Irvine, Samuelsson to headline A.C. Food & Wine Festival

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Robert Irvine, left, and Marcus Samuelsson are the headliners of the Caesars Entertainment 6th Annual Atlantic City Food & Wine Festival.

Atlantic City Food and Wine Festival - thee days of culinary and spirits events organized by Caesars Entertainment Atlantic City - will return for its sixth year beginning Friday, July 25.

Headlining chefs include Robert Irvine (Restaurant Impossible) and Marcus Samuelsson (the chef/owner of New York's Red Rooster and author of Yes, Chef).

Caesars has yet to announce other participants, but among the activities planned are:

Beach Soirée: An evening beachside party.

Burger Bash: A contest among burger makers, paired with beer and wine.

Clam Bake: Bally’s Beach will be transformed into a New England back yard.

The Grand Market: A tasting village of foods, wines, craft brews and liquors.

Blues Brews & BBQ: A tasting of ribs, chicken and brisket.

Tickets for the Atlantic City Food and Wine Festival will go on sale April 18, via www.acfoodandwine.com, www.ticketmaster.com or by calling Ticketmaster at 800-736-1420.

Caesars Entertainment Total Rewards members will be able to buy discounted tickets during a pre-sale, beginning April 16.

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