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Haley Messner
San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival
619-312-1212
messner@fastforwardevents.com

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FAN FAVORITES FROM 13TH SEASON OF BRAVO’S “TOP CHEF” TO HEADLINE OFFICIAL AFTER PARTY FOR 13TH ANNUAL SAN DIEGO BAY WINE + FOOD FESTIVAL


FAN FAVORITES FROM 13TH SEASON OF BRAVO’S “TOP CHEF” TO HEADLINE OFFICIAL AFTER PARTY FOR 13TH ANNUAL SAN DIEGO BAY WINE + FOOD FESTIVAL

San Diego, CA (November 1, 2016) – Lucky number 13! Southern California's largest culinary classic, the San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival ®, closes the curtain on its 13th season with Party After Dark Presented by Stella Artois. The Official After Party follows the Festival’s iconic Lexus Grand Tasting on Saturday, November 19, and boasts a star-studded lineup of chefs from the 13th season of Bravo’s “Top Chef.”

Dine among these fan favorites at Little Italy’s newest bayside stunner, Pacific Standard Coastal Kitchen, as Executive Chef Giselle Wellman and her cast mates dish out bites throughout the party. Chefs joining Giselle include: San Diego favorite and Executive Chef and Owner of Zona Blanca in Spokane, Washington, Chad White; Executive Chef and Partner of Smoked & Stacked in Washington D.C., Marjorie Meek-Bradley; Executive Chef of Myers and Chang in Boston, Massachusetts, Karen Akunowicz, and Executive Chef of AMK Kitchen Bar in Chicago, Illinois, Angelina Bastidas.

Held from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., indulge in chef-crafted bites from “Top Chef” alumni, while drinks flow with libations from Stella Artois, Stella Artois Cidre, Zacapa Rum, Woodford Reserve, Old Forester Whiskey, and Glenmorangie Scotch.

Party After Dark presented by Stella Artois is held on Saturday, November 19 at Pacific Standard Coastal Kitchen located at 2137 Pacific Highway in San Diego’s Little Italy neighborhood. Tickets are priced at $85 per person and can be purchased at sandiegowineclassic.com.

SAN DIEGO BAY WINE + FOOD FESTIVALR
The 13th Annual San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival® is an international showcase of the world's premier wine and spirits producers, chefs and culinary personalities, and gourmet foods. Held November 14-20, 2016, the event benefits culinary arts and oenology scholarships awarded by Fast Forward Futures and the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs. Over 150 wineries, breweries and spirit companies, 60 of San Diego’s top fine dining restaurants and 30 gourmet food companies will participate in the 2016 Festival. For more information visit www.sandiegowineclassic.com. Produced by World of Wine Events and Fast Forward Event Productions. For more information call 619-312-1212

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