STAMFORD — The Hey Stamford! Food stuff Festival will be again at Mill River Park in August, with demonstrations by two superstar chefs and new music performances by Flo Rida and DJ Pauly D.

The competition will stretch two weekends: Aug. 11 to 14 and Aug. 18 to 21.

Chefs Todd English and Aaron May will direct cooking demos all through the to start with weekend. A “soon-to-be introduced roster of well-regarded chef friends” will be part of them, providing cooking displays and interacting with pageant-goers, in accordance to a launch.

May perhaps is the government chef and culinary director at Bullseye Party Group as well as a decide on numerous Food items Community displays. English has produced a effectively-regarded model and manufactured his possess present for PBS. Earlier this yr, the English Hospitality Team — English’s joint venture with entrepreneur Keith Burkard — introduced designs to open up a foods hall and artwork exhibition at Stamford City Centre by early 2024.

“It is an honor to welcome this kind of amazing culinary expertise to our rising party this yr,” P.J. Kennedy, the founder of the Hey Stamford! blog site and co-producer of the fest, claimed in the launch. “With the Todd English Food items Hall creating its way to our metropolis, we are thrilled to be equipped to demonstrate Todd and Aaron how terrific our Stamford group is.”

Also in the course of the 1st weekend, DJ Pauly D will execute Saturday night time. Resurrection – A Journey Tribute will strike the stage Sunday.

Flo Rida will be up Saturday in the course of the 2nd weekend. The subsequent working day, Vanilla Ice, Rob Foundation, All-4-One particular, Younger MC and Kid ‘n Perform will accomplish as component of the “I Adore the 90’s Tour.”

Many food items vendors will be advertising their fare in the course of both of those weekends.

In addition, drinks will be served at a beer backyard garden on both equally Thursdays. On Fridays, the pageant will have foods, dwell tunes and “activities for the total family members,” according to the release.