Dining: eat! BRUSSELS, drink! BORDEAUX festival


Some twenty Brussels chefs and 50 wine producers and dealers will be showcased at this annual festival dedicated to dining and wining.

From 7 to 10 September this year, Brussels Park will once again serve as the setting for the eat! Brussels, drink! Bordeaux festival. Twenty Brussels chefs will slave over their stoves to share their signature dishes with the public. Fifty Bordeaux wine growers and sellers will also be on hand to provide the accompaniment for these delicious foods. They will offer the optimal wine pairings to complement the chefs’ dishes.

For its sixth edition, the eat! Brussels, drink! Bordeaux Festival has once again invited a selection of Brussels’ best chefs to the heart of Brussels Park. The sixth edition has its fair share of new offerings, including:

– Restaurant offerings are expanding
– A central “square” will be set up right at the heart of the festival grounds.
– This year, the eat! Awards are making their debut.
– In this latest edition, several pastry chefs will complement the event menu with dessert plate suggestions.
– The Ecole du Vin de Bordeaux invites amateurs to discover new wine workshops that focus on patisserie and chocolate.
– The Tchin Vittel! space will offer cooking workshops to visitors.
– Twenty great chefs

Several pastry chefs will enhance the festival’s menu. They will offer sweets aficionados delicious desserts by the plate at the special price of €9.

Vins de Bordeaux, the festival’s essential partners, are coming together once again on this journey through fine cuisine. For the occasion, nearly 50 Bordeaux wine growers and merchants will meet in Brussels to reveal the history and secrets of their wine.

These elegant and unique wines, the fruits of the meticulous blending of several grape varieties, will thrill the public’s taste buds. It’s a singular chance to discover the new Bordeaux reds, fresh and fruity, the dry whites, the rosés, the clairets and the sweet wines that can be paired with all cuisine, whether simple or refined. A wine pairing carefully selected for the occasion will also be offered for each dish, sweet or savoury, presented at the festival.

For the second year running, the Bordeaux pavilion will present the 2017 selection of Bordeaux wines chosen by a panel of Belgian wine and gastronomy professionals. These wines, selling for €4 to €25 are all available in Belgium. eat! Brussels, drink! Bordeaux will be the only opportunity to sample the sumptuousness of this 2017 selection. The Ecole du Vin de Bordeaux pavilion will once again be on hand to conduct a variety of workshops for Wine Pass holders.

You can discover all the Chefs in attendance and much more on the website.

More information available at www.eat.brussels