WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- "MasterChef" season five contestant Christine Silverstein has been added to the roster at this year’s Southern Westchester (SOWE) Food and Wine Festival that is scheduled to have events in Mamaroneck, White Plains and Scarsdale.
Silverstein joins celebrity chefs Graham Elliot, Rocco DiSpirito, Sam Talbot, Franklin Becker, Fox 5’s Rosanna Scotto and the Scotto Family (Marion, Elaina, Rosanna, and Tony, Jr.) and other top notable chefs who will be cooking and competing at the SOWE festivities beginning Friday, Sept. 19. Hosted by the Scarsdale Chamber of Commerce and The Village of Mamaroneck, the SOWE Festival brings community together through food, wine, and beverage sampling, while generating awareness and raising funds to fight hunger, obesity and malnutrition. This fun-filled weekend also includes music concerts, book signings, cooking demos and even activities for kids. Westchester County-based Silverstein, a favorite early in the season wowed chefs Gordon Ramsey, Graham Elliot and restaurateur Joe Bastianich with her signature dishes, which included rosemary-infused olive oil cake, herbed veal meatloaf, wild mushroom handmade caramelle pasta and her pork belly wrapped monkfish on green apple risotto to name a few.
“I am extremely proud to be part of SOWE this year because an important part of the SOWE Food and Wine Festival is their mission to give back to the local community, which is so important to me," said Silverstein.
"The SOWE Food & Wine Festival has become a premier culinary celebration showcasing immense the talents of renowned restaurants, wineries, pit masters, cheese mongers, breweries, specialty culinary providers, spirits producers, chefs and culinary personalities. It is quite an honor to join top talent including my mentor, Graham Elliot.”
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