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Wine Spectator Celebrity Chef Dinner & Big Bottle Live Auction Presented By Kia K900
Date: Thursday, November 20, 2014
Time: 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Location: US Grant Hotel - Presidential Ballroom
Attire: Cocktail / Ribbons (Chaîne Members)
$250.00 for One Seat
$3,000.00 for VIP Table for Ten
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This Year's Celebrity Chefs
Congress Sam Burman
Chef de Cuisine
Grant Grill Kim Canteenwalla
Principal & Co-Founder
Blau & Associates Katsuya Fukushima
Daikaya Gale Gand
Spritzburger David Glancy
Master Sommelier & Founder
San Francisco Wine School Suzette Gresham
Acquerello Bernard Guillas
La Jolla Beach and Tennis Club Mark Kropczynski
The US Grant Sven Mede
Director of Culinary Operations
Blau & Associates Makoto Okuwa
Makoto Jon Sloan
Chef de Cuisine
Juniper & Ivy Rich Sweeney
Join nationally acclaimed Celebrity Chefs and 15 legendary wineries in an unforgettable dining experience. Your evening begins at the event's reception where you will collect your bidder paddles, sample delicious bites from our sponsors and chefs and indulge at the Bubble Bar alongside a vast display of tray passed hors d'oeuvres.
At 6:30, the Live Auction begins where upwards of 25 magnificent wine lots will be sold. The auction is moderated by Master Sommelier David Glancy. Auction proceeds benefit culinary and enology scholarships awarded by the American Institute of Wine & Food and the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs.
At 7:30, guests are invited into the main dining area where you will be hosted by one of 15 prestigious wineries, each course expertly prepared by one of our Celebrity Chefs and paired with one of the wineries' flagship vintages and varietals.
Valet parking at the US Grant for this event is offered for $17 or $42 for overnight parking.
Live Auction Benefiting Scholarships Provided by: