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FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen

Aspen, Colorado
June 15-17, 2018

Registration Information

Please call 877-900-WINE, (877-900-9463) if you have any questions. (outside the U.S., 970-925-9000), email sasinfo@aspensnowmass.com or click on the below button to register online.

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Course Selection

Course selection is now available for select classes. For more information please call 877-900-WINE (877-900-9463) (outside the U.S., 970-925-9000), email sasinfo@aspensnowmass.com to request courses.

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Trade Course Selection


Event Description

Join celebrity chefs, renowned winemakers, and epicurean insiders for the culinary world’s most spectacular weekend, June 15-17, 2018. The FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen is America’s premier culinary event. It consists of three incomparable days of cooking demonstrations, wine tastings and panel discussions by world-class chefs and wine experts.

2018 Pricing

FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen Prices

* Sales Tax of $10 per pass will be added to pass purchase.

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American Express Trade Program

Developed for the professionals who shape the world of hospitality, the American Express Restaurant Trade Program brings together chefs, restaurant operators and leading industry professionals for a two-day program offering tangible takeaways, insights, and networking opportunities with industry experts. In addition, this year will include a third Private Grand Tasting. American Express® Restaurant Trade Program tickets are available for purchase by American Express Merchants only.

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Consumer Passes

This pass provides access to cooking demonstrations, wine tastings, and the Grand Tasting Pavilion throughout the 3 days of the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen.  

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Grow for Good Pass

FOOD & WINE will continue its efforts to raise funds and awareness for Grow for Good, our national initiative dedicated to supporting local farms and encouraging sustainable agriculture, benefitting Wholesome Wave. FOOD & WINE is again offering a limited number of Grow for Good Passes at $4,000 per pass. Along with all consumer pass benefits, each Grow for Good Pass will include the following:

  • FOOD & WINE will donate $1,000 from each pass sold directly to Wholesome Wave
  • Invitation to the Classic Welcome Reception
  • Tickets to FOOD & WINE evening event
  • VIP access to seminars and Grand Tastings

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Last Call Party presented by American Express

Date: Friday, June 15
Time: 10:00pm-1:00am
Location: Aspen Kitchen
Price: $150

Description: Food & Wine is hosting a late-night party with celebrity chef hosts at the 2018 Classic exclusively for American Express Card Members. The party will take place on the evening of Friday, June 15 at Aspen Kitchen and will feature late night Asian BBQ from Aaron Franklin, of Franklin’s BBQ and Tyson Cole, of Uchi/Uchiko in Austin, TX. The menu will be a preview of their highly anticipated restaurant collaboration, Loro, an Asian Smokehouse concept, opening in Austin in 2018. The party will also feature innovative cocktails and delicious wines.

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FOOD & WINE Best New Chefs 30th Anniversary Dinner

Date: Saturday, June 16, 2018
Time: Arrive at the Gondola Plaza at The Little Nell at 7:00pm
Location: Sundeck at the Top of Aspen Mountain
Price: $400
Description: Each year, Food & Wine editors anonymously tour the country to uncover America's most brilliant up-and-coming chefs in search of the latest class of Food & Wine’s Best New Chefs. ​The program has launched the careers of some of the worlds most esteemed chefs from Tom Colicchio to David Chang. In 2018, Best New Chefs will be entering its 30th year. To celebrate, F&W will bring the tradition to the top of Aspen Mountain on Saturday night of the Classic weekend for an unforgettable dining experience. Enjoy delicious dishes from Best New Chef alumni including Hugh Acheson (BNC 2002), Stephanie Izard (BNC 2011), Rocco DiSpirito (BNC 1999), incredible wine from Chateau D’Esclans, and an unparalleled view.

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Farewell Feast: F&W Restaurants of the Year

Date: Sunday, June 17
Time: 11:00am-1:00pm
Location: Hotel Jerome
Price: $150
Description: Each year, Food & Wine editors embark on an epic year-long road trip, traveling the country in search of America’s most exciting, important, and delicious new restaurants. The May 2018 issue of Food & Wine will reveal this exceptional list, and then they will join us in Aspen to create a once-in-a-lifetime walk-around tasting brunch experience for Classic guests. Classic attendees will have the opportunity to try dishes from these 10 intriguing restaurants on Sunday, June 17 at the historic Hotel Jerome. Previous honorees include Olmsted in Brooklyn, NY, June’s All Day in Austin, TX and Le Coucou in New York, NY.

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