St. Andrews by-the-Sea to play host to Devour! The Food Film Fest

St. Andrews by-the-Sea, N.B. (January 17, 2017) – Devour! The Food Film Fest is hitting the road and heading to Algonquin Resort in St. Andrews by-the-Sea, New Brunswick. The team from the world’s largest food and film festival will be at the historic resort from March 17 to 19, 2017. Together they have crafted an intimate and interactive experience to appeal to the foodie inside of everyone!

Devour! Directors Lia Rinaldo and Chef Michael Howell will be curating the weekend which will feature special guests Chef Jesse Vergen (Top Chef Canada contestant, chef/owner of the Saint John Ale House, and local food enthusiast), Chef Alex Haun (Savour in the Garden), Chef Ron Kneabone (Executive chef at Algonquin Resort), and more to be announced!

Devour! at the Algonquin is a fantastic opportunity to offer an immersive experience that highlights all that our amazing region has to offer. Combining film and food is something that’s important to us here at the Algonquin. It’s an incredible chance to highlight St. Andrews by-the-Sea’s local offerings,” says Denise Bradbury, director of sales and marketing Algonquin Resort “It’s exciting to be partnering with an internationally acclaimed festival that have previously played host to the likes of Anthony Bourdain, Bill Pullman, and Jason Priestley among others!”

Devour! at the Algonquin will offer a version of the festival on a smaller scale. With events like a Chowder Smackdown, culinary demos, food and film, the complete weekend-long program will be finalized in the coming weeks.

Three day accommodation packages are available to book now. Individual weekend event tickets (without accommodations) are also currently available for purchase at

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About the Algonquin Resort

The Algonquin Resort has been ranked among Canada’s Top 10 hotels by Condé Nast Traveler, and awarded CAA’s prestigious Four-Diamond designation. The resort features two restaurants, Braxton’s Restaurant and Bar and The Clubhouse, with a focus on locally sourced food. The resort is located in St. Andrews-by-the Sea, New Brunswick.


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 is slated for November 2017.

Media Contacts:

Denise Bradbury

Lia Rinaldo

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