Sun Wine & Food Fest Kicks-off With “Boston Brews & Bites” on January 24th with Special Guests, Pedro Martinez, Paul Pierce, Ray Bourque & Willie McGinest

Guests can enjoy beer from Boston Beer Company, learn from Boston’s most talented chefs and eat some delicious food

UNCASVILLE, CT (December 6, 2018) – Sun Wine & Food Fest is just around the corner and with that, Mohegan Sun is excited to announce a very special opening night event: Boston Brews & Bites. The event will feature some of Boston’s greatest athletes as Pedro Martinez, Paul Pierce, Ray Bourque & Willie McGinest will interact with fans and team up with some of Boston’s best Chef’s, which will include Nick Calias, Chris Coombs, Jason Santos, Will Gilson, Robert Sisca & Mike Fucci, to prepare their favorite twist on tailgating foods!

When & Where: 7:00pm – 9:00pm on Thursday, January 24th in the Earth Ballroom located in the Earth Expo & Convention Center at Mohegan Sun.

Tickets: $125.00 and go on sale Friday, December 7th at 10:00am at the Mohegan Sun Box Office and

Who:  Pedro Martinez (Hall of Fame MLB Pitcher, Red Sox World Series Champion in 2004) |Paul Pierce (All-time great Small Forward who played for the Boston Celtics from 1998 – 2013, winning a title in 2008) | Ray Bourque (Hall of Fame hockey player played most of his 20 plus year career with the Boston Bruins; considered one of the greatest hockey defense-man in NHL history) | Willie McGinest (Former NFL Linebacker who was a two-time pro-bowler and three-time champion with the New England Patriots.

Nick Calias (Award-winning Executive Chef at The Colonnade Hotel in Boston) | Chris Coombs (A Forbes “30 Under 30” honoree as well as Owner & Executive Chef for Boston Urban Hospitality) | Jason Santos (Celebrity Chef & Restaurateur, owner of Citrus & Salt; appeared on the TV show Bar Rescue in 2016) | Will Gilson (Chef & Co-owner of the popular Cambridge, MA restaurant, Puritan & Company)  |Robert Sisca (Executive Chef at one of Boston’s best dining destinations, Bistro du Midi| Mike Fucci (Chef/Owner of Chef Mike’s Catering & former winner of the cooking show, Cutthroat Kitchen on the Food Network).

In Detail: Admission to Boston Brews & Bites includes complimentary food, beer pairings and specialty drinks. Participating chefs and athletes will team up to prepare their favorite tailgating snacks that will be open to all guests during the mini dine around. Boston Beer Company will be the exclusive beer to be featured at the event. Dancing and entertainment will be provided by Boston-based band “Legends Of Summer.”

*Please note that autographs and/or memorabilia are not permitted at this event.

For further details on all things Sun Wine & Food Fest 2019, including the Grand Tasting, Bourbon Tasting, Vintage Cru, Celebrity Chef Dine Around and so much more across the four-day festival & it’s associated event packages, visit SWFF!

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