Hey Stamford! Food Festival boasts cooking demos by celeb chefs

STAMFORD — The Hey Stamford! Food Pageant will be back at Mill River Park in August, with demonstrations by two celeb cooks and music performances by Flo Rida and DJ Pauly D.

The pageant will extend two weekends: Aug. 11 to 14 and Aug. 18 to 21.

Chefs Todd English and Aaron Could will guide cooking demos throughout the initial weekend. A “soon-to-be declared roster of perfectly-recognised chef friends” will be part of them, supplying cooking shows and interacting with competition-goers, in accordance to a release.

May possibly is the govt chef and culinary director at Bullseye Event Team as perfectly as a choose on various Food Network reveals. English has developed a well-acknowledged model and manufactured his have demonstrate for PBS. Earlier this calendar year, the English Hospitality Group — English’s joint enterprise with entrepreneur Keith Burkard — introduced strategies to open a food items hall and art exhibition at Stamford Town Center by early 2024.

“It is an honor to welcome these incredible culinary talent to our developing occasion this yr,” P.J. Kennedy, the founder of the Hey Stamford! weblog and co-producer of the fest, said in the launch. “With the Todd English Meals Hall earning its way to our metropolis, we are thrilled to be ready to exhibit Todd and Aaron how terrific our Stamford group is.”

Also for the duration of the first weekend, DJ Pauly D will perform Saturday evening. Resurrection – A Journey Tribute will strike the stage Sunday.

Flo Rida will be up Saturday all through the 2nd weekend. The adhering to working day, Vanilla Ice, Rob Base, All-4-One particular, Youthful MC and Kid ‘n Engage in will accomplish as portion of the “I Really like the 90’s Tour.”

Several food stuff vendors will be advertising their fare all through each weekends.

In addition, drinks will be served at a beer back garden on both of those Thursdays. On Fridays, the competition will have food stuff, dwell audio and “activities for the complete spouse and children,” in accordance to the release.