August 10, 2022

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Cooking is a hobby

Hey Stamford! Food Festival boasts cooking demos by celeb chefs

STAMFORD — The Hey Stamford! Foods Pageant will be back at Mill River Park in August, with demonstrations by two superstar chefs and songs performances by Flo Rida and DJ Pauly D.

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

Cooks Todd English and Aaron May will direct cooking demos during the initially weekend. A “soon-to-be declared roster of nicely-recognised chef friends” will be part of them, providing cooking presentations and interacting with festival-goers, in accordance to a launch.

Might is the govt chef and culinary director at Bullseye Event Team as nicely as a choose on various Food Network exhibits. English has established a well-recognized model and manufactured his have demonstrate for PBS. Previously this yr, the English Hospitality Group — English’s joint enterprise with entrepreneur Keith Burkard — announced options to open up a foodstuff corridor and artwork exhibition at Stamford City Heart by early 2024.

“It is an honor to welcome these kinds of incredible culinary expertise to our expanding celebration this 12 months,” P.J. Kennedy, the founder of the Hey Stamford! blog site and co-producer of the fest, reported in the release. “With the Todd English Food items Corridor building its way to our city, we are thrilled to be able to show Todd and Aaron how terrific our Stamford group is.”

Also throughout the initial weekend, DJ Pauly D will accomplish Saturday evening. Resurrection – A Journey Tribute will hit the stage Sunday.


Flo Rida will be up Saturday for the duration of the second weekend. The following day, Vanilla Ice, Rob Foundation, All-4-1, Young MC and Kid ‘n Perform will carry out as section of the “I Really like the 90’s Tour.”

Numerous food stuff distributors will be promoting their fare all through both equally weekends.

In addition, drinks will be served at a beer yard on each Thursdays. On Fridays, the competition will have meals, are living audio and “activities for the overall family members,” according to the launch.

“With anything from the stay overall performance lineup to the escalating number of food offerings, it is a fantastic healthy for two wonderful chefs such as Todd and Aaron to occur on board and lend their culinary skills to the 2022 Hey Stamford! Food Pageant,” Ilario Altamura, Parachute Concerts’ president and pageant co-producer, explained in the launch.

Tickets for the two weekends of activities can be bought online at https://heystamfordfoodfest.com/. Tickets will also be bought at the door, but only hard cash will be acknowledged. Young children less than 10 decades old will be in a position to enter for no cost.

Incorporates prior reporting by employees author Leeanne Griffin.

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