BCAGlobal Announces 13th Annual Global Food & Wine Experience
NEW YORK, NY:BCAGlobal’s 13th Annual Global Food & Wine Experience will take place on Friday, May 5th, 2017 at Guastavino's, 409 East 59th Street in New York, NY from 7 PM to 10:30 PM.Attendees will enjoy culinary samples paired with wine & spirits rom select restaurants, winemakers, distributors and outlets from around the world. More than 50 culinary students will partner with premier industry professionals to unveil the latest trends in food and wine. BCAGlobal’s mission and the spirit behind this event is “Building diversity in the culinary and hospitality industries."
This year’s event will honor Hispanic leadership in the food, wine & spirit field, and our Vision in Wine Award honoree is George Carbonell, of Empire Merchants. Mr. Carbonell was born in New York City and raised in the South Bronx, and has been in the Wine & Spirits trade for 33 years. Each year, award recipients chosen to receive the BCA Global Vision in Wine & Spirit Award are recognized for their ability to build awareness and create exposure for people of color in the wine and spirits industry. They contribute to a higher level of appreciation and to promoting education for the culture of the wine and spirit industry today.