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The Gig Harbor Wine and Food Festival Set for July 14, 2012

Gig Harbor, Washington (July 9, 2012) – The Gig Harbor Wine and Food Festival is this coming Saturday, July 14th in beautiful historic Gig Harbor!

This year’s festival will feature the culinary talents of Chef Holly Smith of Café Juanita in Kirkland.

A new festival website is now live and tickets are on sale. Limited tickets are still available. For the first time, classes can also be reserved on line.

More than two dozen wineries and breweries will be in attendance as well as a wide variety of chefs and restaurants. Friday night wine maker dinners at many local restaurants are also new to this year’s festival. More than 700 people enjoyed the festival in 2011 with a highlight of the event being the chef’s competition. This year Chef Holly Smith will compete in an “Iron Chef” style competition against Chef Tin Nguyen, Executive Chef of the Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort.

See the new website and learn more at

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