Sun WineFest 2011 Announces Celebrity Chefs And Winemakers Featuring Bobby Flay, Todd English, Jasper White, Robert Irvine, Ben Ford and Chris Schlesinger


Weekend filled with spectacular culinary events and celebrity chef appearances
Sun WineFest 2011’s lineup of celebrity chefs and winemakers will feature top personalities in both industries at Mohegan Sun on Friday, January 28th ; Saturday, January 29th and Sunday, January 30th. Celebrity chefs in attendance will include: Bobby Flay of Bar Americain and Bobby’s Burger Palace, Todd English of Todd English’s Tuscany and Jasper White of Jasper White’s Summer Shack and Summer Shack Express, all located at Mohegan Sun, along with chefs Robert Irvine, Govind Armstrong, Ben Ford, Donatella Arpaia, Jimmy Burke, Andy Husbands, Betty Fraser, Michael Ginor, Kim Canteenwalla, Christina Pirello, Douglas Rodriguez, Ihsan Gurdal, Chris Schlesinger, Jacques Torres, Marcela Valladolid, Peter Mondavi, Jr. and Michael Martini. Mohegan Sun Executive Pastry Chef and Guinness World Record Holder for World’s Largest Wedding Cake Lynn Mansel and his exceptional culinary team will also take part in the weekend events. 
Chefs Todd English, Marcela Valladolid, Betty Fraser, Robert Irvine, Jacques Torres, Govind Armstrong, Donatella Arpaia, and Douglas Rodriguez will participate in live demonstrations throughout the day during the Grand Tasting on Saturday and Sunday from 12:00pm to 5:00pm as well as in the Celebrity Chef Dine Around on Saturday at 7:30pm where they will be joined by the full lineup of celebrity chefs.
The Celebrity Chef Dine Around features an unrivaled epicurean feast prepared by world-renowned chefs and accompanied by superb libations including fine wines and smooth spirits.  Guests will have the opportunity to meet the chefs, winemakers and spirit producers.  Elaborate dessert displays presented by Chocolatier Jacques Torres and Mohegan Sun’s Executive Pastry Chef Lynn Mansel will be complimented with the exceptional collection of Hennessy Cognacs.
Tickets for the Grand Tasting, Elite Cru Tasting, Celebrity Chef Dine Around, Whiskey & Bourbon Tasting and Bubbles & Bon Bons may be purchased online at,, over the phone at 1.800.745.3000 or in-person at Mohegan Sun’s Box Office. 
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Sun WineFest 2011 is a production of Cirilli Associates LLC, a Connecticut-based marketing firm that specializes in event concepts, event production, and customized marketing and sponsorship programs.
Mohegan Sun, owned by the Mohegan Tribe, is one of the largest, most distinctive and spectacular entertainment, gaming, shopping and meeting destinations in the United States.  Situated on 240 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country.  More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting