World’s Largest Food Film Festival Expands Satellite Events Across Canada and Around the World

From Fogo Island to the Okanagan Valley, Berlin to New York Devour! The Food Film Fest Takes Its Celebration of Food, Film and Wine Culture on the Road!

Wolfville, Nova Scotia (March 1, 2017): On the heels of a second consecutive showcase in Berlin, Germany, Devour! The Food Film Fest, the world’s largest culinary film festival, is adding two new satellite events to it’s programming line-up for 2017, bringing the best of food, film and wine culture to foodies and film buffs across Canada and around the world.

In all, Devour! presents nine satellite events this year, in addition to their renowned signature five-day festival that takes place annually in the fall. This signature festival has become a destination for thousands of attendees and has attracted celebrities and notable chefs including Jason Priestley, Anthony Bourdain, Dominique Crenn, Chuck Hughes, Michael Städtlander, Normand Laprise, John Higgins and Bill Pullman to name a few.

“Devour! is a feast for the soul that interconnects food, wine and film in a multisensory experience and festival,” said Michael Howell, Executive Director. “Food and film, no matter which corner of the world you visit, are universal experiences that bring people together; yet each country, each city and every region, has its own distinctive point of view and culinary scene that is cherished and celebrated. This year, we’re thrilled to add two new exciting destinations to our programming — Algonquin and Fogo Island — which are among Canada’s national treasures.”

Devour’s 2017 Satellite Events are:

Devour! Berlin
Location: Embassy of Canada, Berlin, Germany
Date: February 13, 2017

Devour! at the Algonquin
Location: The Algonquin Resort St. Andrews By-The-Sea, St. Andrews By-The-Sea, New Brunswick
Date: March 17-19, 2017

Devour! The Sea
A Fundraiser for the Dartmouth North Community Food Centre
Location: Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Date: March 23, 2017

Devour! Osoyoos
Location: Various locations, Osoyoos, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia
Date: May 5-7, 2017

Devour! Fox Harb’r
Location: Fox Harb’r Golf Resort & Spa, Wallace, Nova Scotia
Date: June 16-18, 2017

Devour! The Vines
Location: Le Caveau Restaurant at Domaine de Grand Pré Winery, Grand Pré, Nova Scotia
Four exclusive summer dates: July 7, August 4, August 25 & September 1

Devour! at the Long Beach International Film Festival
Location: Long Beach, New York
Date: August 2017
Info coming soon!

Devour! Toronto
Date: August 2017
Info coming soon!

Devour! A Film & Food Weekend at Fogo Island Inn
Location: Fogo Island Inn, Fogo Island, Newfoundland and Labrador
Date: November 3-5, 2017

Devour! The Food Film Fest will take place October 25-29, 2017 in Wolfville, Nova Scotia.

To celebrate Canada’s 150th Anniversary, the main theme of the 2017 event will be “A Celebration of Canadian Cinema and Cuisine” and a major Canadian film icon will be kicking off the Festival during the Opening Gala evening. Plus, top chefs from across Canada will collaborate on a very special Gala Dinner that will be held on the final Saturday evening.

Programming for the signature festival will be announced throughout the coming months. For more information, visit www.devourfest.com.

For further information and to purchase tickets, please visit our website at www.devourfest.com/program.

About Devour! The Food Film Fest 

Devour! The Food Film Fest is an international festival celebrating cinema, food and wine culture. The five-day festival takes place in the culinary epicentre of Nova Scotia – the town of Wolfville, Kings County. The festival is an experiential celebration of food on film, the culture of food and the dramatic impact it has on our day-to-day lives. The seventh edition of Devour! The Food Film Fest runs October 25-29, 2017.

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