The Westin Aruba Resort Hosts Wine Connoisseurs, Food Enthusiasts and Art Aficionados During Aruba’s Sixth Annual Wine, Food & Art Festival Three Day Festival Includes Art Exhibitions, Wine Tastings, Renowned Chefs and Continuous Entertainment

This three-day festival will include live musical entertainment, art exhibitions, exceptionally elegant cuisine offered by renowned chefs, local and international liquor purveyors and wineries represented by six different countries. In addition, Aruba’s artist community will present the fourth annual exhibition, curated by Jan van Straaten of the Westin Aruba Art Gallery. The Daniel Aguirre Jazz Band will provide the musical entertainment.

“The Westin Aruba Resort is delighted to host Aruba’s Wine, Food & Art Festival for the sixth year in a row,” said Richard Roy, General Manager, The Westin Resort Aruba. “It is an honor to be a part of this cultural event which celebrates local artwork, delectable cuisine, island music and premium international wines and liquors.”

During the final day of the festival, guests can delight their taste buds by sampling a sophisticated five-course menu created by the invited celebrity chefs. The meal will pair perfectly with Moët & Chandon and Dom Pérignon champagnes.

Additional information on the Aruba Wine, Food & Art Festival is as follows:

Thursday, June 3, 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.:

Wine & Food Tasting & Art Exhibition

Best chef competition. A special dinner will be served in Pago Pago by Aruba’s top chefs. Each chef will prepare a signature course and pair it with a special wine selection. An award will be given at the end of the evening to the chef presenting the “People Choice” dish. Tickets are available at The Westin Aruba Resort concierge desk during the week for $85 per person.

Friday, June 4, 7:00 pm. – 11:00 p.m.:

Wine & Food Tasting & Art Exhibition

This all you care to drink and eat event is hosted by Chef Matt Boland and the Westin Aruba Resort Culinary Team. Aruba’s artist community will present the fourth annual exhibition, curated by Jan van Straaten of the Westin Aruba Art Gallery. Guests are encouraged to sample more than 60 varieties of wine by the glass from the USA, Italy, France, Australia, Chile and Argentina, in collaboration with the island’s liquor purveyors.

The Daniel Aguirre Jazz Band will provide the entertainment throughout the event. General admission tickets are sold for $35 per person at the door.

Saturday, June 5, 7:00 p.m. – Midnight:

Capturing the Champagne Sparkle

The gala offers guests an exquisite five-course menu created by invited celebrity chefs, which will be paired with Moët & Chandon and Dom Pérignon champagnes. An art and wine auction will follow at the Coffee Lounge with Grand Marnier Liquor and Hennessy Cognacs. Tickets are available at The Westin Aruba Resort concierge desk during the week for $140 per person.