UNCASVILLE, CT (January 14, 2019) – Two of Country’s biggest stars, Martina McBride and Kimberly Schlapman of Little Big Town, team up with Food Network’s Anne Burrell to bring Southern charm to Sun Wine & Food Fest’s Sunday Brunch on January 27th from 11:00am – 2:00pm in the Uncas Ballroom. Guests will enjoy country brunch food while watching live demonstrations as Martina, Kimberly and Anne share their favorite recipes. A DJ set during brunch will be by Questlove, famous band front man and Southern cuisine connoisseur.
Tickets are $90.00 per person and on sale now via Ticketmaster at ticketmaster.com. Tickets are also available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office, subject to availability.
Questlove will also have a DJ set inside Avalon nightclub on Saturday, January 26th. Doors open at 9:00pm. For more information about Avalon’s cover charges, dress code and more, visit mohegansun.com.
ABOUT MARTINA MCBRIDE
Martina McBride is a multiple Grammy-nominated Country icon, whose incomparable vocals have kept her at the top of the charts garnering six No. 1 hits and 20 top 10 singles. Selling more than 18 million albums to date, McBride has earned 14 Gold, nine Platinum, three Double Platinum and two Triple Platinum certifications.
On October 30, 2018, Martina released her second cookbook, Martina’s Kitchen Mix: My Recipe Playlist for Real Life. The new collection includes nearly 300 pages of family recipes and new creations from her own kitchen. In 2014, McBride released her first book, Around the Table, a full-color illustrated collection of her favorite recipes, hosting tips, practical menu planning advice, and themed décor inspiration. Last year also saw the debut of McBride’s Food Network show, Martina’s Table. McBride shares recipes from her cookbooks, what life on the road is like, and hosts inspirational gatherings for friends and family. Martina’s Table can currently be seen on the Food Network every Sunday at 11:00am CST and through most streaming providers.
ABOUT KIMBERLY SCHLAPMAN
Kimberly Schlapman is a member of the GRAMMY, ACM, CMA, and AMA Award-winning group, Little Big Town, which also includes Phillip Sweet, Karen Fairchild and Jimi Westbrook. Little Big Town first entered the music scene more than 20 years ago with hits such as “Boondocks,” “Bring It On Home,” “Good As Gone,” and “Little White Church.” Little Big Town’s last studio album, The Breaker, debuted #1 on the Billboard Country Charts and Top 10 (No.4) on the Billboard 200 to critical acclaim, marking the group’s fourth Top 10 debut on the Billboard 200 chart. The band is currently in the studio working on a new album expected for release this year.
In the cooking space, Kimberly has hosted her own cooking show, Kimberly’s Simply Southern and has also released her first cookbook, OH GUSSIE! Cooking and Visiting in Kimberly’s Southern Kitchen. In the book, Kimberly shares delicious recipes and soul-stirring stories from her roots in the Appalachian foothills of north Georgia, her travels on tour with the band, and from the life she loves back home in country music’s capital. She has been seen as a chef or judge on TODAY show, Dr. Oz, The Chew, Pickler & Ben, The View, Beat Bobby Flay, and Chopped Junior.
ABOUT ANNE BURRELL
With her trademark spiky blonde hair and pumped-up personality, Anne Burrell has worked at some of the top restaurants in New York, studied the culinary landscape and traditions of Italy, and is a New York Times best-selling cookbook author. Burrell hosts Food Network’s Worst Cooks in America, a primetime show where she leads a team of hopeless home cooks from around the country through culinary boot camp. She also hosted Chef Wanted, Secrets of a Restaurant Chef, and starred in Next Iron Chef: Super Chefs.
Anne published her first cookbook, Cook Like a Rock Star, in 2011, which gives home cooks the confidence and support to be rock stars in their own kitchens. The cookbook earned a place on the New York Times Best-Seller List. Anne’s second cookbook, Own Your Kitchen: Recipes to Inspire and Empower, was released in October 2013. Burrell has been featured in Food & Wine, Food Network Magazine, People, and New York Times. She has been a guest on Good Morning America, The Talk, TODAY, and The Rachel Ray Show.
ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN:
Owned by Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, Mohegan Sun is one of the largest, most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the United States. Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is home to three unique casinos, 1,600 deluxe hotel rooms, 2 world-class spas, a golf course, over 90 shops, restaurants and bars as well as three award-winning entertainment venues including a 10,000-seat Arena. 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 mohegansun.com. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and Instagram @mohegansun, view us on YouTube and find us on Snapchat at username MoheganSun.
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