Newport Dunes will be hosting its Pacific Wine and Food Classic on August 19th and 20th. At the event, participants will have the opportunity to experience more than 100 food, wine and cocktail stations while also attending local celebrity chef demonstrations. The summer-inspired food will be created by the region?s most talented chefs, while the wines will be selected from the best winemakers. Handcrafted cocktails will also be served, all made with the freshest ingredients.
Several wineries will be participating in this year?s event, including Markham Wineries, Bouchaine and Atlas Peak. Local breweries will also be at the event, including Lindemans, Towne Park Brew Co. and Ayinger. Handcrafted summer cocktails will also be provided by Bacardi, Patron, Maker?s Mark and Absolut Elyx.
Several chefs will be providing culinary delights, with some providing chef demonstrations for participants to enjoy. Some of the chefs featured at this year?s event include:
? Executive Chef Pascal Olhats of Pascal Restaurant
? Executive Chef/Partner Greg Daniels of Haven Gastropub & Provisions Market
? Chef/Owner Cathy Pavlos of Provenance Restaurant
? Executive Chef Tim Maher of SeaSalt Woodfire Grill
? Lauren Lawless from MASTERCHEF Season 8
? Chef Joel Guiterrez of SeaLegs Wine Bar
? Executive Chef Peter Lai of Oak Grill and Aqua Lounge
? Executive Chef & Owner Mark McDonald of Old Vine Café
? Executive Chef David Man of Island Hotel Newport Beach & Coastal Catering
? Executive Chef & Owner Linda Johnsen of Filomena?s Italian Kitchen & Market
? Chef Ernie Alvarado of Urbana
? Chef de Cusine Jose Rodriguez of Pete?s Sunset Grille
? And over 30 more!
由食品网络明星西蒙·马朱达尔（Simon Majumdar）主持的厨师示范将在Fisher＆Paykel / DCS烹饪阶段进行。一些示范将包括制作诸如菠萝莎莎冰沙，西瓜咖喱，松露的鸡肝和Scampi Provencal之类的东西。其他示范将包括关于夏季白葡萄酒的讨论或学习如何制作Arnoldo，Palmero和肯塔基芒果玛格丽塔酒。
The Pacific Wine and Food Classic offers several different ticket options General Admission tickets to attend both days of the event are $250 each. Tickets grant access to sampling of all of the foods, wines and cocktails as well as demonstrations. VIP tickets for both days are $350 each. VIP tickets are available in limited quantities and grant ticketholders early access to the event at 1:00 pm instead of 2:00 pm. VIP ticketholders also have special access to the VIP gazebo courtyard overlooking the water and featuring the ?Patron the Summer Cocktail Tour,? which includes handcrafted summer margaritas, champagne, chilled wine, special desserts, gourmet cheese and other featured tastes.