Nov. 15, 2012
-- Westbrook, CT
Food lovers will be treated to one of the year’s most exciting culinary events on the Connecticut shoreline when acclaimed Italian Chef Vincenzo (Enzo) Cannata
presents “Taste of Calabria,” Saturday, December 1, at the Water’s Edge Resort & Spa, 1525 Boston Post Road, Westbrook.
One of Italy’s four “Iron Chefs,” Enzo will offer a cooking demo and a special six-course Calabrese dinner/wine pairing extravaganza. Open to the public, the special event costs $99 per couple and will begin at 7 PM. Chef Enzo’s innovative, signature Calabrese creations will seduce the palate.
Chef Enzo is considered to be an expert on the cuisine and wine of his native Calabria region. He earned a master’s degree in culinary arts from the school of the Institute of Alberghiero Calabria Nicotera. He has had a distinguished career as an executive chef for leading dining venues in Italy, Germany, Switzerland and France. He is fluent in the Italian, French and German languages.
The idea for the food demo and dinner came about after the Water’s Edge invited Chef Enzo to be a guest of the hotel. “Taste of Calabria” will be the highlight of his three-week visit to the beachfront resort starting November 22. Other specialties of the celebrated will be featured on the Water’s Edge restaurant during his stay.
Mr. Christopher Barstein
, General Manager of the resort, stated: “We are honored that Chef Enzo will be lending his very special gastronomic talents that guests of the Water’s Edge and the general public will surely enjoy.” He added: “Chef Enzo joins a long list of notable individuals who have been guests of our hotel since it opened nearly a half century ago.”
Reservations for “Taste of Calabria” are limited. For more information, call 800-222-5901.
About the Water’s Edge Resort & Spa
Located just 200 miles from Boston and New York City, the Water’s Edge Resort & Spa is secluded resort nestled along the beautiful Connecticut shoreline overlooking Long Island Sound in rustic Westbrook. In addition to being a popular beachfront family vacation resort, Water’s Edge Resort & Spa operates as a full-service, year-round hotel, featuring over 15,000 square feet of flexible meeting and banquet space and is a highly attractive venue for weddings and other social events. Founded in 1946, Water’s Edge was a hotel called Bill Hahn’s after its founder, Bill Hahn, who was well known for his love of people and his generosity as the largest contributor to the American Cancer Society in Connecticut. In 1983, the property was sold to the current owner who invested in the facility’s significant expansion. The Water’s Edge Resort & Spa offers 170 spacious rooms, luxury spa, award-winning food, indoor/outdoor pool, beach condos, “The Shops at Water’s Edge,” time shares, great service and superb amenities. For more information, visit www.watersedge-