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Online reservations now available for WSRE’s Wine & Food Classic

Posted by Mary Riker on

Fans will have the opportunity to meet PBS celebrity chef Sara Moulton

Pensacola, Fla., Aug. 21, 2018 — The WSRE-TV Foundation has readied the sails for this year’s “Pirates, Pinot & Pearls” 30th Wine & Food Classic, taking place Oct. 19 through Oct. 21 with venues on Pensacola Beach and in downtown Pensacola. Online reservations are new this year and now available at wsre.org/wineandfood.

This annual fundraising weekend is a longtime favorite of local foodies and supports the mission of WSRE to positively impact communities through education, entertainment and engagement.

Admission is $50 for the Walkabout Tasting, featuring local chefs on the beachside lawn of the Hilton Pensacola Beach, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19.

Admission is $150 for the Celebrity Chef Dinner in the Hilton’s ballroom on Saturday, Oct. 20. Cocktails will be served at 5:15 p.m.; dinner will be served at 6 p.m.; and a live auction will cap off the evening.

Celebrity chef Sara Moulton, star of “Sara’s Weeknight Meals” on PBS, will be in attendance for all events during the Wine & Food Classic weekend and will speak during Saturday’s dinner.

On Sunday, Moulton will greet fans and sign copies of her latest cookbook, “Sara Moulton’s Home Cooking 101,” at So Gourmet & Kitchenry. Admission to the book signing is free; however, reservations are requested. Books can be ordered in advance through the reservation process.

A Bodacious Family of Shops is presenting sponsor of the Wine & Food Classic weekend; Polonza Bistro is sponsor of this year’s celebrity chef; and Jeweler’s Trade Shop is sponsor of a VIP reception to be held for event sponsors.

Along with reservations, event and sponsorship details are available at wsre.org/wineandfood. Call 850-484-1054 to learn more.

About Chef Sara Moulton

When Sara Moulton kicked off her seventh season as host of public television’s “Sara’s Weeknight Meals” in September 2017, it was the latest milestone in a storied career that stretches back more than 30 years. Moulton’s TV career began as a young protégée of Julia Child on the set of “Julia Child & More Company” on PBS and later on “Good Morning America,” where she in time became food editor. She was a central personality on the Food Network during its first decade, and is now herself a star on PBS. She was also co-founder of the New York Women’s Culinary Alliance and executive chef of Gourmet magazine.

Moulton is the author of several cookbooks including “Sara Moulton Cooks at Home” (2002), “Sara’s Secrets for Weeknight Meals” (2005), “Sara Moulton’s Everyday Family Dinners” (2010) and “Sara Moulton’s Home Cooking 101: How to Make Everything Taste Better” (2016). She appears weekly on Chris Kimball’s “Milk Street Radio” and is also the author of the Associated Press column, “Kitchen Wise,” and the monthly Washington Post column, “Sunday Suppers.” A teacher at heart, Moulton’s mission has remained the same for decades — to help the home cook land a tasty dinner on the table every night.

“Sara’s Weeknight Meals” currently airs on WSRE Create (Channel 23.3) Mondays and Fridays at 6:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 12 p.m. Starting Sept. 8, the show will air on WSRE’s main channel (23.1) Saturdays at 10:30 a.m.

Media Contact:
Mary Riker
mriker@wsre.org