The inaugural food, wine and entertainment celebration, OC Tastefest presented by Ramekins Culinary School. The culinary festival will take place on Friday, May 4 and Saturday, May 5 at the OC Fair and Event Center in Costa Mesa. The two-day event, presented in conjunction with OC Marathon, will showcase the global diversity of cuisine and culture in Orange County.
25 local restaurants offering samples of classic menu favorites and seasonal dishes. Participating restaurants include House of Big Fish, Marrakesh, Salt Creek Grille, Ten Asian Bistro, Wahoo’s Fish Taco, Slater’s 50/50 and many more.
Saturday May 5 presents a Celebrity Chef Challenge where star chefs and TV personalities will judge six challenger chefs in a culinary competition of healthy, raw, sustainable, citrus and chocolate inspiration.
May 4 and 5 welcomes live performances by Steely Dan tribute artist Pretzel Logic, 80’s sensation Flashback Heart Attack and many more.
Tickets are available online now at http://octastefest.com
2012 OC Tastefest
Dates and Times:
Friday, May 4: 5 to 11 p.m.
Saturday, May 5: 1 to 10 p.m.
Sunday, May 6: OC Marathon, Half Marathon and Wahoo’s 5k
OC Fair and Event Center, 88 Fair Dr., Costa Mesa, CA