Waterleaf Food and Wine Festival Sept. 6

By Mike McKissack

The third annual Waterleaf Food & Wine Festival presented by Suburban Life is scheduled from 3 to 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 6.

Assembled in the outdoor areas adjacent to Waterleaf fine-dining restaurant in Glen Ellyn, the festival will feature more than 100 domestic and imported wines specifically selected by the family-owned Heritage Wine Company as well as beer selections from local breweries. In addition, the festival will feature live music, pastries and specialty pizzas provided by COD culinary students and food stations served up by Waterleaf Executive Chef Nadia Tilkian.

The Waterleaf Food and Wine Festival is geared toward patrons 21 and older. The price is $40 per person in advance and $48 at the door. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.cod.edu/w/food_wine.htm.