Join Us for an Evening Featuring Unique Entertainment, Hot Air Balloons & Showcase of Some of the Best Wines At Our Beautiful Location Coventry Campus ( just south of 204th & Q Street ) Friday, August 11th - 5 PM – 11 PM & Saturday, August 12th - 3 PM – 11 PM
Enhance the Nebraska Balloon & Wine Festival Featuring Wine & Food Experts!
The FOOD & WINE EXPERIENCE
The 2017 Nebraska Balloon & Wine Festival is pleased to announce, because of such an overwhelming response, back for another year an opportunity to taste a vast selection of wine paired with delicious foods. These Wines will be combined with delicious hors d’oevres and food pairings prepared by some of the best area chefs.
THE SESSION SCHEDULE:
Friday, August 11th
6:00 PM & 8:00 PM
Carrabba’s, Itallian Grill
By MELISSA VEITCH and Chef Jason Feregrino
$40 per person
Carrabba's in Omaha offers flavorful, handmade Italian dishes prepared to order in a lively exhibition kitchen. Guests enjoy Carrabba family recipes handed down for generations including crispy calamari, homemade lasagne and a variety of fresh fish, seafood and meats cooked over our wood-fired grill.
Saturday, August 12th
6:00 PM & 8:00 PM
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
$49 per person
FOOD & WINE EXPERIENCE Sessions will be set up classroom style with wine glasses and conducted by Culinary Chefs, Vintners and Wine Experts. These sessions will involve flights of wine paired with food tasting. Mike Mancuso, Festival Manager, indicated “Because, we had such a great response last year, and people just loved the experience, we are doing it again.” Whether you are a wine connoisseur, wine lover or simply interested in trying something new, the Food and Wine Experience will offer a special interaction of chefs with wine tastings. It represents the culinary aspect of enjoying great wine and a fun way to discover the chemistry of life’s simplest indulgences!”
The VIP Session Package will be sold per person in advance.
Please make your Reservation on your Session early for they will fill up quickly. ...................
Session Package also includes admittance to the Festival.
Vintners' Luncheon - Saturday - Only $18
12 noon – 2 pm
Comfort Inn – 72nd & Grover
Taste Fresh Local Foods paired with Nebraska wines prepared by Omaha’s Best Chefs! Palates will be thrilled with perfect pairings created from the fresh and abundant local foods of the Omaha, Nebraska and Iowa Area.
This lunch is a fantastic occasion where delicious locally grown foods are paired with local Wines. The Nebraska Vintners’ Lunch offers a chance to taste Fresh Foods with local farmers and producers center stage prepared by Executive Chef Thomas Brammer of Comfort Inn.
Back Again, this Year Take off from the Nebraska Balloon & Wine Festival Balloon Field in the Husker Helicopter. Fly around the Scenic Area for approximately 15 minutes for a Once in a Lifetime Experience and Check it off your Bucket List!
Seats are limited and I am sure they will fill up fast, so if you pass the below requirements purchase your tickets Today!
____ You can be at the Balloon Field Saturday from 3:00PM - 6:00PM.
____ You are willing to sign a release form before you can fly.
____ The Helicopter can fly up to four and your weights will be assessed so if you are interested in flying solo or in a group we can make it happen, it will still be Only $75 per person.
If you qualify than you are ready to order
Have questions about Nebraska Balloon and Wine Festival? Contact Mid-America Expositions, Inc.