Phelps Food, Wine & Beer Fest Boasts Renowned Chef, Top Restaurants

Acclaimed chef Waldy Malouf returns to demonstrate his exceptional culinary skills at the Phelps Food, Wine & Beer Fest on Sunday, March 13, from 1:00 – 4:00 pm at Abigail Kirsch at Tappan Hill, in Tarrytown. Ticket price is $90 per person with all proceeds benefitting Phelps Memorial Hospital Center.

This unique afternoon event features elegant dining stations hosted by exclusive local restaurants. Attendees will sample the restaurants’ delicacies while enjoying wines selected by the chefs to complement their fare.

An eclectic and vast array of fine wines will be provided by Grape Expectations, a Tarrytown purveyor of wines from around the world.  An International Beer Garden offering a wide selection of beers from six countries will be presented by Half Time, the world’s largest beer retailer, located in Mamaroneck.

Chef Waldy Malouf was co-owner, chief operating officer and executive chef of Beacon Restaurant in New York City for 15 years. He is also well known for his time as executive chef and director of operations at the Rainbow Room and executive chef at the Hudson River Club and Le Cremaillere. His extensive professional experience also includes affiliations with The Four Seasons, La Cote Basque and the St. Regis Hotel. Malouf has been the recipient of many prizes and accolades for his outstanding culinary work. His expertise and extraordinary cuisine led to the Rainbow Room’s receiving a three-star rating from the New York Times. He is currently senior director of food and beverage operations at the Culinary Institute of America, in Hyde Park. 

Abigail Kirsch at Tappan Hill Mansion is the perfect setting for this remarkable culinary event.  Located on the former estate of Mark Twain in the scenic Hudson Valley, this stunning stone structure is nestled on a hilltop overlooking the Hudson.  Just 45 minutes from midtown Manhattan, the Mansion is easily accessible from the entire tri-state area. 

Participating restaurants include: Abigail Kirsch at Tappan Hill, 105 Ten Bar & Grill, AJA’s Burgers and America’s Favorites, Andino Peruvian, Bistro Z,  Chutney Masala, Cooper’s Mill, Crabtree’s Kittle House, Culinary Institute of America, Elia Taverna, Flames Bar & Grill, Iron Horse, Lalibela Ethiopian, Le Serene, Maud’s,  Memphis Mae’s, Modern on the Rails, Noma Social, Pine & Oak,  River Market Kitchen and Bar, Ruth’s Chris Steak House,  Squires, Sunset Cove, Tarry Tavern, Tavern at Croton Landing, Two Prime and Walter’s Hot Dogs.

The event’s Gourmet Sponsor is TD Bank.  Additional sponsors are: BBL Construction Services; Arthur G. Cohen; Gordon & Silber, P.C.; Bob Lane and Janine Guercio; Paul Mazzilli and Sharon Picket; Judith and Michael Sullivan; Sprain Brook Manor Rehab.

For information, contact Special Events Manager Marissa Coratti at 914-366-3104 or or you may purchase tickets or sponsorships online at

About Phelps Hospital

Phelps Hospital, part of Northwell Health, is a full-service 238-bed acute care community hospital located in Sleepy Hollow, NY. With more than 1,700 employees and 500 medical staff members representing 60 medical specialties, Phelps offers one of the broadest ranges of community hospital services in Westchester County. Patients benefit from distinguished physicians, many of whom are pioneers in their field, offering the most advanced procedures using the latest technology. Phelps’ primary and specialty care medical group, Phelps Medical Associates, has nearly 20 practices located on the hospital campus and in the surrounding communities.

About Northwell Health
Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals, about 750 outpatient facilities and more than 13,600 affiliated physicians. We care for over two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 68,000 employees – 16,000-plus nurses and 4,000 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners – are working to change health care for the better. We’re making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research. We’re training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies. For information on our more than 100 medical specialties, visit

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