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Gillette Stadium
One Patriot Place Foxborough, MA 02035
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1.8 / 5 Rated by 11 members
Review from Kara Clark
29 events 10 reviews

There was a main stage where they had scheduled presentations of bands and people from the Food Network. There weren't many seats to watch the 45 minute presentations up close but you could sit in the stadium seats or at tables and watch the big...continued

reviewed Jun 26 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Melissa Bickler
21 events 4 reviews

This event was awful. I really wish I could get my money back. It was misrepresented with The Neely's not even showing up to the event. Overrated and expensive.+

reviewed Jun 26 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Christine Paschal
10 events 4 reviews

VERY VERY DISAPPOINTING!! If we had not waited around until 7:30pm to see Paula Deen - it would have been a total bust. Completely not as advertised and a big rip-off. Like other reviewers, I am so thankful I only paid half-price but that was...continued

reviewed Jun 26 2010 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

Learn more about the Great American Food and Music Fest


Starring Paula Deen, Tom Colicchio, the Neelys, and Duff Goldman

Plus Special Guests: Wine Library’s Gary Vaynerchuk, Eepybird, and a special Q&A with best-selling authors and Roadfood.Com founders Jane & Michael Stern and Stephen Rushmore

Musical performances by Buckwheat Zydeco, American Idol’s Melinda Doolittle, Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes, Boston rock legends The Stompers and more

Some of the most acclaimed eateries in the country will be on-site to serve their specialties, including: Al’s Beef (Chicago, IL), Dandy Don’s Ice Cream (Van Nuys, CA), Goldie’s Churros (Los Angeles, CA),  Hell’s Kitchen (Minneapolis, MN), Jim’s Steaks  (Philadelphia, PA), Junior’s Cheesecake (Brooklyn, NY), Maine Diner (Wells, ME, Neely’s BBQ (Memphis, TN),  Pizzeria Uno (Chicago, IL), Southside Market BBQ  (Elgin, TX), Ted Drewes Custard (St. Louis, MO), Tony Luke’s (Philly, PA), Turtle Alley (Gloucester, MA), All Star Sandwich Bar (Cambridge, MA), Tucson Tamales (Tucson, AZ), and Zoe’s Cupcake Café, a nonprofit bakery benefitting teen mothers (Teaneck, NJ). Also, Dandy Don’s Ice Cream (Van Nuys, CA) will attempt to make history with the world’s largest ice cream sundae bar.

There are also numerous additions to the talent line-up that include a spectacular live performance by EepyBird, famous for their extreme Diet Coke & Mentos geyser experiments; live Q&A with Roadfood founders Jane and Michael Stern and Stephen Rushmore;  and a cooking demo by Philly cheese steak connoisseur Tony Luke.

The newly announced purveyors and talent will join a who’s who of culinary talent that will be on hand to showcase their celebrated skills including restaurateur, author and television host Paula Deen; Tom Colicchio, critically acclaimed chef and host of Top Chef; Pat and Gina Neely, co-owners of Neely’s Bar-B-Q and hosts of Down Home with the Neelys; and Ace of Cakes star and master baker Duff Goldman. Wine expert and New York Times best-selling author Gary Vaynerchuk, of Wine Library TV fame, will also be on hand to share his knowledge with novices and aficionados alike at the beer and wine tasting area.

Tickets entitle the bearer to all the music/chef shows and demonstrations; food is available at an additional cost. Numerous notable restaurants from around the country are participating, and food items are available for $3-15, with most items in the $5-8 range. Alcohol and soft drinks will be sold throughout the venue.

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