Over the course of five days, Nantucket comes alive with elegant tastings, seminars, lunches and dinners. Join award winning restaurants and chefs, world renowned wineries and vintners, esteemed sommeliers & presenters along with wine & food enthusiasts for this collection of over 70 prestigious events, held around the Nantucket island. The Nantucket Wine & Food Festival Charitable Foundation is the charitable arm of the annual island festival. Proceeds benefit a variety of island non-profits and community organizations, with a focus on supporting Nantucket Island youth. The NWF Culinary Arts Mentoring Program provides speakers, visiting chefs, field trips and paid student employment opportunities. The annual NWF Junior Top Chef Competition directly supports the Nantucket High School Culinary Arts Scholarship Fund.