[GIVEAWAY] Gourmet Food & Wine Expo, 2017


The ultimate celebration of food and wine is just around the corner, get ready to welcome the 23rd annual Gourmet Food & Wine Expo (GFWE) at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre from November 16th to 19th next week! Explore wines, beers, spirits and gourmet foods around the globe as you sip and savour your way through over 1,500 selections across 140,000 square feet.

With the celebration of David Rocco demonstrating Pasta Perfection with Barilla Canada on Saturday evening, scroll ahead for a chance to win two Elite passes ($100 value), to attend the event for any day of your choice.

For David Rocco fans, he will be hosting the Pasta Perfection session on Saturday at 7PM on the LG Chef Stage! Celebrity Chef Rocco is one I would absolutely trust with pasta, as it truly is perfection. This time, he will be doing a cooking demonstration of Mussels and Beans with Barilla gluten-free penne! Following the demo, word is that he will be around for a meet & greet and book-signing!

1. Enter on: Instagram, here.
•    Follow @meetandeats
•    Comment and tag a fellow food-loving friend!
One tag = one entry (+1)

2. Bonus Entry
Comment below what your favourite kind of pasta is!

The currency of the GFWE are sample tickets, these are available in sheets of 20 at $1 a ticket. Sample tickets are used to sample wine, spirits, beer and food throughout the Expo from vendors, with tickets varying from 1 to 6 depending on the vendor.


What’s included?

  • The opportunity to explore and learn about nearly every wine region in the world
  • Local and Celebrity Chef presentations all weekend long at the Gastropost Chef Stage, such as Chef David Rocco!
  • Preview the newest accessories and gift items for wine and culinary enthusiasts
  • Live entertainment all weekend in the Central Entertainment Area

Be apart of what’s trending at GFWE, with their hashtags: #GFWE

  • Must be 19+ to enter. Open to GTA residents only.
  • Elite passes are valued at $50 each, valid any one day, November 16 – 19, 2017. Elite pass guarantees front of the line privileges through the ELITE entrance.
  • Note: If you are unsure of which day you want to attend this is the only pass that will allow you to come on any one day of the expo. Ticket will allow in/out privileges on Saturday.
  • Giveaway closes 12 November. Winner will be drawn at random and announced the following day via Twitter and Instagram
  • The winner will be contacted by Twitter and/or Instagram direct messaging for details to claim



7 Comments Add yours

  1. laura says:

    I love fettucine

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Alice says:

      Oh, nice pick! I love it with creamy sauces, it holds it so well 🙂


  2. Rini says:

    I’m sad that I’ll be missing the expo this year, so I’m hoping you will write a post about it. 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Alice says:

      Ah! Very excited to be attending 🙂 Hopefully, if I get some nice pictures I will create a post on the experience — otherwise if you’re on Instagram we can connect there! I’m always insta-storying my food adventures 😀

      Liked by 1 person

      1. Rini says:

        I have it but I’m not as active as I should be. :/


  3. Nalini says:

    Spagettti !

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Alice says:

      Spaghetti is definitely a staple!!! Mmm.


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