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5 Fantastic Foodie Festivals You Can’t Afford to Miss

19 August 2019   Upcoming Events
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Memorable dining experiences are the perfect pairing for luxury private jet travel, and many clients choose their holiday destinations with this in mind. If you’re a serious foodie and love to combine your passion for exploring exotic destinations, then traveling from Monmouth Executive Airport to these food festivals is just for you!

Aspen Food and Wine Festival

You’re probably familiar with Aspen’s world-class snowy slopes, best-loved by skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts. But, that’s not all this beautiful town has going for it. Fly to this sought-after destination in the off-season for their exceptional culinary festival held each June, which features delectable tastings, rare wines, and demonstrations by award-winning chefs, restaurants, and sommeliers. Start planning your trip now for June 19th-21st, 2020.

Barbados Food and Rum Festival

Do you love that relaxed island lifestyle and the delicious food and drinks it offers? Then you can’t miss the Food and Rum Festival in Barbados from October 24th to 27th! Featuring the best food in the Caribbean, award-winning chefs and mixologists, fine dining and – of course – all the fun activities and rich culture of the islands.

Taste of Chicago

Held every fourth of July, this acclaimed food festival was started by a group of local chefs in the 1980s and has grown into an internationally-renowned event. It’s thought to be the largest food festival in the USA, bringing together local cuisine (including over 80 top restaurants), musicians and more to attract local and international tourists as well as plenty of celebrities! The next Taste of Chicago will be held during July 2020.

The New York City Wine and Food Festival

The NYCWFF 2019 will take place from October 10th to 13th, featuring more than 500 famous chefs from around the world along with glamorous after-dark events and parties. See culinary demonstrations, attend intimate dinners with award-winning chefs, tickle your taste buds at the Grand Tasting events and even work alongside culinary legends at hands-on classes. It’s a must-attend event for anyone who loves food, wine, and the Big Apple!

The Kona Coffee Cultural Festival

Looking for an excuse to head to Hawaii? The Kona Coffee Festival (Hawaii’s oldest food festival) celebrates its world-famous crop and culture over several days, from November 1st to 10th. From seed-to-cup tours and art tours to lantern parades, dances and competitions, this festival is a wonderful journey into the origins of your favorite everyday drink.

What are You Waiting For? Fly from Monmouth Airport for Your Next Foodie Adventure!

Monmouth Executive Airport offers the perfect start to any journey, whether it’s to the next state or across to exotic destinations. With the largest private runway in the country, we can handle even the largest private jets with ease, as well as helicopters, smaller jets, and piston aircraft. 

In addition, we offer hangar space for rent as well as the opportunity to build your own custom hangar space. Our FBO services are extensive, and we include on-site aircraft maintenance and repair services, de-icing services, 24-hour lavatory services, aviation fuel loyalty programs, and more.

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