Calling all Southern California foodies and wine lovers! Enjoy the inaugural debut of this upscale culinary event and celebrate summer with inspired seasonal dishes, wine, beer and cocktails on the beach in picturesque Newport Beach surrounded by spirited jazzy music and soft ocean breezes at the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort.
The Pacific Wine & Food Classic invites guests to experience more than 100 chef, wine, beer and cocktail stations with plenty of room to enjoy an incredible culinary experience in comfort.
VIP Guests can enjoy Patron the Summer with an interactive margarita bar, an hour early access, gourmet cheese experience and incredible bites by top chefs.
Enjoy incredible culinary entertainment on the Fisher & Paykel / DCS stage, hosted by Food Network’s Simon Majumdar.
Saturday’s lineup and chef demonstrations include:
Tess Masters, The Blender Girl – Pineapple Salsa Smoothie
Geeta Bansal – Watermelon Curry
Tricia Carr Master Mixologist – Tricia will demonstrate how to make an Arnoldo Palmero & Kentucky Mango Margarita
Jamie Gwen – Spanish Summer Gazpacho & Summer Fruit Soup
Eric and Kim – Master Sommelier Discussion on Summer Wines
Chef Pascal Olhats – Scampi Provencal
Chef Kris Morningstor – Truffled Chicken Liver
Chef Brian Malarkey – Crispy Skinned Pounded Chicken Breast with lemon salsa verde
Sunday’s lineup includes:
Chef Katy Smith, Puesto – will demonstrate how to prepare flor de calabaza soup and the corn stock
Chef Ivan Calderon – Summer Sangria
Chef Linda Johnson – Salmon cheesecake appetizer
Chef Cathy Pavlos – her treasured Grilled Peach and Heirloom Tomato Salad
Chef Arthur Ortiz – Shrimp Shooter recipe
Ira and Stewart of Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits – Rosé conversation with the experts
Chef Wing and Kelly Lam
Chef Joe Youkhan – charred eggplant Baba Ganoush and grilled fresh herb sumac buttered flatbread
Chef Brian Huskey – perfect Summer Beach Corn
Saturday, August 19 and Sunday, August 20, 2017
VIP admission at 1 p.m.
Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort
1131 Back Bay Drive
Newport Beach, California 92660
Single-day tickets: $150 GA, $200 VIP
Two-day tickets: $250 GA, $350 VIP
Purchase of VIP ticket grants 1-hour early admission, access to the Champagne Bubble Lounge and the Grassy VIP lounge overlooking the bay that will serve special bites and cocktails. VIP tickets are very limited.
For more information and to purchase tickets, visit Pacific Wine and Food.com, use code 50 and receive $50 off any ticket.
Charity: Net proceeds will be given to Golden Rule charity as the beneficiary of the Pacific Wine and Food Classic in order to give back to the restaurant industry that works so hard. Golden Rule is a local charity founded in order to give back and support those in need IN the restaurant industry. Golden Rule Charity administers grants and acts as a liaison between the community and those faced with an unanticipated crisis. Big or small.