Sunday, April 10, 2016

2nd Annual Savor CT at the Connecticut Convention Center

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Savor CT in Hartford at the CT Convention Center

This weekend marked the 2nd Annual Savor CT, a three-day celebration of wine, food, and spirits, at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, CT.

This event featured some of the world’s finest spirits, premier wines, craft beers and artisan food. Sponsored by Foxwoods Resort Casino, Savor CT is truly a food and beverage nirvana!

The Savor Grand Tasting also showcased some top talent in the culinary industry including Savor's host, Robert Irvine, host of Restaurant: Impossible on Food Network, James Beard nominee Chef Elizabeth Falkner, and Mary Ann Esposito, star of PBS's Ciao Italia. In addition, regional chefs, celebrities in their own right, were on hand giving demos or representing their local restaurants.

The Grand Tasting was all-inclusive and we were able to sample some amazing dishes, wines, craft beers and spirits.

In addition we got to see a wide array of chefs demonstrate some of their signature recipes and share some of their best tips and hints! Robert Irvine was his usual funny self,  and Mary Ann Esposito is as warm and welcoming in person as she is on television.

On Saturday evening we attended the Savor in Style Charity Gala, hosted by Robert Irvine, where we were able to experience some of the best of the best! Most items, including desserts, included suggested pairings!

We had such a great time at Savor and we are already looking forward to Savor III! As soon as dates and times are announced we'll be sure to share the news with you!

For more information visit Savor at

Savor Gives Back: Savor is a proud supporter of the Robert Irvine Foundation, a not-for-profit organization that honors the men and women defending our country.
About the Connecticut Convention Center: This venue boasts a dramatic riverfront setting overlooking the beautiful Connecticut River at Adriaen’s Landing. The Convention Center is Connecticut’s premier meeting venue and the largest full-service convention facility between New York and Boston also features exceptional highway access at the crossroads of New England, where Interstates 84 and 91 meet.

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Disclaimer: I was invited to Savor by members of the event's management and marketing staff, however all views and opinions are my own.


  1. Everything looked delicious and so did that Robert Irvine! HeeHee

    1. I was so surprised at how warm and engaging he is! Don't let that cantankerous nature on TV fool you, he's such a genuine sweetie at heart!

  2. Great to see and spend some time with you this weekend!

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