Albany Capital Center

Saturday, January 27, 2024
Reception 6:00pm | Dinner 7:00pm

The 15th Anniversary Albany Chefs Food & Wine Festival Grand Gala will feature a reception followed by a five course culinary masterpiece prepared by prominent regional culinary powerhouses and directed by lead Signature Chef, Jaime Ortiz.

The 2024 Signature Chef Culinary Team will include:

Jaime Ortiz – 677 Prime | Toro Cantina | Sea Smoke Waterfront Grill

Paul Dim – Scarlet Knife

Dan Gordon – Nicole’s Restaurant & Catering

Mark Graham – Hattie’s

Ric Orlando – Ric Orlando

AJ Richards – Farmacy

Franco Rua – Café Capriccio

David Zuckerman – Mazzone | Prime Burger


Sponsored by

Total Events

The 2024 Grand Gala will be limited to under 500 guests, and will feature a one of a kind culinary experience accompanied by popular wines provided by longtime Festival Partner, Empire Merchants North.

Guests will enjoy a unique menu curated by Lead Chef, Jaime Ortiz, and his team of superbly talented Signature Chefs. – sold out in 2023, this Grand Gala Reception & dinner is an event not to be missed!

Cabaret & Cabernet: A Toast to the Arts” menu coming soon!

General Admission Pricing

Honorary Admission (VIP) Pricing