The Fourth Annual Cincinnati Food + Wine Classic returns this weekend September 22 and 23, at Yeatman’s Cove downtown and features more than 150 local, regional, and national chefs, pastry chefs, bread artisans, pitmasters, mixologists, artisans, sommeliers, winemakers, brewers, baristas and roasters, writers and storytellers.
The seven local businesses that wereselected as finalists for the ArtWorks “Big Pitch” presented by U.S. Bank, a mentorship program and pitch competition designed for creative businesses, will make their Big Pitch on Thursday, Sept. 28, 6 p.m. at Memorial Hall, 1225 Elm Street. Each group is competing for a $15,000 business grant and a $5,000 Audience Choice grant, sponsored by U.S. Bank.
More than a dozen restaurants home to Liberty Center will participate in the second annual Taste of Liberty to benefit Hannah’s Treasure Chest on Saturday, Sept. 23, 1-5 p.m. in the Square at Liberty Center.
Kevin O. Hart, Founder of HART & CRU, will lead two wine tastings at City Club Apartments, 309 Vine Street, downtown on September 23 & 30, 2-4 p.m. The events are free and open to the public for an RSVP is required.
A sold-out crowd attended the 16th Annual Dress for Success Fashion Show last week at JACK Casino. SAKS Fifth Avenue presented fashions by Max Mara while clients of Dress for Success shared their inspirational stories.