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Press Registration

Press Passes
Thank you for your interest in covering the San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival! Press registration for the 2017 San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival is now open. If you have questions, please contact Haley Messner at messner@fastforwardevents.com.

2017 Press Registration is closed.

Media Registration Rules + Regulations
Media wishing to attend the San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival must fill out the press credentials application found at the bottom of this page. Applications will be reviewed and acceptance emails will be sent out. Press admittance is complimentary and limited to one press representative and one photographer per media outlet. Guests of attending media will not be issued guest passes, however discounted tickets are available for guests once your press credentials have been approved. Submission of your press credentials application does not guarantee admission.

Freelance Media
If you are a freelance writer or photographer interested in attending as press, you must provide a letter from the media outlet you are representing on the company's letterhead with a signature from your assignment editor. Eligibility is considered on a case-by-case basis and you will be notified if your press credentials are approved.

New Media
Complimentary press admittance is available only to journalists working in conjunction with a commercial news or industry-related website. Websites must be established and updated on a regular basis with up-to-date and original news and content. Personal website writers with an established website may be considered on an individual basis. Websites that are less than a year old, website designers, editors, and creators are not eligible for complimentary press registration.

Bloggers
Bloggers will be considered on a case-by-case basis, but should at least fulfill the following requirements: must be a professional blogger, must must be able to show verifiable proof of these statistics. Blogs must cover industry-related news and be updated at least 3 times a week with original content.

Influencers
Do you have 100K+ online followers? Please e-mail messner@fastforwardevents.com with subject line “SAN DIEGO BAY WINE + FOOD FESTIVAL INFLUENCER INQUIRY” to be considered for our influencer program.

In The News

NBC San Diego: November 2016 Download a PDF of the article
San Diego Magazine: November 2016 Download a PDF of the article
SanDiegoVille: November 2016 Download a PDF of the article
Forbes Traveler: October 2016 Download a PDF of the article
Imbibe Magazine: September 2016 Download a PDF of the article
California Meetings & Events: March 2016 Download a PDF of the article
BizBash: March 2016 Download a PDF of the article
San Luis Obispo Tribune: January 2016 Download a PDF of the article
NBC San Diego: November 2015 Download a PDF of the article
San Diego Eater: November 2015 Download a PDF of the article
Coastal Living: November 2015 Download a PDF of the article
San Diego Magazine: November 2015 Download a PDF of the article
San Diego Home Garden Lifestyle: November 2015 Download a PDF of the article
Pacific Magazine: November 2015 Download a PDF of the article
Union Tribune: November 2015 Download a PDF of the article
Locale: November 2015 Download a PDF of the article
Thrillist: November 2015 Download a PDF of the article
Ranch & Coast: October 2015 Download a PDF of the article

2017 Press Releases

Chef Mark Kropczynski of Grand Grill Crowned "Chef of the Fest" For Second Year in a Row at the 2017 San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival®
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Casanova Fish Tacos Named "Judge' Choice" and Sandbar Takes "People's Choice" at the 6th Annual Fish Taco TKO Competition
Read Fish Taco TKO | Download PDF

Film Director Jonathan Cianfrani Joins San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival For Screening of Fermented
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Last-Minute Fall Travel Deals: Food and Wine Getaway in San Diego
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Applications Now Open For Fast Forward Futures, Chaine Des Rotisseurs, and Berry Good Night Hospitality, Enology and Culinary Scholarships
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Registration Now Open For 14th Annual San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival®, November 12-19, 2017
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2016 Press Releases

Chef Mark Kropczynski of Grant Grill Crowned "Chef of the Fest" at the 2016 San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival®
Read Chef of the Fest | Download PDF

Nine of the Country's Most Acclaimed Celebrity Chefs Collaborate at Dinner with the Culinary Icons + Live Auction Presented by Lexus
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Fan Favorites From the 13th Season of Bravo's "Top Chef" to Headline Official After Party for 13th Annual San Diego Bay Wine + Food FestivalR
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Republican Party? Democratic Party? We Choose...Pizza Party!
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Join The Conversation: The 13th Annual San Diego Bay Wine + Food FestivalR Highlights Sustainable Seafood
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San Diego Chefs Partner With Acclaimed Guest Chefs From Across The Country For A Citywide Opening Night Dinner Series
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Foodies Rejoice! Fall Travel Heats Up With A Delcious Getaway At The 13th Annual San Diego Bay Wine + Food FestivalR
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San Diego Bay Wine + Food FestivalR, Launches 13th Annual Culinary Classic With Huge New Lineup Of Events And Celebrity Chefs
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Applications Now Open For Fast Forward Futures, Chaine Des Rotisseurs, Berry Good Night, and Women's Wine Alliance Oenology and Culinary Arts Scholarships
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San Diego Bay Wine + Food FestivalR, Announced Dates For 13th Annual Classic
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2015 Press Releases

San Diego Bay Wine + Food FestivalTM, The American Institute of Wine & Food and the Chaine Des Rotisseurs Announce 2015 Scholarship Winners
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Chef Aron Schwartz of Marina Kitchen Crowned "Chef of the Fest" at the 2015 San Diego Bay Wine + Food FestivalTM
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Indulge in Cuisine for a Cause - Celebrity Chef Dinner and Big Bottle Live Auction Returns toSan Diego Bay Wine + Food FestivalTM
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All Star Roster of San Diego Chefs Showcase Ocean-To-Table Dining at San Diego Bay Wine + Food FestivalTM, November 18
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Taco TKO Competition Featuring Fish Tacos and Craft Beers Returns To The San Diego Bay Wine + Food FestivalTM, November 17
Read Taco TKO | Download PDF

San Diego Bay Wine + Food FestivalTM Announces Expedition: BAJA Featuring Chefs Javier Plascencia and Flor Franco
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San Diego Bay Wine + Food FestivalTM Introduces Lineup of Culinary Classes Led By All-Star Chefs and Culinary Personalities
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Fall Travel Heats Up In San Diego with Wine Weekend Getaway Packages to the World Class San Diego Bay Wine & Food FestivalTM
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Wine Artist Scott Jacobs Selected as Featured Artist for 12th Annual San Diego Bay Wine & Food FestivalTM
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San Diego Bay Wine & Food FestivalTM Announces Dates For The 12th Annual Culinary Classic
Read 12th Annual Culinary Classic | Download PDF

Tickets On Sale for San Diego Bay Wine & Food Festival, November 15-22, 2015
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Image Resources

High resolution photos are available for non-commercial use to promote the San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival. Click the link below to download a zip files which contain photos that have been pre-approved for promotional use.

Please be sure to read the "How to use the Photos" text document which contains instructions for use and how to assign photo credits. When using photos, always be sure to credit the appropriate photographer.

If you have any questions regarding photography use or require additional photos or chef headshots, please contact Haley Messner at messner@fastforwardevents.com.

Festival Promotional Photos - Click Here (download will begin immediatley)