Saturday, March 23 – Celebrity Chef Reception

Date: Saturday, March 23

Time: 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Location: To be announced

Party with the chefs that you know and love from TV at this exclusive cocktail soirée. Here, the festival participants aren’t secluded to a stage; rather, they’re milling around with a libation in hand, eager to meet and mingle with fellow foodies. Special guests include Meg Bickford, Dominque Crenn, Susan Feniger, Tyler Florence, Gale Gand, Jamie Gwen, Aisha Ibrahim, Mary Sue Milliken, Juan Morales, Afrim Pristine, Aarti Sequeira, Angelo Sosa, and Zac Young, all of whom will be hosting culinary demonstrations during the two days of Grand Tastings that follow.

Passed Appetizers:
Chef Chris Oh – Korean Flying Fish Roe Rice Stuffed Inari
Chef Jamie Gwen – Homemade Cheddar Pecan Crackers with Mortadella & Bourbon Mustard
Chef Gale Gand – Pea and Garlic Hummus w/ Beef Tenderloin on a Crostini
Tsar Nicoulai Caviar– Caviar Bumps
Chef Zac Young – Carrots in a Puffy Blanket
Chef Jeremy Loomis – Scallop Tostada

$125 General Admission