Save the Date for the Houston West Chamber of Commerce "Zest in the West Food & Wine Zestval"

Coming to Château Crystale, Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Style Magazine Newswire | 6/28/2016, 5:02 p.m.
The Ninth Annual Zest in the West Food & Wine Zestival is coming to Houston on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 ...

HOUSTON – June 27, 2016 – The Ninth Annual Zest in the West Food & Wine Zestival is coming to Houston on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 to Château Crystale, and is the Houston West Chamber of Commerce’s most popular event. Zest in the West is presented by Kroger and produced annually by Food & Vine Time Productions.

Several hundred people attend Zest in the West each year to sample gourmet food, wine and beer from some of the top beverage vendors and restaurants in the area. Fan favorite activities include a food tasting competition, a wine pull – where attendees can participate in a wine bottle drawing – and a live auction. Proceeds from Zest in the West will benefit the West Houston Leadership Institute.

This year’s guest judges include: Emmy award-winning journalist Tanji Patton, wine writer, educator and blogger Jeremy Parzen, food and travel journalist Mai Pham, Houston Press food editor Phaedra Cook, and local Houston Zagat editor Michael Riccetti.

Restaurants and food vendors confirmed to participate so far include:

· Bundt Cake-A-Holic

· Carmelo’s Italiano Restaurant

· El Tiempo Cantina

· Kroger

· Nirvana

· Radio Milano

· Seasons 52

· Sullivan’s Steakhouse

To get more information about Zest in the West, contact the Houston West Chamber of Commerce at (713) 785-4922 or visit www.hwcoc.org. Additional event information can be found at http://www.zestinthewest.com/Home.shtml.