Adirondack Road Tour & Gourmet Luncheon


This spirited road rally is a professionally led tour winding through the beautiful Adirondack Mountain roads to finish at the historic Lake George Club. Named “The Queen of American Lakes” by none other than Ben Franklin, the surrounding area is stunning with twisty roads, full of elevation changes and scenic views. Gourmet lunch includes quality wines, imported fine foods and good company with fellow automotive enthusiasts.



Hot Hot Hot! Things heat up Friday night as chefs from the Capital Region’s finest restaurants battle it out for the Fired Up! title while guests enjoy great music, gourmet food, BBQ, a cold refreshing Stella Artois, wines and spirits.

The kick-off to the weekend’s events at SPAC, Boston Red Sox legend David “Big Papi” Ortiz will highlight Fired Up!, with a dedicated appearance and special VIP Meet and Mingle events.

Throughout the evening, guests will help celebrity judge David Burke, world renowned Chef and Culinary Director for the iconic Adelphi Hotel’s Blue Hen, Morrissey’s and Salt & Char, and Table Hopping’s Steve Barnes along with additional celebrity judges to name the 2018 Saratoga Grill Master by sampling inventive grill-off creations.

Fired Up! — $100, BUY TICKETS

Fired Up! + David Ortiz Meet and Greet, 7pm – $150, BUY TICKETS
Fired Up! + Party with Big Papi in VIP Lounge, 8:30pm — $200, BUY TICKETS


Saturday will showcase the festival’s elegance through an exclusive Bugatti auto display, curated food, wine, events and activities. Guests will have the chance to taste New York’s finest creations and VIP guests can enhance their sommelier skills in the VIP lounge.

The main stage will host speeches, special guest appearances, live music and an “Iron Chef”-styled competition featuring James Beard Award-winning chef, David Burke. Burke will have a presence with a taste of dishes from Tavern62, David Burke Kitchen, Woodpecker, Salt and Char, Morrisey’s, The Blue Hen and Adelphi Garden by David Burke.



Colin Cowie and celebrity chef and reality TV star Todd English will co-host a lively, upbeat brunch showcasing Colin’s “five-senses” approach to events including: custom scent consultations, floral and table design examples, lively music by On The Move, and a phenomenal menu with delectable bites and cocktails. A never ending supply of rose with specialty cocktails by the Cocktail Architect, Yusef Austin, will be featured for this daytime party with a nighttime vibe.