SEPT 29th - OCT 1st 2017 | NEWPORT BEACH, CA


VIP Celebrity Chef Dinners

Taste Around Town

BROOKE WILLIAMSON

SHIRLEY CHUNG

CASEY THOMPSON

RACHEL HAGGSTROM

Who: Top Chef Winner, Brooke Williamson, Top Chef 1st runner up, Shirley Chung and Top Chef three-time finalist, Casey Thompson with executive chef of Waterline, Rachel Haggstrom
What: One-hour cocktail reception with hand passed hors d’oeuvres over looking the bay with meet and greet with chefs, followed by a 5 course tasting wine pairing menu. Master Sommelier will discuss each pairing and chefs will discuss each dish. Q & A with chefs during dessert course.
Where: Waterline Newport Beach at Balboa Bay Club & Resort
When: Friday, September 29th, 2017 – 6pm to 10pm

HUBERT KELLER

YVON GOETZ

JEAN PIERRE DUBRAY

RAINER SCHWARTZ

Who: James Beard winner, Bravo’s Top Chef Master finalist, cookbook author, star of PBS “Secrets of a Chef” and restaurateur, Hubert Keller joins forces with executive chef/owner of The Winery, Yvon Goetz, executive chef of Pelican Hill, Jean-Pierre Dubray and executive chef of Driftwood Kitchen, Rainer Schwartz
What: One-hour cocktail reception with hand passed hors d’oeuvres over looking the bay with meet and greet with chefs, followed by a 4 course tasting wine pairing menu. Master Sommelier will discuss each pairing and chefs will discuss each dish. Q & A with chefs during dessert course.
Where: The Winery
When: Friday, September 29th, 2017 – 6pm to 10pm

NOBU MATSUHISA

Who: World renown chef, restaurateur, author, James Beard award winner, Nobu Matsuhisa
What: One-hour cocktail reception with hand passed hors d’oeuvres with meet and greet with Chef Nobu, followed by a multi course tasting champagne with pairing menu by Moet Hennessy.
Where: NOBU Newport
When: Sunday, October 1st, 2017 – 6:30pm to 10:30pm

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