Crave Food & Wine Festival Returns To The Shaw Centre On November 10-11

CRAVE Food and Wine Festival, presented by Richcraft, is a culinary experience that will tantalize your taste buds.


The Crave Food & Wine Festival is set to return to the Shaw Centre on November 10-11, running from 4 pm to 10 pm.

This is Ottawa’s premier culinary event, and it promises to be an unforgettable experience for all food and wine enthusiasts. Presented by Richcraft, the Crave Food & Wine Festival is a weekend-long extravaganza that celebrates the finest in gastronomy, wine, and culinary art. It’s not merely an event; it’s an immersive journey into the world of culinary excellence.

woman pouring wine into a glass with other spirits on bartop

Attendees will sample from local wineries and distilleries.

Imagine it as a trade show for foodies, where you can dive headfirst into a realm of expertly crafted culinary delights and exquisite wines. The festival is not just a showcase; it’s a hands-on adventure. One of its most alluring features is the exceptional lineup of chefs and mixologists who showcase their skills and creativity. 

man pulling spaghetti out of a pot

Chef exhibits and showcases will highlight authentic and traditional ways of cooking across many different cuisines and cultures.

Live chef showcases allow you to witness these culinary maestros in action, sharing their insights and tips that you can take home to enhance your culinary adventures. But Crave isn’t solely about the food; it’s also a haven for mixology enthusiasts. Talented mixologists craft unique cocktails that perfectly complement the culinary creations on display, adding an extra layer of excitement to your experience.

chef on an elevated platform explaining his process

A standout feature of Crave is its emphasis on local ingredients and flavours. Ottawa’s rich agricultural heritage and proximity to exceptional wineries and breweries make it a perfect setting for an event that champions local produce. You can expect to savor the freshest local ingredients that reflect the city’s vibrant food scene.

a crowd of guests, sipping drinks and being social

Crave is a culinary extravaganza that brings together Ottawa’s best chefs, mixologists, and interactive experiences for a food and wine event like no other. Whether you’re a foodie, a wine enthusiast, or simply looking for a memorable culinary adventure, this event is a must-attend. 

The Crave Food and Wine festival is taking place at the Shaw Centre on November 10th and 11th from 4pm – 10pm. Sampling tickets are available for purchase on-site, and it is recommended to start with twenty sampling tickets to experience the most out of Crave Food and Wine Festival

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