World Food Championship Luncheon with Adam Richman at Bally’s Las Vegas on Oct. 17

Adam Richman in front of Bally’s Las Vegas, home of the WFC barbeque category competition that takes place Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2-3
A press conference and luncheon with Adam Richman, star of the Travel Channel, was held on Wednesday, Oct. 17 at Bally’s Las Vegas to introduce the upcoming World Food Championships (WFC) that will be held Nov. 1-4 (Photo: ©Erik Kabik, erikkabik.com/World Food Championships)

Adam Richman in front of Caesars Palace, home of the 2012 WFC Final Table that takes place Sunday, Nov. 4
Adam Richman in front of Caesars Palace, home of the 2012 WFC Final Table that takes place Sunday, Nov. 4

Photo: ©Erik Kabik, erikkabik.com/World Food Championships.

Richman explained the origination of the WFC, discussed the championship’s $300,000 prize purse, detailed the seven competition food-categories and previewed the event’s finale that will take place on Sunday, Nov. 4 at Caesars Palace.

Adam Richman in front of Paris Las Vegas, home of the WFC Champions Reception that takes place Thursday, Nov. 1.
Adam Richman in front of Paris Las Vegas, home of the WFC Champions Reception that takes place Thursday, Nov. 1.

Photo: ©Erik Kabik, erikkabik.com/World Food Championships.

The conference included a luncheon that presented the WFC’s category-inspired cuisine. Tastes included: beef brisket, pulled pork, barbeque ribs, grilled vegetables, baked beans and cupcakes. Barbeque dishes were provided by Napoleon Bacerra at Poppa Naps Barbeque, and the cupcakes were catered from Sin City Cupcakes.

Adam Richman at the Bally’s Las Vegas press conference behind a poker table filled with items representing each of the seven food-category competitions at the WFC
Adam Richman at the Bally’s Las Vegas press conference behind a poker table filled with items representing each of the seven food-category competitions at the WFC

Photo: ©Erik Kabik, erikkabik.com/World Food Championships.

The WFC is a free admission event that will allow attendees to watch championship competitors engage in a food battle and also witness food demonstrations from notable food celebrities. Fans can also purchase VIP tickets to attend evening galas and mix and mingle with food celebrities including Adam Richman.

Speakers at the press conference:

  • Jeffrey Frederick – Vice president of food and beverage of Bally’s Las Vegas, Paris Las Vegas and Planet Hollywood
  • Adam Richman – Host of the World Food Championships
  • Mike McCloud – President/CEO of Trybe Targeting

For more information about the World Food Championships, please visit: http://www.worldfoodchampionships.com/