
13518 N. Tracewood Bend
Houston, Texas 77077

(713) 557-5732 Office
(713) 481-9831 Fax




"Wine and Food Week in Houston is the greatest. It brings together wonderful people, wonderful food, and naturally wonderful wine. There’s something for everyone from wine beginners to the most sophisticated palate. Every year there seems to be something new, so it’s never the same and never boring. Best of all is that laid back Texas style. Wine and Food Week is the Premier Grand Cru of wine events."

George M. Taber
Author, Judgement of Paris

"From top local and world-renown chefs to top winemakers, winery owners and wine writers, all of whom make themselves generally available for questions and autographs in addition to their tastings, cooking demonstrations, etc. This is one of the most enjoyable wine events in the country."

Denman Moody
Wine Writer

"Participating in Houston at the Wine and Food Week in The Woodlands was a great way of promoting my restaurant, a week after returning from Houston we were glad to serve a group of people that traveled to Boston and had seen us at the Grand Tasting"

Jose Duarte
Executive Chef, Taranta