The 4th annual Aruba Wine, Food & Art Festival, at the Westin

Jorge & Frans

PROGRAM: 4th Annual Aruba Wine, Food & Art Festival

Thursday, May 22nd, 2008 Wine & Food Tasting & Art Exhibition, 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.

All You Can Sip & Eat with Executive Chef Gerard Coste and the Westin Aruba Resort Culinary Team in the Grand Ballroom

Open to the public, tickets at the door General admission $35 per person includes a souvenir wine glass

Sample more than 60 varieties of wine by the glass from the USA, Italy, France, Australia, Chile & Argentina, in collaboration with the island’s liquor purveyors: Aruba Trading Company, PepiaEst, Romar Trading, Playa Liquor, Licores Aruba, the Wine Barrel and Arion Wine Company. Musical entertainment by the Daniel Aguirre Jazz Band.

Grand Opening of Art Exhibit & Sale:

Aruba’s artist community will be presenting the 4th annual exhibition, curated by Gilbert Senchi of the Mar Azul Gallery.

Friday, May 23rd, 2008Trade Fair, in the Grand Ballroom, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., organized by local & international Wine & Liquor Purveyors in honor of their clients. By invitation only.

Art exhibit available for viewing and sale, all day.

Aruba Taste and Tales Cookbook dinner, special invitation to Rosenblum Winery.

Five Course dinner with top chefs from Aruba, live exhibition kitchen, Cabaret Royal Room. Open to the public, $120 per person, autographed cookbook included.

Saturday, May 24th, 2008

Art exhibit available for viewing and sale, all day.

Capturing the Champagne Sparkle, 7 p.m. – midnight

A Gala Affair in the Palm Beach Ballroom, with exceptionally elegant cuisine offered by invited Celebrity Chefs, paired with Moët & Chandon and Dom Pérignon champagne, featuring a 5-course menu.

Art & Wine Auction

Coffee Lounge with Grand Marnier Liquor & Hennessy Cognacs

Tickets are available at The Westin Aruba Resort, concierge desk, during the week. Dinner: $140 p.p. Valet Parking available

Sponsors and partners: The Westin Aruba Resort

Local & International liquor purveyors:

Aruba Trading Company, PepiaEst, Romar Trading, Playa Liquor, Licores Aruba, the Wine Barrel and Arion Wine Company. Important wineries from the US. Food purveyors: Caribbean Overseas NV and Frasa NV, Aruba’s Chef’s, the US Poultry Federation, the US Meat Export Federation, the Buckhead Beef Company.