The Fallsview Casino Food and Drink Fest is the Key Ingredient to a Flavourful Summer

Steven Cahill
Communications Specialist
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(Niagara Falls, ON) May 2, 2023 – Calling all foodies! Get ready to indulge in a mouth-watering journey as you explore diverse cuisine and cocktails under the dazzling lights of the iconic Fallsview Casino Resort. On June 23 & 24, Fallsview Casino is excited to host this innovative culinary experience where your taste buds will be transported to a sensory escapade connecting all five of your senses (sight, sound, smell, taste, and touch) in one of the most wondrous places, Niagara Falls.

Starting with the Celebrity Chef Dine About on Friday, June 23, 2023, featuring the finest celebrity chefs including: Amanda Freitag, Marc Murphy, Michael Symon, and Rocco DiSpirito (to name a few), as they share their culinary passions. This exclusive, ticketed event provides up close and personal experiences that are unlike anything else you will find in the region.  Witness celebrity chefs cooking up delicious dishes, your favourite local food and drink designers and an uplifting live DJ with music to set the culinary mood all in one space!

Saturday, June 24, 2023 will be another tasty event. The host of Fallsview’s Food Con John Catucci will join celebrity chefs who will share culinary demonstrations, and scheduled booked signings, with local food and drink stations on-site. Catucci is a Canadian comedian, actor, and TV personality who currently hosts the hit show, You Gotta Eat Here!

“It is a foodie’s dream to experience the best culinary cuisine and celebrity chefs under one roof,” says Richard Willett, Vice President of Resort Operations for Niagara Casinos. “Fallsview Food and Drink Fest provides the key ingredients to a sensory culinary adventure”.

This year’s celebrity chefs include:

  • Amanda Freitag – Celebrity Judge of Food Network’s Chopped, Creator of cookbook The Chef Next Door and tutorial series EasyAF
  • Andrea Nicholson – owner of Butchie’s Restaurant, contestant of Top Chef Canada and Top Chef Canada All-Stars, co-hosted Restaurant Takeover, current judge of Food Network’s Fire Masters
  • Bob Blumer – author of seven acclaimed cookbooks, and hosted three award-winning TV series including Surreal Gourmet and Glutton for Punishment
  • Cindy Fung – owner of Caviar Citizen Inc. and Sixteen Ounce
  • Craig Wong – Executive Chef of Ting Irie, Co-host of television series Cook Like a Chef, Host of CombiNation Plates
  • Dustin Gallagher – recipient of the Gourmet Food & Wine Expo’s Nine of Dine award, contestant of Top Chef Canada, Executive Chef of 416 Snack Bar and owner of Noble House
  • Frankie Solarik – author of best-selling cocktail book The Bar Chef – A Modern Approach To Cocktails, owner of BarChef, guest judge of Top Chef Canada
  • Marc Murphy – Celebrity Judge of Food Network’s Chopped and Chopped Junior, Author of Season with Authority: Confident Home Cooking, Host of iHeartRadio podcast Food 36
  • Michael Symon – Restaurant owner of Mabel’s BBQ and Angeline, author of Michael Symon’s Live to Cook – Recipes and Techniques to Rock Your Kitchen, Carnivore, 5 in 5, Playing with Fire: BBQ and more from the Grill, Smoker, and Fireplace: A Cookbook, and Fix it With Food
  • Rocco DiSpirito – Award-winning chef and New York Times best-selling author, Celebrity Judge and competitor on Food Network’s Tournament of Champions, Guys Grocery Games, Guys Ranch Kitchen and his own Restaurant Divided

To learn more about the Fallsview Casino Food and Drink Fest, visit Fallsview Casino Resort. Tickets will be available for purchase through Ticketmaster. Pre-sale begins Wednesday, May 3rd at 10 am. General on sale begins Friday, May 5 at 10 am.

Dates & Times
Fallsview Food & Drink Fest – Celebrity Chef Dine About
Date: Friday, June 23, 2023
Time: 7pm-10pm
(VIP ticket access 7pm-8pm)
Location: The Grand Hall
Prices: VIP: $400 General Admission: $250

Fallsview Food & Drink Fest – Fallsview Food Con
Date: Saturday, June 24, 2023
Time: 12pm-5pm
(VIP ticket access 12pm-1pm)
Location: The Grand Hall
Prices: VIP: $125 General Admission: $85

Pre-sale begins Wednesday, May 3 at 10 am. The pre-sale code is FFDF23. General on-sale begins Friday, May 5 at 10 am. This is a 19+ event. Please drink responsibly.

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About Fallsview Casino Resort
Overlooking the world-famous Horseshoe Falls, Fallsview Casino Resort is an award-winning resort that has been offering premier entertainment and superior guest service since 2004. Featuring a hotel with 372 luxury rooms and suites, Fallsview Casino Resort houses a large and impressive gaming floor with more than 3,500 slot machines and 130 gaming tables. Winner of the Wine Spectator’s Best of Award of Excellence for its two signature restaurants, Ponte Vecchio and 21 Club Steak & Seafood, this vibrant resort property also features a full-service spa and fitness centre, the state-of-the-art 1,500-seat Avalon Theatre, the 5,000-seat OLG Stage at Fallsview Casino, dozens of dining and shopping options, and more than 30,000 square feet of meeting and convention space. For more information, visit, join us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @fallsviewcasino, or call 1-888-325-5788.

About Mohegan
Mohegan is the owner, developer and manager of premier entertainment resorts in the United States, Canada, and Northern Asia. Mohegan’s U.S. operations include resorts in Connecticut, Washington, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Nevada; Canadian operations are based in Niagara Falls; and Mohegan Inspire is located in Incheon, South Korea. The brand’s iGaming division, Mohegan Digital, provides cutting-edge online gaming solutions to Mohegan’s loyal fan base and meets the digital needs of customers on a global scale.  Mohegan is owner and operator of Connecticut Sun, a professional basketball team in the WNBA. For more information on Mohegan and its properties, please visit