ZestFest

Sunday, Jan 26, 2020 at 10:00am

Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas
500 West Las Colinas Boulevard
Irving, TX 75039

Anyone who appreciates the hotter things in life is invited to indulge in a fiery food experience as ZestFest brings together the spiciest exhibitors and products from around the country for one sizzling weekend.? ZestFest is the ultimate party for bold and flavorful food enthusiasts. Produced by Spicy Food Productions and taking place in Irving, Texas, ?ZestFest will be action-packed! Cooking demos by celebrity chefs, live music, interactive contests and thousands of bold food samples will make the zestiest weekend of the year!

ZestFest is one of the largest events in the country that showcases the zestiest products on the market. From ‘mom & pop’ brands to industry leaders, ZestFest provides an opportunity for companies to put their wares in front of not only the consumer, but also those in the industry, including retail buyers and restaurants. In addition to the plethora of zesty products available for sampling, ZestFest offers a wide range of entertainment throughout the 3-day event.

The main stage celebrity cooking demonstrations allow guests to ask questions and get tips from the region’s most renowned chefs. Top chefs returning this year include Jon Bonnell, of Bonnell’s Fine Texas Cuisine and Buffalo Brothers, and Eddie Deen.

Visitors can watch fierce competition between gastronomic rivals or prove their gusto by participating in Wingstop’s Atomic wing eating contest, which is returning this year, or the jalapeño eating contest. From live music to food competitions, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Admission to the event includes tastings, beer and liquor sampling, entertainment, as well as all the cooking demonstrations. Tickets will be available at the door.

Chef Demonstration Schedule:

10:00am: Peoples Preference Awards
11:00am: Shaun O’Neale
12:00pm: Jon Bonell
1:00pm: Pucker **** Jalapeno Eating Contest
2:00pm: Monti Carlo
3:00pm: Chris Perez
4:00pm: Eddie Deen

Tickets:

Friday: $15  
Sat and Sunday: $16
Children under 10 are free

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