Boca Bacchanal Wine and Food Weekend was one of the first events I ever covered on Local Mom Scoop over 5 years ago.
This year BOCA BACCHANAL 2019 Wine and Food Weekend IS BACK AND IT’S BETTER THAN EVER as one of the most popular wine & food weekends in South Florida.
You can experence the entire weekend from April 4 – 6, 2019 at the Boca Raton Resort & Club.
Tickets are now on sale for the 17th annual Boca Bacchanal and the event is hosted by the Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum.
Boca Bacchanal brings together world-class chefs from all over the United States, and distinguished vintners from all over the world, who offer attendees the opportunity to enjoy scrumptious food and refreshing
Boca Bacchanal 2019 Events
Bubbles & Burgers – April 4, 2019
Bubbles & Burgers will kick-off Boca Bacchanal 2019 on Thursday, April 4th from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Boca Resort’s Beach Club.
Guests will be able to meet this year’s featured chefs and enjoy a delicious selection of gourmet burgers, along with a terrific selection of Champagnes and wines.
THE BURGER MENU
The enticing burger menu includes a ground sirloin burger with cabernet mushrooms, Sonoma Jack cheese on sourdough toast; a turkey burger with sharp cheddar and guacamole on a whole grain bun; a sliced tuna burger with wasabi mayo and Asian slaw on a Hawaiian potato roll; a
The Side Dishes
There will also be plenty of swell sides, such as truffle fries, mac & cheese, German potato salad, a Texas wedge, and sweet potato shoestrings, along with an array of toppings.
The Champagne and Wine Menu
Champagnes and wines, that will be served, include Champagne Taittinger; ZD Cuvee; Michele Chiarlo, Moscato d’Asti Nivole; Domaine Carneros, Brut Methode Traditionelle Carneros; Lucien Albrecht, Brut Rose; Underwood, Rose Bubbles; Maison Louis Jadot, Bourgogne Pinot Noir; and Banshee, Cabernet Sauvignon Paso Robles.
Vitner Dinners – April 5, 2019
On Friday evening, April 5, 2019, guests can enjoy themselves at one of the signature Vintner Dinners. The dinner will begin at 7:00 p.m. at elegant homes and at historic locations. Hosts are listed below.
Vintner Dinner guests will enjoy delectable five-course dinners within an intimate dinner party settings. Extraordinarily talented chefs and vintners will work in tandem to create truly memorable dining experiences.
The Vintner Dinner Hosts, Chefs
The Vintner Dinners feature the following hosts, chefs, vintners, and vineyards: hosts
Barbara and Bobby Campbell with Chefs Lior Lev Sercarz of La Boite in New York City and Justin Smillie of Upland in New York City and Miami, and Janet Pouchot of Craggy Range Vineyards in New Zealand.
Joyce and Thom DeVita and Joni and Al Goldberg with Chef Matt Gennuso of Chez Pascal in Providence, Rhode Island, and Teresa D’Aurizio of ZD Wines in Napa, California.
Maria and Todd Roberti with Chefs Brian and Shanna O’Hea of Academe at The Kennebunk Inn in Kennebunk, Maine, with Allen Papp of Darioush in Napa, California.
Holly and David Meehan with Chef Patrick Duffy of The Addison, and Jeff Flood of Silver Oak Cellars and Twomey Cellars in Napa, California; and hosts Diane and Robert Bok with Chef Adam
The VIP Party
Another new event, the VIP Party–showcasing the featured vintners–will take place dockside, at the Boca Resort from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.–on Saturday evening, April 6, 2019. Guests, who opt to attend this event, will also have the
The Grand Tasting
The festive finale, to the upcoming Boca Bacchanal–the Grand
Guests will have the opportunity to feast on small plates–which will comprise a unique dinner-by-the-bite–from over 25 superb restaurants and gourmet markets, and to sample over 130 wines and Champagnes from an array of impressive wineries.
Guests will also have the opportunity to participate in a silent auction, via the BidPal app, for items ranging from vacations and dinners to jewelry, handbags, and clothing, to artwork and electronics.
Guests will enjoy sampling delectable bites from many popular area restaurants including Apiero, the Boca Raton Resort & Club, Bolay, Burton’s Grill & Bar, Chops Lobster Bar, Henry’s, Loch Bar, Morton’s The Steakhouse, Oceans 234, Ouzo Bay, and The Capital Grille.
This year’s Grand Tasting theme is “From New York City to California Wine Country”. The Great Hall will be decorated to reflect New York City and the room will be delineated with well-known street names that will intersect–in the center of the room–at Central Park.
In addition to a variety of restaurants, wineries, and vendors, Saks Fifth Avenue will also be hosting a Central Park-inspired lounge, featuring Taittinger Champagne. Along with Excell Auto Group’s display of exotic cars, and the urban-themed city bar.
The Camino Hall will be decorated to reflect California Wine Country and will feature foods that are native to the region, along with a selection of wine stations, and vendors.
Additionally, this area will feature The Heart of Delray Gallery, who will display and sell the artwork of Thomas Arvid. A nationally recognized artist, Arvid is well-known for his oversized,
In the hallway, connecting the Great Hall and the Camino Hall, guests can view and bid on auction items. The pop-up shop from Crown Wine & Spirits will be available as well.
The BRHS&M video centering on their History Alive campaign will include information on their building expansion project, their installation of new, interactive exhibits, and their dedicated, permanent children’s learning annex.
Bubbles & Burgers -Thursday, April 4, 2019 – $75 per person
Vintner Dinners – Friday, April 5, 2019, $350 per person
VIP Party -Saturday, April 6, 2019, $75 per person
Grand Tasting – Saturday, April 6, 2019 – $125 per person.
***It is important to note that tickets, to the VIP Party, are only available to guests who also purchase tickets to the Grand Tasting.
Since its inception, in 2003, the Boca Bacchanal has supported the Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum. 100 percent of the proceeds, from this wonderful food and wine festival, will fund innovative and diverse heritage education programs for residents, students, and visitors. These programs are now serving upwards of 1200 school children, each year, with impactful experiences in historic locations.
Guests are encouraged to use Metro Taxi/Uber/Lyft as transportation to this year’s Boca Bacchanal.
Local Mom Scoop was is partnering with the Boca R